This time it's not to see Mbappe
This time it's not to see Mbappe
Peloton founder John Foley blasts the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission after releasing a terrifying new video of a child getting sucked under a Peloton treadmill.
An approaching typhoon has flooded villages in the eastern and central Philippines, where more than 68,000 people have been evacuated to safety as a precaution although the unusual summer storm may not blow inland, officials said Monday. Typhoon Surigae was about 235 kilometers (146 miles) east of eastern Catanduanes province on Monday afternoon with sustained winds of 195 kilometers (121 miles) per hour and gusts of up to 240 kph (149 mph). It is forecast to slowly move northwestward and then veer eastward away from the northern Philippines around Thursday.
Some 36% of employees in Britain did at least some work from home last year as the coronavirus pandemic closed many workplaces, a jump from around 26% in 2019, the country's statistics office said on Monday. People who worked from home were more likely to do unpaid overtime and took about half the amount of sick leave, the Office for National Statistics said. People who worked mainly from home were paid on average 9.2% more than people who never worked from home, flipping the pattern of previous years as more high-paid workers worked from home during the pandemic than before, the ONS said.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Refugees and migrant workers will be included for vaccination in the third phase of the national inoculation drive, Science, Technology and Innovation minister, Khairy...
Siris Capital has submitted a non-binding proposal to buy British outsourcer Equiniti for 624.3 million pounds ($864.6 million) in cash, the U.S. equity firm said on Monday, confirming months of media speculation about a bid. Equiniti, shares of which rose by as much a fifth, said it had received a "highly conditional non-binding proposal" from Siris earlier in the day. The 170-pence-per-share bid is Siris' fifth approach to Equiniti, Sky News reported, adding its most recent attempt was in January.
Annalena Baerbock, co-leader of Germany's Greens, will run as the ecologists' candidate for chancellor at federal elections in September when the party is aiming to win the chancellery for the first time, the party said on Monday. Baerbock, 40, is a former trampolinist who is respected within her party as a serious-minded and capable politician who prefers delving into policy detail to delivering rousing rhetoric. A Greens chancellor is still only an outside chance after the Sept. 26 federal election, but the party has grown into a formidable force that is just a few points behind Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, who have ruled for 16 years.
About 17kg of heroin, 2kg of 'Ice' and 24kg of cannabis, along with 110 "Ecstasy" tablets were seized in a drug bust by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) last Friday (16 April).
The M&S dress swiftly sold out (we did try and warn you).
Australia plans to accelerate the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines to people over 50 after advising under-50s not to get the AstraZeneca jab due to blood clot concerns, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday. State leaders agreed to bring forward vaccinating over-50s, going beyond frontline workers, the elderly, the disabled and people with underlying medical conditions, at a national cabinet meeting, with formal approval due on Thursday, Morrison said in a statement. Australia's vaccine rollout has stalled due to supply hold-ups in Europe and concerns about blood clots tied to the AstraZeneca vaccine, which Australia has banked on for most of its supply.
JOHOR BARU, April 19 — Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Iskandar has today reminded the public that all schools in Johor are a place to encourage unity and not to divide society, following a racial...
The two-time Glitterball trophy winner thinks it could be time to move on.
Royal Challengers Bangalore rescued Glenn Maxwell from the Indian Premier League doldrums and now the big-hitting Australian has repaid their faith with the runs that have taken them to the top of the table.
Dogwoof has acquired world sales rights to “Faceless,” the directorial debut of Jennifer Ngo, ahead of its world premiere at the Hot Docs film festival, Variety has learned exclusively. “Faceless” is a behind-the-headlines story of the 2019 Hong Kong demonstrations, seen through the eyes of four young protestors seeking to protect their way of life. […]
Tasked with persuading shoppers at an outdoor market to consider taking the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, Paris city hall employee Leo Martin was finding it a tough sell. "Which vaccine is it?" one woman, in a green scarf, asked when Martin approached her with his pitch inviting people to get inoculated at a neighbourhood vaccination centre. When Martin told her the shot being offered at the centre was manufactured by AstraZeneca, the woman in the green scarf shook her head and said: "No, I don't want that."
Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Thalissa Teixeira will star alongside Lucy Hale in the AMC-Alibi series “Ragdoll,” Variety has learned. The six-episode show, which was ordered to series back in February, is set to begin production on April 19 in London. The series is based on the novel of the same name by Daniel Cole. Variety exclusively reported Hale’s […]
The listing could be worth as much as £3bn ($4.3bn).
South African emergency workers have started evacuating three 17-storey residential buildings overlooking Cape Town city as a wildfire fanned by strong winds continues to burn out of control along Table Mountain, city officials said on Monday. The fire started early Sunday morning on the slopes of Devils' Peak, another part of Cape Town's mountainous backdrop, forcing University of Cape Town students to evacuate residences as runaway flames set several campus buildings ablaze, including a library housing historic books and scripts. Around 250 firefighters are battling to control the blaze, as strong winds ground helicopters normally used in firebombing sorties.
The Star Awards were held at Changi Airport Terminal 4 and Jewel Changi in a special edition that would only be possible during the pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Merely 0.003 per cent of frontliners who have received both doses of Covid-19 were then later reported to be infected, Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy...
Houston police say a deadly car crash involving a Tesla vehicle - was believed have been operating without a driver at the time of the incident on Saturday.The crash comes amid growing scrutiny over Tesla's semi-automated driving system following several recent accidents.According to local media reports, the 2019 Tesla Model S was moving at a high rate of speed when it failed to round a curve, speeding off the roadway, crashing into a tree and bursting into flames.Authorities say there was no one was in the driver's seat.After the fire was extinguished, authorities found one occupant in the front passenger seat, and one in the back.Tesla and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration did not immediately respond to a request for comment.The U.S. auto safety agency said in March it has opened over two dozen investigations into crashes of Tesla vehicles, at least three of them recent.The latest accident could throw a wrench in Tesla's plans, as it prepares to launch its updated "full self-driving" software to more customers.In January, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that he expects huge profits from the software, saying he was quote "highly confident the car will be able to drive itself… this year."