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The 50 best MBA programs in the world

Stanford Graduate School of Business ranked at the top of QS' 2021 Global MBA Ranking. Steve Proehl/Getty Images QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education analyst, just released its 2021 Global MBA Ranking. Each year QS ranks the best business schools globally using five metrics and surveys from employers and academics.  Stanford Graduate School of Business ranked at the top again, while University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School slipped to second place.  Visit Business Insi...
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Coronavirus live news: Trump calls 200,000 US deaths 'a shame'; UK restrictions could last six months

World reports just under two million Covid-19 cases in one week; UK government asks people to work from home; Madrid residents advised not to travel. Follow the latest updatesUS President Donald Trump calls 200,000 deaths ‘a shame’US reaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths, highest in worldWeekly number of new cases at highest level, says WHOBoris Johnson sets out new UK restrictions at ‘perilous turning point’Face shields ineffective at trapping aerosols, says supercomputer 1.09am BST In Scotlan...
Tags: UK, Science, Scotland, US, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, Dundee, Madrid, Donald Trump, Trump, Parker House, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID, WHOBoris Johnson


Coronavirus live news: US passes 200,000 Covid deaths; EU summit postponed after president quarantined

Charles Michel’s bodyguard tests positive; Italy introduces border tests for French visitors; Madrid residents advised not to travelUS reaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths, highest in worldWeekly number of new cases at highest level, says WHOBoris Johnson sets out new UK restrictions at ‘perilous turning point’Face shields ineffective at trapping aerosols, says supercomputerUK coronavirus updates – live 5.38pm BST The Czech Republic will further limit the number of spectators at sporting event...
Tags: UK, Science, US, Eu, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Czech Republic, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Madrid, Charles Michel, Coronavirus outbreak, WHOBoris Johnson, 10pm Mlada Fronta Dnes


Coronavirus live news: EU summit postponed after council president Charles Michel quarantined

Michel’s bodyguard tests positive; Italy introduces border tests for French visitors; Madrid residents advised not to travelWeekly number of new cases at highest level, says WHOTrump wrongly claims Covid affects ‘virtually’ no young peopleBoris Johnson sets out new UK restrictions at ‘perilous turning point’Face shields ineffective at trapping aerosols, says supercomputerUK coronavirus updates – live 4.03pm BST The EU Council, scheduled for later this week, has been postponed after its presi...
Tags: UK, Science, US, Eu, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Un, Madrid, Donald Trump, EU Council, Michel, Charles Michel


Coronavirus live news: Italy introduces border tests for French visitors; new cases at highest level, warns WHO

Italian health minister says ‘we have to be cautious’; Iran death toll one of worst in Middle East; Madrid residents advised not to travelWeekly number of new cases at highest level, says WHOTrump wrongly claims Covid affects ‘virtually’ no young peopleBoris Johnson sets out new UK restrictions at ‘perilous turning point’Face shields ineffective at trapping aerosols, says supercomputerUK coronavirus updates – live 1.29pm BST The weekly number of new recorded coronavirus infections worldwide ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, France, China, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Infectious Diseases, Paris, Italy, Middle East, Who, World Health Organization


Coronavirus live news: Trump falsely claims Covid affects 'virtually' no young people; UK set for new restrictions

UK to tighten measures; Czech PM says he ‘got carried away’ reopening too soon; Madrid residents advised against unnecessary journeysTrump wrongly claims Covid affects ‘virtually’ no young peopleFace shields ineffective at trapping aerosols, says supercomputerLack of help for poor countries will haunt west, says UN aid chiefUK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – live 11.33am BST The award ceremony for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, traditionally held at the Oslo city hall on 10 D...
Tags: UK, Science, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Earth, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Un, Associated Press, Norway, Madrid, Oslo, Trump, Nobel Committee


European stocks recover after biggest daily loss in three months, but 'COVID-19 noise' spreads across the region

Specialist Meric Greenbaum, left, and trader Fred DeMarco, center, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. AP/Richard Drew European stocks recovered with a fairly mild rebound following Monday's carnage, but renewed fears of virus-related lockdowns in the region crept into global stock markets.However, shares in Deutsche Bank fell 0.5%, while HSBC fell 0.8%, extending the declines from the previous day that contributed to Monday's losses in major indexes.The UK's chief scientific ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, UK, France, White House, China, Germany, US, Trends, Opec, Spain, Beijing, Hsbc, Standard Chartered, Shanghai


‘Life and Nothing More’s’ Antonio Méndez Esparza on San Sebastian Competition Player ‘Courtroom 3H’

Madrid-born director Antonio Méndez Esparza has been living in Tallahassee, Florida for the best part of eight years, where he combines a job as a professor teaching film at Florida State University with directing. Having already proven himself in fiction, making “Here and Now” a Mexican immigrant tale that won the Cannes Critics’ Award in […]
Tags: News, Global, Festivals, Florida State University, Madrid, San Sebastian Film Festival, Tallahassee Florida, Antonio Mendez Esparza, Courtroom 3H


Madrid opera canceled after audience revolts over social distancing concerns

A live audience is always difficult to impress, perhaps even more so in the age of social distancing.
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Madrid opera canceled after audience revolts over social distancing concerns

A live audience is always difficult to impress, perhaps even more so in the age of social distancing.
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Europe adopts tougher COVID restrictions as infections surge

By DANICA KIRKA and SYLVIE CORBET | Associated Press LONDON — As the US closed in on 200,000 coronavirus deaths Monday, the crisis deteriorated across Europe, with Britain working to draw up new restrictions, Spain clamping down again in Madrid and the Czech Republic replacing its health minister with an epidemiologist because of a surge of infections. The growing push to reimpose tough measures in Europe to beat back a scourge that was seemingly brought under control in the spring contributed t...
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Spain deploys army to Madrid to help enforce lockdown

Spanish troops will deploy to Madrid to help enforce a strict new lockdown after thousands of residents took to the streets in protest. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez agreed to send in the army after a meeting on Monday with the regional governor, Isabel Diaz Ayuso. Thousands of soldiers helped battle the outbreak during Spain's first wave and they will return to the job as case number rises over 10,000 per day. “We need help from the army for disinfection ... and to strengthen local police an...
Tags: News, Spain, Madrid, Pedro Sanchez, El Pais, Vallecas, Vanesa, José Luis Martínez Almeida, COVID, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, Vallecas There, Begoña Ramos


Madrid's Teatro Real cancels opera after social distancing protests – video

Audience members clapped and shouted in protest over a lack of social distancing measures in Madrid on Sunday night causing an opera to be pulled at the last minute.A performance of Verdi’s A Masked Ball at the Teatro Real was abandoned after two failed attempts to begin. The decision was made to bring down the curtain at about 9.10pm.One member of the audience said there were rows of more than a dozen people without any gaps between them. In a statement, theatre management said the house had be...
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Madrid Slides Back Into Partial Lockdown, Requests Military Help

Stay up to date as we cover the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its effects across the world.
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Madrid opera halted by audience protest over lack of social distancing

Spectators at Teatro Real say they were crammed into seats without space between them Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA performance of Verdi’s A Masked Ball was abandoned in Madrid on Sunday night after audience members protested over the lack of social distancing measures – especially for those in cheaper seats.One member of the audience at the Teatro Real opera house said there were rows of more than a dozen people without any gaps between them. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Spain, World news, Opera, Madrid, Verdi, Teatro Real, Coronavirus outbreak


Covid-19: Hundreds protest against localised Madrid lockdowns

Residents in poorer areas call the measures discrimination as Spain tries to curb a rise in Covid-19.
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Sadiq Khan urged to boycott Saudi-hosted G20 mayors summit

Rights coalition calls on mayors to withdraw from U20, which coincides with anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi’s murderMainly leftwing mayors of some of the world’s biggest cities are being urged to boycott a G20 urban summit hosted by Saudi Arabia on the 2nd anniversary of the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.The Urban 20 (U20) is being held as part of the Saudi Arabian chairmanship of this year’s G20. Among the mayors slated to attend include , Berlin’s Michael Müller, London’s Sadiq Khan,...
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Protests in Madrid over coronavirus lockdown measures

Protesters call for regional president who blamed ‘way of life of immigrants’ for rise to resign Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage By midday on Sunday, the chants of “Unity!” and “Healthcare!” that echoed around a busy crossroads in north-east Madrid had given rise to a more specific demand: “Ayuso resign!”On Friday, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, the president of the Madrid region, announced that 850,000 people – many of them living in some of the poorest parts of the city and su...
Tags: Europe, Spain, World news, Infectious Diseases, Madrid, Coronavirus outbreak, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, north east Madrid


Madrid braces for partial lockdown as virus surges

Nearly a million Madrid residents were bracing Sunday for a partial lockdown with several hundred marching in protest as Spanish authorities seek to put a brake on a second wave of Covid-19.
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Alberto Martín Menacho on His ECAM Incubator Project ‘Nights Gone By’

Set in Extremadura, south-west Spain, “Nights Gone By” marks the debut feature of Switzerland-based, Madrid-born Alberto Martín Menacho, participating in this year’s ECAM Incubator. One of Spain’s most important film schools, Madrid’s ECAM has long proven a launchpad for generations of Spanish filmmaking talent. Previously, Menacho had put the script through San Sebastian’s Ikusmira Berriak […]
Tags: Global, Spain, Spotlight, Switzerland, Madrid, San Sebastian, ECAM, Alberto Martín Menacho, Extremadura south west Spain, Menacho


‘The Maus’ Director Yayo Herrero Talks About His New Project, ’Los Quinquis’

“The Maus” director Yayo Herrero is preparing a second feature, “Los Quinquis,” a standout at this year’s edition of Madrid’s ECAM film school Incubator program, which he will take to this year’s San Sebastian Festival to pitch in the Meet Them! section for projects. Apart from its inclusion at ECAM’s Incubator, the film took part […]
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Gareth Bale looks for a fresh start at as golden stay in Madrid turns sour

Since Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid for a then world record fee in 2013, only Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have scored more goals for Los Blancos.
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Zidane confirms Bale in talks with Tottenham, says deal ‘still not closed’

Madrid (AFP) – Zinedine Zidane confirmed on Saturday that Gareth Bale is in London to secure a return to Tottenham but said the deal is “still not closed”. Bale arrived at Spurs’ training ground on... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Gareth Bale looks for a fresh start as golden stay in Madrid turns sour

Since Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid for a then world record fee in 2013, only Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have scored more goals for Los Blancos.
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Gareth Bale looks for a fresh start as golden stay in Madrid comes to a bitter end

Since Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid for a then world record fee in 2013, only Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema have scored more goals for Los Blancos.
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Lockdown measures and rising anger in Madrid as Covid-19 takes hold again

As cases rise sharply, the regional government has floundered. From Monday, the worst-affected areas face new restrictionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePeople in the queue to be tested for Covid-19 at the Buenos Aires health centre in south Madrid on Friday morning were met with a bleak but polite homemade sign.It still bore the previous day’s information, spelled out in marker pen: consultations – by phone and in person – 483; Covid consultations, 19; PCR tests, 78...
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New curbs in Dublin as French cases and deaths jump again – as it happened

French cases at a record of more than 13,000; new restrictions on gatherings, business and travel in Irish capital. This blog is now closedFollow today’s coronavirus blog hereIsrael enters unpopular second Covid lockdownMutant virus: should we be worried that Sars-CoV-2 is changing ?Canada unveils ‘swirl, gargle and spit’ test for school childrenLockdown measures and rising anger in Madrid 12.39am BST This blog is now closed. Our coverage continues on today’s coronavirus blog here. 12.20am ...
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Covid-19: Lockdown in parts of Madrid amid virus spike

New restrictions in the Spanish capital come as Europe braces itself for a second wave of infections.
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Covid-19: Parts of Madrid to lockdown amid virus spike

New restrictions in the Spanish capital come as Europe braces itself for a second wave of infections.
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Thousands in Madrid to lock down amid virus spike

New restrictions in the Spanish capital come as Europe braces itself for a second wave of infections.
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