Art

Mind-Blowing Value But Should You Wait For iPad Air?

Mind-Blowing Value But Should You Wait For iPad Air?

The eighth-generation iPad Air. David Phelan. Apple’s eighth-generation iPad is out now. It costs $329 and up. Should you buy it or is that new iPad Air, due next month, the one to go for? I’ve been using the iPad for a few days now. Here’s everything you need to know. MORE FROM FORBES Apple Releases iOS 14: Long-Awaited Debut Of Stupendously Different Software. So, what’s different? There’s been one consistent thing about the entry-level iPad. ... Full story

Education

Lagos State Govt Releases Academic Calendar For 2020/2021 Session

Lagos State Govt Releases Academic Calendar For 2020/2021 Session

The Lagos State Government has released the academic calendar for the 2020/2021 session for both public and private schools. According to a statement by the Office of Education Quality Assurance, the Ministry of Education said that schools below tertiary level will resume First Term academic activities on September 21, while the term will end on December 18. The Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, ... Full story

Economics

Germany plans reform to avoid bankruptcy wave due to corona

Germany plans reform to avoid bankruptcy wave due to corona

FILE PHOTO: German Justice Minister Christine Lambrecht addresses a news conference after a virtual meeting with the EU Ministers of Justice in Berlin, Germany July 6, 2020. Kay Nietfeld/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo. BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany would relax insolvency rules under proposals set out on Saturday to help avert a wave of bankruptcies in Europe’s biggest economy, provided companies hit by the coronavirus crisis have a robust business ... Full story

Entertainment

Woman falls from car on M25 filming Snapchat video

Woman falls from car on M25 filming Snapchat video

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Health

Philippines confirms 3,962 new coronavirus cases, 100 more deaths

Philippines confirms 3,962 new coronavirus cases, 100 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: Filipinos queue for cash subsidy from the government amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Batasan Hills, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez. MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines’ health ministry on Saturday reported 3,962 new coronavirus infections and 100 additional deaths, with both numbers the highest in five days. In a bulletin, the ministry said total confirmed cases have ... Full story

Law

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court judge dies of cancer aged 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court judge dies of cancer aged 87

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an iconic champion of women's rights, has died of cancer at the age of 87, the court has said. Ginsburg died on Friday of metastatic pancreatic cancer at her home in Washington, DC, surrounded by her family, the statement said. Earlier this year, Ginsburg said she was undergoing chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer. She was a prominent feminist who became a figurehead for liberals in the US. ... Full story

Living

Two dead as 'medicane' sweeps across Greece - BBC News

Two dead as 'medicane' sweeps across Greece - BBC News

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Politics

Biggest Thai protest in years targets government and monarchy

Biggest Thai protest in years targets government and monarchy

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Around 20,000 people protested in Thailand’s capital on Saturday against the government of former coup leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, with many demonstrators also calling for reforms to the monarchy. Pro-democracy protesters attend a mass rally to call for the ouster of prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's government and reforms in the monarchy, in Bangkok, Thailand, September 19, 2020. REUTERS/Athit ... Full story

Sport

Taiwan travellers take sightseeing 'flight to nowhere'

Taiwan travellers take sightseeing 'flight to nowhere'

Slideshow ( 3 images ). TAIPEI (Reuters) - A Taiwanese airline carried around 120 passengers on a “flight to nowhere” on Saturday to view the South Korean resort island of Jeju, before flying straight back home, the latest gimmick to give people a glimpse of normality during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tough border restrictions to keep the coronavirus under control have led to a 97.5% plunge in international travel in the region, according to the ... Full story

Technology

Lebanon's army finds firework cache at devastated Beirut port

Lebanon's army finds firework cache at devastated Beirut port

FILE PHOTO: A volunteer digs through the rubble of buildings which collapsed due to the explosion at the port area, after signs of life were detected, in Gemmayze, Beirut, Lebanon September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/File Photo. BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s army said it had found 1.3 tonnes of fireworks during a search of Beirut port, which was devastated last month in a huge blast that was blamed on a large quantity of chemicals kept in ... Full story