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# worldwide - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Fears of second wave hang over Covid-19 containment successes around the world

Authorities in many countries are drawing up plans to cope with a resurgence in cases, as lockdowns are eased.

# worldwide - Monday 6 April, 2020

Coronavirus: France reports highest daily death toll so far, New York Governor warns this is 'not over'

France has been in lockdown since 17 March in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus.

# worldwide - Saturday 28 March, 2020

There are now more than 600,000 coronavirus cases around the world

Just two days ago, the world passed half a million infections, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

# worldwide - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Italy closes beaches and China reports just 21 new cases: How the world is dealing with Covid-19

There are more than 170,000 cases of Covid-19 across the globe.

# worldwide - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From The42 Hakas, heroes and hard yards: The international rugby year in 23 pictures Black Magic

Hakas, heroes and hard yards: The international rugby year in 23 pictures

It’s been emotional, 2015, to say the least.

# worldwide - Friday 27 November, 2015

Number of teenagers dying from AIDS has tripled since 2000

The figures from UNICEF show it to be the number two cause of death among teenagers worldwide.

# worldwide - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

# worldwide - Friday 22 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge #VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today Trending

#VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today

It’s also trending in the US, UK and Australia.

# worldwide - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Fears for Irish jobs as eBay announces plans to cut 2,400 positions

The jobs cuts set to be cut in the coming months.

# worldwide - Friday 27 June, 2014

There's a 60 - 88% chance weather phenomenon 'El Niño' will strike this year

El Nino is a flow of unusually warm waters from the Pacific Ocean that shakes up climate patterns worldwide.

# worldwide - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Roundup: World media outlets report on the questioning of Gerry Adams

Here’s some of the headlines from around the globe on the questioning of the Sinn Féin leader.

# worldwide - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15

This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.

# worldwide - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Column: Laughter at World Toilet Day is worth it if it highlights that sanitation is a human right

Today is World Toilet Day. Yes, people might laugh, writes Michael Doorly, but did you know more children die from diarrhoea related disease than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis combined.

# worldwide - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Facebook received 34 data requests from Irish government

In its first transparency report, the company received over 26,000 requests worldwide, involving over 38,000 user accounts.

# worldwide - Monday 11 November, 2013

Libraries worldwide nominate their favourite 2012 books - is yours in there?

Three Irish books have been nominated for the prestigious IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. What books would you nominate?

# worldwide - Saturday 4 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge It's International Beer Day... A COLD ONE This post contains videos

It's International Beer Day...

It’s a bank holiday weekend and International Beer Day? It would be rude not to…

# worldwide - Monday 9 April, 2012

Sony “to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide”

Reports emerging from Japan say that the company will cut the jobs over the next year as it tries to return to profit.

# worldwide - Monday 1 August, 2011

Huge job cuts on the way at HSBC - 700 are employed in Ireland

Europe’s largest bank is planning to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2013. It has declined to pinpoint where the job losses will be.