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Former Sony contractor Terrelle Graham was told by a Currys PC World employee that it looked like he had put his "finger in an electric socket and not left", while working at a store in Bristol.
Netflix has acquired the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children's books such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." The video streaming giant said Wednesday that it acquired the Roald Dahl Story Co., which manages the rights to author's characters and stories. No financial terms were disclosed.
The PM said some people need to 'prenez un grip'
Ford Motor Co and startup Redwood Materials said on Wednesday they are partnering to form a "closed loop" or circular supply chain for electric vehicle batteries, from raw materials to recycling. The aim is to lower the cost of EVs by reducing the dependence on imported materials, while also narrowing the environmental impact from mining and refining of battery materials. Ford and Redwood will work closely with Korean battery maker SK Innovation, which has a joint venture with Ford called BlueOvalSK to make EV battery cells in the United States, Ford executive Lisa Drake said at a media briefing.
The CEO of Ofgem, Britain’s independent energy regulator, was reassuring lawmakers of the country’s energy supply when the lights in the room he was speaking from turned off on September 22.Speaking to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, Jonathan Brearley said: “We have one of the most secure and resilient systems in the world…we have a resilient electricity system.”A short while later, he had to leave his seat to turn the lights back on, explaining that they were “movement sensitive lights…just to reassure the committee.”The meeting came amid concerns over the gas and electricity supply in the UK, due to increasing gas prices. Credit: UK Parliament via Storyful
A five-year-old girl was almost inconsolable on September 20 after concluding that her mom was an alien due to an image of a planet — the planet Earth — printed inside her mother’s passport.Mother Shaakira Brandon took this video her daughter, Nala-Joye, crying over the discovery at their home in Houston, Texas.“Why are you crying?” Brandon asks Nala-Joye, who replies by opening up the passport to the page with the image.“And what do you think that means?” Brandon asks her.“You’re an alien!” Nala-Joye exclaims. Brandon tries to explain the images in the passport to her daughter, to put her mind at ease.“Shoulda never let her watch MIB,” Brandon wrote on Twitter in reference to Men in Black, a series of science-fiction comedy movies in which government agents track down aliens disguised as humans or other earthly creatures. Credit: Shaakira Brandon via Storyful
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said the government is preparing for longer-term high energy prices, despite Boris Johnson insisting the issue was temporary. Speaking at the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee, he also did not rule out the option of introducing a windfall tax on firms which have benefited from the soaring gas prices.
Shares of the Michigan-based electric vehicle company were up nearly 7% at $7.63 in premarket trading. The purchase order comes after the company commenced production of its all-electric delivery van on Sept. 20. Electric Last Mile, which went public through a SPAC merger in June, said it plans to ship first few units on Sept. 28 from its Mishawaka, Indiana facility.
Floods have struck Al-Qanaa camp, a growing community of around 35,000 refugees in Sudan, as over 288,000 residents and refugees are impacted by heavy rains in the country. Neither Sudanese villagers nor refugees were prepared for the inundation, and many are now living on roadsides.
This cozy fleece jacket might just earn a permanent spot in my closet.
A series of flood advisories and warnings were issued for central Florida by the National Weather Service after heavy rainfall was forecast on Tuesday, September 21.This footage, uploaded by Twitter user Douglas Girdner on Tuesday, shows the rain in St Cloud in northern Osceola County. A local report late on September 21 said more than 10 inches of rain had fallen in Osceola County since Sunday, September 19.“Another day of high rain chances (70-80%) is on tap for ECFL [Eastern Central Florida],” the NWS said. “Heaviest rainfall totals will likely occur inland, with 2-4” in some locations." Credit: Douglas Girdner via Storyful
Premier League and Championship clubs will be able to offer licensed standing areas from January 1 as part of a pilot programme, it was announced on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — The Ministry of Education today reassured parents that every child has the right to an education, and therefore, won’t be refused entry to school, even if they choose for...
Nearly 2,500 rare rhino horns were destroyed Wednesday in the first ceremony of its kind in northeastern India as part of an anti-poaching drive to mark World Rhino Day.
More than 200 people were arrested after a protest over Covid-19 vaccine mandates at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance on Wednesday, September 22, SBS reported, citing police.Footage posted by Herald Sun journalist Sarah Booth shows the protesters standing on the steps of the war memorial. The crowd can be heard chanting “you serve us” to the police.The police then advance on protesters; small bangs and smoke can be seen rising from the steps of the shrine as the crowd flees in the opposite direction.Wednesday’s demonstration were the latest day of protests in Melbourne by construction workers in retaliation to a Covid-19 vaccine mandate implemented across the industry by the Victoria government. Credit: Sarah Booth | Herald Sun via Storyful
As the pandemic marches on, audiences are doubling down on streaming and still very hungry for their favorite genres of entertainment. At Variety’s Entertainment and Technology Summit presented by City National Bank from Sept. 22-23, industry experts will break down the impact of the continuing pandemic and other forces on viewing habits and content creation […]
The Philadelphia 76ers signed a new jersey patch deal with Crypto.com, Yahoo Finance has learned.
The unprecedented jump in natural gas prices will force more British energy suppliers out of business and the industry needs to prepare for prolonged pain, energy officials and the business minister said on Wednesday. A 500% jump in the price of UK gas over the last year has already caused several providers to go bust and the head of regulator Ofgem told parliament he expected the number to rise. British business minister Kwasi Kwarteng added that while such a sharp spike in the gas price would be expected to ease, he said: "We have to prepare for longer-term high prices."
Barcelona's under-pressure coach Ronald Koeman delivered a bizarre press conference on Wednesday as he read a pre-prepared statement before leaving without answering questions.
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng arrives in Westminster, to attend the Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee to discuss the energy crisis.