Thursday, 13 August 2020

‘Raise sick pay’ to lower virus health and economic risk

It would manage a "crude" trade-off between lives and jobs as the UK economy reopens, a report says.

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The Papers: Results "fiasco" and new UK quarantine for France

Many of Friday's papers lead on reaction to A-level results and calls for the system to be reviewed.

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Bangladesh: Losing my job as a garment factory worker

Sonia is one of thousands of garment workers who have lost their jobs in Bangladesh due to Covid-19.

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Georgia School: 'We walked into a dangerous situation'

A photo of the crowded school hallway went viral, and since then nine people have tested positive.

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Quiz of the week: Who was named the world's highest-paid male actor?

How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

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The girl who picked up an AK47 to defend her family

An Afghan girl was hailed as a hero, but her story was more complicated than it first looked.

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Babyteeth: The teen film tackling cancer with humour

Its star Eliza Scanlen, says the script had "more life than anything I've read in ages".

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