In “Red, White and Blue,” the fifth and final film of Steve McQueen’s Small Axe anthology (and the third to be shown at this year’s New York Film Festival, after the lilting reggae house-party movie “Lovers Rock” and the wrenching social-protest courtroom drama “Mangrove”), Leroy Logan (John Boyega), a British research scientist, figures that he’s had enough of the lonely work of staring at tissue specimens through a microscope, so
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The Australian government said on Sunday it will earmark an additional A$1.2 billion ($859 million) in wage subsidies in the 2020/21 budget and that its frameworks assume that there will be a novel coronavirus vaccine next year.
In the run up to the Oct. 6 budget, which is set to forecast a record deficit of about A$200 billion, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said a vaccine was a factor
Airbnb seemingly has it all. If you want a Dolly Parton-themed pad for a Nashville bachelorette party or just a bed and pillow to crash as you work your way around the world, chances are you can find some version of what you’re looking for in the home-sharing site’s arsenal of over 7 million listings.
For many travelers, the first step in planning a trip is heading to the company’s
Helena-West Helena and surrounding Phillips County should be bustling this week in preparation for the King Biscuit Blues Festival, a four-day celebration that honors the rich contribution the blues have made to the region and that has showcased the community since 1986.
There is no cause for joy this year with the cancellation of the festival and only the pandemic blues hang over the area, leaving the Delta community to
Editor’s note: Those who choose to travel are strongly encouraged to check local government restrictions, rules, and safety measures related to COVID-19 and take personal comfort levels and health conditions into consideration before departure.
By this point in 2020, I’m sure we’re all ready to just blast off this planet — or at least I am. Not to mention, after recent news broke that potential life has been detected on Venus, I wouldn’t mind poking around up there. I guess the main dilemma is that I wouldn’t really have anywhere to stay.
Michael Palin: Travels of a Lifetime
8pm, BBC Two
Ex-Monty Python comic and travelogue veteran Michael Palin fronts this gentle retrospective series charting his three decades making travel documentaries. We open with Palin reminiscing about his first adventure – travelling round the world in 80 days, following Jules Verne’s fictional
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Barack Obama’s GES ( Global Entrepreneurship Summit ) included a wide range of workshops, panels, ignite talks, pitch competitions, mentoring, and networking sessions designed to give the more than 700 entrepreneurs joining from around the world an opportunity to build the skills and relationships that will help their business ventures grow.
“It was a very big moment for my company. I had to carry to-and-fro
The third of five chapters of Steve McQueen’s “Small Axe” miniseries to screen at the New York Film Festival is once again set in the recent past and once again feels like it’s talking about today and tomorrow. “Red, White and Blue” stars John Boyega as an idealistic Londoner in the early 1980s who thinks he can improve the police department from within, only to learn the hard way that
Cape Town – There is confusion and frustration over the ban on visitors from countries deemed high risk, with those in the travel industry still trying to come to terms with the raft of regulations.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Friday reiterated that tourists from a list of countries considered to have a high risk of Covid-19
If you still like The Walking Dead, World Beyond sets up a new zombie survival story faithfully. It won’t win any new fans, but 10 years into the series, they’re not exactly hurting for viewers either. Walking Dead: World Beyond premieres Oct. 4 on AMC.
The new survivors of ‘The Walking Dead: World Beyond’
The first episode of The Walking Dead: World Beyond introduces new characters and a new
SVMK (NASDAQ:SVMK) and Tripadvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.
Risk & Volatility
SVMK has a beta of 1.46, suggesting that its share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tripadvisor has a beta of 1.38, suggesting
DENVER — Before Sept. 11, 2001, the Transportation Security Agency didn’t exist. At Denver International Airport, you could still meet arriving passengers at their gates. But in the days following the attacks on the World Trade Center towers, airline travel forever changed.
Jeff Price, a former Assistant Security Director at DIA, remembers the unprecedented closure of U.S. airspace and the grounding of commercial flights in the days after the attacks.
NORTH CHATHAM — This luxury home sits near the shores of picturesque Frost Fish Creek in Chatham. Pull into a long stone driveway and you’ll see a lush, manicured yard with well-kept plantings, the creek flowing in the background.
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Stepping inside this home feels so good — floor-to-ceiling windows just make the space in here, bringing the outside in. “They had us
Connecticut has imposed 42 fines for violations of the state’s COVID-19 travel advisory totaling $44,800 — with more than half of those travelers coming from North Carolina and Florida — according to data from the office of Gov. Ned Lamont.
Fines for failing to wear masks or observe distancing guidelines are issued at the municipal level, but local leaders say they have been reluctant to begin imposing them.
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While Steve McQueen’s five-film anthology “Small Axe” presents a collage of complementary stories from London’s West Indian community, “Red, White and Blue” plays like a breaking point. The two installments revealed earlier on the festival circuit, “Mangrove” and “Lovers Rock,” both showcase a self-sufficient community navigating the existential threat of institutional racism, but the protagonist of “Red, White and Blue” aims to improve
Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, state Rep. Samara Heavrin, state Sen. Steve Meredith, and several of Grayson County’s elected officials were given a tour of the Grayson County Alliance last Friday to learn about the work that is being done to expand the facility and its services.
Heavrin, who organized the visit, said there are many hungry people in Grayson County, making the Alliance’s efforts all the more needed.
KUALA LUMPUR – Ms Melati Hashim allocates about RM20,000 (S$6,550) a year for overseas holidays, but the travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic have seen her splurge with that budget in other ways.
The 31-year-old insurance agent said she now purchases things she would have never considered before, as a consolation for not being able to travel.
“I use the money to buy things I normally find ‘wasteful’. The
Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers will start welcoming guests from October 1.
The luxury brand will replace Jumeirah as operators of the iconic towers, following the signing of a management agreement between Hilton and HH Sheikh Suroor Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan.
It is the first of Hilton’s luxury portfolio to operate in the capital.
Jochem-Jan Sleiffer, Hilton’s president for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, said, “Abu Dhabi is a