Diversity’s BGT Routine Selected for Bafta’s Must-See Moment Award

Diversity’s Black Lives Matter-inspired ‘Britain’s Got Talent performance and Nigella Lawson’s unusual pronunciation of microwave are among the nods for this year’s BAFTA TV Awards Must-See Moment prize Diversity’s Black Lives Matter-inspired ‘Britain’s Got Talent routine has been nominated for this year’s BAFTA TV Awards Must-See Moment prize. The dance troupe’s powerful performance – which… Continue reading Diversity’s BGT Routine Selected for Bafta’s Must-See Moment Award

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Boris Johnson Calls Cabinet to Meet as Pressure Builds on Him Amid Leaked Plans

Boris Johnson will chair a cupboard meeting later as he attempts to shift the main target from a series of claims and questions over his conduct. Among them is an accusation the PM once said he would rather see “bodies pile high” than approve the third lockdown. Mr. Johnson and No 10 strongly denied he… Continue reading Boris Johnson Calls Cabinet to Meet as Pressure Builds on Him Amid Leaked Plans

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HSBC Forecasts Beaming Outlook as Profits Elevate

HSBC has reported stronger than expected profits and says the economic outlook is looking brighter. Europe’s biggest bank by assets reported an income of $5.8bn (£4.2bn) for the January-to-March period, up from $3.2bn a year earlier. More than half its profits came from Asia, the region where the bank does much of its business. The… Continue reading HSBC Forecasts Beaming Outlook as Profits Elevate

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Bitcoin Sales Along with Environmental Credits Augment Profits at Tesla

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc marginally beat Wall Street expectations for first-quarter revenue on Monday boosted by a jump in environmental credit sales to other automakers and liquidating some bitcoins. Tesla posted record deliveries within the half-moon despite a worldwide chip shortage that has slammed auto sector rivals, but its profit wasn’t driven by auto sales.… Continue reading Bitcoin Sales Along with Environmental Credits Augment Profits at Tesla

Google And Facebook ‘Failed to Discard Scam Adverts’

Google and Facebook did not remove online scam adverts after fraud victims reported them, in tune with consumer watchdog Which? Google had failed to remove 34% of the scam adverts reported thereto, compared with 26% at Facebook, the study indicated. Both companies said they removed fraudulent adverts, which are banned on their platforms. But Which?… Continue reading Google And Facebook ‘Failed to Discard Scam Adverts’

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Book Sales Increased in The Lockdown as The UK Rediscovered the Love for Reading

UK consumer book sales climbed 7% to £2.1bn last year as people “rediscovered their love of reading” in lockdown, the industry body says. Demand for fiction and non-fiction jumped, while audio-book sales were up 37%, the Publishers Association said. Bestsellers included The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman, Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo, and… Continue reading Book Sales Increased in The Lockdown as The UK Rediscovered the Love for Reading

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Taiwan Officials Investigate Apple Supplier Hack

Authorities in Taiwan say they’re looking into a ransomware cyber-attack on a serious technology firm there. Quanta Computer may be a manufacturer of the many flagship Apple products, including its MacBook line. The hackers, referred to as Revil, have published stolen blueprints for unreleased products, and are threatening to release more. Taiwanese officials said they’re… Continue reading Taiwan Officials Investigate Apple Supplier Hack

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Coronavirus Reaches World’s Tallest Peak “Mount Everest’’

At least one climber on Everest has tested positive for Covid-19, just weeks after the world’s tallest peak reopened to climbers following a year of closure. Norwegian climber Erlend Ness has been isolated in hospital for eight nights due to the virus, he said. Reports say a sherpa in his party had also tested positive… Continue reading Coronavirus Reaches World’s Tallest Peak “Mount Everest’’

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Jaguar Land Rover to Hang Output Owing to Chip Shortage

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is shutting its two main car factories temporarily due to a shortage of computer chips. The difficulties at Britain’s biggest carmaker echo similar problems at other manufacturers, including Ford, who are hit by a worldwide shortage of chips. JLR said there would be a “limited period” of closure at its Halewood… Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover to Hang Output Owing to Chip Shortage

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