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Eswatini protests: Nurses refuse to treat police after colleagues shot
The health workers say security forces injured 30 colleagues when they opened fire at a protest.
Analysis: What we know about the Queen's health
It's rare for the Queen to scrap an engagement so when she does, the immediate question for many here in Britain is: "How serious is it?"
NYT claim: “China’s Bullying Is Becoming a Danger to the World and Itself”
THOMAS FRIEDMAN, NYT
Thomas Friedman claims in the New York Times that China is becoming dangerous, because it’s controlling more and more critical elements that until now were controlled by only the USA . He sees the Chinese regime as “brutal” because th...
Alibaba's Jack Ma Spotted In Spain In Rare Trip Abroad After China Scrutiny: Report
The Chinese billionaire has largely been out of public view since he publicly criticised China's regulatory system in a speech last year.
Duchess of Cambridge says addiction can 'happen to any of us'
Addiction can "happen to any of us," Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge warned while launching an awareness campaign in London on Tuesday.
Drop Chinese investments, MPs and peers tell parliament’s pension fund
Letter from 137 lawmakers urges fund to drop stakes in firms accused of human rights violations or linked to Chinese state
Duchess of Cambridge warns addiction can happen to anyone
"None of us are immune" to addiction, the Duchess of Cambridge warned as she highlighted the "devastating impact" of the pandemic on addiction rates.
Sir Elton John scores first number one in 16 years
Sir Elton John has topped the UK singles chart for the first time in 16 years with a little help from Dua Lipa, making him the first artist to score a top 10 single in six separate decades.
Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Reappears In Hong Kong After Months Out Of Public Glare: Report
The Chinese billionaire has been keeping a low profile since delivering a speech in October last year in Shanghai criticising China's financial regulators. That triggered a chain of events that resulted in the shelving of his Ant Group's...
China's central bank says all cryptocurrency-related activities are illegal, vows harsh crackdown
China's central bank renewed its tough talk on bitcoin Friday, calling all digital currency activities illegal and vowing to crack down on the market.
Climate crisis: history will judge failure to act, Johnson says at UN
PM’s warning to world’s richest countries comes amid suggestions US could commit more funds
Ed Miliband: honour promises on jabs to poor countries to save Cop26 deal
Labour’s shadow business secretary says the government must rebuild trust after a series of missteps on way to climate summit
National Television Awards 2021: Seven highlights from the ceremony
The crowd erupted as Ant and Dec scored their 20th consecutive win at the National Television Awards on Thursday. Everyone, it seemed, was simply delighted for them.
National Television Awards 2021: The best red carpet images
The stars were out in force on the red carpet at Thursday's National Television Awards - one of the first major awards ceremonies to take place in person since lockdown restrictions were eased in the UK.
Time Trumpet: the savage cult comedy that ‘predicted’ the future
From a guilt-ridden Tony Blair to plastic surgery for kids, Armando Iannucci’s series deftly spoofed our love of nostalgic TV. 15 years on it’s still brilliant – and a true hidden gem
The secretive Chinese upstart 'making fast fashion look slow'
Every night before bed, Anushka Sachan whips out her phone to log into an app.
China bans men it sees as not masculine enough from TV
China’s government banned effeminate men on TV and told broadcasters Thursday to promote “revolutionary culture,” broadening a campaign to tighten control over business and society and enforce official morality.
China cuts amount of time minors can spend playing online video games
Under-18s will be allowed to play online games for one hour on Fridays, weekends and holidays
Covid: NHS workers to start the Great North Run 2021
The Great North Run will be started by health workers rather than celebrities this year, organisers have said.
China plans to ban US IPOs for data-heavy tech firms
China’s stock regulator plans to propose new rules that could thwart internet companies’ plans to list in the U.S.
A Chinese technology giant is donating all its profits to charity
One of China's biggest tech firms has pledged to hand over its entire profit for the last quarter to rural development projects in the country as Beijing steps up the pressure for wealth redistribution.
The party’s over: China clamps down on its tech billionaires
The startling rise to wealth of the nation’s entrepreneurs has been an affront to Beijing’s political philosophy and increasingly, a threat to the communist party
China passes one of the world’s strictest data-privacy laws
China has approved a sweeping privacy law that will curb data collection by technology companies, but that policy analysts say is unlikely to limit the state’s widespread use of surveillance.
Two Big US Investment Funds Adopt Soros’ Strategy of Dumping Chinese Stock Assets
The shift in American capital movements is taking place amid a massive sell-off of shares of Chinese companies, prompted in no small part by Beijing's perceived crackdown on private IT and education firms.
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