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Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlines UK reopening guidelines
on 28th May 2020 at 8:58 pm
Britain will begin lifting coronavirus restrictions starting Monday in a phased approach, the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said at a press conference today.
More than two dozen North Korean bankers charged in $2.5 billion money-laundering scheme
on 28th May 2020 at 7:10 pm
The US Justice Department on Thursday unsealed criminal charges against more than two dozen North Korean bankers, alleging they were behind an international money laundering […]
Antarctic ice sheets capable of much faster melting than we thought
on 28th May 2020 at 7:25 pm
Antarctic ice sheets retreated at speeds of up to 50 meters (164 feet) a day at the end of the last Ice Age — about ten times quicker than the fastest retreating sheets of today […]
CNN reporter hit with tear gas during protest
on 27th May 2020 at 11:09 am
Protests have erupted in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial center. Police have fired pepper spray to disperse crowds as the city’s legislative council debates the controversial […]
Everyone you know uses Zoom. That wasn’t the plan
on 22nd May 2020 at 7:54 pm
When Eric Yuan founded Zoom, he set out to create a ‘frictionless’ video conferencing app to be used by businesses. But then a global pandemic turned Zoom into a household name.
Why Britain could really struggle to dig itself out of recession
on 22nd May 2020 at 9:27 am
As nations around the world attempt to dig their way out of a cataclysmic global recession, Britain is in a particularly tight spot of its own making.
Here comes the US crackdown on China stocks
on 21st May 2020 at 7:04 pm
Chinese stocks are the latest flashpoint in an intensifying standoff between the United States and China.
Businesses fear the worst for Hong Kong’s future
on 22nd May 2020 at 3:54 pm
Hong Kong’s status as Asia’s premiere financial hub survived months of political unrest last year. But news this week that China is planning to further erode the city’s autonomy […]
Australia has discovered it can use its waves for renewable energy
on 7th May 2020 at 8:26 am
Underwater turbines could help ease Australia’s dependence on fossil fuels.
US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here’s why it matters
on 18th September 2019 at 4:44 pm
If you’re looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation’s latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees […]
Miami’s Little Haiti wasn’t a target for developers. Until the seas started to rise
on 12th July 2019 at 3:14 pm
How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis
on 12th July 2019 at 9:20 am
Rich people don’t just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us — they also have bigger carbon footprints.
Giant 3D wave sweeps over Seoul’s Gangnam District
on 22nd May 2020 at 5:02 am
Beachside vacations may seem like a distant memory during coronavirus lockdowns, but in Seoul’s Gangnam District, the ocean has come to the city.
Vintage photos show British vacationers gone wild
on 22nd May 2020 at 9:48 am
Butlin’s vacation resorts were an institution in post-war Britain. The self-contained camps — where guests were housed in wooden chalets, fed and entertained on-site — provided […]
These designers are reshaping the sex tech industry
on 13th March 2020 at 8:30 pm
There’s long been a dearth of innovative design in the sex tech industry: In the words of Lora Haddock DiCarlo, founder of CES-award winning sex toy company Lora DiCarlo, the […]
8 houses built in impossible places
on 23rd January 2020 at 11:05 pm
Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea is, often, to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes.
Lingerie is changing. Here’s why
on 13th May 2020 at 5:12 pm
From Vivienne Westwood’s Victorian corsetry to Calvin Klein’s bias-cut slips, lingerie has always had a place on the runway.
7 Picasso works that captured our imagination
on 3rd February 2020 at 10:23 am
It’s hard to imagine a visual record of the 20th century without Pablo Ruiz Picasso. With his bold shapes and characteristic angles, the Spanish artist captured everything from […]
Airline resumes flights to Italy (but turns around as airport’s shut)
on 26th May 2020 at 10:22 am
We’re all pretty excited about being able to travel again — but German airline Eurowings might be more eager than most.
How well do you know the world?
on 22nd May 2020 at 9:36 am
We all know that travel broadens the mind. Thanks to that place on the seafront that sells delicious gelato, it has a tendency to broaden other body parts too.
The tiny airport that became the world’s busiest
on 23rd May 2020 at 8:23 am
Alaska’s Anchorage International Airport lacks the waterfalls and razzmatazz of Singapore Changi or the eight runways of Chicago O’Hare.
They bought a $1 house in Italy, then Covid-19 struck
on 20th May 2020 at 12:57 pm
When Italian towns began offering houses for sale for little more than $1, they inspired legions of dreamers to take a gamble on moving to a remote corner of Italy.
The European countries that are opening to tourists
on 21st May 2020 at 11:01 am
The world’s biggest tourist playground has been roped off since it became a coronavirus epicenter, but as summer looms Europe is desperate to lift restrictions to get visitors […]
Deserted Venice contemplates a future without tourist hordes
on 16th May 2020 at 8:48 am
A few days before Italy is set to lift restrictions across much of the country after being locked down since March 10, the streets of Venice are starting to spring back to life.
This 10-year-old girl has sent more than 1,500 art kits to kids in foster care and homeless shelters
on 20th May 2020 at 12:05 pm
A young girl with a big heart has found just the way to cheer up other kids stuck at home during the pandemic.
FedEx driver helps young skateboarder connect with his idol, Tony Hawk
on 21st May 2020 at 5:37 pm
A FedEx carrier in Georgia turned to TikTok to help a 6-year-old fan send a gift to skateboarding pro Tony Hawk.
This stunning tribute to medical workers comes from the sky
on 29th April 2020 at 2:45 am
How do you say “thank you” to medical workers from 1,500 feet? CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports on the US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds special flyover.
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on 29th May 2020 at 12:22 am
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on 29th May 2020 at 12:22 am