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How Boston is embracing smart tech to make its roads safer, close the digital divide, and combat climate change

Kazi Awal/Insider Boston. Getty/Steve Marsel Boston has deployed a number of smart-tech projects and initiatives to prepare for the future. The city is working with businesses, universities, and the public to improve utilities and traffic. Officials are also working on sustainability by reducing carbon emissions and the digital divide. This article is part of a series focused on American cities building a better tomorrow called "Advancing Cities." Embracing digital transformat...
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Chair of Prince Charles' Charity Quits Amid Donor Scandal

The chairman of Prince Charles’ charitable foundation has resigned after reports the organization was offered a donation of more than 500,000 pounds ($692,000) from a Russian banker seeking British citizenship.
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Chairman of Prince Charles’s charitable foundation resigns

Douglas Connell stepped down days after charity regulator launched investigation into £100,000 donationThe chairman of Prince Charles’s charitable foundation has resigned following claims that a six-figure sum from a wealthy Russian donor was accepted before being rejected by its ethics committee.Douglas Connell, chairman of the Prince’s Foundation, stepped down days after the Scottish charity regulator launched an investigation following reports that Charles wrote a letter thanking businessman ...
Tags: UK News, Charities, Voluntary sector, Monarchy, Prince Charles, Charles, Prince 's Foundation, Douglas Connell, Dmitry Leus


Nan Wooden, daughter of legendary UCLA coach John Wooden, dies at 87

Nancy Anne (Nan) Wooden, the daughter of legendary former UCLA men’s basketball coach John Wooden, died early Tuesday due to natural causes, according to a university press release. She was 87. Nan Wooden was one of the Hall of Fame coach’s two children. She was seen as a fixture at men’s basketball games long after her father stopped coaching the Bruins in 1975, sitting in his reserved seats at Pauley Pavilion among friends and family members. She watched her grandson, Tyler Trapani, play for t...
Tags: News, Kentucky, Sports, Sport, Indiana, Soccer, Obituaries, College sports, Charles, Orange County, Hall of Fame, Ucla, Bruins, Tyler, Pauley Pavilion, John Wooden


The 10 Apple TV+ Movies That Justify A Subscription

Now that we've accepted that we're all going to drown in an endless sea of streaming options, apps, and a whole lot of plus signs, it's time to enjoy our fate and just keep swimming. Apple TV+ has made a name for itself with popular shows like "Ted Lasso" and "Central Park," but the streaming service's original movie selection is nothing to scoff at. For just $4.99 a month, there's plenty to get your money's worth. In no particular order, here are 10 Apple TV+ movies that justify a subscription....
Tags: Apple, Texas, Movies, New York City, Apple TV, Netflix, Ireland, Bill Murray, Charles, Bryce Dallas Howard, Henry Rollins, Ruby, Naacp, Deaf, Charlie Brown, Samuel L Jackson


Princess Diana Film ‘Spencer,’ Starring Kristen Stewart, Sets November U.K. Release Date

Pablo Larrain’s Princess Diana film “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart, will release Nov. 5 across the U.K. and Ireland, STX Films has revealed. The release will follow the film’s U.K. premiere at the British Film Institute London Film Festival on Oct. 7. The film follows the marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles, which has long […]
Tags: News, Global, Ireland, Princess Diana, Diana, Charles, Kristen Stewart, Spencer, Pablo Larrain, British Film Institute London Film Festival


Duchess Camilla's favourite dress has just been worn by a special royal relative

The wedding of India Hicks - the goddaughter of Prince Charles - took place at the weekend,...
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Prince Charles' charity faces fresh investigation after reported donations from Russian banker

A Scottish regulator said it was investigating one of Prince Charles' charities after a UK newspaper reported that a Russian banker had tried to donate a six-figure sum to the future king's foundation.
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How the effort to return Manhattan Beach land to the original Black owners unfolded

Kavon Ward, a Manhattan Beach activist, was getting her 4-year-old ready for a bath when she heard the news: A state bill that would pave the way for Los Angeles County to return two parcels of oceanfront land in Manhattan Beach to the descendants of the original Black owners was on its way to Gov. Gavin Newsom for his signature. “I stared crying and crying like a baby,” Ward said in an interview on Friday, Sept. 10, a day after the . “I was reeling.” Ward was one of the key figures in an ongoi...
Tags: Texas, News, Justice, Maryland, Minneapolis, Senate, Sport, Soccer, Bradford, Charles, City Council, Black Lives Matter, Gavin Newsom, Ward, State Assembly, Beach Park


Scotland's papers: Salmond inquiry 'regret' and Charles charity row

A donation to Prince Charles' Scottish charity and an MSP's regret at his role in a Holyrood inquiry make the papers.
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North Dakota Man Has 2 Decades of Experience Selling Melons

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Charles “Chuck” Weiser has been supplying farmers market customers with homegrown melons for more than 50 years.
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Bruce’s Beach bill gets final OK from state Senate, heads to governor’s desk

Los Angeles County can soon return a piece of oceanfront land in Manhattan Beach to its original Black owners — thanks to a first-of-its-kind bill that’s on its way to Gov. Gavin Newsom. A state Senate bill to give L.A. County the authority to transfer two parcels of land to the descendants of Willa and Charles Bruce cleared the last legislative hurdle before going to Newsom on Thursday evening, Sept. 9. The Senate unanimously passed SB 796 on the eve of the legislative session ending. It was th...
Tags: News, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Bradford, Long Beach, Manhattan, Charles, White, Parks, Gavin Newsom, MEDA, Los Angeles County, Assembly


Garden visiting

A Real Rant. By now some of you may mistakenly be thinking I’m a nice person, but here comes a Proper Rant. We visited a garden last week and we really didn’t like it. As ever, other people think it’s ‘lovely’. (Though Americans must bear in mind that in the UK every garden is considered ‘lovely’) Perhaps you’ll help me out a little? – I need your thoughts. See below. What didn’t we like? Here’s the plan: And you can see that it’s mostly trees, (all that green has trees in) so let’s get that ...
Tags: Gardening, UK, Britain, Charles, Shakespeare, Japanese Garden, Ministry of Controversy, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, Roman Temple, British Gardens, NGS gardens, Roman House, Westminster Abbey Ordinary


St. Charles estate created by Precious Moments CEO sells for $2.4M

The property, known as the Woodgate Estate, was built in 1996 for use as a home and a corporate retreat.
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Charles and Camilla visit Glasgow museum

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall chatted with staff and schoolchildren at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.
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Malta: Matthew Xerri Meets Captain Charles Pace (Podcast) - Ganado Advocates

Matthew Xerri Meets Captain Charles Pace.
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7 royals who had to make last-minute changes at their wedding

From Princess Beatrice's change of date, to Prince Charles walking Meghan Markle down the aisle...
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7 royals who had to make last-minute changes at their wedding

From Princess Beatrice changing her date, to Prince Charles walking Meghan Markle down the aisle...
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Charles has ‘no knowledge’ of alleged offer of honours, says

Clarence House says Prince of Wales supports investigation after he and trusted aide reported to policeThe Prince of Wales has “no knowledge” of the alleged honours and citizenship controversy, Clarence House has said, after Charles and his most trusted aide were reported to police over the claims.At least two complaints have been made to the Metropolitan police over allegations that a wealthy Saudi businessman was offered help to secure an honour and British citizenship after donating to Charle...
Tags: Politics, Wales, Saudi Arabia, Police, UK News, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Monarchy, Prince Charles, Prince Of Wales, Charles, Metropolitan Police, Honours system, Clarence House, Cressida Dick


Prince Charles responds to cash-for-honours allegations after aide steps down

Clarence House has issued a statement on behalf of Prince Charles following the recent...
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Former minister urges police inquiry into CBE for Saudi businessman

Norman Baker writes to Met over case relating to alleged assistance for Dr Mahfouz after donating to projects close to Prince CharlesAllegations that a wealthy Saudi businessman was offered help to secure an honour and British citizenship after donating to Prince Charles’s charities have been reported to the police and should be the subject of an investigation, a former government minister has said.Michael Fawcett, a former assistant valet to Charles, has temporarily stepped down as chief execut...
Tags: Politics, Saudi Arabia, Police, UK News, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Monarchy, Prince Charles, Charles, Metropolitan Police, Honours system, Norman Baker, Cressida Dick, Mahfouz, Michael Fawcett, Prince 's Foundation


Former minister urges police investigation into ‘honorary’ CBE for Saudi businessman

Norman Baker writes to Met over case relating to alleged assistance for Dr Mahfouz after donating to projects close to Prince CharlesAllegations that a wealthy Saudi businessman was offered help to secure an honour and British citizenship after donating to Prince Charles’s charities have been reported to the police and should be the subject of an investigation, a former government minister has said.Michael Fawcett, a former assistant valet to Charles, has temporarily stepped down as chief execut...
Tags: Politics, Saudi Arabia, Police, UK News, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Monarchy, Prince Charles, Charles, Metropolitan Police, Honours system, Norman Baker, Cressida Dick, Mahfouz, Michael Fawcett, Prince 's Foundation


Meghan Markle ‘angered by Prince Charles monarchy reformation plans

Prince Charles’ reformation plans have utterly and completely angered Meghan Markle
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Michael Fawcett: former royal aide Charles once called ‘indispensable’

The ex-CEO’s resignation from the Prince’s Foundation is his third since he began working with the princeMichael Fawcett’s service to the royal family began in his late teens, when the accountant’s son from Orpington, Kent, became a footman to the Queen in 1981.The Prince of Wales is once said to have remarked: “I can manage without just about anyone, except for Michael.” The 58-year-old’s resignation as chief executive of the Prince’s Foundation – the umbrella group for the prince’s charitable ...
Tags: UK News, Monarchy, Prince Charles, Prince Of Wales, Charles, Michael, Fawcett, Orpington Kent, Charles Continue, Michael Fawcett, Prince 's Foundation


Michael Fawcett: Charles' former aide steps down over honour claims

Michael Fawcett has been accused of offering to help a wealthy Saudi businessman receive a CBE.
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The Papers: 'Tories at war', and Charles aide honour claims

Boris Johnson faces unrest within Conservative ranks over plans to raise national insurance, the papers say.
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Michael Fawcett: Charles' former aide steps down over honour claims

Michael Fawcett has been accused of offering to help a wealthy Saudi businessman receive a CBE.
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The Papers: 'Tories at war', and Charles aide honour claims

Boris Johnson faces unrest within Conservative ranks over plans to raise national insurance, the papers say.
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Prince Charles’s former aide steps down as charity boss amid conduct inquiry

Michael Fawcett, who was CEO of Prince’s Foundation, faces claims about honour for a Saudi businessmanA former aide to the Prince of Wales has stepped down temporarily from his role as a charity boss while an investigation into allegations about his conduct takes place.Michael Fawcett, a former assistant valet to Charles, has stepped down as chief executive of the Prince’s Foundation amid claims about an honour relating to Saudi businessman Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz. Continue reading...
Tags: Wales, Society, UK News, Charities, Monarchy, Prince Charles, Charles, Honours system, Michael Fawcett, Prince 's Foundation, Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz


It’s the Met’s First Opening Night Since The Pandemic And First Opera By A Black Composer. Meet The Man Who’s Singing The Lead

Justin Davidson profiles Will Livermore, a 33-year-old baritone who’d been specializing in comic parts such as Papageno and Figaro. Now he’s taking on the role of the furious Charles in composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles Blow’s memoir Fire Shut Up in My Bones. – New York Magazine
Tags: Art, Music, Charles, Terence Blanchard, Charles Blow, Justin Davidson, Papageno, Will Livermore