Crime rate in Australia saw a steady increase for some three decades. But since 2001, the tables have turned and the country has been looking at a sharp decline in all categories of crime.
As of March, European citizens’ "right to repair" what they bought will be restored, as legislation across the continent is pushing back against electronic waste and planned obsolescence.
After six months of activity, a young program established in Denver, United States, dedicated to put nonviolent people in the hands of healthcare workers instead of police officers proved to be a success.
A Nigerian economist and former finance minister known for championing the poor and confronting corruption becomes the first African – and first woman – leader of the World Trade Organization.
A young labour activist based in Kalahandi, India, has developed a service of buses for people from remote villages who have been cut off from the outside world since the corona pandemic, and who wish to resume their work in big cities.
After living in form of modern-day slavery, 123 Afro-Ecuadorian former workers have decided to fight for their rights, and they are now entitled to compensation for their mistreatment and years of servitude.
A New York-based charitable foundation has decided to grant more than $1.6 million as part of a project to digitize and share oral stories from Native American elders collected decades ago.
A nun based in Toulon, France, the oldest person in Europe – and the second oldest in the world – has fully recovered from the coronavirus just in time to celebrate her 117th birthday.
A new housing project in Los Angeles, United States, contributed 84 factory-built steel module homes in four short weeks to fight homelessness, and hundreds more on the way.
The first woman elected as the head of the Muslim Council of Britain plans on tackling islamophobia, inspiring other Muslim women to aspire to leadership roles, and encouraging its members to get vaccinated against coronavirus.