Saturday, Sep 19, 2020
Focus on the big picture
U.K. economy surges in July but growth could be hampered by a messy Brexit
Bloomberg, 12 Sep 2020
The problems the U.K. and pound face are more related to Brexit than the pandemic. Insights via @CME Group: ...
Thai students ready for rally to demand change
Al Jazeera, 19 Sep 2020
A university in Thailand, which has a history of political activism and violence, is the venue for the latest anti-government protests planned for Saturday.
Four premiers ask for $70B boost to health care ahead of throne speech | FULL
CA, 19 Sep 2020
Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Québec Premier François Legault will hold a press conference in Ottawa on Friday to...
The mystery of missing $65 billion in British bank notes
Reuters, 19 Sep 2020
Britain's National Audit Office has uncovered a mystery: the number of pound notes in circulation has soared, so who is holding around 50 billion pounds ($65 billion) in cash? S...
WATCH LIVE: Alabama Gov. Ivey gives Hurricane Sally aftermath update
PBS, 19 Sep 2020
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Presidente de Perú enfrenta juicio político
AP, 19 Sep 2020
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Breonna Taylor's mother speaks about settlement with Louisville
CBS, 19 Sep 2020
Breonna Taylor's mother says her fight for justice is not over after the city of Louisville agreed to settle the family's wrongful death lawsuit for $12 million - the biggest se...
Jewish worshippers pray in Jerusalem's Western Wall
AFP, 19 Sep 2020
Jewish worshippers gathered Thursday night in Jerusalem’s Western Wall to attend ‘Selichot’, a traditional prayer of repentance being held towards the new Jewish year on Rosh Ha...
Coronavirus numbers drag down Trump and GOP in battleground states
CNN, 19 Sep 2020
CNN's John King looks at new polling numbers across key battleground states with Alex Burns from The New York Times.
Trump admin set to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran
FOX, 18 Sep 2020
Former Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. will rejoin Iran
Taiwan: China's next target? | DW Analysis
DW, 18 Sep 2020
Despite China’s increasingly aggressive behaviour both at home and abroad, Beijing’s open threat to take control of Taiwan by force is receiving comparatively little attention –...
Brazilian Singer Anitta Speaks About New Album, Working With Cardi B | NBC News NOW
NBC, 18 Sep 2020
In an interview with NBC Latino, Brazilian singer Anitta speaks about her new song "Me Gusta," which features rapper Cardi B and how her album mixes Brazilian culture with Latin...
How Tom Holland Seeks Revenge in ‘The Devil All the Time’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 18 Sep 2020
“You got time for a sinner?” That line from the vengeance-seeking Arvin Russell (Tom Holland) is delivered with a sense of both weariness and foreboding.
Live: UN chief hosts virtual meeting on SDG and COVID-19 recovery
CGTN, 18 Sep 2020
On Friday, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres holds a virtual 'SDG Moment' with about 20 world leaders to set out a vision for a Decade of Action and recovery fro...
European Heritage Days: discovering the hidden cultural gems hiding in plain sight
FRANCE24, 18 Sep 2020
Every year, monuments, museums and historical buildings throw their doors open for one weekend, allowing visitors to peek inside embassies, institutions and even the presidentia...
COVID-19: Sturgeon warns hard but necessary decisions are likely
Sky, 18 Sep 2020
Nicola Sturgeon says difficult but necessary decisions are likely in the coming days to tackle COVID-19 as the country reaches a 'critical point' in fighting the virus.
Face masks: Doctor busts six common myths
Telegraph, 18 Sep 2020
As Britain continues to embark on the 'new normal' of wearing face coverings, many have complained about being forced to wear masks.
Chinese start-up launches plant-based meat as coronavirus fuels healthy eating trend
SCMP, 18 Sep 2020
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Citi's Bailin Sees Market Rotation Into Cyclicals
Bloomberg, 18 Sep 2020
Sep.18 -- David Bailin, Citigroup Inc.'s global head of investments,
London New Year's Eve fireworks cancelled due to Covid risk, says mayor
Guardian, 18 Sep 2020
The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed that the annual firework display on New Year's Eve will not go ahead because of concerns about large numbers of people gathering in t...
Lesbos: Greek police move migrants to new camp after Moria fire
BBC, 18 Sep 2020
Police on the Greek island of Lesbos are moving thousands of migrants and refugees from the fire-gutted Moria camp to a new tent city nearby.