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The UK's battle with the Delta variant may serve as a crystal ball for the US: Cases and hospitalizations could soar again

A server carries a tray of drinks from a pub in Edinburgh, Scotland, on April 26, 2021. Andrew Milligan - PA Images / Getty The UK's daily coronavirus case total has risen again due in large part to the Delta variant. In a matter of weeks, Delta will likely become the US's dominant strain, too. Experts worry the US could soon see a similar uptick in cases and hospitalizations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Summer was supposed to bring a return to normal in the UK...
Tags: UK, Science, London, News, Mississippi, Scotland, US, Alabama, Trends, Joe Biden, United Kingdom, Delta, Pfizer, Downing Street, Alpha, Public Health England

Nike adds pineapple leather to materials palette

In Oregon, sneaker giant Nike has introduced a new collection incorporating a pineapple-based leather alternative produced in the Philippines. The Happy Pineapple collection debuted on June 17th and features some of Nike’s most recognizable styles, such as Air Force and Air Max.   The material—called Pinatex—is produced by United Kingdom’s Ananas Anam.   The material is made from cellulose extracted from pineapple waste and requires less resources, such as land and water, to produce compared t...
Tags: Asia, Oregon, Nike, Philippines, United Kingdom, Air Force, Western World, Piñatex, Ananas Anam, Chemicals & Materials, Happy Pineapple, Christian Kurtzke, Green Queen

Amazon Trashes Millions of Products a Year at Just One Warehouse: Report

E-commerce titan Amazon destroys millions of items a year at just one of its fulfillment centers in the United Kingdom, according to an ITV report published on Monday.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Ipad, Publishing, Science, Environment, Articles, United Kingdom, Recycling, Boris Johnson, Packaging, Waste Management, Landfill, Greenpeace, Retailers, Dyson, Fife

Electric utility bike startup Ubco raises $10 million to fund its global expansion

Ubco, the New Zealand-based electric utility bike startup, has raised $10 million to fund a global expansion focused on the U.S. market and scale up its commercial subscription service business.  Ubco’s hero product, the Ubco 2X2, is an all-wheel drive electric motorbike that looks like a dirt bike but rides like a moped. What began as a solution for farmers to get around pastures and farms easily, safely and quickly has expanded to include an urban version of the bike that caters to fleet en...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Tech, Electric Vehicles, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Electric Bikes, Allan, UBCO, New Zealand Australia, Timothy Allan, eBikes, PaMu, Seven Peak Ventures Nuance Capital, TPK Holdings, New Zealand Post the Defense Force

Cloudbeds Introduces New Payments Solution To Further Streamline Hotel Operations

The fully integrated, easy, and secure payments solution is now available in the US, Canada, Europe and United Kingdom, to save hoteliers time and money.
Tags: Travel, United Kingdom, US Canada Europe

Sneaker community startup SoleSavy raises $12.5 million Series A to build an end-to-end sneakersphere

Collectibles boomed during the pandemic and while NFT outfits like NBA Top Shot exploded as consumers flirted with newer efforts, the sneaker world grew even more mature with enthusiasts digging deeper into communities dedicated to the hobby/passion/obsession/alternative asset class. Vancouver’s SoleSavy, a sneaker community dedicated to giving fans a curated place to navigate the world of shoes, with all of its drops, news and rumors, has raised a $12.5 million Series A just months after wrappi...
Tags: TC, Europe, Japan, Australia, Singapore, Tech, Software, Culture, Canada, United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Nba, Vancouver, National Basketball Association, EC

Italy reopens borders to U.S. tourists June 21: Entry Requirements

Italy has reopened its borders for tourism, effective June 21, 2021. United States and Canadian citizens are among those allowed in. The official government websites have not yet been updated, but our Universal Aviation Italy office has confirmed the details. Here’s what you need to know: Italy entry requirements for travelers from the United States, Canada & Japan and C List countries Effective June 21, 2021, Travelers from the United States, Canada, Japan and C List countries (see li...
Tags: Milan, Rome, United States, United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, Aviation, Faroe Islands, Venice, Sri Lanka, Azores, North Ireland, United States Canada Japan, Antigen, U S Canada Japan, Poland Portugal

Heliogen: concentrated solar power plant produces temperatures of 2700° F

A new advance in concentrated solar power makes temperatures of 2700° F possible from nothing but sunlight.The heat produced can be used to produce electricity, make clean fuels, or power industrial processes. Founder Bill Gross sees these plants as part of a grand design to wean the world off oil. The need for clean, consistent, renewable energy sources has never been more pressing. Rising energy prices threaten to kick-start inflation and slow economic growth . Control of the supply of ...
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Luxembourg: Arendt & Medernach Advised The Sponsors Of 468 SPAC I SE On Its IPO On The Frankfurt Stock Exchange - Arendt & Medernach

The chosen business must have its main operations in a member state of the European Economic Area, the United Kingdom or Switzerland.
Tags: News, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, SPAC, European Economic Area, Arendt, Medernach, Frankfurt Stock Exchange Arendt amp

Taxpayers reportedly shelled out $2.4 million to fund Trump's golf visits in New Jersey

Former President Donald Trump plays a round of golf at Trump Turnberry Luxury Collection Resort during his first official visit to the United Kingdom on July 15, 2018, in Turnberry, Scotland. Getty Images/Leon Neal Taxpayers paid a whopping $2.4 million for former President Donald Trump's golf outings in New Jersey. About $1.9 million of that total went to hotel accommodations for Trump's Secret Service agents. The $2.4 million sum does not include the $142,000/hour Air Force One r...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Obama, Barack Obama, Trends, United Kingdom, New Jersey, Golf, Secret Service, Donald Trump, Trump, NJ Advance Media, Bedminster, Trump Golf, Morristown Airport, Bedminister New Jersey

#Dubai Airports Capacity to Hit 90% of Pre-Virus Levels by Autumn - Bloomberg

Dubai Airports Capacity to Hit 90% of Pre-Virus Levels by Autumn - Bloomberg Dubai Airport, the world’s largest by international passenger numbers, expects to recover up to 90% of its pre-pandemic capacity by autumn and will reopen a terminal as demand picks up.“We’re anticipating a huge surge in inbound and outbound demand over the next few months,” Dubai Airports Chief Executive Officer Paul Griffiths said in an interview with Bloomberg TV on Sunday.Air travel will get a boost as countries s...
Tags: Travel, Britain, South Africa, United Kingdom, Middle East, Emirates, Dubai, Gulf, Griffiths, Bloomberg TV, Paul Griffiths, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, India Nigeria, Autumn Bloomberg, Autumn Bloomberg Dubai Airport, Dubai International Airport the Middle East

National Food in Perfumes: United Kingdom, Brazil Greece

UNITED KINGDOM BY NICOLA THOMIS England, and particularly Yorkshire where I am from, may not be internationally renowned for its gastronomic delights, but spend a little time here and you may find that there are a few things which do tickle the taste buds… The corner of Yorkshire where I grew up is renowned for being “the rhubarb triangle” where a significant amount of rhubarb is pr... Read full article: National Food in Perfumes: United Kingdom, Brazil Greece from Fragrantica Perfume...
Tags: Fashion, England, United Kingdom, Yorkshire, Nicola, Fragrantica Perfumes, National Food, United Kingdom Brazil Greece

COVID: It’s not just Delta — other coronavirus variants worry scientists, also

By Virginia Langmaid, CNN (CNN) — Coronavirus variants are what keep Dr. Scott Lindquist, an epidemiologist for Washington state, up at night. “I have got to be honest — last thing I think about before I go to bed are the variants and the first thing I think about in the morning are the variants,” Lindquist told a briefing this week. And while federal health officials are warning most about the Delta variant — the B.1.617.2 strain first seen in India — other variants are also gaining ground in ...
Tags: Business, UK, News, California, Cdc, Washington, White House, India, US, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, United Kingdom, Delta, Brazil, Pfizer

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Streaming in UK and Ireland Today

Today, Funimation announced subscribers to its anime streaming service in the United Kingdom and Ireland can now watch My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising. My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising is the second film based on the popular anime television series. It is directed by Kenji Nagasaki and produced by Japan-based animation studio Bones. It originally released in Japan in December 2019. It came to North America in February 2020. The events in the film take place after the Meta Liberation Army arc in ...
Tags: Japan, UK, Movies, Canada, United States, Ireland, United Kingdom, Streaming, Anime, North America, Bones, Movie News, Funimation, My Hero Academia, Kohei Horikoshi, My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising

Biden: 'Potentially deadlier' Delta COVID variant won't cause new lockdowns

The Delta variant has been blamed for India’s surge in COVID cases and an uptick in the United Kingdom. President Biden said fully...
Tags: India, United Kingdom, Delta, Biden

How America quietly lost 2,700 ships

Farewell, sweet ships... AP Photo/Seth Wenig Since 1960, America's cargo fleet has fallen from 16% of the world's fleet to 0.2%. It's thanks to the government slashing support of shipping, and the rise of overseas tax havens. Our domestic snubbing of shipping underlies why we're in a shipping crisis. See more stories on Insider's business page. At the time ocean shipping took over the world, America gave up on the shipping industry.In 1960, when the world moved 1.2 mil...
Tags: Transportation, Asia, Europe, UK, Congress, Germany, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Reagan, Economy, United States, United Kingdom, Shipping, United Arab Emirates

 6 Reasons Why Content Writing Is Undeniably An Important Part of Marketing

“ Content is the King. ” Whether you are new to the field of online marketing or you are an experienced professional, chance are you have come across this statement at least once. Read as many articles or blogs as you want on online marketing. There’s one thing all of them have in common-  an out-and-out emphasis on quality content writing. 60% of marketers produced one piece of content a least each day. According to 57% of marketers , creating custom content had been their top marke...
Tags: Google, Business, Sales & Marketing, Cta, United Kingdom, Stella, Right Now, Facebook Post, Ivelin Radkov Shutterstock, MyAssignmenthelp, Stella Brown

Pandemic Impact Severe On Mumbai's Hotel Industry

The second wave of the pandemic caused by the variant of the COVID-19 virus, which was first identified in the United Kingdom has been the most severe in India. As a result, travel and tourism have been halted across the country, and the impact on the hotel industry is immense, especially in major cities such as Mumbai.
Tags: Travel, India, United Kingdom, Mumbai

Coronavirus live news: US launches $3.2bn virus treatment program; England opens vaccines to all adults

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern gets Pfizer vaccine; England opens vaccines to all over 18s from Friday; new US program will focus on development of antiviral pillsUK’s green list update will be ‘cautious’, insiders warnPrevious Covid infection may not offer long-term protectionNetherlands offers free pickled herring as Covid jab incentiveMinisters will not tell workers to return to office when lockdown endsSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.56am BST The health service in England w...
Tags: England, Wales, Scotland, White House, US, World news, Britain, United States, United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Boris Johnson, Pfizer, Public Health England, Anthony Fauci

Demon Slayer Movie to Stream Exclusively on Funimation Next Week

Did you miss the Demon Slayer movie when it premiered in theaters in April or just want to watch it again? Well, you’re in luck. Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train will be streaming exclusively on the anime streaming service Funimation. According to the streamer, the record-breaking anime film will be available on Funimation starting next week, on June 22. It will be available for United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand regions. Both subtitled and English dub forma...
Tags: Movies, Australia, America, United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Streaming, Anime, UNITED STATES CANADA AUSTRALIA, Murata, Movie News, Funimation, Australia North America, Demon Slayer, Slayer Kimetsu, Kimetsu

UK: UK Government Consultation On Proposed Power To Block Listings On National Security Grounds - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

On 7 June 2021, HM Treasury of the Government of the United Kingdom published a consultation setting out the intended scope of a precautionary power to block initial equity listings and admissions...
Tags: UK, News, United Kingdom, HM Treasury, Gump Strauss Hauer, Feld LLP

Biden gifts Putin a crystal sculpture of an American bison and custom aviators during their first face-to-face meeting at Geneva summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Biden gave Putin a crystal sculpture of an American bison during their meeting on Wednesday. The president also gifted Putin a custom pair of Aviator sunglasses. Gift-giving is a routine practice between world leaders. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Wednesday gifted Russian President Vladimir Putin a crystal sculpture of an American bison an...
Tags: Politics, Usa, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, United Kingdom, Geneva, Boris Johnson, Biden, Donald Trump

Vice World News to Launch ‘Transnational’ News Series About Trans Issues (EXCLUSIVE)

Vice World News is launching a news series about trans issues from around the world. “Transnational” will feature trans correspondents reporting stories from Mexico, the United States and the United Kingdom. The show will premiere on June 24 on Vice’s YouTube channel and social platforms. “When trans people watch this show, we want them to […]
Tags: News, Youtube, Mexico, United States, United Kingdom, Vice, Just For Variety

Cannabis and digital health start-up Sanity Group closes $44.2M Series A led by Redalpine

Berlin-based cannabis and digital health start-up Sanity Group has closed a $44.2M Series A financing round led by Swiss VC Redalpine along with US-based Navy Capital and SOJE Capital. GMPVC also participated in the round. This appears to be the largest round of cannabis funding in Europe to date and brings total investment in Sanity Group to $73M. The new capital will be used to expand the Group’s medical division in Europe as well as a EU-GMP-compliant research and production facility near Fra...
Tags: TC, Europe, UK, France, Germany, Berlin, US, Alyssa Milano, Tech, European Union, Ceo, Cannabis, Frankfurt, Czech Republic, United States, United Kingdom

Cannabis and digital health startup Sanity Group closes $44.2M Series A led by Redalpine

Berlin-based cannabis and digital health startup Sanity Group has closed a $44.2 million Series A financing round led by Swiss VC Redalpine along with U.S.-based Navy Capital and SOJE Capital. GMPVC also participated in the round. This appears to be the largest round of cannabis funding in Europe to date and brings total investment in Sanity Group to $73 million. The new capital will be used to expand the Group’s medical division in Europe as well as an EU-GMP-compliant research and production f...
Tags: TC, Europe, France, Germany, Berlin, Tech, European Union, Cannabis, Frankfurt, Czech Republic, United States, United Kingdom, Poland, Group, Scooter Braun, Cherry Ventures

No. 1 Bruton: A Hotel in a 500-Year-Old Property in Somerset

Ever since Julie stumbled on the lodgings at No. 1 Bruton in the tiny, design-forward town of Bruton in Somerset, I’ve been studying their guest rooms for an education in soft but cheerful palettes. The hotel is set in a series of preserved old buildings: a row of cottages, a Georgian townhouse, and a medieval forge. All told, the property has been in use for over 500 years, the No. 1 Bruton site notes. Now in its latest iteration, historic exposed beams and stone floors mix with soft color, tic...
Tags: Books, England, United Kingdom, Somerset, Marfa, Morris, Julie, Caro, Bruton, Dowding, Hotels & Lodging, Design Travel, Izabella Simmons, Somerset Durslade Farmhouse, Westcombe, Penelope Hobhouse

Adtech ‘data breach’ GDPR complaint is headed to court in EU

New York-based IAB Tech Labs, a standards body for the digital advertising industry, is being taken to court in Germany by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) in a piece of privacy litigation that’s targeted at the high speed online ad auction process known as real-time bidding (RTB). While that may sound pretty obscure the case essentially loops in the entire ‘data industrial complex’ of adtech players, large and small, which make money by profiling Internet users and selling access to...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Verizon, Facebook, Twitter, Europe, UK, New York, Privacy, Advertising Tech, Germany, Articles, Tech, Eu, European Union, Ireland

Northern Ireland Protocol Not a Territorial Threat to UK, Ireland Says

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Post-Brexit trading arrangements for Northern Ireland are not a threat to the territorial integrity of the United Kingdom but...
Tags: UK, United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Dublin, Reuters Post Brexit

When testing Einstein's theory of general relativity, small modeling errors add up fast

Small modeling errors may accumulate faster than previously expected when physicists combine multiple gravitational wave events (such as colliding black holes) to test Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, suggest researchers at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. The findings appear June 16 in the journal iScience.
Tags: Science, United Kingdom, Albert Einstein, Einstein, University of Birmingham

‘I May Destroy You’ Wins Grand Jury Prize at Banff World Media Fest’s Rockie Awards Program Competition

“I May Destroy You,” “The Flight Attendant” and “Killing Eve” were among the top winners as the Banff World Media Festival revealed the winners to this year’s Rockie Awards International Program Competition. Announced Tuesday via a live, streamed virtual event, this year’s Rockie Awards saw the United Kingdom take home the most kudos, with 11, […]
Tags: News, Awards, United Kingdom, Banff World Media Festival, Rockie Awards, I may destroy you, Banff World Media Fest