Barclays was given a thumbs down from the City despite a bumper rise in quarterly profits to £2.4bn and growing optimism about the UK’s recovery from the COVID-19 downturn. The lender delivered earnings of £2.4bn in the January-March period, up from £923m a year ago when the economic picture was darkened by the prospect of
The International Space Station (ISS), on Thursday, shared a collection of photographs, featuring the ‘Super Moon’. This celestial event occurs when the Moon is at its closest point to the Earth and at the same time is full. As a result, the Moon looks larger and brighter than other days. Also known as the ‘Pink
Sky and production company Vertigo Films have dropped Noel Clarke from any future productions after he was accused of sexual harassment and bullying. BAFTA described the allegations as “abhorrent” and claims it did not know about them until after Clarke received his most recent award. “Sky stands against all forms of sexual harassment and bullying
Elon Musk is still hyping the upcoming release of Tesla’s Full Self-Driving beta and now claims that Tesla Autopilot/Full Self-Driving Beta are already ‘superhuman’ on the highway and getting close on city streets. The new FSD also comes with new visualizations. Over the last few months, CEO Elon Musk has been talking about Tesla moving
In this article SHLX A logo at a Royal Dutch Shell Plc gas station in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Peter Boer | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported marginally better-than-expected first-quarter earnings, amid stronger commodity prices and growing expectations of a fuel demand recovery.
At least 44 people have died after a stampede at a religious festival in Israel resulted in a crush. More than 100 have been injured at the Lag B’Omer celebrations in Mount Meron, northern Israel. The national ambulance service told Sky News that “scores” of people have died, with the death toll continuing to rise.
NASA’s Mars Ingenuity helicopter missed its fourth scheduled flight on Thursday, with the space agency blaming a software glitch and vowing to try again the next day. “The helicopter is safe and in good health,” said a statement, adding the rotorcraft had failed to transition to “flight mode.” The team plans to attempt the flight
Boris Johnson’s mobile phone number has been freely available on the internet for the past 15 years. The number was listed at the bottom of a news release issued when Mr Johnson was shadow higher education minister in 2006. The document, which encouraged journalists to contact him on a Commons office number or his mobile,
At least 28 people have been killed after a “disastrous” crush at a religious bonfire festival in Israel. The country’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has described the incident as a “heavy disaster”, adding: “We are all praying for the wellbeing of the casualties.” Dozens of people were hurt at the Lag Ba’Omer event in northern
In this article AMZN Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon Katherine Taylor | Reuters Amazon is set to report first quarter earnings after the bell Thursday. Here’s what analysts are expecting: Earnings: $9.54 per share, according to Refinitiv Revenue: $104.47 billion, according to Refinitiv Few companies have benefited from the pandemic-fueled surge of online shopping as
Amazon’s profit in the first three months of 2021 came in at $8.1bn (£5.8bn) – more than triple what it was in the same period last year. The online marketplace is among the businesses that have thrived during the various government lockdowns aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus. As many millions of people
Installing solar over abandoned landfills is generally viewed as a win-win solution for waste and energy management. Yes, converting a detrimental disposed waste infrastructure to scale up renewable energy in the electricity generation portfolio certainly presents challenges. It also offers opportunities. Renewable solar energy goals help to restore and stabilize degraded land. Instead of occupying
BAFTA has suspended Noel Clarke’s membership and his recent award for outstanding contribution to British cinema after allegations against him. It comes after The Guardian published claims of sexual harassment against the actor and director that he says he “vehemently denies”. In a statement, BAFTA said: “In light of the allegations of serious misconduct regarding
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Marin Tomas | Moment | Getty Images The number of electric cars, buses, vans and heavy trucks on roads is expected to hit 145 million by 2030, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday. According to the IEA’s Global Electric Vehicle Outlook, if governments ramp up their efforts to meet international energy and climate goals,
1:34 PM ET Former world No. 1 Inbee Park hit a flawless eight-under-par 64 to take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the HSBC Women’s World Championship on Thursday as the LPGA returned to Asia for the first time in 18 months. The seven-times major winner, who is bidding for a third win