Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022
Focus on the big picture
China Mobile Shares Jump in Shanghai Trading Debut
Bloomberg, 05 Jan 2022
China Mobile Ltd. surged in its first day of trade in Shanghai. China's largest wireless carrier by sales was removed from the U.S. ...
Credit Suisse warns of fourth-quarter loss
Reuters, 25 Jan 2022
Credit Suisse has warned that it is on track for an overall fourth-quarter loss of around $1.75 billion, as Switzerland's second-largest lender tries to curb a freewheeling cult...
Heavy snow disrupts city life in Athens
AFP, 25 Jan 2022
Much of Athen is blanketed in thick snow, which has led to disruptions of city life.
Firefighters on California coast report progress
AP, 25 Jan 2022
California authorities said a wildfire near Big Sur was 35% contained on Monday. Improved mapping reduced the fire's size to about 700 acres.
AFCON daily: Cameroon's victory over Comoros overshadowed by deadly stampede • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 25 Jan 2022
Hosts Cameroon overcame a resilient, goalkeeperless Comoros team 2-1 to progress to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on home soil.
Met police commissioner confirms investigations into No 10 'events'
Guardian, 25 Jan 2022
The Metropolitan police commissioner, Cressida Dick, says 'a number of events' at No 10 and Whitehall are being investigated under lockdown laws.
HK Journalists Association ‘assesses risk’, worries about press freedom and its own future
SCMP, 25 Jan 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube In the past six months, three Hong Kong media outlets popular with the opposition have folded.
Biden Calls Reporter ‘a Stupid Son of a B***h’ on Hot Mic
RT, 25 Jan 2022
Strange, Biden’s usually more open with his gaffes. It just wouldn’t be a Joe Biden press conference without something going wrong, and today’s example is an unfortunately timed...
Psaki blames crime spike on 'underfunding' of police
FOX, 25 Jan 2022
The Fox News analyst reacts to Washington D.C. BLM complaining about shot police officers being treated as ‘heroes’ and Biden’s support among black voters shrinking.
Ukraine urges calm as US puts 8,500 troops on heightened alert
DW, 25 Jan 2022
The US and Europe are trying to present a united front in the face of Russia's buildup of troops near the Ukrainian border.
At least eight killed in stampede at Cameroon AFCON match
Al Jazeera, 25 Jan 2022
A crush outside a Cameroon stadium where the host nation qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-finals on Monday left at least eight people dead and more than 3...
Caver trapped for 54 hours relives survival fight
BBC, 25 Jan 2022
A man who was trapped in a cave for 54 hous after falling and breaking his leg, jaw and ribs has said there were times when he didn't think he'd make it.
Police investigating 'a number of' alleged Downing Street parties, announces Cressida Dick
Telegraph, 25 Jan 2022
Scotland Yard is investigating “a number of” alleged Downing Street parties, Dame Cressida Dick has announced.
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ITV, 25 Jan 2022
BREAKING: Met Police launches investigation into Downing Street parties
Sky, 25 Jan 2022
The Metropolitan Police has launched an investigation into a number of Downing Street events after receiving information from the Cabinet Office.
Boris Johnson's Lockdown Birthday Party
Bloomberg, 25 Jan 2022
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under fire, once again,
CD, 25 Jan 2022
How is the Beijing Winter Olympics Green?
CGTN, 25 Jan 2022
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Beijing Winter Olympics will be the first modern Olympics to truly achieve carbon neutrality, which spotlights China's commitment to achieve...
Pope Benedict XVI Admits To Being At 1980 Meeting Discussing Abuse
NBC, 25 Jan 2022
Former Pope Benedict’s private secretary recently admitted to a meeting in 1980 the Pope had attended where church officials discussed a priest accused of sexual abuse.
Why people are putting their pets on private planes out of Hong Kong
CNN, 25 Jan 2022
CNN's Ivan Watson reports on the mounting pressure for pet owners wishing to leave Hong Kong to save their animals as officials kill thousands of hamsters and small animals over...
COVID-19: Quebec to open pop-up vaccine clinic to get unvaccinated their 1st dose
CA, 25 Jan 2022
The Quebec government says a new “positive approach” to persuade people to get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine will complement the punitive measures so far imposed to incre...