News

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September

Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch.

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Fonte: The New York Times

maggio 19, 2019
F.A.A. Urges Commercial Flights to ‘Exercise Caution’ Over Persian Gulf

Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency alerted airliners to a growing risk of “misidentification” when flying in the region.

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Fonte: The New York Times

maggio 19, 2019
Rain Much on Your Vacation? One Italian Island Offers Hotel Refunds

Tourists who visit Elba, off the coast of Tuscany, get one night back for every day during which it rains for more than two hours at a time.

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Fonte: The New York Times

maggio 19, 2019

Business

In a Surprise, Japan’s Economy Grew in the First Quarter, Despite a Slowdown in China

But the strong figure masks lingering weakness, giving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a mixed bag as he tries to strike a trade deal with the U.S.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 20, 2019
With Interest: The Week in Business: A Facial Recognition Ban, and Trade War Blues

Also: Worries about another war, and the continuing crisis at Boeing.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 18, 2019
U.S. Birthrate Drops 4th Year in a Row, Possibly Echoing the Great Recession

The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 17, 2019
The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’

As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 16, 2019
Bye-Bye, Bathroom Attendants?

A profession affected by gender neutrality, changing mores and the cashless economy.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 16, 2019
White House Reassesses Auto Tariffs as It Focuses on China Fight

A potential thaw in trade relations with Canada, Mexico and Europe comes as tension between the United States and China grows.

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Source: The New York Times

maggio 15, 2019

Arts&Culture

The Voice’s Jack Vidgen ‘NEVER mentions his shock facial transformation’ during his blind audition

Jack Vidgen looks like a completely different person eight years after winning Australia's Got Talent back in 2011. 

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Source: Daily Mail

maggio 23, 2019
MAFS’ Ines Basic sparks concerns with obscene Instagram posts

Married At First Sight's Ines Basic, 29, went on a bizarre Instagram rant on Thursday, sparking concerns for her mental health.

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Source: Daily Mail

maggio 23, 2019
Kylie Jenner shares glimpse into the Kardashian–Jenner bathroom photoshoot from her Kylie Skin party

Kylie Jenner shared some behind-the-scenes photos and videos from her intricate all-pink launch party for her Kylie Skin line. A short video showed her posing with her sisters and mother.

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Source: Daily Mail

maggio 23, 2019
‘Everything feels easier, even my 3am alarm!’ First look at Sam Armytage’s Weight Watchers TV ad

She was announced as the latest celebrity ambassador for Weight Watchers, now known as WW, on Thursday.

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Source: Daily Mail

maggio 23, 2019

SPORT

  • Manchester United transfer news: Crystal Palace place £70m price tag on target Aaron Wan-Bissaka

    Palace feel under absolutely no pressure to sell Wan-Bissaka, and would want a fee of over £70m to even consider the prospect

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    Source: The Indipendent

    maggio 23, 2019
  • The death of the 72? Why football outside the Premier League is on its knees

    The gulf between England's top flight and the lower leagues is increasing year by year. What's driving this phenomenon, what does it mean for the future of the game and how can we arrest such concerning developments? Here, Miguel Delaney investigates

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    Source: The Indipendent

    maggio 23, 2019
  • Katie Ormerod: 'The more I learnt about damage to the environment, the more I wanted to help'

    Exclusive interview: The snowboarder on how she is tackling her carbon footprint and why she wants other athletes to follow her lead

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    Source: The Indipendent

    maggio 23, 2019
  • Prospective Bolton Wanderers buyers must show £25m proof of funds

    Wanderers have been placed into administration after a takeover by former Watford chairman Laurence Bassini collapsed earlier this month

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    Source: The Indipendent

    maggio 23, 2019
  • Gloucester's Danny Cipriani named Premiership Rugby Player of the Season

    Fly-half becomes only second person after Wasps' Jimmy Gopperth to win this and RPA Player of the Year in same campaign

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    Source: The Indipendent

    maggio 23, 2019
  • Fifa abandons plans to expand 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

    President Gianni Infantino accepts that proposal would be too challenging to implement

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    Source: The Indipendent

    maggio 22, 2019