Asparagus might become a rare delicacy this year. The harvest relies on experienced eastern European teams of farm laborers. But border lockdowns and travel bans have starved German farms of labor just as the harvest is due.
The German government has said it will keep social distancing restrictions in place until June 29. European countries are easing lockdown measures as they gear up for the summer holidays. Follow DW for the latest.
The German government is poised to approve better protections for workers in the meat industry. The squalid living quarters and unsafe working conditions aren't new, but COVID-19 has prompted politicians to finally act.
Several thousand followers of Spain's far-right VOX party have staged a vehicle rally through Madrid against the lockdown. In Germany, the number of protesters saw a sharp drop. Follow DW for the latest.
In a bid to draw investment and boost industry in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, some Indian states have suspended most labor laws. Many fear that the moves may lead to slave-like conditions in workplaces.
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