France: Police fire tear gas in Rennes as thousands protest labour reform

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in cities across France on 9 April, in demonstration against the French government’s controversial labour reform bill. The reforms, which would put almost all aspects of the countrys strictly codified labour relations up for negotiation between employers and unions, have infuriated the unions, who say they unduly threaten job security. Apr 9, 2016

Meryl Streep closes out Women in the World summit with Hamilton rendition

Actress Meryl Streep closed out the Women in the World Summit in New York Citys Lincoln Center on 8 April. The April 6-8 summit saw a range of politicians, journalists, academics, activists and celebrities take to the stage to speak out on various issues affecting women across the globe. Apr 9, 2016