Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

Category: news

Star Inn at Harome: Michelin star restaurant burns down

(CNN) — A Michelin-star restaurant in northern England housed in a 14th century building has suffered significant damage after its thatched roof caught fire. The Star Inn at Harome caught fire at 10.13 p.m....

Thanksgiving air travelers set new TSA pandemic record

(CNN) — Thanksgiving travelers have set a new pandemic-era air travel record in the United States. The Transportation Security Administration says it screened 2.3 million people (2,311,978) at airports across the country on Wednesday,...

Historical Photographer of the Year contest: See 2021’s winning pictures

(CNN) — “The past is never dead,” Nobel Prize winning novelist William Faulkner once wrote. “It’s not even past.” That famous quote could apply to many of the winners of this year’s Historical Photographer...

Down with Black Friday! Seven readers on how they turned their backs on consumerism | Environment

With Black Friday marking the start of a frantic month of Christmas shopping, we asked our readers to get in touch about the ways they have challenged consumerism. Responses ranged from revolutionary changes such...

Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits India-Myanmar border region | Earthquakes News

Tremors felt as far away as Kolkata, India but there were no immediate reports of damage. A shallow and strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Myanmar-India border region early on Friday morning, but there...

‘Mistakes of the 1930s’: Peter Dutton ramps up China rhetoric as Keating calls him a ‘dangerous personality’ | Peter Dutton

Australia’s defence minister has ramped up his pre-election warnings about the threat posed by China, declaring Beijing wants countries to be “tributary states” and is building up its military at a scale that is...

Indian farmers mark a year of protest week after Modi’s climbdown | Agriculture News

New Delhi, India – Tens of thousands of farmers are holding demonstrations across India to mark a year of their protest against three controversial farm laws, despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement that they...

Solomon Islands leader blames violent anti-government protests on foreign interference | Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands prime minister Manasseh Sogavare has blamed foreign interference over his government’s decision to switch alliances from Taiwan to Beijing for anti-government protests, arson and looting that have ravaged the capital Honiara in...

Your Friday Briefing – The New York Times

A worrisome new variant in South Africa A new variant of the coronavirus, whose mutations show evidence of a “big jump in evolution,” is driving an increase in new Covid-19 infections in South Africa,...

Turkish police fire tear gas at women protesters in Istanbul | Women’s Rights News

Istanbul, Turkey – Turkish police fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Thursday to push back thousands of people, many of them women, who took to the streets of Istanbul to mark the International...