Yahoo Finance's Oscar Williams-Grut has the latest from London.
Yahoo Finance's Oscar Williams-Grut has the latest from London.
Country diary: the long-eared owl sees a different world to usGoyt Valley, Derbyshire: If you are a vole and this magnificent bird has you in its sights, then good luck to you Long-eared owls have flame-coloured eyes on a neck that can rotate through 270 degrees. Photograph: Mark Cocker
"We didn't want to be in front of it, we didn't necessarily even want to let people know it was us," Ashley Olsen said of the twins' fashion house, The Row
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BOSTON, Jun 15, 2021--Save on a wide range of Apple Watch deals at the early Amazon Prime Day 2021 sale, featuring the top early Series 6, 5, 4, 3 & SE smartwatch offers
LOS ANGELES, Jun 15, 2021--Chrome Hearts has partnered with eco-fashion house Ministry of Tomorrow (MOT) in the inaugural "Art for Education" celebrity art auction sponsored by the Ministry of Tomorrow and LA’s avant-garde retailer to the stars, Church Boutique to raise funds for the Chema Vision Children’s Center in Kibera- Nairobi, Kenya.
They have spent much of the past year fighting for Democrats in this working-class corner of northeastern Pennsylvania, knocking on thousands of doors, giving their evenings to phone banks and devoting weekends to voter registration drives. “We need more,” said Alicia Duque, a 35-year-old mother of three and volunteer organizer for the progressive group Action Together. With promises to lift working people with transformative policies on health care, climate change and economic inequality, President Joe Biden won more votes last year than any other presidential candidate in history.
The United States and European Union will pledge closer cooperation on fighting climate change at a summit on Tuesday, but will steer clear of setting a date to stop burning coal, according to a draft joint statement. U.S. President Joe Biden will meet the chief of the European Union's executive, Ursula von der Leyen, and European Council President Charles Michel on Tuesday for a summit tackling issues from trade to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting marks the return of EU-US collaboration on fighting climate change, after former President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Agreement and rolled back environmental regulations.
President Joe Biden will seek to stave off another surge of civilian suffering in the devastating war in Syria when he meets President Vladimir Putin this week, appealing to Putin to drop a threat to close the last aid crossing into that country. Russian forces have helped Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime survive the more than 10-year conflict and Putin hopes to be a broker for Assad in any international reconstruction effort for that country. Russia holds the key veto on July 10 when the U.N. Security Council decides whether to extend authorization for the aid crossing from Turkey.
Detroit starter Matthew Boyd and reliever Alex Lange both exited with injuries and the Tigers still ended a three-game losing streak, beating the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Willi Castro, Robbie Grossman and Niko Goodrum homered for Detroit. Miguel Cabrera got three hits and drove in two runs, with his RBI single keying a four-run first inning.
A cyberespionage campaign blamed on China was more sweeping than previously known, with suspected state-backed hackers exploiting a device meant to boost internet security to penetrate the computers of critical U.S. entities. The Associated Press has learned that the hackers targeted telecommunications giant Verizon and the country’s largest water agency. Security researchers say dozens of other high-value entities that have not yet been named were also targeted as part of the breach of Pulse Secure, which is used by many companies and governments for secure remote access to their networks.
Fiji has selected Queensland Reds scrumhalf Mosese Sorovi and Crusaders winger Manasa Mataele in its squad for a two-test series against the All Blacks in New Zealand next month. The Fiji team will quarantine for 14 days in Christchurch before the first test against New Zealand at Dunedin on July 10.
‘Miniature Pompeii’ found beneath former cinema in VeronaAncient Roman building with ‘magnificent frescoed walls’ appears to have been survived a fire Experts found items of charred wooden furniture among the remains in the old Astra cinema. Photograph: Ansa
LOS ANGELES, Jun 15, 2021--Children's Hospital Los Angeles is the top children’s hospital in the Pacific U.S. and the No. 5 children’s hospital in the United States.
Japan's economy likely grew and avoided slipping into recession this quarter but an extension of emergency measures to stem a rise in coronavirus infections has dented the growth outlook, a Reuters poll showed. Just over a month before Tokyo is set to host the Olympic Games, the world's third-largest economy was seen expanding an annualised 0.5% this quarter, less than a third of the 1.7% economists projected last month, according to the June 2-14 poll of 36 economists. Japan's gross domestic product shrank by an annualised 3.9% in January-March, the first contraction in three quarters.
The country recorded 60,471 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, the lowest since March 31, according to the Health Ministry on Tuesday. India added 2,726 deaths overnight.
Controversial US lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene apologizes for remarks in which she repeatedly equated mask mandates with Nazis forcing Jews to wear yellow stars in World War Two-era Germany.
The Justice Department will tighten its rules around obtaining records from members of Congress, Attorney General Merrick Garland said, amid revelations the department under former President Donald Trump had secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media. “Consistent with our commitment to the rule of law,” Garland said Monday in a statement, “we must ensure that full weight is accorded to separation-of-powers concerns moving forward.” Garland’s statement came as a Justice Department official said the top national security official, John Demers, planned to leave by the end of next week.
(Bloomberg) -- Iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest is looking to help revive a long-delayed multi-billion dollar hydroelectric project in Africa as part of his strategy to move into green energy.His Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. has held talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo for exclusive rights to develop the Grand Inga suite of projects, the Perth-based company said in a statement Tuesday, although no formal binding agreement had been yet concluded.Forrest has set his sights on turning Fortesc
Jacinda Ardern criticises new biography, saying author misled herNew Zealand prime minister says she agreed to interviews on basis that it was about a group of female leaders and ‘not specific to me’ New Zealand’s prime minister has accused the authors of a new biography – Jacinda Ardern: Leading with Empathy – of misleading her about the nature of the book. Photograph: Mark Mitchell/AP
(Bloomberg) -- Oil traded near $71 a barrel as investors weighed the outlook for rising demand against extended anti-virus curbs in some economies, with officials tackling the challenge posed by more infectious variants.West Texas Intermediate was 0.3% higher after ending Monday little changed. The most-active contract is on course for a quarterly gain after touching the highest level in 32 months in intraday trading in the week’s opening session.Crude has soared this year as vaccination program