Harry Macqueen’s Supernova opened in 330 theaters this weekend, bringing some warmth to the specialty box office space. The Bleecker Street drama starring Colin Firth and Stanely Tucci is garnering tons of awards season buzz and has added some fuel to the specialty fire that has been struggling to stay afloat for almost a year.
People tend to vegetables growing in a field as emission rises from cooling towers at a coal-fired power station in Tongling, Anhui province, China, on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Bloomberg Elon Musk is going to pay $100 million towards a prize to come up with the best carbon capture technology. (Or so he tweets. Details
Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit border arrangements became “collateral damage” in the EU’s “nasty row” over COVID vaccines, Ireland’s prime minister has said. Micheal Martin claimed EU officials were “blindsided” by the bloc’s dispute with drugmaker AstraZeneca when they acted to override part of the Brexit agreement, risking a hard border on the island of Ireland. Amid
Serco, the outsourcing giant behind NHS Test and Trace, has confirmed that it was hit by a cyber attack – but told Sky News its oft-criticised scheme had not been impacted. The company won several coronavirus-related contracts, including NHS Test and Trace, via a procurement system that came under fire from the public spending watchdog
Hundreds of people have been arrested in Russia as rallies have broken out across the country in demand of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s release. Thousands of people have taken to the streets in nationwide protests that have rattled the Kremlin, with more than 500 people detained so far. The rallies, taking place in Moscow
Scientists in Los Angeles searching for signs that the UK COVID variant had crossed into the US have stumbled on a different one that appears to have been home grown in California – fuelling a surge in cases in the world’s entertainment capital. Nearly 50% of all new coronavirus cases in southern California in January
It sounds like Leslie Odom Jr. was in the zone for much of his time on Hamilton and, given the intensity of his role, it’s really not hard to see why. The way he describes this experience also feels a bit like life imitating art — in Hamilton, Aaron Burr can often be seen urging
As Marcus is one of my favorite characters from the All Souls Trilogy, A Discovery of Witches Season 2 Episode 4 hit the sweet spot. I think it’s the first time in two seasons that either Matthew or Diana wasn’t featured in at least one scene. Here, they weighed heavily on everyone’s minds but were
The website of U.K. stock trading app Freetrade. Freetrade LONDON — British share trading app Freetrade told clients Friday that it had disabled purchases of U.S. stocks. Freetrade blamed the halt to U.S. stock purchases on a move by its currency exchange provider and their bank to limit the platform’s trading volume. Freetrade uses U.K.
Tony Blair has said the EU’s short-lived move to override the Brexit deal on Northern Ireland under its vaccine export controls was “very foolish”. The former prime minister, a vocal supporter of the UK remaining in the bloc, said Brussels’ action in triggering Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol to control the movement of
Lenders to Virgin Active are preparing for a fight over the future of one of Britain’s biggest gym chains as its owners draw up a radical blueprint to help it survive the pandemic. Sky News has learnt that a syndicate of roughly half a dozen banks held a beauty parade of financial advisers this week
The UK will formally apply to join a huge free trade pact including Australia, Canada, Japan and Singapore, under the government’s post-Brexit plans. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss will use a conversation with ministers in Japan and New Zealand on Monday to request membership of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). Announcing the move
The man known as the Wolf of Wall Street has offered his advice to small investors buying shares in GameStop, saying they should “be careful” to avoid losing money when “it goes bad”. Jordan Belfort, the former stockbroker whose memoir inspired the Hollywood movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, endorsed the actions of people who helped the
Play video content Exclusive Details “Sex and the City” star Jason Lewis got into a heated argument with his neighbor after the actor was caught firing a weapon to scare some feral cats away, but the gun wasn’t loaded with bullets. Jason was clearly upset over cats that were abandoned after one of his neighbors
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Kate Middleton and Prince William have been spending the pandemic with their children at their Norfolk estate, Anmer Hall. In the past, Kate has spoken out about the challenges of being a parent to three young children in the middle of a global crisis. This week, during a video call with other parents, she revealed