Art

'Anonymous' Trump administration critic identifies himself

'Anonymous' Trump administration critic identifies himself

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Education

Wales urged to scrap GCSE exams in favour of assessments

Wales urged to scrap GCSE exams in favour of assessments

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Economics

UK rejects 'Britain First' trade policy, taking swipes at U.S. and EU

UK rejects 'Britain First' trade policy, taking swipes at U.S. and EU

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will on Thursday chide the “pernicious” trade practices of the United States and Europe, even as it tries to pin down deals with the its most important allies in a post-Brexit drive to reinvent itself as a free trading nation. A British ten pound banknote is seen in a photo illustration taken March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Phil Noble/Illustration/Files. The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought havoc on global supply chains, fanning ... Full story

Entertainment

Porn star Ron Jeremy charged with seven more sex crimes

Porn star Ron Jeremy charged with seven more sex crimes

FILE PHOTO: Adult film star Ron Jeremy, who has been charged with raping three women and sexually assaulting a fourth in incidents in West Hollywood from 2014 to 2019, makes his first appearance in Los Angeles County Superior Court, California, U.S. June 23, 2020. Robert Gauthier/Pool via REUTERS/. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Porn star Ron Jeremy was charged on Wednesday with an additional seven counts of rape and sexual assault, bringing to 23 the ... Full story

Health

Remote Marshall Islands records first cases - BBC News

Remote Marshall Islands records first cases - BBC News

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Law

Canada border officer had concerns about interviewing Huawei CFO ahead of arrest

Canada border officer had concerns about interviewing Huawei CFO ahead of arrest

VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) - A Canadian border officer told a court on Wednesday he had concerns about intercepting and interviewing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou before police arrested her on a warrant from the United States almost two years ago. FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves a court hearing during a break in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada September 28, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer ... Full story

Living

J.C. Penney enters asset purchase agreement with Brookfield, Simon

J.C. Penney enters asset purchase agreement with Brookfield, Simon

FILE PHOTO: A J.C. Penney Company Inc. store is pictured at a mall in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 17, 2018. Picture taken November 17, 2018. REUTERS/Suzanne Barlyn. (Reuters) - J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Wednesday it has entered an asset purchase agreement with Brookfield Asset Management Inc BAMa.TO , Simon Property Group SPG.N and a majority of the company's first lien lenders. The iconic 118-year-old retailer had filed for ... Full story

Politics

Tony Chung: Hong Kong activist detained near US embassy charged

Tony Chung: Hong Kong activist detained near US embassy charged

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Sport

England's COVID-19 infections doubling every nine days: Imperial College

England's COVID-19 infections doubling every nine days: Imperial College

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective mask speaks on the phone in front of a closed down store, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay. LONDON (Reuters) - The spread of the coronavirus continues to increase across all parts of England with cases doubling every nine days, according to a new study by Imperial College, putting pressure on the government to introduce ... Full story

Technology

Microsoft announces its first Azure data center region in Taiwan – TechCrunch

Microsoft announces its first Azure data center region in Taiwan – TechCrunch

After announcing its latest data center region in Austria earlier this month and an expansion of its footprint in Brazil, Microsoft today unveiled its plans to open a new region in Taiwan. This new region will augment its existing presence in East Asia, where the company already runs data centers in China (operated by 21Vianet), Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. This new region will bring Microsoft’s total presence around the world to 66 cloud ... Full story