Britain’s ‘Swiss-style relationship’ with the EU is a fantasy

Brexit has consumed four prime ministers – David Cameron, Theresa May, Boris Johnson, and Liz Truss. Now, if the Sunday Times is to be believed, Rishi Sunak may be considering a “Swiss-style relationship” with the EU as a way of improving trade access. Of course the briefing given to the Sunday Times’s veteran political reporters, … Read more

Russell Wilson, Denver Broncos, Nathaniel Hackett, latest news

Despite the acquisition of Russell Wilson, the Broncos’ offense has been a complete disaster this season — Denver is averaging an NFL worst 14.6 points per game and its $245 million ($A366m) man has thrown just seven touchdown passes to go with five interceptions. But one former Bronco thinks he knows why the offense has … Read more

Antonio Brown releases text messages from Tom Brady; Tampa Bay Buccaneers, news, updates

The relationship between Antonio Brown and Tom Brady continues to unravel. Brown has been chiding Brady on social media over his divorce from model Gisele Bündchen. On Tuesday, the free agent NFL wideout tweeted (and since deleted) an alleged text from his former teammate, from May 2021, in which Brady appeared to be telling him … Read more

Satellite offices to aid hybrid working? | David Sapsted

The unprecedented growth in hybrid working has led to an increase in demand for ‘satellite’ offices away from city centers, according to a new survey. The Autumn issue of Think Global People magazine is out now A poll of 3,000 office workers across Europe, conducted by global workplace creation company Unispace, concluded that employees’ new … Read more

Activist glues his head to ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ painting in The Hague

AMSTERDAM, Oct 27 (Reuters) – A climate activist glued his head to glass covering the world-famous “Girl with a Pearl Earring” painting at a museum in The Hague on Thursday, although the artwork was not damaged, gallery staff said. A second activist glued their hand to the wall next to the 1665 work by Dutch … Read more

Adidas ends Kanye West partnership over antisemitism, hate speech

Adidas ends partnership immediately To take ~$250 mln hit to 2022 net income Adidas sole owner of design rights Oct 25 (Reuters) – Adidas AG (ADSGn.DE) is immediately terminating its partnership with Kanye West, the sporting goods maker said on Tuesday, reacting to a rash of offensive behavior from the American rapper and designer. The … Read more

‘The Crown’: Dame Judi Dench wants ‘cruelly unfair’ Season 5 to come with a disclaimer

CNN — Dame Judi Dench has played a British queen before and now she is sounding off about Netflix’s popular dramatization of the royal family. In a letter to The Times, the revered actress shares her concerns about the upcoming new season of “The Crown,” writing that “the closer the drama comes to our present … Read more

SES Launches First Dedicated Satellite Distribution Platform for Sports & Events Content

SES’s rapidly growing sports and events customer base will be able to successfully aggregate and deliver exciting and crucial sports and live events to screens across Europe and the MENA region on SES’s new satellite platform, announced the leader in global content connectivity solutions today. The new dedicated sports and events distribution platform offers powerful … Read more

Kanye West to buy social media app Parler

Oct 17 (Reuters) – American rapper Kanye West, who now goes by Ye, has proposed to buy Parler, the social media platform popular among US conservatives, parent Parlement Technologies said on Monday. Nashville-based Parler, which has raised about $56 million to date, said it expects the deal to close during the fourth quarter of 2022. … Read more

Airbus Beluga delivers Airbus satellite to Kennedy Space Center

A special aircraft landed at the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral in Florida this weekend: the Airbus BelugaST (A300-600ST) and it delivered the Airbus-built HOTBIRD 13G satellite for Eutelsat. This happened a few hours after its twin, HOTBIRD 13F, was successfully launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The spacecraft are the first members … Read more