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Inflation pressures faced by British firms hit record levels this month, and growth in the private sector cooled only slightly from an all-time high in May when coronavirus restrictions were lifted, a survey showed on Wednesday. That could mean inflation has a lot further to rise after breaking above the Bank of England's 2% target last month, said Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHS Markit, which compiles the survey. "Businesses are reporting an ongoing surge in demand in June as the economy reopens, led by the hospitality sector," Williamson said.
Freida Lim has become Singapore's first female diver to qualify for the Olympics after securing her place at the Tokyo Games. The score was not enough to qualify for the final but Lim received confirmation on Tuesday from the Singapore Swimming Association that she was among the highest-ranked divers to obtain a quota place for their countries. "I thought about it (the qualification), because people kept asking me if I was going or not, so it definitely lingered," Lim told local media.
After the easing of lockdown restrictions was delayed in England, music festivals announce their plans.
TerraNet AB has changed to Terranet Tech AB whereas TerraNet Holding AB changes to Terranet AB. Henceforth, N in Terranet, is represented in lower case, and not as previously as a capital letter. The change is consistent with a new strategic direction and the turnaround that the company has executed. While previously pioneering the mesh network technology the company pivoted towards developing sensor fusion software for a gamechanging 3D motion perception technology on object detection, collisio
GettyAt least a dozen corporate PACs that paused political contributions after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol have resumed giving money to officials who objected to the results of the 2020 presidential election, according to The Daily Beast’s analysis of recent campaign finance disclosures.The largest donor of the group is defense contractor Lockheed Martin, which last month racked up 31 contributions between $1,000 and $2,500 to members of the so-called “sedition caucus,” federal filings
One-off contracts with the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District to handle COVID-19 busing restrictions are coming back to haunt some of the companies that carried out the work, as operators say that without clear direction for next year they're facing a financial crunch. As the school year loomed in September, so did the challenge of how to transport students safely. The solution, funded by $12 million in federal pandemic relief, was to slash the number of riders from 72 to 46 stude
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper will close by this weekend, its parent company said Wednesday, following last week’s arrest of five editors and executives and the freezing of $2.3 million in assets under the city’s national security law. The board of directors of Next Media said in a statement that Apple Daily’s print edition and online edition will cease no later than Saturday due to “the current circumstances prevailing in Hong Kong.” The paper’s closure comes
Press Release "Topaze": a new computer at the CCRT co-designed by Atos and the CEA to meet the challenges of high-performance computing and data processing Paris, France – June 23 2021 - The CEA and its partners at the Research and Technology Computing Center (CCRT) have invested in a new supercomputer, named ‘Topaze’, based on the BullSequana XH2000 solution from Atos, and installed in the CEA's Very Large Computing Center (TGCC1) at Bruyères-le-Châtel in Essonne (south of Paris). It will be op
Researchers from the University of North Carolina in the US looked at a second-generation vaccine: one that targets sarbecoviruses.
MILAN (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic hit Italy especially hard, killing more than 127,000 people and sending the European Union's third-largest economy into a devastating tailspin. Yet out of that tragedy may come solutions for decades-old problems that have held back growth and productivity — and with them, a new sense of stability for the euro, the currency shared by 19 of the European Union's 27 members. Backed by 261 billion euros from the EU and Italian government, the country's plan for reco
Japan's daily rate of coronavirus vaccinations has reached a crucial milestone of 1 million, government data showed on Wednesday, as authorities scramble to recover lost time in inoculating the population. The figure is a critical threshold set by Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to ensure that the nation's sizeable elderly population is covered by the end of July, and all adults by November. As the campaign has gained momentum, with vaccination sites opening at workplaces on Monday, the latest cabinet office figures show 1,013,061 doses injected on June 14, and just under 1 million on each of the three subsequent days.
Dublin, June 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Hyperloop Technology Market with COVID-19 Impact by Transportation System (Capsule, Guideway, Propulsion System, and Route), Carriage Type (Passenger, and Freight), Speed (Less than 700 mph, and More than 700 mph), and Region - Forecast to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Hyperloop Technology market with COVID-19 impact is expected to grow from USD 1.2 billion in 2021 to USD 6.6 billion by 2026, at a CAGR
The Absolutely Fabulous star - who turned down an OBE in 2001 - revealed her own father had a CBE for serving in the Royal Air Force.
E10 could reduce CO2 emissions by 750,000 tonnes per year, the equivalent of taking up to 350,000 cars off the road.
via FacebookThree days after its members were involved in a tragic accident at a Florida Pride event, the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus remains “in shock,” its president Justin Knight has told The Daily Beast.On Saturday, members of the chorus were preparing to march in the Stonewall Pride Parade in Wilton Manors, FL. One of their number, Fred Johnson Jr. who had ailments preventing him from marching, was set to drive in the parade in a white pickup truck. But Johnson, 77, seemingly lost cont
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyHeads up, Concerned Parents, there’s a new moral-panic bogeyman—fomented by the far right and Fox News—that’s coming for America’s children, and it’s called critical race theory.On this week’s episode of Fever Dreams, The Daily Beast reporters Asawin Suebsaeng and Will Sommer talk to senior NBC News reporter and Daily Beast alumna Brandy Zadrozny about how the battle over CRT has become the “new obsession of the rabid right,” one that Tucker Carlson and
The car dealership now expects annual underlying pre-tax profits in the range of £28 million to £32 million.
Artists such as Radiohead and Biffy Clyro back a campaign asking for a financial support package.
From strips and LED products to toothpastes and gels, we’ve found the most effective at-home options
Luka Modric and Ivan Perisic produced masterful finishes to earn a 3-1 Hampden win for the World Cup runners-up.