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· April, 2021

Stories about Western Europe from April, 2021

The Canary Islands face tensions over migrants’ arrival

Since January 2020, more than 23,000 migrants have arrived on the Canary Islands.

Serbian anti-vaxxers revive the medieval ‘Danse Macabre,’ while pandemic deaths rise

Dance of Death: A round dance in central Belgrade around a new monument of medieval king Stefan Nemanja was part of a chain of anti-lockdown protests across Europe.

Meet Beatriz Gomes Dias, the teacher who could become the first black woman to govern Lisbon

Beatriz Gomes Dias, currently a member of parliament, was chosen to head the list of the Left Bloc in the local elections in Lisbon, scheduled for late this year.

Women of colour endure discrimination in Austria's gynecological care

"I can’t even start describing the number of women, mainly women with a migration background, who have received the wrong information regarding their fertility"

Income, age and obesity: South Asia's advantages in the COVID-19 pandemic

Poverty, lack of public medical facilities, lower levels of adult literacy, and less medical expertise would, it was assumed, work strongly against the ability of South Asia to weather the...

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