China overtakes US as world’s biggest movie box office in 2020

More from China China billionaires: Huawei founder among ‘losers’ in league table as Alibaba founder comes top again China has been a graveyard for Western retailers. One by one, big brands have withdrawn Coronavirus: China’s economic recovery accelerates as consumer spending picks up China criminalises insulting its national flag – including turning it upside down […]

Trump’s illness highlights his biggest political weakness: Downplaying coronavirus danger

“This is an opportunity for Joe Biden to respond to this as much more of a sage,” she said. “He should approach this from the perspective of saying, ‘What can we learn from this? How can we grow from this?’ This is an opportunity to patiently but firmly encourage the American public to think about […]

What deals to expect in the Currys PC World Black Friday 2020 sale

Tassimo by Bosch Happy Coffee Machine – £39.99 (saving £60) Garmin Vivosport – £99.99 (saving £49.01) SAMSUNG RS8000 American-Style Fridge Freezer – £1,129 (saving £170) Samsung 75” Smart 4K QLED TV with Bixby, Alexa & Google Assistant – £1,499 (saving £500) LG SN7Y Wireless Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos – £399 (saving £70) To find […]

The World Is Burning. Apple Released New Watches, iPads, And A Fitness Service Today.

Apple also announced a brand-new bundle called Apple One that brings multiple paid Apple services together for a flat fee. For $14.95 a month, you can get Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and 50GB of cloud storage for photos and videos; $19.95 gets you all those things and 200GB for pictures. The highest tier, […]

First PS5 Ad Promotes DualSense Controller As “New World Of Immersion”

The PlayStation 5 is due this fall, but we’re not sure exactly when. Sony has not announced any further press events, so we don’t know when to expect more details. We do know what we want to see from the next generation, though, as we quickly approach release dates for both PS5 and its direct […]

Koala populations are in decline due to increased human impacts on nature

“The koalas carry the voice of Australia’s environment,” he said, adding that their decline alludes to a larger crisis in the natural world. “The amount of damage that has been to the planet — we can’t hide from it.

Europe’s coronavirus cases continue to spike amid growing calls for second lockdown

The Czech Republic further tightened measures Wednesday, imposing a nationwide curfew between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., after already limiting free movement, closing stores, schools and restaurants, mandating face masks indoors and outdoors, and banning sport competitions. Even with these regulations, the case numbers there have continued to rise, hitting a record high of 15,663 on Tuesday.

Turkey and Pakistan’s campaign to boycott French products backfires as Saudi Arabia steps in

It is believed that by launching the strongest attack in the French government amongst all Muslim countries and leading the boycott campaign, ‘Sultan’ Erdogan would be able to project himself as the ‘Messiah’ of Muslim Ummah and leader of the ‘Caliphate’. Observers see this as Erdogan’s efforts to encash the opportunity to challenge Saudi Arabia’s […]

Tiffany sues LVMH for scrapping $16bn takeover

Bernard Arnault’s luxury goods empire, which owns brands such as Louis Vuitton, Dior and Moët & Chandon, said it could not go ahead with the the acquisition because it had been undermined by a “succession of events”. These include an intervention this month by the French government, which had asked for a delay to the […]

Coronavirus: China to test nine million people in just five days after 12 new cases in Qingdao city

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