Friday, May 14, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Electoral Commission investigation into Boris Johnson's Downing Street flat refurbishment
ITV, 29 Apr 2021
In anyone's book, £58000 is a heck of a lot of money and it could end up costing the Prime Minister dear. Parliament's spending watchdog, the Electoral ...
India's Modi says 'feeling' his nation's Covid pain
AFP, 14 May 2021
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he feels the pain of all Indians battling the pandemic, in a televised address following weeks of largely avoiding public comment o...
COVID in India: Loss of trust in Modi government has people looking online
DW, 14 May 2021
In India, the number of recorded COVID-19 infections has surpassed 24 million. 4,000 or more deaths were reported for the third consecutive day.
U.S. and other countries criticize China for crackdown on Uighurs
CBS, 14 May 2021
The U.S. and other countries criticized China during a virtual meeting this week for the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslims.
Was the CDC's new mask guidance a political move?
FOX, 14 May 2021
Fox News contributor Joe Concha analyzes media's reaction to the new CDC guidelines on mask wearing.
Israel intensifies attacks in Gaza as conflict enters fifth day
BBC, 14 May 2021
Israel has intensified its assault on Gaza, as Palestinian militants continue to fire rockets into Israel on the fifth day of hostilities.
Elevate: 'Success In The She-cession'
NBC, 14 May 2021
The pandemic has been rough on working women. But there are signs of hope this spring because women never give up.
Breakingviews TV: Bargain IPO
Reuters, 14 May 2021
Pepco, the owner of discount chains Poundland and Dealz, has set the price on its market debut in Warsaw with a market value of 5 billion euros.
Chile's new constitution: Seats for indigenous groups ahead of vote
Al Jazeera, 14 May 2021
Chileans head to the polls later this week to elect a group of people who will draft a new constitution.
Greece opens to tourists amid fast Covid-19 vaccination, as authorities hope ‘revenue income’
FRANCE24, 14 May 2021
Greece has kicked off its tourist season with some 40 international flights expected to arrive in the country this Friday, with the government and travel operators hoping the su...
How we'll live in 2030: Will there come a time when we never need to leave the house?
Telegraph, 14 May 2021
Our lives have changed so dramatically in the first twenty years
Corinthia London Hotel Seeing 'Huge Pent-up Demand', CEO Says
Bloomberg, 14 May 2021
May.14 -- The U.K. takes another stop closer to easing lockdown with much of the leisure sector opening next week.
How can brutal U.S. cops be held accountable?
CGTN, 14 May 2021
For a long time, it is not uncommon to see violent law enforcement by the U.S. police, especially against African Americans.
'We will not give up' | Hundreds of Nissan workers protest plant closures in Barcelona
RT, 14 May 2021
Protesters marched in Barcelona, Spain with whistles and firecrackers in a demonstration against the planned closures of car manufacturing plants.
ShowBiz Minute: Maher, Prince Harry, Springsteen
AP, 14 May 2021
Bill Maher taping canceled after host's positive virus test; Prince Harry thought about quitting royal life in his 20s; Bruce Springsteen presented with Woody Guthrie Prize, say...
Wild boar corner Italian woman and steal her food shopping
Guardian, 14 May 2021
A group of wild boar surrounded a woman who had just come out of a supermarket near Rome and stole her shopping, rekindling a debate about the animal's presence in Italian towns...
Schools left out of extra 'pupil premium' funds
Sky, 14 May 2021
The pupil premium payment is paid to schools for pupils who get free school meals but a change in terms has left schools in parts of England short-changed.
The black fungus nightmare facing India’s coronavirus patients
SCMP, 14 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube India is reporting a sharp increase in the number of rare “black fungus” infections, or mucormyco...
Our royal team on The Queen's speech and Meghan's message on vaccines
ITV, 14 May 2021
This is The Royal Rota - our weekly podcast about the royal family, with ITV News Royal Editor Chris Ship and Producer Lizzie Robinson.
Hamas releases new propaganda video amid ongoing violence
CNN, 14 May 2021
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks out against clashes between Jewish and Arab citizens as violence between Israel and Hamas continues.
What if the Whales Could Save Us? | Rethink Sustainability
FT, 14 May 2021
Can whales help cool the temperature of our planet? A whale’s body can store up to 33 tonnes of harmful carbon dioxide.