Showing posts with label poverty. Show all posts
Showing posts with label poverty. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Paris Counts 3,000 in First-Ever Homeless Census

Paris Homeless
At least 3,000 people sleep rough on the streets of Paris, according to figures from the city's first ever homelessness census which authorities warned Wednesday were likely a serious underestimate.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Brexit could see every region of Britain with falling GDP: secret papers

Brexit could see every region of Britain with falling GDP
Every region of Britain would be affected in the case of three possible Brexit scenarios, with London the least hit, a secret impact analysis revealed Wednesday.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Belgian King wants economic growth to benefit each citizen

Belgian King wants economic growth to benefit each citizen
In his New Year's speech on Thursday, Philippe, King of the Belgians, praised the strong economic growth in Belgium and Europe, saying the benefits accrued should trickle down to all citizens.

Friday, December 29, 2017

Poverty in Ukraine sharply down in 2017 due to higher incomes: minister

Poverty in Ukraine
The poverty in Ukraine has declined in 2017 due to the higher incomes of people, the country's Social Policy Minister Andriy Reva said here on Thursday.

Friday, December 8, 2017

America's richest 1% owns 40% of country's wealth : study

America's richest 1% owns 40% of country's wealth
America's richest one percent own a whopping 40 percent of the country's wealth, a new study has revealed. The finding marks a widening gap between rich and poor in the United States.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Indian city gets rid of beggars ahead of Ivanka Trump visit

beggars INDIA
Hundreds of beggars in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad have been removed from the streets and placed in shelters ahead of Ivanka Trump's visit to the city, the police told EFE Friday.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Spanish minister warns Catalan independence would lead to poverty

Catalan independence would lead to poverty
Spanish Minister for the Economy Luis de Guindos warned on Monday that the Catalan region in northeastern Spain would face poverty should its inhabitants declare independence.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

More British young adults face living in homes hit by poverty: report

A quarter of young people in Britain aged 16 to 24 are now living in households at risk of poverty, a report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed Thursday.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Number of homes in Britain with nobody working exceeds 3 mln

The number of households in Britain where working-age people are jobless has fallen, but still exceeds 3.1 million, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported Wednesday.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Just four Indonesians wealthier than poorest 100 million: Oxfam

The four richest Indonesians are wealthier than the poorest 100 million people in the country, a study has found, highlighting how huge numbers have been left behind as the economy booms.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Eight men own same wealth as world's poorest 50% (Oxfam)

Eight billionaires own the same wealth between them as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorer half of the world's population, according to a new report published by Oxfam.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

300 million Chinese suffering from 'hidden hunger,' academic says

"At present, 2 billion people around the world are suffering from 'hidden hunger,' and the number in China is 300 million," said Wan Jianmin, an academic with the Chinese Academy of Engineering, during a lecture on Sept. 1.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

3.4 million German young people couldn't afford vacation

Over 3.4 million German children and teenagers couldn't afford a vacation in 2014, local media quoted the European statistics office Eurostat as saying on Monday.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Asian millionaires 'top wealth rankings'

Asian millionaires now control more wealth than those in North America, Europe and other regions, according to a report from finance firm Capgemini.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Switzerland to hold first ever vote on basic income

Switzerland is voting on whether to introduce a guaranteed basic income for every citizen, becoming the first country to hold such a vote.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.