Breakingviews Reuters Breakingviews is the world's leading source of agenda-setting financial insight. As the Reuters brand for financial commentary, we dissect the big business and economic stories as they break around the world every day. A global team of about 30 correspondents in New York, London, Hong Kong and other major cities provides expert analysis in real time. … [Read more...] about Breakingviews – Corona Capital: Luckin Coffee, NMC Health
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In my childhood, this part of London wasn’t particularly one thing or the other; neither particularly posh nor poor, central but not that central, mixed by race and class and age, the kind of area that thrived precisely because it didn’t have a particularly clear identity. A couple of years after the organic supermarket opened, I saw a property advert on the tube that had created annoying alliterative couplets out of different London place names. Balham was “Bankers’ Balham”. I have rarely felt so ashamed. But I also know that none of this is at all important, in the scheme of things – that places change, and they should change, and getting a bit sentimental about the fact you can’t go home again is part of growing up. … [Read more...] about Gentrification X: how an academic argument became the people’s protest
Keeping things clean is an important way to stop the spread of the virus; the CDC has recommended that we wash clothing "using the warmest appropriate water setting … and dry items completely." But the additional use of very hot water and electric dryers will increase energy consumption. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Can we still live sustainably?
Known as “shirtlessrunner” on social media, Hill has run nearly 50 marathons with his top off. His race companion Zachary Thomas, 25, dressed to parody Hill for the occasion, in a curly orange wig and a T-shirt decorated with abdominal muscles — a shirt that made Thomas look shirtless. … [Read more...] about Bay to Breakers footrace gets wet and wild on San Francisco streets
The sponge Schuhbeck lines his dough with cake crumbs, Dunk with semolina and my mum reckons her landlady used to use breadcrumbs – all to soak up the crimson juices of the ripe plums as they split in the oven. This strikes me as a very good idea: a certain amount of damp squidge is desirable, but sogginess certainly isn’t. Spare cake is not something I have lying around, however, and semolina, though easier to resist, isn’t half as nice with plums as ground almonds, so I decide to give them a whirl instead, and find they work admirably. If you’d prefer to keep it nut-free, use one of the other options instead. … [Read more...] about How to make the perfect German plum cake
There was a spike in the number of deaths over the weekend, with two deaths on Sunday following four fatalities of men aged 61, 76, 80 and 91 - three of who were passengers on the doomed Ruby Princess cruise ship - on Saturday, all of them in NSW … [Read more...] about We all want to get out of lockdown – but these people are making it last LONGER: Sydneysiders keep flocking to Cronulla and Manly despite warnings from police – so why aren’t they being fined?
Thu said: “An Giang Province will effectively apply investment support policies … to attract investment … and encourage enterprises to invest in rural infrastructure in build - operate - transfer form. This will help develop a convenient transport network connecting roads in hamlets and communes with national highways and provincial roads, creating favourable conditions for the transport of agricultural products.” … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 6
“Come up with a plan of what your ‘normal’ weekly work routine is and how it can be adapted for isolation in the home. For example, if you usually went out for a coffee mid-morning, designate the garden as a no-go zone where you are explicitly allowed an hour of uninterrupted me time,” she said, stating the importance of individual “protected time.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus lockdown: How to maintain a healthy relationship while in self-isolation
'To be frank, I think it's a load of bulls**t. The numbers at the minute just do not warrant these restrictions and I'm shocked by how many people are just buying into it,' a woman who wanted only to be known as Rosemary said. … [Read more...] about Australia’s bizarre lockdown penalties: Break the rules by hitting the beach and nobody bats an eyelid – but go on a driving lesson with your mum or sit down with a friend and you’ll get slugged
"Front line can be broadly defined. Our goal is to begin with front line workers at local hospitals and immediate care centers. If we have the funds to move on to other departments, or other critical community roles like our police and fire departments, this is our intent + desire," the group's GoFundMe page said. … [Read more...] about Parade Of Dinosaurs Helps Raise Awareness For ‘Project Front Line’