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When the Torino Short Film Market kicked off its inaugural edition in November 2016, the young event already set a clear intention: To catapult new talents into the wider film industry. “The short film world is kind of detached from the feature and docs markets,” TSFM artistic director Enrico Vannucci tells Variety. “Our job is […]
Lucy Animation Studio’s Colombian cartoon “Halloween” was one of two feature films, alongside Star Toons Animation’s “Chaskis – Mensajeros del sol,” honored with the MIFA/Annecy Award from this year’s Ventana Sur Animation! sidebar. Teams representing the two films will receive full accreditation to Annecy 2022 and its MIFA marketplace, where they will pitch as part […]
It's easy to think of financial fraud as the sort of thing that happens to other people -- not you. Unfortunately, financial fraud can take on many forms and come with a world of unwanted consequences. If someone steals your identity and racks up charges on a credit card in your name, that could result in major credit score damage.
The past two years have been incredible for Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA) -- and its investors. Positive and negative factors will compete to determine which direction Moderna stock takes in 2022. Let's take a look at one green flag for Moderna in the coming year -- and one red flag.
The BMA said ending ‘tick-box’ exercises will free up staff but warned the service remains under ‘significant’ pressure.
Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: abuse cases ‘being missed’ due to funding cuts. Following the murder of six-year-old Arthur, Lord Laming calls for more support for social workers
Revolve Group (NYSE: RVLV) is a fashion retailer with a business plan that centers around social media influencers and live marketing events in an effort to target Millennial and Gen Z customers. Now, as the world continues to emerge from the pandemic-induced lockdowns, Revolve is back to doing what it does best, and the results speak for themselves. This shows that even through a year when its primary marketing strategy was put on ice, the company was able to keep growing its business.
Pope Francis arrived in Athens on Saturday for the second leg of a visit to the Mediterranean that aims to draw attention to the plight of migrants and refugees. Young children in traditional Greek dress, a well as a boy from Africa and a girl from the Philippines, greeted Francis as he stepped off the plane. Francis, who has made defence of migrants and refugees a cornerstone of his papacy, will travel to the island of Lesbos https://www.reuters.com/world/popes-visit-greeces-lesbos-lays-bare-divisions-over-migrants-2021-12-01 for the second time on Sunday to visit a migrant reception center set up after the notorious Moria camp burned to the ground last year.
The highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island of Java spewed thick columns of ash high into the sky on Saturday, triggering panic among people living nearby. Mount Semeru’s sudden eruption in Lumajang district in East Java province left several villages around its slopes blanketed with falling ash. The eruption was accompanied by a thunderstorm and rain, which pushed lava and smoldering debris and formed thick mud that destroyed at least one bridge connecting two main villages of Pronojiwo and Candipuro, as well as hampering the evacuation, Lumajang district head Thoriqul Haq told TVOne.
Telecom Italia is close to picking banks to advise it on a buyout offer approach from U.S. private equity group KKR and could even assign mandates this weekend, two sources said on Saturday. A special committee set up to study KKR's non-binding bid approach, valued at 33 billion euros ($37 billion) including debt, met on Friday and will meet again over the weekend, the sources said. KKR's approach was made public on Nov. 21.
It's important to think things through before signing up for benefits -- especially if you're claiming them early.
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Every December, I decide to have a little fun and come up with a list of five predictions for the stock market in the following year that aren't obvious and often aren't very popular. The exact opposite happened.
Covid couldn’t dampen the celebrations in Bridgetown this week, reports Nadine White. Now the ceremonies are over, the island looks to chart its own course
Lyndon Arthur and Anthony Yarde go head to head in a huge rematch in London this evening. Yarde has come up short in the two biggest fights of his career to date. Arthur will believe that with another victory over Yarde on Saturday, he can propel himself up to world level in the division.
Pestering women in the street or in pubs could be outlawed in a bid to combat sexual harassment in public. A government-commissioned review will next week call for sexual harassment in public and inciting hatred against women to be made criminal offences, the Daily Telegraph reported.
Molly-Moo, a German Shepherd cross mastiff, was found wandering the streets alone ‘starving and broken’ just days before Christmas last year.
A Sudanese pro-democracy group has condemned comments by the U.N. chief urging citizens to support a deal that reinstated Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, so the country can have “a peaceful transition towards a true democracy.” The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, which was at the forefront of the uprising against former autocrat Omar al-Bashir, rejected late Friday Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s comments as a “moral and political failure.” Hamdok was deposed as part of the Oct. 25 coup by military leaders that brought international criticism and disrupted Sudan’s fragile transition to democracy.
Although these businesses are still growing, they face some significant challenges heading into the new year.
Government policy and the rate of immunity will determine how quickly coronavirus settles to a ‘predictable endemic state’ advisers said