The Dutch teenager who became the world’s youngest space traveller this week surprised billionaire Jeff Bezos on the flight by telling him he’d never ordered anything on Amazon.com. Oliver Daemen, an 18-year-old physics student, accompanied Bezos, his brother Mark Bezos and 82-year-old female aviator Wally Funk – the oldest person to go to space –
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Photo illustration of Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) logo, a Chinese company that develops music streaming services. Pavlo Gonchar | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images China’s antitrust regulator ordered Tencent to give up its exclusive music licensing rights with international record labels and slapped a fine on the company, as Beijing continues to crack
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A house in Hampshire has been partially destroyed after it was hit by lightning, the fire service has said. The roof of the two-storey property in Andover was blown in after it was struck in a thunderstorm, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service (HIOWFRS) said. Smoke was pictured coming from the semi-detached
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11:19 AM ET Associated Press Tennis star Naomi Osaka has lit the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games, ending the flame’s long journey from Greece to these delayed Olympics. The cauldron sat atop a peak inspired by Mount Fuji. It’s a sphere that opened like a flower, “to embody vitality and hope,”
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The Australian government is keen on an economic recovery from covid that is led by gas — used domestically and also sold to our Asian trading partners. Gas, they say, is the bridge to a cleaner future. They promote and fund gas over any form of renewable energy. Australian conservative politicians at the federal level
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