Art

Gucci slashes 'stale' seasonal fashion shows

Gucci slashes 'stale' seasonal fashion shows

Image caption Gucci last held its Fall/Winter 2020/21 fashion show during Milan Fashion Week in February. Gucci has announced it will cut the number of fashion shows it holds every year in an effort to reduce waste. The company says the concept of seasonal clothes has become obsolete and will now host just two "seasonless" catwalk shows every year. The label said the traditional rota of spring/summer, autumn/winter, cruise and pre-fall shows ... Full story

Education

Why reopening French schools is a social emergency

Why reopening French schools is a social emergency

Image caption Primary schools and some middle schools have reopened with pupils following strict social distancing measures. It's obvious that a lack of schooling has increased inequalities, says France's Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer. "Social emergency" is the term he uses to describe the need to unlock the country's schools. France started reopening its education system after lockdown with primary schools, because it was even more ... Full story

Economics

Morgan Stanley sees tighter oil market, raises Brent forecast

Morgan Stanley sees tighter oil market, raises Brent forecast

FILE PHOTO: Oil and gas tanks are seen at an oil warehouse at a port in Zhuhai, China October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song - RC114DB58B20/File Photo. (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley ( MS.N ) on Tuesday raised its year-end Brent price forecast to $40 per barrel, citing a faster-than-expected balance in global oil demand and supply as countries ease coronavirus restrictions and major producers cut supply. “We expect demand to rebound to about 97 million ... Full story

Entertainment

Disney's Planet Of The Apes Movie Could Begin Production Soon

Disney's Planet Of The Apes Movie Could Begin Production Soon

The Planet of the Apes franchise is expected to deliver a new film in the near future, as director Wes Ball provides an update on production. Starting in 1968, Planet of the Apes has a longstanding history in film, especially with its most widely known and lucrative 2011 reboot series from Rupert Wyatt and Matt Reeves. Ball, who first gained traction in film school with his animated short film Ruin (2011), had his initial break in the industry ... Full story

Health

Thailand reports nine new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

Thailand reports nine new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

FILE PHOTO: General view of the almost empty Khaosan Road, which is usually crowded with tourists, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand, May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha -/File Photo. BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand on Wednesday reported nine new coronavirus infections, bringing its total to 3,054 confirmed cases. There were no new deaths reported. The cases were Thai nationals in quarantine who ... Full story

Law

Hong Kong police face off with protesters as protests flare against national anthem law"

Hong Kong police face off with protesters as protests flare against national anthem law"

Reuters Top News: "LIVE: Hong Kong police face off with protesters as protests flare against national anthem law" - -. - Sorry, this site requires JavaScript for full functionality. Please enable JavaScript in your browser and reload the page. Full story

Living

Google outlines plan to get some employees back to the office – TechCrunch

Google outlines plan to get some employees back to the office – TechCrunch

In a blog post , Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gave an overview of the company’s plan to return its workforce to some semblance of normalcy—or at least a new normal. Google will begin opening some of its office buildings in various cities starting on July 6, allowing a small amount of its employees who need a physical workspace “the opportunity to return on a limited, rotating basis.” The idea is to rotate employees in for a day every ... Full story

Politics

Former CBS Reporter One Of The First ‘To Identify Myself As A Target of Illegal Spying Under Obama Admin'  Jarrett

Former CBS Reporter One Of The First ‘To Identify Myself As A Target of Illegal Spying Under Obama Admin' Jarrett

resident Donald Trump has deemed the unjust surveillance on some of his campaign officials during the 2016 elections “Obamagate.” As of late, a flood of documents has been released from 2016 and 2017 which shows the Obama administration and intelligence officials knowingly used false information about Russian collusion to justify surveillance and abuse of intelligence resources. Apparently, what we have come to know is just the tip of the ... Full story

Sport

Delhi temperature hits 47C as north India reels under heat wave

Delhi temperature hits 47C as north India reels under heat wave

Image caption Churu in Rajasthan state recorded a temperature of 50C. The Indian capital, Delhi, saw temperatures rise to 47.6C on Tuesday, as most of north India faced severe heat wave conditions. The heat wave, which officials say is likely to last until the weekend, comes even as the region struggles with rising Covid-19 infections and swarms of locusts that are ravaging crops. Churu in Rajasthan state recorded a temperature of 50C - India's ... Full story

Technology

SoftBank-backed Ola buys Dutch electric scooter company Etergo

SoftBank-backed Ola buys Dutch electric scooter company Etergo

FILE PHOTO: An employee speaks over his phone as he sits at the front desk inside the office of Ola cab service in Gurugram, previously known as Gurgaon, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, April 20, 2016. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee. NEW DELHI (Reuters) - SoftBank Group-backed Indian ride-hailing company Ola will acquire Amsterdam-based electric scooter company Etergo as part of its plan to locally build electric vehicles (EVs), the company ... Full story