In this article DASH UBER LYFT Marty Walsh, testifies on his nomination to be Secretary of Labor before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on February 4, 2021, in Washington, DC. Graeme Jennings | AFP | Getty Images Shares of Lyft, Uber and DoorDash dropped sharply Thursday after Secretary of Labor Marty
Some lockdown restrictions in Ireland are to be lifted in the coming weeks, the country’s prime minister has said. Micheál Martin declared that “hope is returning” as he made the announcement in a TV address to the nation. From 10 May: • Hairdressers, barbers, beauticians will be able to reopen, and people will be able
WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE LATEST EPISODE OF LINE OF DUTY, SEASON SIX, EPISODE SEVEN, AS WELL AS PREVIOUS SEASONS. DO NOT CONTINUE READING IF YOU ARE NOT UP TO DATE. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED “This thing has been driving me mad for years!” says a frustrated Superintendent Ted Hastings. Us too, Ted!
President Joe Biden has reached his 100th day in the White House. How has he spent his honeymoon period? And how is he navigating tricky relationships with Russia, China and the UK? Host Dermot Murnaghan speaks to Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former aide to President Trump, about Mr Biden’s stance on racial equality and his
7:49 AM ET Former heavyweight unified world titlist Andy Ruiz Jr. returns to the ring Saturday for the first time since losing his belt in a rematch against Anthony Joshua in December 2019 to face former title challenger Chris Arreola. The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.
The world is still experimenting with and in awe of Deep Nostalgia, an AI-powered technique from online family tree service MyHeritage, which adds facial animations to still portrait photographs. Almost daily, we come across small clips on the Internet in which the said technology has been used to animate still pictures, making a character smile,
It was a speech full of promises but pragmatism too. US President Joe Biden was clear that he’d inherited a divided and struggling nation but declared: “America is on the move again…” It was the biggest speech of his presidency so far; a moment for him to reach out, he hopes, to the “forgotten” in
Boris Johnson has claimed there isn’t “anything to see here” as he fights inquiries into who paid for his Downing Street flat renovations, as a new poll showed the Tories’ lead undented despite the growing questions. The prime minister, who currently faces three probes, said he will have the final say on any investigation into
Boris Johnson has said he will have the final say on any investigation into ministerial misconduct after appointing an independent adviser to look at how his Downing Street flat refurbishment was paid for. Christopher Geidt, the Queen’s former private secretary, was appointed on Wednesday and launched an investigation straight away, but questions have been asked
Heathrow’s chief executive has said he is “deeply concerned” the UK’s Border Force will not be able to cope with additional COVID checks if all foreign travel resumes from 17 May. John Holland-Kaye told Sky News the Home Office and UK Border Force “need to get a grip” on the checks or change the system
Elliot Page has said it was “crucial and important” to publicly come out as transgender at a time the community is experiencing a “horrible backlash”, in a new televised interview with Oprah Winfrey. The Hollywood actor has spoken to the US TV host for what will be his first broadcast interview since he announced his
State-backed lender Natwest has reported a sharp rise in profits as it followed rivals in clawing back some of the money set aside to cover loans going bad. The bank, which remains 60% owned by the taxpayer, said pre-tax operating profits rose 82% to £946m for the first quarter partly thanks to a £102m release
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (L) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) participate in a news conference about the Senate vote on methane regulation outside of the U.S. Capitol on April 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger | Getty Images The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted to reverse former President Donald Trump‘s
Rising penetrations of variable renewable energy (VRE) in power systems are expected to increase curtailment — the reduction of renewable energy delivered due to oversupply or lack of system flexibility. But while curtailment may be the new normal in the evolving grid, and can even be managed in a way that makes the grid more
US President Joe Biden says America is “on the move” and that, despite the pain of the past year, the country can “turn peril into possibility”. Mr Biden was marking his 100th day in office with an address to Congress, using the speech to promote a $1.8trn spending package. The plan would provide universal preschool,