Netflix has another new film to get stuck into, while Russell Crowe gets his crazy on in road rage thriller Unhinged.
'In more than 23 years of PMI history, we have only seen one spell of faster growth than this,' IHS Markit's Chris Williamson said.
Hospitals in India launched desperate appeals for oxygen on Friday as the nation's Covid crisis plummeted to horrifying new depths, while Japan readied to declare a state of emergency for Tokyo just three months before it hosts the Olympics.
Final preparations were underway on April 23 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, ahead of the launch of the SpaceX Crew-2 mission that was due to bring astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).The footage in this entry shows final checks ahead of the launch. The crew was expected to dock to the ISS on Saturday. Credit: NASA via Storyful
The singer's new etching was revealed on Instagram.
Coronavirus vaccines remain out of reach in the poorest countries, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report on Friday, marking the first anniversary of the COVAX dose-sharing facility. "Nearly 900 million vaccine doses have been administered globally, but over 81% have gone to high- or upper middle-income countries, while low-income countries have received just 0.3%," WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said about the ACT (Access to COVID-19 Tools) Accelerator set up a year ago. Tedros has repeatedly denounced inequities in vaccine distribution and urged wealthier countries to share excess doses to help inoculate health workers in low-income countries.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 39 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Friday (23 April), taking the country's total case count to 60,943.
The Spanish city of Seville is to be named as a host venue for the rescheduled Euro 2020 soccer tournament after Bilbao was dropped, a source close to the decision told Reuters on Friday. European soccer's governing body UEFA could not confirm whether or not Seville had been named, stating only that a final decision on the 12 host cities would be revealed after its executive committee meets later on Friday. As well as choosing Seville to replace Bilbao, UEFA will make a final decision on whether Dublin and Munich can host matches.
Dramatic portrayals of people's cruelty toward others are a theme in this year's best international feature film Oscar race, with stories of genocide, corruption and bullying among entries from five countries that include two first-time nominees. "Another Round" is seen as the front-runner to take the Oscar on Sunday, given that its director, Thomas Vinterberg, a co-founder of the Danish "Dogme 95" movement of low-budget naturalistic filmmaking, also snagged a surprise best director nod. Completing the movie became a way to honor her, star Mads Mikkelsen said.
SHAH ALAM, April 23 — The High Court today ordered for Nigerian man Simon Adavize Momoh to be released, which means he would be able to be reunited with his Malaysian wife and their two young...
A group of chocolatiers in Spain's Basque Country are creating a version of "Guernica", Pablo Picasso's masterpiece representing the bombing of a small Basque town in 1937, to showcase their skills and celebrate their cultural heritage. Guernica, one of the world's most famous paintings, was Picasso's response to the bombardment, carried out by war planes from Nazi Germany and fascist Italy to assist the forces of fascist general Francisco Franco during the Spanish Civil War.
Russia on Friday began withdrawing troops that had been running drills near the borders of Ukraine, the defence ministry said, following weeks of heightened tensions between Moscow and the West over the buildup.
Bloomberg reported on Thursday afternoon that Biden is considering nearly doubling tax to as high as 39.6%, an increase from the current 20%.
Luz Martinez has caught malaria three times, the last of which was when she was six months pregnant with her fourth child. Like many Venezuelans, she fears malaria more than Covid-19.
Turkish police have detained 62 people in an investigation of a cryptocurrency trading platform provider, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Friday, after thousands of Turks filed criminal complaints saying they had been scammed. The Thodex cryptocurrency trading platform, which had been handling daily cryptocurrency trade worth hundreds of millions of dollars, said on its website on Thursday it would be closed for four to five days due to a sale process. Prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 78 people and 62 had so far been detained in an operation centred on Istanbul but stretching across eight provinces, Anadolu said.
Surrey Police said a man in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene in Walton-on-Thames and a second was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.
The Biden administration is reportedly planning to raise income tax for America's wealthiest and almost double capital gains tax.
World Cup winner Danielle Waterman says cutting back her social media use has breathed fresh life into a punditry career she considered ending, writes Paul Martin.
N'DJAMENA (Reuters) -Chadian rebels said on Friday their command centre was bombed on Wednesday night in an attempt to kill their leader, as the nation gathered to pay homage to slain President Idriss Deby who was killed on the frontline on Monday. The rebels have this month swept south across the desert from their bases in Libya towards N'Djamena, and say they are around 200-300 km (125-190 miles) from the Chadian capital. It is being attended by French President Emmanuel Macron, Guinean President Alpha Conde and several other African heads of state.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 ― A Malaysian company known for its expertise in telecommunications, IT and security solutions wants to help the government ramp up Covid-19 screening in the country. NGT...