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Ecommerce (data-driven online shopping) may dictate our fashion choices rather than bricks and mortar outlets. Photograph: Getty Images

The clothes we wear reflect the lives we lead and the times we live in, so these are strange, unnerving times in fashion. In the past cataclysmic year(...)

The charity confirmed last week that two members of Oxfam DRC staff were suspended as part of an ongoing investigation, set up last November, into allegations of abuses of power. File photograph: Getty

The United Kingdom has halted funding for international charity Oxfam after allegations of sexual wrongdoing and bullying were made against its staff (...)

The IMF’s Fiscal Monitor said the pandemic had exacerbated pre-existing inequalities in access to healthcare, education and digital infrastructure. Photograph: iStock

The International Monetary Fund on Thursday said advanced economies could use more progressive income taxes, inheritance and property taxes, and taxes(...)

A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a community vaccination clinic in Ottawa,  Canada, on Tuesday. Photograph: Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press/Bloomberg

The planet could have a year or less before first-generation Covid-19 vaccines are ineffective and modified formulations are needed, according to a su(...)

Brian Crosby’s  solo debut is called Imbrium.

Once upon a time, Brian Crosby was best known as a founding member of Juniper, the band which became Bell X1 after Damien Rice’s departure. After almo(...)

Radhya al-Mutawakel: “This is a man-made disaster, people are being starved and have no source of income.”

Millions of people in Yemen are facing starvation because of a war that continues to be largely ignored by the rest of the world, a leading Yemeni hum(...)

These women appear to have been subject to an Upstairs, Downstairs regime in Leinster House, left without basic facilities. Photograph: Alan Betson

Leinster House is a big old building, and big old buildings are a devil to keep clean. The cleaners – almost all women – are on the go from the crack(...)

A coalition of charities made up of ActionAid, Christian Aid Ireland and Oxfam has called on Ireland to drop its opposition to the tax transparency measure.

A coalition of charities has called on Ireland to drop its opposition to a proposed European Union tax transparency law as momentum grows in Brussels (...)

The coalition said people in developing countries need “urgent access” to vaccines and treatments. Photograph: Laura Hutton/ The Irish Times/ File

There “simply is no way” to defeat Covid-19 in Ireland without “united action worldwide”, an open letter to the Taoiseach from a coalition of Irish or(...)

Forces loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed government get into position during clashes with Houthi rebel fighters in the al-Jadaan area about 50km northwest of Marib in central Yemen on February 11th. Photograph: Mumen Khatib/AFP via Getty Images

Yemen’s Houthi rebel movement and its leaders are to be removed by the US from its list of foreign terrorist organisations on Tuesday due to the despe(...)

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