Franklin Bailey

Winter is coming – North East Bylines

Ice cubes hanging from a brown pipe. October will be a month of terror for too many people in the UK. This is when six million of the poorest households will lose £ 20 per week due to reduced benefits. The Job Retention Scheme, better known as leave, is ending. …

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UNICEF official urges world to help Afghan children

(MENAFN- Afghanistan Times) Abdul Rahman Habibzui KABUL: Officials from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have called Afghanistan the worst place for children, calling on the world to provide urgent aid to Afghan children. “The world cannot and must not close its eyes and forget to help those who need …

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New storybook to help kids stay hopeful during COVID-19

GENEVA / NEW YORK, September 24, 2021 – A new book released today aims to help children stay hopeful and positive during the COVID-19 pandemic. The story is the continuation of My Hero is You: How Kids Can Fight COVID-19!, published in April 2020. Both books were published by a …

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Affirm, Afterpay and Zip announce new features and investments

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Players Affirm, Afterpay and Zip announced new features and investments. BNPL’s offerings are extremely popular, but profitability and regulatory challenges remain pervasive. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of information, charts and forecasts on the payments and commerce industry. Learn more about how to become a customer. …

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Qatar guarantees safe maternal and newborn care (data from UNICEF)

In Qatar, deliveries are attended by 100% trained health personnel, which is crucial in reducing maternal and child deaths, according to recent data released by Unicef. According to data since 2012, all deliveries have been attended by skilled health personnel in the country. The proportion of births attended by skilled …

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