Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Focus on the big picture
The roller-skating group tackling loneliness
BBC, 18 Jan 2022
A skating group in Belfast have been helping people who struggled with loneliness and isolation during the pandemic.
Kyla Phillips hadn’t put on a pair of roller-skates since her childhood but with gyms closed during lockdown an increasing sense of isolation re-ignited her interest in the hobby.
What started as a few friends and an Instagram page has blossomed into a community that many say has been important for their mental health.
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Chris Wallace: Mastriano the last person GOP wants to see as primary winner
CNN, 18 May 2022
State Sen. Doug Mastriano, the Pennsylvania Republican backed by former President Donald Trump, will win the GOP gubernatorial nomination in the Keystone State, CNN projects.
Cyclone Yakecan batters Uruguay's capital
AFP, 18 May 2022
Strong winds and waves batter Uruguay's capital Montevideo as subtropical cyclone Yakecan hits the South American country with gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour.
Republican voters want an agenda that is focused on their needs: GOP senator
FOX, 18 May 2022
Sen. Josh Hawley discusses how Republicans need to unite behind
Lesotho: The deal with water | Global Ideas
DW, 18 May 2022
Lesotho is water-rich. But the southern African kingdom is one of the world's poorest countries.
Fans greet Eurovision winners at Ukraine border
AP, 18 May 2022
Cheering fans greeted the Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra as they returned to Ukraine after they won the Eurovision Song Contest.
Several Pennsylvania races are set
CBS, 18 May 2022
CBS News projected that Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman will win the Democratic nomination in the U.S.
Gisele Barreto Fetterman Speaks On Behalf Of Husband After PA Primary Win
NBC, 18 May 2022
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is in the hospital recovering from a health scare so his wife, Gisele Barreto Fetterman, spoke to supporters on his behalf after he won the ...
Bill 96: Quebec premier says health care will remain the same for anglophones, immigrants
CA, 18 May 2022
Quebec Premier François Legault is defending Bill 96 again, saying critics of the legislation have it wrong and insisting that access to health care for anglophones and immigran...
PBS NewsHour West live episode, May 17, 2022
PBS, 18 May 2022
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Cannes jury president 'overjoyed' as festival opens
Reuters, 18 May 2022
The Cannes Film Festival rolled out the red carpet as the Mediterranean port city filled up with film stars, festival goers and oglers for the 75th anniversary event, bringing b...
Biden urges America to reject 'poison' of white supremacy
Sky, 18 May 2022
President Biden has called white supremacy 'a poison running through our body politic', after meeting the families of victims, killed in a racially motivated mass shooting on Sa...
Flying Cheap (full documentary)
Frontline, 18 May 2022
After the deadly airline crash of Continental 3407 in Buffalo,
Pay with a smile: Mastercard launches facial recognition biometrics
SCMP, 18 May 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Mastercard is piloting technology that lets customers pay with their face, a smile or a wave.
The red carpet is ready: Ukraine and zombies at the 75th Cannes Film Festival • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 18 May 2022
The 75th Cannes Film Festival kicked off on Tuesday with a zombie-themed tribute to film-making by French director Michel Hazanavicius as the movie world returned to the Riviera...
Mariupol falls to Russian forces as defending troops evacuated
BBC, 18 May 2022
The siege of Mariupol is all but over as hundreds of its Ukrainian defenders finally abandoned the steel plant where they had held out for months under relentless bombardment.
More than 260 fighters evacuated from besieged Azovstal steel plant
ITV, 18 May 2022
More than 260 Ukrainian fighters, including those badly wounded,
Lebanon’s election results explained
Al Jazeera, 18 May 2022
Al Jazeera’s Kareem Chehayeb explains the significance of the
Gloom Deepens for Eurozone Growth
Bloomberg, 18 May 2022
The European Commission has slashed its forecast for 2022 eurozone
I'm a College Student with a Disability. Stop Treating Me Like a Child. | Op-Docs
NYT, 18 May 2022
With audio description, English and Spanish subtitles. Learn more about the film and listen to the audio description pre-show: https://likerightnowfilms.com/productions/details/...
Azovstal, economic trouble in the West & we call a Ukrainian MP | Ukraine: The Latest | Podcast
Telegraph, 18 May 2022
Subscribe to Ukraine: The Latest for free to make sure you never miss an episode: https://www.playpodca.st/ukraine Day 83.