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What else matters this week?
London may be as hot as Barcelona by 2050.
Amazon Prime raises prices in Europe.
McDonald’s, other consumer favorites, raise prices for the first time in decades.
Green energy projects are facing local resistance in Europe.
We’ve got a full breakdown of all the top headlines you can’t miss this week.
#1. Denmark bans companies from asking age of job applicants.
Companies in Denmark can no long ask applicants their age. The new law, which went into effect on Friday, aims to stop employers from rejecting applicants based on age. “I appreciate that this ban won’t do everything but it does send a strong signal,” Employment Minister Peter Hummelgaard said. “With this legislation, we want to avoid employers filtering their pile of applications by just looking at birth dates before reading through them, and that they actually address the competencies of the applicant.” Read more here.