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UK

Health secretary Steve Barclay challenged by mother of

Health secretary Steve Barclay has been challenged by the mother of a sick child during a visit to King’s College Hospital in Denmark Hill, London. In footage taken by Sky News, Sarah Pinnington-Auld told Mr Barclay her three-year-old daughter Lucy, who has cystic fibrosis, had been due to attend an appointment last Monday but that […]

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Canada

Winnipeg police report says officers are challenged with

Anti-government and anti-authority sentiment poses a growing challenge for police, according to a new report about the background conditions facing the Winnipeg Police Service. The Environment for Policing report, published Monday by the Winnipeg Police Board, says police are contending with the result of reduced trust in institutions. This has manifested itself in disparate ways, such as […]

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Gaming

Microsoft’s Take Over of Call of Duty and Diablo’s Studio Activision Runs into Rocky Waters; Could be Challenged for $69 Billion – MySmartPrice

While it hasn’t been particularly smooth sailing so far for the Microsoft/Xbox – Activision Blizzard merger, things could get a lot more challenging soon. According to a report by Politico, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could be looking to file an antitrust lawsuit to block Microsoft’s $69 billion takeover of Activision Blizzard. While regulatory bodies […]

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Business

U.S. oil giants Exxon Mobil, Chevron and ConocoPhillips challenged over ‘secretive’ tax practices

Speaking late last month, U.S. President Joe Biden threatened to pursue higher taxes on oil company profits if industry giants do not work to cut gas prices. Brandon Bell | Getty Images Oxfam on Monday filed shareholder resolutions against U.S. oil giants Exxon Mobil, Chevron and ConocoPhillips, saying a lack of transparency over their global […]

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Finance

TotalEnergies challenged on carbon emissions reporting

TotalEnergies is facing accusations of vastly underestimating its carbon emissions, as scrutiny intensifies over how the oil and gas industry reports on climate change goals. In a study based on the French energy group’s own disclosures, campaign group Greenpeace estimates that Total’s carbon emissions from 2019 could be almost four times higher than the levels […]

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Celebrities

Susanna Reid hits back at GMB viewer as presenter role is challenged

Susanna originally shared the results of a poll conducted on Good Morning Britain this morning, in view of her 891,200 Twitter followers. It read: “In our @gmb poll Do You Want A General Election? 93% said yes. “In our poll “Should Tories Stick With Truss or Twist?” 85% said twist.” Many took to the comments […]

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UK

Queen challenged Charles over plan to only let William lay wreath

Queen Elizabeth II challenged and overruled her successor King Charles III when he proposed that Prince William should be the only member of the Royal Family to lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in 2021, a book has claimed. Katie Nicholl’s book ‘The New Royals’ has touched upon the relationship between the late Queen and […]

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Celebrities

23 Times Celebs Challenged Toxic Beauty Standards, Proving There’s No Such Thing As A “Perfect Body”

This year, celebrities like Kim and Khloé Kardashian have been called out for promoting unrealistic beauty standards. However, there are plenty of other people in Hollywood who are challenging those toxic expectations, including Lizzo, Selena Gomez, and Lili Reinhart. View Entire Post › Source link

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Sports

Mitchell girls tennis expects to be challenged in every aspect this season

MITCHELL — Despite being the reigning three-time Class A champions, the 2022 Mitchell High School girls tennis team might be facing their biggest challenge in recent memory. The Kernels will not have a chance to defend their Class A title and will now compete in the Class AA division, after the South Dakota High School […]

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World

Macron humbled in first 100 days after loss majority ‘Doesn’t like choices challenged’

President Macron was re-elected on April 24 2022, having first been made President of France in 2017. However, he has been accused of being “withdrawn” after his victory, as his second term in office has been marred by defeat in the legislative elections. Anne Charlène Bezzina, professor of Public Law and lecturer at the University […]