Each star will weigh 3.45g and contain 0.06g from the trophy, which was awarded to Ajax for their 35th league triumph, with the Royal Dutch Football Association giving the club a replica to display in their trophy cabinet. Ajax said they wanted to share their triumph with their supporters, who were barred from entering games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "This season, we have largely had to play without our fans," general director Edwin van der Sar said.
The 'Chucklevision' star is seeking help to fund a pilot episode of a cartoon featuring him and his late brother Barry.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday the terms of reference for a COVID-19 inquiry and its chair would be set out before spring next year, adding he believed Britain needed to have answers in a "reasonable timescale". "Just to clarify ... the steps taken to set out the terms of reference, to establish the chair of the inquiry, all that will happen before the spring of next year, so we'll be getting it under way, we'll be taking some key decisions," he told parliament.
KUCHING, May 12 — Sarawak PKR today urged the state government to seek a special request from the federal government to expedite the acquisition of the Covid-19 vaccines so that the immunisation...
Poland will bring forward the reopening of cinemas and start vaccinating 16- and 17-year-olds, the prime minister said on Wednesday, as COVID-19 cases decline. "We are accelerating the opening of cinemas, theatres, concert halls and cultural institutions by 1 week, or exactly 8 days, to May 21, so that ... these sections of social and socio-economic life can start earlier," Mateusz Morawiecki told a news conference. Morawiecki said Poland would start vaccinating 16- and 17-year-olds.
Hong Kong police said Wednesday that they are investigating a top national security officer after a police raid found him at an unlicensed massage business. The person under investigation is Frederic Choi, head of the police National Security Department that was set up last year after Beijing decided to impose a new set of laws on Hong Kong against subversion, secession, collusion and terrorism.
Nearly two dozen women in DR Congo have come forward with allegations of sexual abuse by aid workers during an Ebola outbreak, adding to a scandal that broke last year, a report said on Wednesday.
President Biden is highlighting new efforts to encourage Americans to get COVID-19 shots, including free rides to and from vaccination sites from ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft, as the pace of shots nationally declines and he looks to meet his July 4 inoculation targets.
A police air support unit captured a dust devil moving across land near Kutawagan Lake, Saskatchewan, on May 9.The Saskatoon Police Air Support Unit said they spotted the formation “after locating a vehicle involved in an abduction on Mother’s Day.” Credit: SPS Air Support Unit via Storyful
At least five people died in Bangladesh Wednesday on an overcrowded ferry carrying more than a thousand passengers, officials said, as millions defied a coronavirus lockdown to head home for the Muslim holiday of Eid.
A pet boom in lockdown has fuelled a rise in custody conflict.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has pulled the curtain back on six inductees who’ll be formally ushered in as the class of 2021, with Jay-Z, the Go-Go’s, Tina Turner, Todd Rundgren, Carole King and Foo Fighters all invited to make the trip to Cleveland this October. Notably, the hall will also welcome several […]
Fruit is ripening and vegetables are shooting up in Lebanon's lush Bekaa Valley, but the head of the region's farmers' syndicate, Ibrahim Tarshishy, is still a worried man. Saudi Arabia's ban on imports of Lebanese agricultural produce, imposed in April over drug smuggling, has shut a major market for Lebanese farmers who grow everything from lettuce and onions to cherries and peaches. The harvest is already underway for fruit, an export money spinner that is vital with Lebanon's economy in crisis.
Robin Roberts worked from home for a good part of the pandemic while hosting America’s most-watched morning-news program. On Wednesday morning, she went back on the road. Roberts kicked off a new months-long effort, “Rise and Shine,” at ABC’s “Good Morning America,” which will have its anchors and correspondents visiting all 50 states over the […]
The International 10 (TI10), the latest iteration of Dota 2's annual marquee tournament, finally makes its return in August this year after it was cancelled last year by the coronavirus pandemic.
Nick Senzel's seasonal numbers aren't impressive, but there are reasons to take a closer look. Dalton Del Don has Tuesday's top fantasy nuggets.
Five Czech opposition parties plan a no-confidence vote in June against Prime Minister Andrej Babis's government after it lost its supporting majority in parliament, but they face little chance of removing the billionaire leader before October elections. The parties, who will run in two separate coalitions in the general election, are the closest challengers to Babis's ANO party, which has dominated Czech politics since 2013. The Pirates/Mayors group has joined an initiative by a coalition of the Civic Democrats, Christian Democrats and conservative TOP09 parties to call a no-confidence vote.
The event will also be held alongside with the GEFcon, a global convention of thought leaders, and the GEFestival, a "dynamic celebration of esports and youth culture".
A new law that tightens patriotic loyalty tests for Hong Kong politicians will take effect later this month after being passed by the city's legislature on Wednesday, local media reported. The law is widely expected to further stifle democratic opposition in the global financial hub, extending oath-taking requirements to community level district councils that are dominated by pro-democracy politicians following a landslide win in November 2019. Publicly-funded broadcaster RTHK reported that more than 20 district councillors have resigned in recent months, some because they were not willing to take the oath and others after being detained under a sweeping national security law imposed on the city by China's parliament last June.
Trupanion (TRUP) could be a stock to avoid from a technical perspective, as the firm is seeing unfavorable trends on the moving average crossover front