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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week
From the deadly ambush of nine Americans in Mexico to the voter turnout in elections across the US, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.
Quote of the Day
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
This ‘revolution’ isn’t what it looks like
We’re really witnessing a counter-revolution of the neoliberal class
International students may need to leave US if their universities transition to online-only learning
International students who are pursuing degrees in the United States will have to leave the country or risk deportation if their universities switch to online-only courses, Immi...
UK Watchmaker saved family firm by taking up supermarket job during pandemic
When Covid-19 struck, some businesses had to get creative to survive
Hong Kong: Divisions over whether to stay after new security law imposed
Should I stay or should I go? Two young men, who have British National passports, tell the BBC they're debating their future in the country amid the introduction of a new securi...
‘Not under colonial rule’: Chinese ambassador to UK slams ‘gross interference’ by British over Hong Kong security law
China’s envoy to the UK has accused Britain of “gross interference” in Hong Kong, saying London was misrepresenting Beijing’s new national security law. Politicians in Britain h...
Why Americans shouldn't be surprised that Europe is blocking them
The EU unveiled a list of countries whose residents can start traveling into Europe in July. The U.S. is not one of them - and for good reason.
The coronavirus crisis has changed the German mindset - and this matters for markets
Berlin has been able to use its public finances in a way that no other European nation has. It has announced more than 450 billion euros ($505 billion) so far in immediate fisca...
The coronavirus crisis is pushing 13 UK universities towards insolvency, study says
Social distancing measures, travel restrictions and lockdowns have tested the ability of universities to survive without students.. The institutions at higher risk of collapse a...
There are 1,510 people in Jeffrey Epstein's little black book
We have a copy of the book, uncensored. As AG William Barr is now in charge, and he is moving this investigation forward despite the pressure from Epstein's operators from one e...
Yahoo Engineer Evades Prison After Hacking 6,000 Accounts in Search of Porn
On Monday, former Yahoo engineer Reyes Daniel Ruiz was sentenced to limited house arrest and probation after violating the privacy of thousands in search of explicit images.
New York Times Publishes Democrats Economic Manifesto Calling for Reparations
The New York Times devoted its entire “Sunday Review” section this weekend to an economic manifesto that lays out a left-wing vision for redesigning the American economy in the ...
Fox News says it ‘mistakenly’ edited Donald Trump out of photo with Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell
US president was cropped out of image in which he was posing with wealthy sex offender who died last August. Photo taken at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in 2000 was used in Fox New...
How street style changed fashion weeks, and why its future is in doubt as industry resets after the pandemic
The late photographer Bill Cunningham started a street style column documenting well-dressed fashion week show-goers in 1978 for The New York Times. Now, thanks to Instagram, se...
Uber is buying Postmates in a $2.65 billion deal as it leans on food delivery to make up for coronavirus losses
Uber says the deal will help it eventually reach profitability, something it has struggled to do for years.
Struggling Austrian Airlines swaps planes for trains
Austria's flagship airline is replacing one of its flights with a more frequent train service, in order to meet the environmental criteria of its recent government bailout.
UK: ‘The police said it wasn’t rape it was rough sex’
BBC Three has spoken to young women who claim their rape cases never made it to court because of the so-called "rough sex" defence.
Almost 230,000 UK renters at risk of homelessness when eviction ban lifts
Hundreds of thousands across the UK could lose their homes next month when the coronavirus eviction ban ends, a charity has warned.
Coronavirus: Stocks surge globally after biggest daily rise since 2015 in China
Analysts warn that any spike in coronavirus deaths in the United States could derail the market recovery.
Hong Kong: China accuses the UK of 'gross interference' in its affairs
The British government has accused China of going against the joint declaration it signed to maintain autonomy in Hong Kong.
The growing educational apartheid
This week would normally be the time when state and private schools go their separate ways, when privately educated children go off on their holidays while the state school lot ...
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