Trump blocks abortion funding for US NGOs abroad

Trump blocks abortion funding for US NGOs abroad

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday reinstated a global gag rule that bans U.S.-funded groups around the world from discussing abortion, a move that was widely expected but nonetheless dismayed women’s rights advocates. The rule, which affects American non-governmental organizations working abroad, is one that incoming presidents have used to signal their positions on abortion […]

Eurostar workers to strike on two August weekends

Eurostar workers to strike on two August weekends

  Rail workers on Eurostar trains linking Britain to continental Europe via the Channel Tunnel will strike for a total of seven days in August because of a long-running dispute over work-life balance, Britain’s RMT rail union said on Wednesday. The RMT said the strike action would take place in two blocks over two weekends, […]