NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC anchor Lester Holt It’s time to start thinking about a new business model for news. In the past year or so, nearly every media company has launched a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service. Most haven’t incorporated their full news divisions into the products, which are dominated by entertainment. Disney‘s three
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Katie Price’s son Harvey has returned home after being rushed to hospital shortly after receiving his COVID-19 vaccination. The teenager – who suffers from Prader-Willi syndrome – had been suffering with a high temperature and shaking following his jab on Friday. Harvey, 18, received the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab as his rare genetic condition means he falls
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The government is “very concerned” about low uptake of the coronavirus jab among black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, the vaccines minister has told Sky News. Speaking to Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Nadhim Zahawi said overall COVID-19 vaccine acceptance was “very high”, with data from the Office for National Statistics showing 85% of adults
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon faces new questions over whether her government misled the country’s highest court over the Alex Salmond affair. It centres on the date she first learned of complaints of sexual harassment against Mr Salmond, her predecessor. Ms Sturgeon gave the Scottish Parliament a date of 2 April 2018. That has already
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The volume of exports going through British ports to the EU fell by 68% last month compared with January last year, according to research. The Road Haulage Association’s chief executive Richard Burnett told The Observer that the organisation had also found 65-75% of vehicles arriving from the EU were returning to the bloc empty. This
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7:43 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Concert Tour won the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes by a half-length over Freedom Fighter on Saturday at Santa Anita, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish of Kentucky Derby hopefuls. Ridden by Joel Rosario, Concert Tour ran seven furlongs in 1:24.06 and paid $2.80,
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This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including about Tesla Semi’s new prototype, Tesla’s new Supercharger factory, GM’s ‘No Way Norway’ ad, and more. The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network,
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Fuel prices are displayed at an Exxon Mobil Corp. gas station in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil endured a dreadful year by virtually every measure in 2020. The Irving, Texas-based company reported four consecutive quarters of losses, incurred the biggest write-down
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