As restrictions ease England starts its journey back to normality – BBC Newsnight

Next week you can see your family and friends, go shopping and send your children to school –– but do we have the protections to stop a second wave? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F The prime minster has lowered the Covid-19 alert to level three, as of next Monday groups of up to six … Read more As restrictions ease England starts its journey back to normality – BBC Newsnight

Riots in Minneapolis following death of black man in police custody

Protests in Minneapolis have entered their third night. Dan Williams takes a look at what sparked demonstrations. And earlier we spoke with Atiba Madyun, president and founder of Party Politics U.S. – a public policy consulting firm. He shared his thoughts on the impact of George Floyd’s death. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download … Read more Riots in Minneapolis following death of black man in police custody

A look at Todd Muller’s first week as National Party leader

It started with a diversity faux pas and ended with his first policy announcement. Join the 6pm team as they bring you the latest news from here and overseas Daily at 6pm on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/one-news-at-6pm Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/1NEWSNZ Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/1newsnz Twitter – https://twitter.com/1NewsNZ

‘No Mask, No Entry:’ Cuomo Says New York Businesses Can Turn Away Unmasked Shoppers

Business owners in New York will be able to deny entry to people not wearing masks or face coverings, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. The promised executive order from Cuomo comes as restrictions on shops are beginning to loosen around the state, though not yet in New York City. “We’re giving the store owners the … Read more ‘No Mask, No Entry:’ Cuomo Says New York Businesses Can Turn Away Unmasked Shoppers

Smart Cities and Urban Mobility

Founding Director of Hyundai Cradle John Suh, Partner at Playground Global Laurie Yoler, and Professor Juan Alonso are interviewed by instructor Ernestine Fu. The speakers discuss what the city of the future may look like, the technologies that will help get us there, and the possible positive and negative effects. Course Description: The next wave … Read more Smart Cities and Urban Mobility

The Future of Energy

Former Acting Under Secretary of Energy Arun Majumdar is interviewed by Professor John Weyant. The United States has been delivering electricity in the same way for over a hundred years – exposed power lines on poles over vast distances. The system is outdated, overloaded, and under-maintained, leading to unfortunate events such as power outages and … Read more The Future of Energy

Citigroup CEO Corbat on the Coronavirus Pandemic’s Impact on Operations, Business, Fiscal Policy

May.28 — Mike Corbat, Citigroup chief executive officer, discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic is changing the way his company operates, and the longer-term consequences for business, the economy and government policy. He spoke exclusively with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker on “Bloomberg Front Row.”

EU’s Ursula von der Leyen Unveils $2.6 Trillion Recovery Plan

The European Union has stepped back from the brink. Again. Unprecedented in nature and ambitious in scope, the 2.4 trillion euros ($2.6 trillion) in total recovery spending unveiled by the EU — anchored by 750 billion euros of joint debt issuance — has already started to calm jittery markets and it might just restore a … Read more EU’s Ursula von der Leyen Unveils $2.6 Trillion Recovery Plan

Coronavirus: How Many People Have Really Died?

So far, more than 300,000 people globally are known to have died because of the coronavirus. And as shocking as those numbers are, experts believe there are actually many more deaths we’re not counting. It might sound macabre, but in order to save lives, you need to count deaths. Knowing how may have died and … Read more Coronavirus: How Many People Have Really Died?

Should Khalifa Haftar’s foreign backers rethink their support? I Inside Story

Russia is one of the main players in the war in Libya. It supports warlord Khalifa Haftar, who wants to take the capital Tripoli from the UN-recognised government. The campaign has suffered a series of setbacks. Russia is now calling for an immediate ceasefire and a return to talks to stop the conflict. But, Moscow … Read more Should Khalifa Haftar’s foreign backers rethink their support? I Inside Story

Fed’s Williams on Economic Recovery, Yield Curve and Monetary Policy

May.27 — Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams discusses the outlook for the U.S. economy and monetary policy amid the Covid-19 pandemic. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Jonathan Ferro and Mike McKee on “Bloomberg The Open.”

China’s pandemic policy: Source to SARS

Chinese lawmakers and top advisors are now in Beijing for their yearly meeting. On top of the agenda: how to survive and also strive to thrive amid the pandemic, as the World Health Organization warns the world will have to co-exist with COVID-19 for some time. All these not only depend on prevention and control … Read more China’s pandemic policy: Source to SARS

Roman Quaedvlieg says authorities ‘should have done better’ handling Ruby Princess | 7.30

Roman Quaedvlieg was once one of the country’s most senior national security figures as head of Border Force, involved in everything from counter-terrorism to asylum-seeker policy. But after multiple investigations he had a spectacular fall from grace. He was sacked and found to have acted corruptly in seeking to help his girlfriend get a job … Read more Roman Quaedvlieg says authorities ‘should have done better’ handling Ruby Princess | 7.30