China ‘plans to ban’ US IPOs for data-heavy tech firms – business live

[ad_1] Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news WSJ: China may ban companies with large amounts of sensitive consumer data from US floats New rules could thwart China tech firms from listing in the U.S. Markets await Jackson Hole symposium Furlough ‘cliff edge’ at Liberty Steel could put jobs at risk 9.07am BST … Read more

Becky Hill: Only Honest on the Weekend review – a conveyor belt of blandness | Pop and rock

[ad_1] In a recent Guardian article that touched on the role of albums in the streaming era, the former head of Virgin EMI described them as an “artist appeasement tool”. It’s a crude way to look at the artform, but in the case of Becky Hill it might be apt. Hill has four Top 10 … Read more

He’s All That review – Netflix’s dull TikTok teen remake lacks charm | Romance films

[ad_1] For the majority of people too young to remember the premiere of She’s All That in 1999, the main draw of He’s All That, Netflix’s gender-swapped remake of the teen classic, is its casting of the TikTok star Addison Rae. In July 2019, an 18-year-old Rae, given name Addison Rae Easterling, went from freshman … Read more

I think Adele is fab and wear pastel shorts suits. I may never be cool again. And I’m cool with that | Health & wellbeing

[ad_1] Last week I spent some time recording an audiobook version of these columns (cough, out in October, cough). One thing I noticed was the number of times I had extolled the virtues of 00s girl band Girls Aloud. Music is an area where self-appointed gatekeepers decide what is cool and what is not. Pop … Read more

Man charged with contaminating goods at London supermarkets | UK news

[ad_1] A 37-year-old man has been charged with contaminating or interfering with goods with intent at three supermarkets in west London. Leoaai Elghareeb, of Crabtree Lane, Fulham, is due to appear before Westminster magistrates court on Friday. Officers in forensic suits were seen in Fulham Palace Road on Thursday at three stores – a Tesco … Read more

10 new restaurants on the UK coast for seafood, street food and other great grub | Food and drink

[ad_1] Rockwater, Hove, East Sussex Owner Luke Davis hopes Rockwater will help revitalise the Hove seafront. The modern, glass-fronted building on the promenade is open all day, from breakfast on the deck (crab benedict, meat- and plant-based fry-ups) to cocktails on the roof terrace. The main lunch and dinner menu includes small plates (such as … Read more

Real Madrid return with $212M Kylian Mbappe bid as PSG star’s transfer grows closer

Real Madrid return with $212M Kylian Mbappe bid as PSG star's transfer grows closer

[ad_1] Real Madrid have made a second bid for PSG star Kylian Mbappe and are optimistic their offer of €170 million (£146 million/$200 million) plus €10m (£9 million/$12 million) in add-ons will be enough to land the forward, Goal can confirm. The Blancos made an opening bid of  €160m (£137 million/$188 million) earlier this week, which was rejected by … Read more

Coronavirus live news: WHO to ship Chinese vaccines despite concerns, US Covid hospitalisations hit eight-month high | World news

[ad_1] The World Health Organization’s pandemic programme plans to ship 100m doses of the Sinovac and Sinopharm Covid-19 shots by the end of next month, mostly to Africa and Asia, in its first delivery of Chinese vaccines, a WHO document shows. Reuters reports that the Chinese shipments will help the sputtering global Covax vaccine sharing … Read more

Brother and sister banned from high school for not wearing masks

Brother and sister banned from high school for not wearing masks

[ad_1] The father of two high school students in California says his children are being discriminated against because of their religious beliefs after they refused to wear masks on the first day of school and are now banned from campus. “They were sent home and told not to come back with or without a mask,” … Read more

Texas legislators spar over the word ‘racism’ ahead of election bill vote

Texas legislators spar over the word 'racism' ahead of election bill vote

[ad_1] Debate over a sweeping elections bill in Texas took a bizarre turn Thursday after Republican House Speaker Dade Phelan asked members not to use the word “racism” while debating a bill Democrats have said will make it harder for people of color to vote. “Intentional discrimination of people of a certain race, is that … Read more