World watches as China moves ahead on economic chessboard

Learning from others Vietnam and China hold a colourful history together, and have strived to build a successful trade relationship over the years. It only took a few years after Vietnam introduced the Law on Foreign Investment in 1987 for their northern neighbour to begin seriously looking at pumping money in the country. Funding was […]

Hancock orders all spare coronavirus tests to be used for NHS staff

He added: “If delays in scaling up testing is lack of relevant chemicals. Why is the chemical industry saying it could make them if asked? If it’s about Public Health England validation surely ministers can pull everyone together to hammer out an urgent solution?”

UPDATE 2-Motor racing-Verstappen fastest despite Mexico practice problem

Toro Rosso’s French driver Pierre Gasly collected a 15-place grid penalty after engine partners Honda changed components in the car’s power unit. (Writing by Alan Baldwin in London, Editing by William Maclean and Pritha Sarkar)

Motor racing – Verstappen fastest despite Mexico practice problem

“Red Bull seem out of our reach at the moment, Ferrari are right there with us, but we’re here to try and compete, so we will do the best we can to have a real race.”

In Greta Thunberg’s footsteps: the climate kids fighting for their future

With hundreds of thousands of pupils and students now regularly joining much bigger Fridays for Future strikes in more than 120 countries, Reuters visited three young campaigners from very different backgrounds, united by acute concern over climate change, plastic pollution and the rapid extinction of species.

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump’s trade wars

U.S. soybean exports to all countries fell to about $14.1 billion from July 2018 to April 2019, down 27 percent from $19.3 billion in the same period a year earlier, the most recent government data show. Exports to China alone were down 81 percent at just $2.1 billion, from nearly $11 billion from July to […]

The Political Promise of Carbon Taxes

Ultimately, a carbon tax needs to be global to reach its full potential. After all, heavy-emitting industries can flee to nations that have no carbon pricing. Placing a carbon tariff on goods imported from such places can incentivize dirtier countries to clean up their acts. The European Union is now considering such a measure. Revenue […]

The Boys season 2: release date, trailer and everything we know

At the end of season one, Homelander dropped Billy Butcher on the lawn of his wife, Becca, who he presumed dead. Instead, she has a family with Homelander, including their superpowered son. It’s quite a predicament for poor Billy: how will he escape? And does this mean Billy and the rest of The Boys will […]

Italian Virus Death Toll Nears China’s as Outbreak Spreads

Jim Gibson, 72, of London, said he found most of his groceries there in a “relatively trauma-free” experience. But he fretted that he hadn’t been able to get the medicine he needed for his wife and himself, and expressed concerns that Britain’s government had been too slow in ramping up testing. “You can’t go on […]

In Tahoe, avalanches pit residents against ski resorts

“Honestly, $2 million to not have a ski patroller die is a good investment,” Cohen said in defense of Gazex. He has attended commuting hearings on the issue and fielded questions from concerned residents. “If the community wants a system that doesn’t make any noise at all, we should get to working to make that […]