The number of coronavirus hospital patients is already double what it was in the April peak in the South East and Eastern England, with the South West set to follow.
Though the U.S. specialty theatrical market remains stagnant for the foreseeable future, two of the leading buyers of international art-house fare want to send a message to their French partners: We’re still here, and we’re looking to pick up. “As a very bullish, supportive and embracing distributor we’ll continue to acquire films,” says Charles S. […]
All Jaeger standalone shops will permanently close and more than 200 jobs will be lost, administrators for the fashion chain have said, as the high street continues to suffer. The retailer went into administration in November 2020, and like a number of other retailers, it was last year hit hard by having to temporarily close shops for Covid-19 lockdowns. Jaeger and Peacocks entered administration after a six-week deadline to find a buyer for the retailers, both part of entrepreneur Philip Day’s EWM Group, elapsed.
SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the series premiere of Disney Plus’ “WandaVision.” It feels somehow fitting that “WandaVision,” the first show in Marvel Studios’ grand new adventure into television, opens so thoroughly steeped in the earliest tropes of American TV. Before the show even starts, in fact, the familiar […]
The Palm Springs International Film Awards will honor Carey Mulligan with the International Star Award for her performance in “Promising Young Woman.” The festival and film awards gala will not be held as in-person events this year, but honoree selections will recognize the year’s great performances, the Palm Springs Film Festival announced. Mulligan stars in […]
“Music,” the feature film directorial debut from Sia, is finally hitting the big and small screen. The musical drama — starring Kate Hudson, Maddie Ziegler and Leslie Odom, Jr. — will play in select Imax theaters for one-night only on Feb. 10. It will then be released on premium video-on-demand platforms on Feb. 12. Co-written […]
In this case, however, the GLC was so well-executed from the beginning that it continues to be a top choice. Although most buyers are likely to take home the well-rounded 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, there are nevertheless a multitude of variations. All but the hybrid are also available in the GLC Coupe body style.
The U.S. Forest Service is scheduled to release an environmental review that will pave the way to create one of the largest copper mines in the U.S., against the wishes of a group of Apaches who have been trying for years to stop the project. The expected Friday publication of the document will start a 60-day clock for a tract of land in the Tonto National Forest east of Phoenix to be turned over to international mining giant Rio Tinto and its subsidiary, Resolution Copper. A judge late Thursday denied a request from Apache Stronghold, a group led by former San Carlos Apache Chairman Wendsler Nosie Sr., to halt the publication until the larger question over who legally owns the land is settled.
The Berlin Film Festival’s European Film Market (EFM) is gearing up for its upcoming online edition, for which it has announced 35 promising feature film projects from 25 countries selected for its co-production market. The EFM on Friday also unveiled details of the digital platform on which business will be done. The Berlinale Co-Production Market […]
The comedian said it made her hopeful to hear people opening up.
Twitter said the official White House accounts, including @POTUS, will change hands in “real time” on Inauguration Day next week when Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are sworn into office. As President-elect Biden takes the oath in at noon ET on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, Twitter will facilitate the transfer of institutional White House Twitter […]
Former Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney has called time on his playing career after being named as manager of Derby County, the Championship club said on Friday. The 35-year-old had been managing the club on an interim basis while continuing to play but will now concentrate on the role full-time. "To be given the opportunity to follow the likes of Brian Clough, Jim Smith, Frank Lampard and Phillip Cocu is such an honour and I can promise everyone in involved in the club and all our fans," Rooney said in a statement.
NATPE Miami would hardly be the same without a splashy, big, packed and convivial Globo showcase, a fixture for buyers. But, held totally online, this year’s NATPE Virtual Miami, whoch kicks off on Jan. 19, is hardly the same. So it’s heartening to see Globo going for broke with its Jan. 15 Upfront, which catches […]
U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.3% in December led by a the biggest jump in energy costs since June. The Labor Department reported Friday that the gain in its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach consumers, followed a modest 0.1% gain in November and matched the 0.3% rise in October. The December increase reflected a 5.5% surge in energy costs, the biggest gain since a 9.6% jump in June.
A lonely rhinoceros at a Bangladesh zoo is looking for new love after losing her partner seven years ago, but pandemic travel restrictions are hampering her keeper's attempts to play matchmaker.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte worked the phones on Friday, trying to secure enough votes in parliament to allow him to stay in power after a junior ally quit the cabinet this week. Conte is due to address the lower house on Monday and the upper house Senate on Tuesday about the political chaos, which was triggered by former premier Matteo Renzi in a row over the coalition's handling of the coronavirus and economic crises. Conte and his team were looking for backing among the list of 21 non-aligned senators and hoping that some of Renzi's own 18-strong Senate team might defect and remain within the ruling coalition, which has been in office just 17 months.
Retail sales fell for a third straight month as a surge in virus cases kept people away from stores during the critical holiday shopping season. Last month, the country lost jobs for the first time since the spring. The U.S. Commerce Department said retail sales fell a seasonally adjusted 0.7% in December from the month before.
Ben Affleck has some misgivings about his DC career, but he says being able to impress his son was worth it.
CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma has been hospitalized at the Perpetual Succour Hospital since Thursday afternoon, January 14, 2021, after he showed symptoms of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).Msgr. Joseph
Corvette may be going plural. General Motors Co. is working on a strategy to build at least one new electric vehicle inspired by its Corvette sports car, potentially expanding the brand from a single performance model into a family of vehicles, people familiar with the matter said. If the plan is approved, the most likely model to emerge later this decade would be a marriage of a crossover SUV and a sports car.