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News bulletin 2022/01/18 09:23View on euronews
André Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died
A 23st office worker who has shed 8st 10lb in 16 months after being horrified by his size in a friend's video vows to "shout about it from the rooftops" to encourage plus-sized men to talk about their weight rather than "suffering in silence". On target to lose 10st by his 41st birthday in August and one of just four males in his 50-strong Slimming World group, Richard Griffiths, who says he was "born fat", feels men's refusal to discuss their weight means they are less supported when it comes to losing it.
Matthew Stafford passed for 202 yards and two touchdowns in his first playoff victory and the Los Angeles Rams roared out of the wild-card round with a 34-11 win over the Arizona Cardinals
Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor says it plans to sell its stake in the Myanmar fintech company Wave Money to its main partner in the venture, Yoma Strategic Holdings
NEW YORK (Reuters) -New York state's attorney general has accused Donald Trump's family business of repeatedly misrepresenting the value of its assets to obtain financial benefits, citing what it said was significant new evidence of possible fraud. The accusations by Attorney General Letitia James mark a substantial escalation of her civil probe into the Republican former U.S. president's business, the Trump Organization, and the roles of his adult children. They are part of her effort to force Donald Trump and his children Donald Trump Jr and Ivanka Trump to comply with her subpoenas to testify under oath, which the family has asked a judge to block https://www.reuters.com/legal/government/donald-trump-jr-ivanka-trump-subpoenaed-new-york-probe-2022-01-03.
Transport for London said “significant progress” was made over Christmas and the “trial operations” phase, which began on November 20, saw upgrades to train and signalling software and tunnel fire safety schemes. A precise opening date has yet to be announced but TfL commissioner Andy Byford said he would not allow the line – which will be renamed the Elizabeth line when services start running – to open until he was sure it was reliable. Originally due to have been opened by the Queen in December 2018, Crossrail has gone billions over budget, with the total cost now in excess of £20 billion.
The eruption of a Tonga volcano sent "violent" waves across the Pacific and caused a boat loading oil about 6,600 miles away to topple, spilling thousands of barrels into Peruvian waters. Dozens of fishermen have protested outside Peru's main oil refinery, La Pampilla, which processes around 117,000 barrels a day and is managed by Spanish company Repsol. An Italian-flagged ship was loading the oil into La Pampilla when strong waves moved the boat and caused it to spill its cargo into the ocean.
Aldi has narrowly beaten its discount rival Lidl to be named the cheapest supermarket of the year, according to an annual survey by Which?
Nearly 10,000 Chinese overseas nationals have been forced to return to China after coercive means outside the justice system were used by the government, a new report has claimed. Spain-based rights group Safeguard Defenders said the figure for what they call "involuntary returns" could just be the "tip of the iceberg". The report states that China president Xi Jinping's government has been aggressively pursuing its overseas nationals as it targets people wanted as part of its anti-corruption drive.
The director-general of the BBC has warned it will be forced to make changes to its content if forced to rely on a subscription model. Tim Davie warned Tuesday that a loss of £285 million as a result of the licence fee being frozen for two years would mean “inevitable” cuts to programming. Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries hinted on Sunday that the licence fee could be abolished from 2028, and confirmed on Monday the fee will stay at £159 until April 2024, rising with inflation for four years after.
LGBT+ veterans whose lives were “shattered” by the pre-2000 military ban will be invited to share their stories as part of a new government review.
Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić said on Tuesday that the Serbian government would not make any decisions without consulting the local communities first.View on euronews
The chief executives of several major American passenger and cargo airlines have warned of an impending "catastrophic" crisis that could come in less than two days when telecommunications companies deploy a new 5G service. The new C-Band 5G service set to be rolled out by AT&T and Verizon on Wednesday could leave a significant number of widebody aircraft unusable, the airlines warned. "Unless our major hubs are cleared to fly, the vast majority of the traveling and shipping public will essentially be grounded," wrote the chief executives of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and others.
News bulletin 2022/01/18 10:25View on euronews
Occupy Wall St, Greta Thunberg, Parkland shooting and George Floyd murder also shaped Generation Z, author tells Andrew Buncombe
Prime minister refuses to rule out resigning should he be censured by Sue Gray’s inquiry into rule-breaking
If you are really honest with yourself, how much time do you waste every day in meandering meetings or chatting on Slack?
The long and now desperate fight to save Derby County is bogged down in legal and financial wranglings that are threatening to take one of England's oldest clubs out of existence. "It's a total mess," he told Sky News. "Had Derby FC not been there for me when I needed them most at that time, I don't know where I would be now."
Britain's payments regulator on Tuesday fined five payments companies including Mastercard a total of 33 million pounds ($45.01 million) for cartel behaviour involving prepaid cards issued to vulnerable people on welfare benefits. Mastercard received the largest fine of 31.56 million pounds ($43.04 million). The other companies fined were allpay, Advanced Payment Solution, Prepaid Financial Services and Sulion.