Colin Firth and Matthew Macfadyen on the Bromantic Power of Two Mr. Darcys

Some viewers will tune in to Operation Minced Meat, the WWII movie now streaming on Netflix due to its historical espionage components. Named after the British deception operation it portrays, the film has features Colin firth and Matthew Macfadyen like the real men who pulled a ridiculous-sounding ruse. Released by British intelligence officer (and future … Read more

War in Ukraine puts pressure on food supplies, drives up prices and threatens vulnerable countries – Global Issues

Under the theme Securing global food security in times of crisisQU Dongyu, director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), told agriculture ministers of wealthy G7 countries meeting in Stuttgart, Germany, that the main threats stem from conflict and the associated humanitarian impact, along with several overlapping crises. In my address to #G7 agriculture ministers … Read more

Beijing: Shanghai squats for latest Covid battle, Beijing outbreak stubborn

SHANGHAI/BEIJING: Shanghai tightened its Covid-19 lockdown for what it hoped would be the last week of its battle with the virus before gradually easing restrictions as Beijing continued to battle its much smaller but ongoing outbreak. China’s 25 million commercial center hopes to get out of its agonizing six-week lockdown later this month. Authorities on … Read more

Emirates Airline, Stung by Rising Fuel Prices, Loses $1.1 Billion

Aircraft operated by Emirates, at Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates. Christopher Pike | Bloomberg | Getty Images Dubai’s Emirates Airline cut its losses to $1.1 billion in the year to March, even as soaring jet fuel costs threaten to overshadow a recovery in travel demand. The world’s largest long-haul carrier said sales … Read more

G7 to tackle Ukraine grain crisis, continue economic pressure on Russia

Group of seven foreign ministers vowed on Saturday to strengthen Russia’s economic and political isolation, to continue supplying arms to Ukraine and to tackle what the German foreign minister described as a “wheat war” being waged by Moscow. After meeting at a castle estate in the Baltic Sea resort of Weissenhaus, the ministers of Great … Read more

French scientist who leads nuclear fusion project dies at 72

PARIS (AP) — Bernard Bigot, a French scientist who led a massive international effort to demonstrate that nuclear fusion can be a viable energy source, has died. He was 72. The organization behind the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, or ITER, said Bigot died on Saturday of an unspecified illness. The organization’s director general since March … Read more