Sovereign Film Distribution has acquired U.K. and Ireland rights to writer-director Cristi Puiu’s Berlin and Seville winner “Malmkrog” (Manor House). Puiu won the best director award at the Encounters section of the 2020 Berlin Film Festival, in addition to best screenplay and the Golden Giraldillo Award for best film at the Seville European Film Festival. […]
Trading has been electronic since face-to-face market closed due to Covid distancing rules
The hack has badly shaken the U.S. government and private sector. The firm, FireEye, released a tool and a white paper Tuesday to help potential victims scour their cloud-based installations of Microsoft 365 — where users’ emails, documents and collaborative tools reside — to determine if hackers broke in and remain active. The aim is not just to ferret out and evict the hackers but to keep them from being able to re-enter, said Matthew McWhirt, the effort's team leader.
The scenes will air as part of the soap's systemic racism storyline.
Barcelona [Spain], January 19 (ANI): Argentine striker Lionel Messi on Tuesday was handed a two-match ban following his first red card as a Barcelona player.
ViacomCBS has set March 4 as the launch date for Paramount Plus, the company’s effort to join the direct-to-consumer streaming revolution alongside its larger rivals. The subscription service will debut on that date in the U.S. and Latin America. ViacomCBS will host a virtual investor presentation on Feb. 24 to detail the company’s evolving streaming […]
Good news for Muppet enthusiasts – all five seasons of “The Muppet Show” will be available to stream on Disney Plus on Feb. 19. Created by the legendary Jim Henson, the original “Muppet Show” was a variety half-hour featuring Kermit the Frog as the showrunner and host. The series originally aired from 1976 to 1981 […]
A slew of celebs and influential podcasters will join the 2021 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards to celebrate the best creators, organizations and shows of the year. The kudocast, to be livestreamed and broadcast Jan. 21, will feature special guest appearances from Will Ferrell, Aaron Mahnke, Adam Devine, Anders Holm, Baratunde Thurston, Blake Anderson, Bowen Yang & […]
Prime Minister hosts Cabient talks on new UK global role after Brexit
"We have terminated Jared Porter this morning," Cohen said in a statement on Twitter. The Mets had said in an earlier statement that they were internally reviewing the incident, with team president Sandy Alderson confirming that Porter had acknowledged making a "serious error in judgment". ESPN had reported on Monday night that Porter sent explicit, unsolicited texts and images to the reporter, citing a copy of the text history it had obtained.
‘His days are jam packed from early in the morning until late at night. There is no gap for anything like that’
Hundreds of members of Serbia's military lined up on Tuesday in their camouflage uniforms at an exhibition hall in Belgrade where nurses injected them with a Chinese-made vaccine against COVID-19. Last week Serbia received one million doses of Chinese Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine, becoming the first European country to start a mass inoculation programme with it. Serbia is vaccinating essential workers such as police officers, teachers and soldiers after last month starting to treat the elderly in care homes and medical workers with its supplies of vaccines developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, and Russia's Sputnik V vaccine.
Bambolim (Goa) [India], January 19 (ANI): During a normal Indian Super League (ISL) season, this fixture would have been one of the most heated clashes in the league due to the passionate rivalry between the two sets of fans. Whether it be at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi, or the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru, supporters of both sides would have thronged to the stands in numbers.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he is not to blame for Luka Jovic failing to succeed at the club after the Serbian striker scored as many goals in his first game with Eintracht Frankfurt as he managed in 18 months in the Spanish capital. Jovic is one of several players who have proven their worth after an unproductive spell at Real under Zidane, such as Sergio Reguilon at Tottenham Hotspur and Achraf Hakim at Inter Milan.
French actor and screenwriter Jean-Pierre Bacri died of cancer in Paris on Monday at the age of 69. Bacri’s death was confirmed by his agent, Anne Alvares-Correa, to AFP. Bacri, whose career started in the 80s, delivered, along with Agnes Jaoui, his wife and lifelong friend, films and plays such as “The Taste of Others” […]
President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday named Dr. Rachel Levine to service as assistant U.S. health secretary, a historic first as Levine would become the first openly transgender official to be confirmed by the Senate. The pick of Pennsylvania's top health official for a critical role during the raging COVID-19 pandemic continues Biden's pattern of selecting a historically diverse slate of leaders for senior administration roles. Levine would serve under Xavier Becerra, Biden's nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Wolf & Badger, the London-founded clothes and gifts retailer, saw record sales last year as shoppers switched to online while its stores closed. The company, which sells products such as jewellery and homeware from independent designers, had to shut its Kings Cross and New York stores at various time last year for Covid-19 lockdowns. The website attracted over 100,000 new visitors during the period, and there was a strong performance in the lingerie and nightwear division, and blankets and face masks also sold well.
Baby, it's about to get cold outside.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 19 (ANI): Odisha will make all efforts to extend absolute support to its sportspersons who are aiming to qualify and win medals in the 2021 Khelo India Youth Games at Panchkula in Haryana.
Ever since Rage Against the Machine made it to the top slot in 2009, there’s been a steady drip of political protest campaigns edging into the UK singles chart. Will Pritchard speaks to Stewart Lee and more about whether a No 1 can change the world