Art

AIPP Silver Lining Awards Show Off Some of Australia's Best Photography

AIPP Silver Lining Awards Show Off Some of Australia's Best Photography

In an attempt to make the best of a difficult year, the Australian Institute Of Professional Photography (AIPP) put on a unique photo contest. Called the Full story

Education

A-Level students will open their results today

A-Level students will open their results today

NERVOUS pupils across Hampshire are set to open an envelope to their future today. While many will be hoping to get into university, others may be going onto apprenticeships or taking on full-time work. Many parents and guardians have their fingers crossed today in the hopes that their children can go on to do amazing work. Like past years, the Daily Echo will be visiting several sixth forms and colleges to celebrate their success, and are ... Full story

Economics

Opinion  supplementing unemployment benefits still has major legal problems

Opinion supplementing unemployment benefits still has major legal problems

Support our journalism. Subscribe today. His executive actions, he declared , “will take care of, pretty much, this entire situation.”. Instead, he revealed his administration’s inability to do the bare minimum homework necessary even when it actually wants to govern. Full coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump’s memorandum allowing federal student loan payments to continue being deferred, through the end of the year, seems fine. But his ... Full story

Entertainment

Great-great-great grandma with 173 family members celebrates 100th birthday

Great-great-great grandma with 173 family members celebrates 100th birthday

A North Carolina woman who has 88 great-grandchildren just celebrated turning 100 years old. Julia Lee Kelley of Franklinton, has five children, 30 grandchildren, 88 great grandchildren, 49 great great grandchildren and one great-great-great grandchild, ABC11 WTVD in Raleigh reported. Family members Kelley Oakley and Kimberley Williams filmed video of the drive-thru birthday parade held for the centenarian on Aug. 8. Julia Lee Kelley of ... Full story

Health

14 new Covid-19 cases reported - BBC News

14 new Covid-19 cases reported - BBC News

New Zealand has reported 14 new Covid-19 cases a day after its biggest city, Auckland, went back into lockdown. The detection of four new infected family members earlier this week shocked a country that had recorded no locally transmitted cases for more than three months. Of the new cases, 13 have been linked back to this family, while one is an overseas arrival who was in quarantine. A three-day lockdown was imposed in Auckland on Wednesday. ... Full story

Law

Second Belarus protester dies as UN sounds alarm

Second Belarus protester dies as UN sounds alarm

Image caption Belarusian police have been accused of using violence against protesters. A protester has died in Belarus in police custody, the second death since clashes with police erupted on Sunday over a disputed presidential election. Officials say the cause of death of the 25-year-old man in Gomel is unclear. His mother says he had heart problems and was kept for hours in a police van. In Brest, police said they used live bullets when they ... Full story

Living

ByteDance in talks with India's Reliance for investment in TikTok: TechCrunch

ByteDance in talks with India's Reliance for investment in TikTok: TechCrunch

FILE PHOTO: TikTok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken November 27, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration. (Reuters) - China's ByteDance is in early talks with Reliance Industries Ltd ( RELI.NS ) for an investment in its video-based app TikTok's business in India, TechCrunch reported here on Thursday, citing sources. The two companies began conversations late last month and have not ... Full story

Politics

China launches 'Clean Plate' campaign against food waste

China launches 'Clean Plate' campaign against food waste

Image caption Chinese President Xi stressed the need to maintain a sense of 'crisis' around food. China has stepped up measures to reduce food waste, after President Xi Jinping called the amount wasted "shocking and distressing". The "Clean Plate Campaign" comes after Mr Xi highlighted that Covid-19 had "sounded the alarm" on food waste. He added that China had to "maintain a sense of crisis about food security". It also comes after weeks of ... Full story

Sport

Biden and Harris proved it doesn’t take a rally to deliver a big message

Biden and Harris proved it doesn’t take a rally to deliver a big message

There were plenty of applause lines but without any applause, so the words had a chance to sit in the air so listeners could take their full measure. They could feel the weight of each syllable. It was politics stripped down to just the players, a man and a woman vying for the country’s highest offices standing at a lectern in a Wilmington, Del., gymnasium that was more empty than full. Support our journalism. Subscribe today. A man and a woman ... Full story

Technology

Sea life in Mauritius dying as massive oil spill threatens endangered species

Sea life in Mauritius dying as massive oil spill threatens endangered species

Oil spill disaster in Mauritius Oil spill disaster in Mauritius. massive oil spill Salvage crews have successfully pumped all the fuel from the tanks of a giant cargo ship which ran aground off Mauritius, the prime minister said Wednesday, preventing another massive oil spill into the pristine waters. However, a variety of sea life around the island is dying and experts have warned the environmental disaster is threatening endangered species ... Full story