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China will crush dissent in Hong Kong, just as it did in Tiananmen Square | Ma Jian

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

The state wants us to forget, but those of us who were there in 1989 cling to our memories - and worry for Hong Kong To commemorate the 30thanniversary of the Tiananmen Square...
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The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett review - a twin's struggle to 'pass' for white

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The author of The Mothers brings fresh sensitivity to the subject of African Americans ‘passing' in this engrossing novel Mallard, a fictional town in Louisiana, is a liminal...
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I took a bunch of photos the iPhone 11 Pro Max and the Galaxy S20 Ultra, and it's clear that Apple and Samsung have very different ideas of what makes a good photo

I took a bunch of photos the iPhone 11 Pro Max and the Galaxy S20 Ultra, and it's clear that Apple and Samsung have very different ideas of what makes a good photo

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Every high-end smartphone takes good photos now, but smartphone makers have different ideas of what your photos should look like. Apple plays it safe with balanced and more...
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10 books Amazon editors say you'll want to read in June

10 books Amazon editors say you'll want to read in June

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summer by curling up with one of Amazon's Best Books of the Month . June's recommended reads include a story of twin sisters separated by racial identity , the lasting effects...
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Tottenham reveal unnamed player has tested positive for coronavirus

18 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Spurs say player will self-isolate for seven days Only one positive test from 1,197 players and staff Tottenham have revealed that one of their players has tested positive for...
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What is a microaggression? 14 things people think are fine to say at work - but are actually racist, sexist, or offensive

What is a microaggression? 14 things people think are fine to say at work - but are actually racist, sexist, or offensive

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Protests in the wake of the killing of George Floyd are shining a spotlight on racism in all facets of American life - including at work. The research says that the majority of...
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Tom Hiddleston on Coriolanus: 'There was nowhere to hide - that's exciting'

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

As Josie Rourke's Donmar production of Shakespeare's tragedy is streamed for National Theatre at Home, its star recalls the thrilling intimacy, the brutal fights - and the cold...
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A School for Fools review - Belarus Free Theatre's audacious lockdown challenge

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Available online The company's years of operating underground inform a dynamic approach to online drama that goes far beyond talking heads B elarus Free Theatre began...
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White people, true solidarity is about helping the cause when it's not fashionable to do so | Nesrine Malik

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Fighting the racism that killed George Floyd requires more than hashtags. It's about making way and giving up power Every few years, being black becomes a macabre spectacle...
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An 'ANTIFA' Twitter account that called for looting 'white hoods' was actually run by white nationalist group Identity Evropa

An 'ANTIFA' Twitter account that called for looting 'white hoods' was actually run by white nationalist group Identity Evropa

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

A fake antifa Twitter account that called for violence was actually run by a white nationalist group, according to a Twitter spokesperson. The account, " ANTIFA US," pretended...
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Tim Cook published an open letter on racism after he was called out for not...

Tim Cook published an open letter on racism after he was called out for not speaking up publicly amid protests over George Floyd's death

Apple CEO Tim Cook has published an open letter on racism after facing criticism for not speaking up publicly on the death of George Floyd. In the letter, Cook describes a... Read more ...

US weekly jobless claims hit 1.9 million, bringing the 11-week total to...

US weekly jobless claims hit 1.9 million, bringing the 11-week total to nearly 43 million

US jobless claims for the week that ended on Saturday totaled 1.9 million, the Labor Department said Thursday. That slightly exceeded the median economist estimate . That... Read more ...

Bafta TV Awards 2020: nominations in full

Bafta TV Awards 2020: nominations in full

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Moment girl, nine, delivers powerful Black Lives Matter speech in Ohio as...

Moment girl, nine, delivers powerful Black Lives Matter speech in Ohio as protesters cheer her on

Aubrey Johnson, from Lancaster, Ohio, was very emotional as she was given a megaphone to speak. Read more ...

Bafta TV awards: Derry Girls among the nominees

Bafta TV awards: Derry Girls among the nominees

Channel 4's Derry Girls has been nominated for an award at this year's TV Baftas which will go ahead virtually due to the coronavirus crisis. Read more ...

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak are not set to self-isolate despite holding a...

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak are not set to self-isolate despite holding a 45 minute meeting with Alok Sharma who is now self-isolating with coronavirus symptoms

Boris Johnson and the UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak held a 45-minute meeting with the Business Secretary Alok Sharma, who is now self-isolating with coronavirus symptoms. Sharma... Read more ...

We got the pitch deck that helped virtual care startup Bright.md stand apart...

We got the pitch deck that helped virtual care startup Bright.md stand apart and raise $16.7 million in the middle of a pandemic

Bright.md, a virtual care startup, just closed its Series C funding round in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. Lockdowns helped drive investor interest in its technology... Read more ...

A Russian mining company spilled 20,000 tons of oil in the Arctic Circle...

A Russian mining company spilled 20,000 tons of oil in the Arctic Circle, turning a river red and enraging Putin

More than 20,000 tons of oil were spilled into a river in the Arctic Circle by a Russian mining company on Friday. Russian President Vladimir Putin declared a state of... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here's what you need to know before the markets open. 1. 'Look at the stock market NOW!' Trump cheers record rally and predicts the US economy will roar back next year, as the... Read more ...

Hong Kongers were banned from marking 31 years since the Tiananmen Square...

Hong Kongers were banned from marking 31 years since the Tiananmen Square massacre, but they're turning out anyway. It may be for the last time

Hong Kong banned the commemoration of the anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre , but activists are planning to meet regardless. "See you at Victoria Park tonight... Read more ...