‘Twilight’ Companion Novel ‘Midnight Sun’ Sells 1M Copies in First Week of Publication

Meyer first teased the novel in a surprise announcement in May by featuring a countdown clock on her website’s homepage. The clock was also posted on the social media pages of her production company, Fickle Fish Films The author filmed a video that aired on Good Morning America, in which she officially announced the release of Midnight Sun. 

Achiko AG: Achiko Announces Provisional Patent Filing for Novel Low-Cost Saliva Covid-19 Test Kit

Through innovations in technology and regulation along with the company’s unique operating footprint from Europe to Asia, Achiko seeks to transform markets and bring unique value to its customers, people, and shareholders. Achiko’s core platform consists of user registration and payment services which are accessible to application developers. A messaging service and other community based […]

GCSEs: CCEA to close the book on English literature novel study

“In this year when we’ve all been restricted in terms of where we can travel and where we can go, you can open a travel book and read about places that this year we can never go,” she said.

Liam Hemsworth ‘has a low opinion’ of ex-wife Miley Cyrus following their split one year ago… as singer continues to dish on their relationship

‘[He] has had the support of his family to help him move on,’ the insider continued. ‘Liam has been trying to be as private as possible and respectful about their relationship and breakup, and it’s a shame to him and his family that certain aspects about his and Miley’s relationship have been made public. 

FDA approves rapid, inexpensive saliva test for novel coronavirus

Prior to testing on NBA players, coaches and staff, Yale tested it on 44 inpatients and 98 health care workers. They found that saliva samples taken from just inside the mouth provided “greater detection sensitivity and consistency throughout the course of an infection than the broadly recommended nasopharyngeal approach”, according to a Yale release. The […]

Oak Park Library Continues ‘Many Voices, Many Stories’ Summer Reading Program

Thi Bui was born in Vietnam and came to the United States in 1978 as part of the “boat people” wave of refugees fleeing Southeast Asia at the end of the Vietnam War. Her debut graphic memoir, The Best We Could Do has been selected for an American Book Award, a National Book Critics Circle […]

UNESCO-recognised Hoi An continues to apply social distancing

Furthermore, the province has also requested that Hoi An temporarily suspend cultural and sporting events, festivals and religious rituals. All of the town’s tourist spots, including historical and cultural relics along with beaches, will now stop receiving visitors.

‘It’s written like a Mills and Boon novel!’ Finding Freedom faces criticism from Amazon UK readers over its ‘sickly sweet’ view of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (but defenders say they have ‘sympathy’ for the couple)

Meghan Markle formed such a close bond with Prince Charles that she considers him her ‘second father’; Meghan was often ‘seen carrying binders full of research on Royal protocol’  so she didn’t put a foot wrong; The Queen gave Meghan a royal masterclass in protocol and described Meghan as ‘very clever and good’; Harry felt […]

China to continue helping Nigeria fight COVID-19: Chinese FM

Wang emphasized that at present, vaccine research, development and use have raised broad international attentions, with some powerful countries trying to seize the market and even to monopolize resources, which puts developing countries at an unfavourable position.

Texas Reports Highest Coronavirus Hospitalizations Since Pandemic Began as State Continues Reopening

But the increase in hospitalizations suggests that Texas has begun seeing a greater number of people with more serious cases of COVID-19. Meanwhile, public health experts continue to warn about the possibility of a second wave, or spike, in new infections and deaths as states across the country steadily ease their lockdown restrictions.