Sri Lanka’s crisis cripples once burgeoning middle class

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Miraj Madushanka never thought he’d need government rations to ensure his family could eat two meals a day, but Sri Lanka’s economic crisis, the worst in its history, has recast his life and those of many others in its burgeoning middle class. Families that never had to think twice about … Read more

Sharing: What is it and can it be harmful to kids?

When sharing photos and videos of children on social media, experts say it is important for parents to keep the best interests of their kids in mind so as not to overshare and protect their right to privacy, avoiding worst-case scenarios such as identity fraud in the future. The practice is known as “sharenting” and … Read more

Remote, hybrid work dividing Canadian employees as many required on-site – National

Employees like Matt Fairbanks are one of the reasons the hospitality and restaurant industry is struggling to find workers even as the pandemic wanes. The 34-year-old former bartender has moved from slinging beers in Toronto to selling software to restaurants for a Saskatchewan company – which he does remotely. “I was always kind of one … Read more

Urgent recall: Dineamic Creamy Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi With Broccoli pulled from retail shelves at IGA and otherers across Australia

A popular pasta buy has been urgently recalled across Australia due to a contamination that may cause injury or illness. Dineamic Creamy Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi With Broccoli 360g has been pulled from shelves at a wide range of stores. The product has been available for sale at: For more Recalls related news and videos check … Read more

What is #Swedengate? The evolution of an internet trend, from memes to colonialism – National

In your internet travels this morning you may have come across a peculiar hashtag: #Swedengate. But what scandal has rocked the Nordic country? What has Sweden done to attract this negative attention? Well, the answer lies in a strange cultural tradition that has the internet up in arms: Swedes don’t offer food to their houseguests. … Read more

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: Plenty of pomp and pageantry planned for historic event – National

The Royal Family is gearing up for Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee to mark 70 years since her ascension to the throne. The Queen is the first British monarch to celebrate 70 years of service and will be honored for the work she’s done for the people of the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and the … Read more

Air travelers face cancellations over Memorial Day weekend

Travelers queue up move through the north security checkpoint in the main terminal of Denver International Airport, Thursday, May 26, 2022, in Denver.David Zalubowski/The Associated Press Airline travelers are not only facing sticker shock this Memorial Day weekend, the kickoff to the summer travel season. They’re also dealing with a pileup of flight cancellations. More … Read more

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Calling a man ‘bald’ is sexual harassment according to UK tribunal – National

WARNING: This story contains strong language. Discretion is advised. A UK employment tribunal has ruled that calling a man “bald” constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace. This remarkable decision was reached after electrician Tony Finn brought a complaint against the manufacturing firm where he had worked for almost 24 years. After a breakdown in workplace … Read more

Parents sue son for not giving them a grandchild, claim ‘mental harassment’ – National

A couple in India is suing their only son and his wife for not producing a grandchild after six years of marriage. Sanjeev and Sadhana Prasad, 61 and 57, of the Indian state of Uttarakhand filed the lawsuit on May 7 on the grounds of “mental harassment,” the Times of India reported. The couple is … Read more