Diana Garduno

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Britain is an ageing country – so maybe it’s time we started seriously to cater for people’s needs

Falling birthrates and the lengthening lives of baby boomers born between 1946 and 1964 produce an extraordinary statistic. On current trends, from now until 2037, while the numbers of those aged 15 to 64 in the UK will grow on average by 29,000 a year, the numbers of people aged 65 and over will …

The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago, but Germany is still divided

By Rick Noack<p>, Reporter<p>It can be hard for visitors to Berlin to imagine where the Berlin Wall once separated Germany's communist East from the U.S.-friendly West. Today, commuters run to catch a metro where trains stood for nearly 30 years. Curried sausages are sold and illegal (but popular) …

German Unification: A Nation Divided | ZEIT ONLINE

In the early euphoria following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Germany moved quickly to erase the scars of its Cold War division. But East …

On the turn - India’s outsourcing business

Special report<p>India’s outsourcing businessOn the turn<p>IF TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES (TCS), an Indian outsourcing firm, wanted to impress its customers …

Manufacturing

15 Fascinating facts about McDonald's in UK

As McDonald’s celebrates its 40th birthday in Britain, here are 15 amazing facts about the fast food chain that brought Big Macs to the UK<p>1. The first McDonald’s in the UK opened in Powis St, Woolwich in south east London. The company wanted a West End site, but the only landlord who was selling …

The Electronic Afterlife

The shirt on your back: the human cost of the Bangladeshi garment industry | World news | theguardian.com

India’s population policies, including female sterilisation, beset by problems

No government in India has successfully formulated policies to manage the country’s human population growth, which stands at 1.6% a year, down from a high of about 2.3% in the 1970s.<p>In that decade there were aggressive sterilisation campaigns, mainly targeting men, and these have stigmatised family …

US-Mexico border 'patrolled by drones'

<b>The US government is using drones to patrol half of its border with Mexico, a report by the Associated Press says.</b><p>The strategy means that the US is increasingly able to move away from using large numbers of border patrol agents along the entire frontier.<p>The drones allow border control agents to …

Immigration

Old-age dependency ratios

Continued increases in longevity will ensure that the old-age dependency ratio, which measures the number of elderly people as a share of those of …

Australia and China trade deal to 'supercharge' export industry

Australia and China have signed a "ground-breaking" $18 billion free trade agreement on Monday afternoon in Canberra.<p>Australia's Trade Minister …

10 developing countries most dependent on remittances

The lasting impact of remittances, or money that migrant workers send to family members and other individuals in their home countries, is a …

Sub-Saharan Africa's youth population offers ‘enormous potential’

Surging youth populations in sub-Saharan Africa will bring “enormous potential for economic and social growth” if leaders follow lessons in creating opportunities for young people from Asia’s economic giants, according to a UN report.<p>Nearly a quarter of the world’s 7.3 billion people are now aged …

Ebola crisis: three things Band Aid should really be singing about

This weekend celebrity musicians will come together to record a new version of 1980s hit Do They Know It’s Christmas. Bob Geldof and Midge Ure have galvanised a new generation of artists, including One Direction and Elbow, to raise money for the Ebola crisis. The question is whether this song will …

How McDonald's conquered India

<b>A staunch vegetarian, Amit Jatia was 14 when he walked into a McDonald's for the first time.</b><p>It was in Japan and all he could have was a milkshake.<p>He loved it.<p>He is now the man behind McDonald's in India, responsible for the phenomenal growth the company has had in the country.<p>Vegetarian family …

India's sterilisation camps must give way to proper family planning | Shree Venkatram

A target-driven mindset and a disregard for female life mean the country’s birth control drive has been tainted by tragedy

Obama on immigration: Why wait?

Post-election events help clarify internal White House debate on timing.<p>An internal debate over the timing of President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration has raged for months, with White House officials gaming out options to minimize the collateral damage yet failing to reach consensus …

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Slavery levels in UK 'higher than thought'

<b>There could be between 10,000 and 13,000 victims of slavery in the UK, higher than previous figures, analysis for the Home Office suggests.</b><p>Modern slavery victims are said to include women forced into prostitution, "imprisoned" domestic staff and workers in fields, factories and fishing boats.<p>The …

Border Force

Water Crisis - Learn About The Global Water Crisis | Water.org

Water connects every aspect of life. Access to safe water and sanitation can quickly turn problems into potential – unlocking education, work …

12 voices speaking as 1: It's time to change climate change

Climate change is one of the biggest problems facing humanity. Fusion talked to a dozen activists, musicians, entrepreneurs and artists who are …

What It Would Really Take to Reverse Climate Change

<b>Google cofounder Larry Page</b> is fond of saying that if you choose a harder problem to tackle, you’ll have less competition. This business philosophy …

Carbon emissions: past, present and future – interactive

Enquiry to assess chances of an economic crash if climate change rules render coal, oil and gas assets worthless<p>Published: 1 Dec 2014<p>Prominent business leaders claim setting a net-zero emissions target for 2050 would push companies into reducing their reliance on fossil fuels<p>Published: 5 Feb</b> …

Switzerland rejects immigration cap

Swiss voters have roundly rejected an initiative to put a cap on immigration in the name of environmental concerns.<p>Final results showed 74.1% of voters said no in a referendum spearheaded by Ecopop, a group describing themselves as leftist ecologists, who claimed the country was being “buried under …

World Population Will Soar Higher Than Predicted

United Nations leaders have worried for decades about the pace of population growth. A few years ago leading calculations had global population …

Helping older people live full and secure lives | Age helps | Global AgeWatch Index 2015

“The Global AgeWatch Index shows not only what works for older people but also how much we need to do to fulfil the promise of our world. Improving …

Hardline Australia, confused Scandinavia and tense Russia: the global immigration picture

Few issues excite politicians’ and voters’ passions as much as immigration. For decades now, the world has been on the move: last year, according to the United Nations Population Fund, the number of people living outside their country of origin reached 232 million – 50% more than in 1990.<p>That may …

A look at male and female movers by age

This short report looks at the sex ratio of internal migrants for the year ending June 2013.<p>Published as a supplement to the annual internal …

Where is violent crime most likely?

The deaths of people by violent actions account for 2.5 percent of global mortality, but the chances of that happening to any one individual depends on where they live.<p>A new report by the World Health Organization found that the highest homicide rates are found in the low to middle-income countries …

World Health Organization