January 2016 Maitlis revealed she was once told by a boss at the Corporation she would have to appear on Strictly Come Dancing if she wanted to progress. She previously claimed it is harder for a woman to be taken seriously and be successful at the BBC … [Read more...] about BBC head of news Fran Unsworth says Emily Maitlis’ anti-Dominic Cummings rant on Newsnight ‘did not belong in an impartial broadcast programme’
LA CRUCECITA, Mexico (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck southern Mexico’s Pacific coast on Tuesday, killing at least six people and seriously injuring others in isolated villages, while causing damage to buildings hundreds of miles away in Mexico City. … [Read more...] about Major quake shakes southern Mexico, at least six killed
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make a major worldwide address, expected to focus on India's trade and foreign investment prospects, at India Global Week 2020 organised in the UK from Thursday. Modi, who will connect remotely to the event pitched as one of the biggest international events on India's globalisation, is likely to lay out numerous investment and manufacturing opportunities that India has on offer as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. "As the world battles to emerge out of the shadows of COVID-19, India with its immense talent pool, its technological prowess, and growing appetite for leadership has a central role to play in global affairs. I am sure the Indian Prime Minister's message to the world will resonate with the #BeTheRevival: India and a Better New World theme of India Global Week," said Manoj Ladwa, Chairman and CEO of the India Inc. Group, the UK-headquartered media house behind the annual event. The three-day summit, being held on a virtual … [Read more...] about PM Modi to make major worldwide address to India Global Week in UK
Marcelo Freixo, from the Socialism and Liberty party, tweeted: “The Bolsonaro family … has built a fake news network that operates from within the presidential palace and the offices of congressional allies. This is public money being used to commit crimes.” … [Read more...] about Brazil police target key Bolsonaro supporters in fake news raids
In the M&A world, Cineworld has scrapped its deal to buy Cineplex; while Metro Bank is in exclusive talks to buy peer-to-peer lender RateSetter. Italy's BPER Banca has approved a revised deal with Intesa Sanpaolo to address antitrust issues in Intesa's takeover bid for UBI Banca. … [Read more...] about Daily Briefing: Relapse?