15Jul/21

Horses really can fly, even if they’re not called Pegasus

Can horses fly? Well yes, they can if they’re Olympic athletes!
And in a piece of history-making, 36 of them flew into Japan last night – the first full cargo load of horses ever to land in Haneda, the waterfront airport that serves the greater Tokyo area and which is now welcoming a very different group of Olympic athletes. Continue reading

Three in five young people from lower income households think their life goals are unachievable

Tesco –7 July 2021

• New report finds that post-pandemic young people nationwide have lowered their ambitions

• ‘Outlook inequality’ is holding many back. Young people from lower income families have less optimism, less career ambition and feel less equipped to compete in the job market

• Tesco commits to help over 45,000 young people jumpstart their career and build employability skills in partnership with The Prince’s Trust
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12Jul/21

IMAX Lands $12 Million Global Opening For “Black Widow”

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) soared to a $12 million debut for Marvel Studios’ “Black Widow,” reaching its highest grossing opening weekend of the pandemic era in 11 markets worldwide, including North America. At the resurgent domestic box office, “Black Widow” broke pandemic-era records for IMAX® across the board — delivering the Company’s biggest opening weekend box office, indexing, and per screen average since March 2020. The film grossed $7.2 million across IMAX screens in North America, earning 9% of the domestic box office and a per screen average of $19,000. Continue reading

Women can buy Maxwellia’s Lovima® contraceptive pill from pharmacies without a prescription for first time in UK history

WOMEN can now buy a contraceptive pill over the counter without a prescription following a consultation with a pharmacist after the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) today granted a licence to Maxwellia’s Lovima®. Continue reading

11Jul/21

Genetic factors linked to response to common antiviral medications

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists and collaborators in Sweden and Japan are reporting that the enzyme NUDT15 plays a role in how patients respond to antiviral therapy with the common drugs ganciclovir and acyclovir. The researchers showed that NUDT15 status can help predict how individuals will respond to treatment for cytomegalovirus, a serious infection common among people who receive bone marrow transplants. The paper was published today in Nature Communications. Continue reading

11Jul/21

Sponsoring EURO 2020 is the Inevitable Choice of Hisense’s Globalization Strategy

As the first major tournament after the pandemic, EURO 2020 has attracted great excitement. As the Official Sponsor, Hisense appeared together with subsidiary brands. “If the sponsorship of EURO 2016 is the preliminary global presence, EURO 2020 must be the commencement of Hisense’s various brands and products globalization,” said Jia Shaoqian, President of Hisense Group Holdings Co., Ltd. Continue reading

American Greetings Introduces New SmashUp™ Customized Video ecard with Alicia Keys

Today, American Greetings announced their new customized video ecard, featuring and designed by 15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist and worldwide-celebrated music icon, Alicia Keys. The new ecard features Keys in an intimate space, which she designed herself, where she delivers a heartfelt, entertaining, and personalized greeting. Continue reading

The First Biblical Epic Feature Film Shot in Israel and Saudi Arabia at the Real Mount Sinai

On the heels of the acclaimed documentary series ‘Covenant and Controversy’ and ‘Sheep Among Wolves,’ FAI STUDIOS’ tenth feature film shatters the mold and recreates the Book of Exodus and life of Moses as they have never been seen or heard before: through the imagination of a dying boy and the ballads of his father. Continue reading

02Jul/21

OneWeb Completes its ‘Five to 50’ Mission to Cover Regions North of 50 degrees Latitude including UK, Canada, Alaska and Arctic Region

OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, today announced the successful launch of another 36 satellites to mark the completion of its ‘Five to 50’ mission. With this major milestone, the Company is ready to deliver connectivity across the United Kingdom, Canada, Alaska, Northern Europe, Greenland, and the Arctic Region. Continue reading

30Jun/21

DAZN And YouTube Enter Groundbreaking Partnership To Bring UEFA Women’s Champions League To Fans Around The World, Live And For Free

DAZN, the leading global sports streaming platform, has acquired global rights to broadcast the UEFA Women’s Champions League and has been awarded host broadcaster duties for the next four seasons, from 2021-25. As part of this landmark agreement, to further grow the sport, DAZN has also entered into a groundbreaking partnership with YouTube that will make the competition live and free for fans around the world for the first time. Continue reading