Flood-hit Schuld was left looking like a battlefield
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Flood-hit Schuld was left looking like a battlefield
The IOC has finally listened to Canada and Sweden and moved the game.
The ordeal unfolded at around 5.30am on Wednesday morning at Luton rail station, Beds.
Hundreds of business leaders representing large Brazilian banks and companies on Thursday published a letter titled "Elections will be respected", in an apparent rebuke of President Jair Bolsonaro's recent threats against the 2022 elections. "The principle of a healthy democracy is that elections are held and all involved accept its results," the letter said. Bolsonaro has repeatedly said if the printed ballots system is not adopted, the 2022 elections would not be held.
After months of travels that have taken him from Ireland to the coasts of Britain, France, and even Spain, it seems Wally the Walrus is trying a new mode of transportation at last – boat.John A Power captured this footage of Wally appearing relaxing on board a boat off the southern Irish seaside village of Ardmore on August 3, as the roving walrus returned to the country where he was first spotted after arriving from the Arctic back in March.Seal Rescue Ireland has encouraged people to let Wally relax after his long journeying.“Giving him space and time to recuperate is the best way to minimize the risk of stress/injury and help him regain enough strength to make the journey back to his Arctic home,” the group said. Credit: John A Power via Storyful
The U.K.’s Independent Cinema Office (ICO) has launched The Cinema of Ideas, a collaborative film platform aimed at independent cinemas. The Cinema of Ideas is a digital, revenue-sharing platform that will bring the ICO’s expertise, connections and public funding to allow independent cinemas to create culturally-relevant programs that tackle issues of race, disability, sex, sexuality […]
Toyota, the powerful car giant which owns the Red Terriers softball team Miu Goto plays for, was not impressed.
The star shared her good news on Instagram.
Those with a full set of coronavirus vaccines returning to England, Scotland and Northern Ireland from France will no longer need to self-isolate after Sunday.
LONDON (Reuters) -The publisher of Britain's Daily Mail said on Thursday it had agreed to sell its insurance risk business RMS to Moody's Corporation for about 1.452 billion pounds ($2.02 billion) in cash. Chief Executive Paul Zwillenberg said Daily Mail and General Trust had built up RMS in recent years by investing in its software and data analytics, creating substantial shareholder value. DMGT said the price achieved was in line with its expectations last month when it said the group's founding family and leading investor, the Rothermeres, said they were ready to buy the group outright.
Cameras captured the moment explosions brought down the towers, once part of Eggborough Power Plant.It took nine months of planning to destroy the 300ft (91m) high structures, DSM Demolition group said.Regeneration specialists St Francis Group bought the site in 2019 and once the remaining towers are demolished, plan to build an industrial and distribution park, The Yorkshire Post reported.The towers have been a Yorkshire landmark for over 50 years.
Grant Shapps said that most countries will require proof of being double jabbed for entry.
Adidas will keep pushing new technology for running shoes despite controversy at the Olympics over new materials that could be giving some athletes unfair assistance to break world and national records, its chief executive said on Thursday. "The regulations very clearly describes what kind of specification shoes have to fulfil," Chief Executive Kasper Rorsted told journalists at a financial results presentation. "Everybody is pushing the boundaries and the regulation of the IOC (International Olympic Committee) is clearly defining which boundaries are allowed and that is the best way of saying what is fair," Rorsted said.
Since the military overthrew the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi on Feb. 1, hundreds of people have been killed as the army violently quelled protests, and in clashes between soldiers and often hastily assembled, lightly armed local militias. The bodies were found in several different locations around Kani, a town in the Sagaing area, which has seen fierce fighting in recent months between the army and the militia groups set up by opponents of military rule. Fighting in the area has now mainly stopped and it was unclear if more bodies would be found, said a member of the Kani militia, who asked not to be identified.
A little girl whose mother said she was inspired by the Tokyo Olympics tried her hand at weightlifting in the family’s home in Loughborough, footage posted on August 4 shows.The video taken by Summer’s mother, Jo Street, shows the toddler giddily lifting a foam roller over her head, letting out a triumphant giggle.Street said the tot was “inspired by the weight lifters at the Olympic Games.” Credit: Jo Street via Storyful
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 5 — Iranian national Mohammadhossein Samadi will hear the decision on his habeas corpus application for his immediate release from alleged unlawful detention on August 24. High...
Stock futures opened slightly to the upside Wednesday evening as investors awaited more earnings and data on the labor market's recovery.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada released footage on August 4 showing a grey whale being freed from netting after a four-day rescue operation near Vancouver Island.The whale was freed on July 31 near Brooks Peninsula, according to a Global News report, which cited an official from Fisheries and Oceans Canada.“After 4 days on the water, employing drones, satellite tags and a fair amount of elbow grease, our Marine Mammal Rescue Team and our Conservation and Protection Whale Protection Unit in BC successfully freed a grey whale who had become entangled in over 18 metres of active fishing gear,” Fisheries and Oceans Canada said on Facebook. Credit: Fisheries and Oceans Canada via Storyful
ViacomCBS said second quarter profit rose as advertisers spent more robustly on its media assets and the company saw new revenue from a host of streaming initiatives. The New York owner of the CBS broadcast network, Showtime, Nickelodeon and the Paramount movie studio, said revenue rose 8% to $6.6 billion, fueled by gains in ad sales, […]
Users will be able to filter businesses by two new attributes - "proof of vaccination required" and "all staff fully vaccinated" - when searching for local businesses and restaurants. For businesses that activate these attributes on their Yelp page, the company will add protective measures to safeguard them from reviews that criticize the enforcement of COVID-19 health and safety measures.
Ether has rallied almost 60% in two weeks.