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The rising cost of energy, transport and childcare is forcing families to make tough choices.
Beijing authorities extended work-from-home guidance for many of its 22 million residents to stem a persistent COVID-19 outbreak, while Shanghai deployed more testing and curbs to hold on to its hard-won 'zero COVID' status after two months of lockdown. On Monday, the Chinese capital reported 99 new cases were detected on May 22, up from 61 the previous day - the largest daily tally so far during a month-old outbreak that has consistently seen dozens of new infections every day.
The banking giant has declined to comment on media reports that Stuart Kirk has been suspended.
Health officials remain perplexed by mysterious cases of severe liver damage in hundreds of young children around the world. The best available evidence points to a fairly common stomach bug that isn't known to cause liver problems in otherwise healthy kids. “There's a lot of things that don't make sense,” said Eric Kremer, a virus researcher at the Institute of Molecular Genetics of Montpellier, in France.
BMW is exploring new investments in solar, geothermal and hydrogen energy to lower its dependence on natural gas, the carmaker's production chief told Reuters on Monday, warning an embargo on Russian gas would bring the industry to a standstill. The carmaker, which relied on natural gas for 54% of its energy consumption in 2021, is examining where it can add solar panels to its plants and developing plans with local authorities to transport hydrogen to its plant in Leipzig, Germany. "Hydrogen is very well-suited to lower or even fully compensate for gas demand," Milan Nedeljkovic said.
Celebrity sports stars have joined the hundreds of people who have sent messages of support to an 11-year-old boy who lost a finger while fleeing bullies. Raheem Bailey was beaten by a group of children at school, his mum Shantal Bailey said. The family have received a flood of support since Ms Bailey described her son's plight in a GoFundMe page she set up last week to support his recovery, which hit more than £90,000 in donations by Sunday.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s new prime minister was sworn in Monday and flew to Tokyo for a summit with President Joe Biden while vote counting continued to determine whether he will control a majority in a Parliament that is demanding tougher action on climate change. Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s center-left Labor Party ousted predecessor Scott Morrison ’s conservative coalition at Saturday’s election. The coalition had been in power under three prime ministers for nine years. “I
A shortage of medicine caused by an economic crisis in Sri Lanka could soon cause deaths, doctors said, as hospitals are forced to postpone life-saving procedures for their patients because they do not have the necessary drugs. Sri Lanka imports more than 80% of its medical supplies but with foreign currency reserves running out because of the crisis, essential medications are disappearing from shelves and the healthcare system is close to collapse. At the 950-bed Apeksha cancer hospital on the outskirts of the commercial capital, Colombo, patients, their loved ones and doctors feel increasingly helpless in the face of the shortages which are forcing the suspension of tests and postponement of procedures including critical surgery.
The season drew to a close in thrilling fashion.
You might think having a swimming pool, hi-tech lighting and a colourful kitchen add to the value of your home but that may not actually be the case.
This nature show about millions of years ago looks so good it’s like a wildlife documentary – especially as David Attenborough narrates. What a wonderful spectacle
One-off performance in London brings together people who have experienced vocal loss with professional singers
New Beginnings gives social workers the time to develop relationships with the families they help
Exclusive: government proposals to stop gambling deaths are ‘more of same system that killed Jack’, say parents of man who killed himself
Global Warming Policy Foundation is lobby group not charity and brings no public good, say signatories
Root-and-branch review calls for five-year, £2.6bn programme to reform a system that is under ‘extreme stress’
Sweet spot will not last long as rapidly approaching sunrise will wash their light from the sky
Set two decades into the future, in Palestinian territories that are still occupied, Sami Ibrahim’s play is a startlingly bold tragicomedy and a furious call to action
Balenciaga will accept cryptocurrency in the U.S., meanwhile, The Sunday Times of London reveals the charitable donations of the wealthy.
magniX today named Nuno Taborda as Chief Executive Officer. Taborda is an accomplished aerospace executive with two decades of experience driving business performance and delivering pioneering technology programs from proof-of-concept, through certification, entry-into-service and scaled production.