Doctors, nurses and administrative staff marched without incident in the capital and other French cities to demand the government keep its promise to overhaul France's hospital system in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Surveys have also shown consumer confidence, manufacturing and services industries stabilising albeit at low levels in May, indicating the downturn triggered by Covid-19 pandemic was bottoming.
At least 600 nurses worldwide are known to have died from the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected an estimated 450,000 healthcare workers, the International Council of Nurses said on Wednesday.
A British fashion app is selling clothes ditched by global fashion brands to help hard-pressed Bangladeshi workers.
The overall cuts would affect just under 10 percent of Renault's 180,000 global workforce. The firm has around 48,500 staff in France.
The national jobless rate was 14.7 percent in April, the highest since the Great Depression, and many economists expect it will near 20 percent in May, a sign companies are still slashing jobs.
British no-frills airline EasyJet says it will also shrink its aircraft numbers to around 302 planes in a bid to cut costs as Covid-19 ravages global air travel.
There are millions of migrant workers in the Arab world that demand the world's attention.
Data published on Tuesday showed the number of people claiming unemployment benefits rose by 856,500 –– the biggest ever month-on-month jump –– to 2.1 million, a 69 percent increase from March.
Coronavirus pandemic has brought a virtual halt in air travel, leading to an unprecedented number of flight cancellations globally and forcing airlines to book hefty losses.
Healthcare systems worldwide will come under an immense strain as the pandemic coincides with the upcoming flu season.
Americans stare at a future full of obstacles as unemployment exceeds 16 percent and household debt crosses the $14 trillion mark.
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