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Redefining Golden Hour with La Prairie x Frieze Art Fairs - Skincare Pure Gold Carla Chan
The luxury skincare labels latest collaboration with artist Carla Chan is equal parts environmentally thought-provoking and visually stunning.
TikTok Hires Thousands to Challenge E-Commerce King Alibaba
Zhang Yiming built ByteDance Ltd. into the world’s most valuable private company via a string of blockbuster apps like TikTok that challenged Facebook and other incumbents on their own turf. His latest target: Alibaba.
Scotland Election Results Complicate Hopes for Independence Referendum
The Scottish National Party fell short of an outright majority, though pro-independence parties appeared to retain control of Scotland’s Parliament.
EU (446 million inhabitants) seals deal for up to 1.8 billion Pfizer jabs.
The European Commission has approved a new Covid vaccine contract with Pfizer and BioNTech - in addition to all the contract signed already with other vaccine producers- paving the way for as many as 1.8 billion doses for 2021-23, 4 time...
Private equity is targeting sports. Now fans and players are pushing back
In New Zealand, rugby isn't just a sport. It's a national obsession, a major cultural force and a huge source of pride.
Bon Voyage: Norwegian Cruise Line May Skip Florida Ports Due to COVID-19 Vaccine Passport Ban
On Monday, Florida Governor Ronald DeSantis signed SB 2006 - legislation which, in part, allows the governor to overrule local emergency rules. The Republican governor also signed executive orders that called for the immediate suspension...
Treasury Chief Yellen Walks Back Claim US Economy Could ‘Overheat’ This Summer
As vaccination rates steadily increase in several parts of the globe, economists have made increasingly optimistic economic growth predictions, with the latest saying the US economy could grow 7.6% in 2021, the steepest pace it’s seen si...
‘Durable Demand’: Pfizer CEO Expects $26B COVID-19 Vaccine Profits in 2021, Plans for Boosters
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is banking on COVID-19 being a major profit-driver for years to come as the company lines up vaccine delivery contracts for as far away as 2024. Corporate leaders have previously spoken of plans to dramaticall...
Pfizer’s obscene $900m profit from its Covid vaccine in just three months proves capitalism and public health are bad bedfellows
The US pharmaceutical giant cashing in on a pandemic that has killed 3.2m people while failing to help the world’s poor is morally indefensible, and illustrates the corrupt nature of monopoly medicine.
Indian-American Congresswoman Appeals To Raise Funds For India Amid COVID-19 Surge
COVID-19 India: Describing the situation in India as dire, Ms Jayapal said hundreds of thousands of new COVID-19 cases are confirmed every day. "There are no hospital beds open. There is no oxygen supply left. People are dying before the...
Charles 'has met Archie twice and doesn't have recent photo of them together
Prince Charles has only met his grandson Archie twice and couldn’t find an up-to-date photo to use for his birthday message, according to reports.
Scottish nationalists vow independence vote after election win
Pro-independence parties won a majority in Scotland’s parliament on Saturday, paving the way to a high-stakes political, legal and constitutional battle with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the future of the United Kingdom.
UK announces ‘Pet Theft Taskforce’ following huge rise in dog abductions over lockdown
The UK government has launched a dedicated taskforce to tackle the theft of household pets, after dog abductions rose by 170% during the coronavirus lockdown in 2020.
UK government ‘failed to consider gender’ in its response to Covid pandemic
Sage overlooked the heavy toll suffered by women when developing policies to combat coronavirus, says study
Sadiq Khan on watch as London results to trickle in
Sadiq Khan was on Friday watching for the first signs of whether he had secured a second term as mayor as counting began in the City Hall elections.
EU agrees potential 1.8 billion-dose purchase of Pfizer jab
EU seals deal with Pfizer-BioNTech for potential 1.8 billion COVID-19 doses in its biggest vaccine contract so far
‘Forget Australia’: Britain snaps up stranded international students
Shaiz Javaid felt abandoned by Australia when borders closed. He is among thousands making up a record surge of university enrolments in Britain.
Not only blood clots? EMA ‘assessing reports’ of AstraZeneca jab link to rare IMMUNE DISORDER
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is investigating reports of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine causing Guillain-Barre syndrome, as the pharmaceutical company remains embroiled in controversy over the jab’s link to blood clotting.
UK vaccination committee says under-40s should opt for alternative to blood clot-linked AstraZeneca… unless it causes ‘delays’
The UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has advised that under-40s be vaccinated with an alternative to the AstraZeneca Covid-19 jab due to cases of blood clotting – but only if doing so causes no “delays".
Does 'Global Britain' care about the poorest?: UK's moral authority reduced by 'short-sighted' cuts, says academic
As charities accuse the UK government of delivering a ‘tragic blow’ to the world’s poorest, Michael Alexander speaks to Professor John Briggs – chairman of the Perth-based Royal Scottish Geographical Society – who wants more e to help th...
Elon Musk: DOGE and Crypto Are The Future, Here's Why
Technoking of Tesla Elon Musk gets ready for his big day as host of popular American comedy show Saturday Night Live. Dogecoin (DOGE) investors expect a massive pump on Saturday 8th when Musk is supposed to present a sketch called “The D...
Nearly ALL of Britain's biggest 50 firms plan flexible work-from-home model
The companies plan on using a "hybrid" model of work, allowing staff to work from home two or three days a week post-pandemic.
European leaders urge U.S., Britain to match EU generosity on vaccines
Half of the vaccines produced in Europe are sent to other nations, compared to only a fraction of U.S. made vaccines, European leaders said Friday.
Boris Johnson cements one-party rule in England, but the UK looks as divided as ever
The British elections that took place on Thursday were in many ways a symbolic referendum on Boris Johnson. While the results are still coming in, early signs suggest the Prime Minister can chalk this one up as a victory.
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