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Seville-based La Claqueta and Basque label Irusion, co-producers of last year’s Spanish Best International Feature Film Oscar submission “The Endless Trench,” have acquired the rights to adapt Txani Rodríguez’s hit Basque novel “Los últimos románticos” and, sweetening the deal even further, have recruited one of Spain’s most exciting up-and-coming filmmakers to direct in David Pérez […]
The Mirror member assures he is fine now after taking a break from work
Mexico’s Sin Sitio Cine is joining forces with Brazilian company Desvia Produções and Canada’s Notable Content to co-produce Johnny Ma’s project “Chin-Gone.” A major up and coming Chinese-Canadian helmer, Ma’s directorial debut, “Old Stone,” world-premiered at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival and won the Canadian First Feature Award at the Toronto Film Festival. His most […]
U.S. auto safety investigators have opened a new probe into 30 million vehicles with potentially defective Takata air bag inflators.That's according to a U.S. government document seen by Reuters on Sunday.The new investigation includes vehicles assembled by Honda, Ford, Toyota, GM, Nissan, Tesla, BMW and other luxury brands, which did not respond or declined to comment.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Friday began an investigation into roughly 30 million U.S vehicles made from 2001 through to 2019 models.Car companies have been alerted to the investigation, which has not yet been made public.The vehicles that are part of the new investigation have inflators with a drying agent known as “desiccant.”According to NHTSA document seen by Reuters, there’s no present safety risk identified with the drying agent, but, “Further study is needed to assess the long-term safety of desiccated inflators."More than 67 million Takata air bag inflators have been recalled in the U.S. over the last decade and more than 100 million worldwide in the industry's largest recall in history.There have been at least 28 deaths worldwide, 19 in the U.S., and more than 400 injuries have been tied to faulty Takata inflators.The NHTSA did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Russia's dominant Kremlin-backed party appeared set to retain the two-thirds majority in the parliament that allows it to change the constitution, results from 85% of the country's polling stations showed on Monday morning. The election is widely seen as an important part of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to cement his grip on power ahead of the 2024 presidential election, in which control of the State Duma, or parliament, will be key. Results from about 85% of the country’s polling stations gave the ruling United Russia party 49.7% of the vote for the 225 seats apportioned by party lists, according to the Central Election Commission.
Reclusive Laos has locked down its capital Vientiane and barred travel between Covid-hit provinces, as cases soared to a record high.
An education centre which purportedly got its staff to dress as clowns outside various primary schools in the East has come under criticism over its marketing campaign after photos of the clowns were widely circulated on social media.
OK, it definitely wasn’t the Pandemmys, or the Zoomemmys, or whatever you want to call last year’s virtual Emmy ceremony — with everyone at home, and visitors in hazmat suits showing up to bestow awards. People were together, and not even in masks (except during commercial breaks.) There were plenty of hugs and kisses — in fact, quipped presenter Seth Rogen, he had just been sneezed in the face by Paul Bettany. The crowd, in a tent in downtown Los Angeles, was much smaller than in normal years.
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GEORGE TOWN, Sept 20 — The proposed cable cars for Penang Hill will not affect its recent designation as a Unesco biosphere reserve, said state exco Jagdeep Singh Deo. He said the projects...
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 – Tzu Chi Kuala Lumpur and Selangor’s Food Care project has benefited over 100,000 underprivileged individuals across 45 locations in KL and Selangor. The initiative came...
The celebrity chef goes on social media to find someone for his five-year widowed mum
Charles Robinson & Frank Schwab kick off the Sunday night podcast reacting to all 14 games from Sunday's Week 2 action including the Ravens' incredible upset of the Chiefs, the Tennessee Titans shocking the Seattle Seahawks on the road and the Las Vegas Raiders securing a 2-0 start.
Early season snow challenged motorists as falls were recorded in and around parts of Yellowstone National Park on September 19, while a cold front moved into Wyoming from the northwest.Rain, thunder, gusty winds along with snow settling at altitudes above 7000 feet were expected with the coming cold front, the National Weather Service bureau in Riverton said.This video by abomadventures shows light snow falling on the road as cars drive by. “We’ve got some snow! Not ideal to drive in. But it looks pretty,” a passenger in the car can be heard saying.A freeze watch was issued for parts of Yellowstone National Park for Tuesday morning, as some of the coldest temperatures of the fall season were expected. Credit: abomadventures via Storyful
IPOH, Sept 20 — Perak Mentri Besar Incorporated (MB Inc) has planted 75,000 trees, including endangered species, around the state from November 2020 to September this year as part of the Perak Tree...
Paris Saint-Germain fans say he 'waited a long time' to witness football star Lionel Messi's home debut on Sunday's Ligue 1 game, played against Lyon. Messi was taken off part way through the match and substitute Icardi headed in a cross at the death to secure a win that looked unlikely for long spells.
The Philippines will reopen up to 120 schools for limited in-person classes for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in a pilot approved by President Rodrigo Duterte, officials said Monday.
This year's Archifest will take the form of over 100 events across Singapore as well as online, with tours of the island's design heritage, workshops and talks.
A seal that regularly visits the Sydney Opera House was spotted swimming in the harbor amid the city’s coronavirus lockdown.Benny was seen taking full advantage of the relatively quiet waters, swimming just off the Opera House in full view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.The seal has been spotted multiple times enjoying Sydney Harbour since 2014 and is usually spotted sunbaking on northern VIP steps of the Sydney Opera House. Credit: Sydney Opera House via Storyful
(Reuters) -Britain's SSE Plc has not taken any decision to break up the group, the power producer said on Monday, in response to a report that it was close to a split following pressure from activist investor Elliott. The Telegraph reported on Friday that Britain's second-biggest energy provider is close to being split into two separate blue-chip companies. Elliott was not immediately available for comment outside regular U.S. business hours.