Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Banks Can't Disengage With Fossil Fuels Now, Says Standard Chartered CEO
Bloomberg, 13 Oct 2021
Oct.12 -- "The day that banks are completely disengaged from the fossil fuel industry is the day that there are no more fossil fuels," Standard Chartered PLC CEO ...
Avlon: This is how Democrats can win over swing states
CNN, 20 Oct 2021
CNN's John Avlon discusses the importance of the midterm elections for Democrats and how they can win over swing states by paying more attention to middle class and rural America.
This Morning’s Top Headlines – October 20 | Morning News NOW
NBC, 20 Oct 2021
The White House prepares its plan to rollout the Covid vaccine
Foxconn to work with German brands on EVs
Reuters, 20 Oct 2021
Foxconn is looking at making electric vehicles in Europe, India and Latin America, including 'indirectly' cooperating with German automakers, Chairman Liu Young-way said.
Japan's Mount Aso erupts, officials warn to stay away from volcano over possible 2nd eruption
CA, 20 Oct 2021
Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupted on Wednesday in the Kumamoto Prefecture, sending ash into the sky and raising the alert level for the mountain to a three on a scale of five.
Greenland struggles to adapt to social, cultural changes from climate change
Al Jazeera, 20 Oct 2021
Greenland struggles to adapt to social, cultural changes from climate change The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.
How to close learning gap for pandemic's school children
DW, 20 Oct 2021
Schoolchildren around the world have lost close to two trillion in-person classroom hours due to COVID.
Syrians turn to olive waste for innovative fuel alternative
AFP, 20 Oct 2021
Syrians use olive waste to create 'birin', a biomass fuel to be used to heat homes during the winter as an alternative to diesel, which few families can now afford in Syria's Id...
Critics blast former Gov. McAuliffe for walking out of interview: 'He's losing it'
FOX, 20 Oct 2021
Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Younkin says Terry McAuliffe is 'losing it' after abruptly ending an interview and criticizing a reporter.
Dozens dead in flooding in northern India
AP, 20 Oct 2021
The death toll from flooding in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand has risen to at least 46, officials said Wednesday.
Live: Night tour along the Yangtze River to experience Chongqing's night vibes
CGTN, 20 Oct 2021
People say it is a pity to miss Chongqing's night view. What makes it so special? Join us for a night tour along the Yangtze River in Chongqing to find out why.
Watch PMQs live
Sky, 20 Oct 2021
Watch live: Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces PMQs as chief executive of the NHS Confederation Matthew Taylor warns that the UK's coronavirus epidemic is "inevitably going to g...
Indian barber brothers find fame by making quirky hairstyle dreams come true
SCMP, 20 Oct 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Indian barbers Rajwinder and Gurwinder Singh Sindu are brothers who have become local celebrities...
PMQs in full: PM pledges 'criminal sanctions with tough sentences' for those who allow online hate
Telegraph, 20 Oct 2021
Sir Keir Starmer said that as the House paid tribute to Sir David on Monday, users of Telegram could access videos of murders, extremist content, and death threats towards polit...
Roadside bomb explosion claims lives of at least 14 on military bus in Damascus
RT, 20 Oct 2021
At least 14 killed on a military bus carrying Syrian military personnel in Syria’s Damascus when two roadside bombs exploded in a suspected terrorist attack.
Bechtel CFO on Inflation, Supply Chains, Sustainability
Bloomberg, 20 Oct 2021
Catherine Hunt Ryan, Bechtel chief financial officer, discusses labour shortages, pricing pressures, and greening the economy.
#LIVE: China and UN: Building Peace through Development
CD, 20 Oct 2021
Watch the latest VisionChina event, themed China and UN: Building Peace through Development.
Paris attack trial: Bataclan massacre survivors give harrowing testimonies • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 20 Oct 2021
For more than two weeks, dozens of #survivors from the #Bataclan concert hall in #Paris testify in a specially designed courtroom about the Islamic State group's attacks on Nov.
Little Amal in Britain: giant puppet of Syrian refugee reaches Folkestone
Guardian, 20 Oct 2021
The giant puppet of a nine-year-old Syrian girl has reached the UK, making her first stop in Folkestone, Kent, after walking thousands of miles across Europe.
How can Europe tackle climate change?
BBC, 20 Oct 2021
Climate change needs to be tackled by a global effort, with the countries creating the biggest emissions required to make the biggest adaptations.
WTO director-general says supply chain problems could last months
FT, 20 Oct 2021
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the first African head of the World Trade Organization, tells the FT Africa Summit that she expects global supply chain difficulties to last several months.