Anti-French sentiment grows in Muslim countries

In Libya, Mohammed Zayed, a member of the presidential council, was equally scathing and described Macron’s comments as “vicious claims.” The backdrop here is that the presidential council is led by Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj, whose government relies on support from Islamist parties. Moreover, the attacks on Macron are seen as a gesture of solidarity […]

Ministers drag another 16 authorities into Tier Two as Britain creeps towards full lockdown – as UK confirms another 23,065 cases and 280 deaths

The harshest measures — including the closure of pubs, bars and gyms and advice against travel — appear to have triggered falls in the infection rates in three out of six local authorities in the Liverpool area eight days after they were imposed, but failed to stop the virus in the others which have seen […]

The Guardian view on race and the Met: making matters worse

Last year the Metropolitan police commissioner, Dame Cressida Dick, said that the confidence of black and minority ethnic Londoners in the force was improving, two decades after the Macpherson report described it as “institutionally racist”. Plenty of people disagreed at the time. But with one recent poll showing that 77% of black people believe the […]

Global Wind Energy Council calls on Vietnam to extend wind tariff and clean energy lead

Vietnam is the fastest-growing wind market in the region, with 500MW of onshore and offshore capacity currently installed and at least 4GW forecast to be commissioned by 2025. However, investor interest in wind project development in Vietnam has slowed significantly in 2020 as onshore wind projects typically require two years for development but the current FiT only […]

Donald Trump vs. Joe Biden debate: DW fact check

Similar accusations have been made about Trump’s business ties with Russia. For years he pursued a project to build a skyscraper in Moscow,which ultimately came to nothing. However, a Reuters report unveiled that over 60 individuals with Russian passports or addresses have invested close to $100 million in Trump-owned real estate and property in Florida.

2019 Infiniti QX50 Debuts With A Sculpted Design, VC-Turbo Engine

Engine 2.0-liter VC-Turbo gasoline Type Turbocharged four-cylinder in-line with variable compression ratio Displacement  (cc) 1,997 (8:1 CR) ~ 1,970 (14:1) Bore and stroke 84.0 x 90.1 mm (8:1 CR) ~ 84.0 x 88.9 mm (14:1 CR) Compression ratio 8:1 ~ 14:1 (variable) Max power 268 hp (200 kW) @ 5,600 rpm Max torque 280 lb […]

Amazon Music adds podcasts at no extra cost in major markets

Editor’s take: Podcasting is one of the fastest growing and easiest methods for getting your voice out to the public. So long as you’ve got some basic recording equipment and something interesting to say, you’ll likely be able to find an audience and grow it from there. Amazon on Wednesday announced it has added podcasts […]

Innovation: How IoT will revolutionize supply chain businesses

Lindblad said: “The IoT Africa Networks, Sigfox, Tranter IT, and Connected Finland partnerships are strategic and critical for development in Nigeria. The major drive for IoT in Nigeria is for companies and cities to connect everything and stay in control of their assets and business operations.”

Biden grilled on ‘transition’ away from oil and gas comment in Pennsylvania TV interviews

“Look I’m from Scranton, Pennsylvania. My great grandfather was a mining engineer. So I come from coal country. And I’m not talking about eliminating fracking, I just said no more fracking on federal lands,” Biden told CBS Philadelphia. “With regard to gas, oil, coal all of it, the transition is taking place having nothing to […]

Coronavirus: West Yorkshire – including Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield – going into Tier 3 restrictions

More from Covid-19 Coronavirus: New data shows COVID-19 cases in Leeds care homes higher than spring peak Coronavirus: Oxford, Luton and parts of Yorkshire and Midlands to go into Tier 2 Coronavirus: Cyprus and Lithuania added to UK’s COVID-19 quarantine list Coronavirus: Another 23,065 COVID-19 cases and 280 deaths recorded in last 24 hours Coronavirus: […]