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There are times when people go above and beyond to offer their help and service when the need arises. Such acts of kindness always strike a chord with people. A similar instance was highlighted in a post on Facebook and has since won people over. Read more

Britain finally has something ‘world beating.’ A deep recession

What’s driving the spike? Experts say much of it is due to the weakness in the US dollar. The dollar has plunged in recent months on expectations that the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates near zero for years as a result of the financial disruption from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Apple’s 2005 and 2020 WWDC keynotes: Eerily similar—and worlds apart

The length of the two presentations—so parallel in terms of their basic informational content—also plays a part in setting them apart from each other. Jobs’s 2005 version takes about 40 minutes of an hourlong keynote. Cook, Federighi, and senior VP of hardware technologies Johny Srouji compress their 2020 version into about 20 minutes, after almost […]

The Chase’s Paul Sinha shares poignant Parkinson’s update with light-hearted tweet

He continued: “It has been a really, really tough two weeks. Cancelling my run at the Edinburgh Fringe, missing the World Quizzing Championships to have brain scans, performing club sets whilst emotionally bewildered, and of course working my way through my loved ones, delivering the bad news.

Paul Pogba just “signed” for Call of Duty: Warzone’s Verdansk FC – and Man U fans aren’t impressed

Primary weapon: The Glitch Bruen MK9Secondary weapon: Open Season Kar98kLethal equipment: C4Tactical equipment: Heartbeat sensorPerk one: E.O.DPerk two: OverkillPerk three: TrackerAh well. No harm done, unless you’re Gary Neville I suppose. I expect he really wouldn’t approve of any of this.

Exclusive | India and the world were already overleveraged when COVID-19 hit, hence there will be massive bankruptcies: NYU professor emeritus Edward Altman

The original model was mainly for manufacturing companies. Then, I realised there are many companies which are not publicly traded and there is a need to build models for private companies as well. We built a second-generation model in 1995 for emerging markets.Fast forward to 2015 and the Italian stock exchange reached out to me […]

Coronavirus pandemic: Coma patients coming home to ‘different world’

‘Mum died of coronavirus while we were at dad’s funeral’ Doctor treated for Covid in own ward TV watching and streaming surge during lockdown University life may ‘pose risk’ to young shielders His father Keith said when physiotherapists started visiting, it was like “a light had been switched on in the house”.

Beckham is second richest in world

David Beckham has emerged as the second highest paid footballer in the world, trailing only Ronaldo in the game’s currently fabulous pay stakes. The Manchester United and England midfielder, having an outstanding season, will earn just over £3m over this campaign for his efforts – both on and off the field.

Here comes the sun canoe, as Amazonians take on Big Oil

Ecuador’s oil industry pumps about 500,000 barrels a day, most of it extracted from reserves in the Amazon rainforest. The oil is then piped to the coast and shipped thousands of miles north for refining. Much is sold for export, but some is transported back to Ecuador and driven by road back to petrol stations.

Jack Charlton obituary

Jack kept his place from that point onwards, timing his arrival nicely for selection in all six of England’s games at Wembley in the 1966 World Cup finals. He had an assured tournament, although in the semi-finals against Portugal he gave away a late penalty when punching out a ball that had eluded the keeper, […]