Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020
Focus on the big picture
Concrete jungle: China's 'vertical forest' overrun by greenery
AFP, 15 Sep 2020
An experimental green housing project in China's southwestern Chengdu city has been overrun by its own plants, with state media reporting that only a handful of buyers have moved in.
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Pilgrims’ 400th marked by COVID, irony
AP, 22 Sep 2020
Some historians believe an epidemic among native inhabitants paved the way for the Plymouth Colony.
Senator's ad boasts she's 'more conservative than Attila the Hun'
CNN, 22 Sep 2020
Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia is looking to highlight her conservative voting record in a new ad that compares her to Attila the Hun.
Rescue under way to save 180 stranded whales in Australia
AFP, 22 Sep 2020
Scientists are trying to rescue almost 200 whales stranded in a remote bay on the Australian island of Tasmania.
Ingraham: Riot at the court
FOX, 22 Sep 2020
'Ingraham Angle' host surveys Roe v. Wade and its lasting impact.
Planet 2020: Fires And Floods Force Climate Change To The Forefront | NBC News NOW
NBC, 22 Sep 2020
With unrelenting wildfires and an already historic hurricane season, NBC News Now dedicates this report to covering the global climate crisis.
Coronavirus: Quebec's top doctor believes second COVID-19 wave has begun
CA, 22 Sep 2020
Quebec's director of public health Dr. Horacio Arruda says the province is now at the start of a second wave of the COVID-19 health crisis as cases surged once again Monday.
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PBS, 22 Sep 2020
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New film examines how Trump and Biden have handled times of crisis
CBS, 22 Sep 2020
Filmmaker Michael Kirk's latest film for Frontline is "The Choice 2020: Trump vs.
Why China's control of rare earths matters
FT, 22 Sep 2020
China dominates the world's production and supply of rare earths - obscure elements that are vital for high tech manufacturing.
Conservative women top Trump's potential court picks
Reuters, 22 Sep 2020
A look at Amy Coney Barrett and Barbara Lagoa - the conservative judges Trump is considering to replace the late justice and feminist icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S.
Covid-19 pandemic forces Hong Kong hotels to rethink hospitality business models
SCMP, 22 Sep 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Visitor arrivals in Hong Kong have plunged 99 per cent, according to official year-on-year figure...
Firework festival 'Rostec' kicks off in Moscow's suburbs
RT, 22 Sep 2020
The fireworks festival "Rostec" took place in Kubinka near Moscow.
Europe's COVID-19 crisis surges
Al Jazeera, 22 Sep 2020
Countries across Europe are declaring health emergencies as coronavirus cases rise.
PM under pressure as the coronavirus alert level rises
Sky, 22 Sep 2020
As the coronavirus alert level across the UK rises from three to four, Boris Johnson is under pressure to increase restrictions.
Joe Biden blames Trump's 'lies and incompetence' for coronavirus death toll
Guardian, 22 Sep 2020
Joe Biden said Donald Trump's 'lies and incompetence' since the start of the coronavirus pandemic had led to the 'one of the greatest losses in American history' as he spoke at ...
French actor Michael Lonsdale dies aged 89
FRANCE24, 22 Sep 2020
Michael Lonsdale, an enigmatic giant of the silver screen and theater in France who worked with some of the world’s top directors in an acting career that spanned 60 years, died...
Care homes used as 'dumping ground' for patients during pandemic, whistleblowers say
ITV, 22 Sep 2020
When they house our oldest and our frailest, it is perhaps no surprise that it is care settings where Covid-19 often makes itself most at home.
UK chief scientists warn of 50,000 new infections every day without tougher restrictions
BBC, 22 Sep 2020
Without further action to limit the spread of Coronavirus there could be 50,000 new cases every day in the UK by mid-October, according to the government's chief scientists.
Three reasons why jobs recovery is slowing down
Bloomberg, 22 Sep 2020
Many businesses are in the process of right-sizing as they adjust to lower demand. Insights via @CME Group: ...
Watch again: MPs debate Internal Markets Bill in House of Commons | Brexit
Telegraph, 22 Sep 2020
Boris Johnson went on to comfortably win his first Commons battle over the Internal Market Bill, but rebels believe many MPs have simply decided to “hold their fire” until an am...