In February 2023, two earthquakes tore through southern Türkiye and northern Syria, tragically claiming over 45,000 lives, reducing homes and infrastructure to ruins and leaving 3.3 million displaced. How can the affected regions regroup and rebuild?
Across the world, policy interest rates have been steadily increasing over the past year for the first time in a long time. In the UK, the last time Bank Rate increased by 3 percentage points in a single calendar year. But what do rising interest rates mean for places?
After six decades of consistent growth, the unprecedented shock of the global COVID-19 pandemic saw tourism come to a near complete standstill. Two years on, there’s still huge uncertainty for the tourism sector. What lies in store for tourism in 2023 and beyond?
It’s been a tough two years for women. Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, women were hit harder by job losses, leading many to call it a “she-cession”. But as the pandemic worse on we started to see wider impacts too.
In March 2022, a record 4.5 million US workers quit their jobs. Workers were already voting with their feet before the pandemic but recently many more have been heading for the exit. A Great Resignation is underway.