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

Burkina Faso: Armed Islamists Attack Education

Burkina Faso: Armed Islamists Attack Education

(New York) – Increasing armed Islamist group attacks on teachers, students, and schools in Burkina Faso since 2017 have had a devastating impact on children’s access to education, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 102-page report, “‘ Their War Against Education’: Armed Group Attacks on Teachers, Students, and Schools in Burkina Faso ,” documents scores of education-related attacks by armed Islamist groups in 6 of the ... Full story

Economics

Brazil registers steepest monthly deflation in over quarter of a century

Brazil registers steepest monthly deflation in over quarter of a century

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil experienced its most aggressive deflation for at least 26 years in May, according to a mid-month measure of consumer prices released on Tuesday, as the coronavirus crisis triggered a collapse in transport and related prices. A costumer looks for drinks at a supermarket in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares. The monthly rate of Brazil’s IPCA-15 consumer price inflation in the month to mid-May ... Full story

Entertainment

Airline resumes flights to Italy (but turns around when airport's shut)

Airline resumes flights to Italy (but turns around when airport's shut)

(CNN) — We're all pretty excited about being able to travel again -- but German airline Eurowings might be more eager than most. The low-cost carrier resumed services from Düsseldorf to Sardinia, Italy, on Saturday -- but was forced to turn around at its destination because Olbia Airport is still closed. Flight EW9844 set off on the 730-mile (1,170km) flight to Sardinia's Olbia Airport on the morning of May 23, but was in Sardinian airspace ... Full story

Health

Don’t Sleep. Healthcare CIOs Must Step Into 2021 Now

Don’t Sleep. Healthcare CIOs Must Step Into 2021 Now

We are in the era that many would call the post-pandemic aka “new norm”. Now is the time for healthcare providers to prepare for the trends in healthcare technology for 2021. Healthcare is the top industry driving the US economy, followed by the technology sector. The intersection of healthcare and technology coupled with the best system implementation experience is a winning combination for the health systems to dominate and stay relevant in ... Full story

Law

Israeli court finds sex crime suspect wanted by Australia faked mental illness

Israeli court finds sex crime suspect wanted by Australia faked mental illness

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli court ruled on Tuesday that a former principal of an Australian school accused of sexually assaulting students is mentally fit to face trial in Australia and her extradition case can resume. Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, family members of Malka Leifer, a former Australian school principal accused of sexually assaulting students, walk outside the courtroom as a ruling is underway in Leifer's case, at Jerusalem ... Full story

Living

Consumer hardware device shipments are on track for a 14% decline in 2020, courtesy of COVID-19 – TechCrunch

Consumer hardware device shipments are on track for a 14% decline in 2020, courtesy of COVID-19 – TechCrunch

New numbers from Gartner show a sizable — if not unexpected — decline in device shipments for 2020. According to the analyst firm, the category (including phones, tablets and PCs) is currently on track to decline 13.6% for the year. An already struggling smartphone market takes a big hit from COVID-19. COVID-19 is, naturally, largely to blame here. The virus has permeated virtually every sector of society, and hardware is certainly not immune. ... Full story

Politics

Malka Leifer: Rape-accused ex-principal fit for extradition to Australia

Malka Leifer: Rape-accused ex-principal fit for extradition to Australia

Image caption Malka Leifer arrives for a hearing at the District Court in Jerusalem on Tuesday. An Israeli woman facing 74 child sex charges in Australia is mentally fit to face extradition, a court has ruled. Malka Leifer, the former principal of a Jewish girls' school in Melbourne, fled to Israel in 2008 after accusations were raised against her. Extradition hearings were delayed for two years as Ms Leifer, 54, said panic attacks prevented ... Full story

Sport

KFC to test revamped sandwich after last year's fried chicken frenzy

KFC to test revamped sandwich after last year's fried chicken frenzy

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kentucky Fried Chicken on Tuesday will begin testing an overhauled sandwich featuring a bigger chicken filet and other modifications that could reignite last year’s Great Chicken Sandwich Wars with rivals Popeyes and Chick-fil-A. FILE PHOTO: A Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) logo is pictured in North Miami Beach, Florida, U.S. April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo. KFC, a unit of Yum! Brands Inc ( YUM.N ), will sell ... Full story

Technology

Looking Glass starts shipping its 8K holographic display – TechCrunch

Looking Glass starts shipping its 8K holographic display – TechCrunch

When Looking Glass Factory showed of its first holographic display way back on August 2018, it felt more like a proof of concept than anything — though it was immediately an impressive concept. In November of last year, the Brooklyn-based startup showed off an 8K display that used its holographic tech. The feeling wasn’t quite as immersive, but the form factor certainly made more sense. The system has 33.2 million pixels and relies on a ... Full story