Electric scooters in the UK: Clean and convenient or a danger on roads?

Ever fancied riding an electric scooter? You might soon get your chance. Rental e-scooters will become legal on UK roads from July 4. The vehicles are banned on pavements and limited to 15.5mph. Riders will be encouraged to wear helmets and you’ll have to have a full or provisional car, motorcycle or moped driving licence … Read more Electric scooters in the UK: Clean and convenient or a danger on roads?

International students on Gold Coast facing hardship but too scared to return home | ABC News

An international student on the Gold Coast says he is on the brink of poverty because coronavirus job losses have forced too many competitors into his regular occupation as a food delivery driver. Until two months ago, Brazilian Joao Castro was self-sufficient, earning enough delivering app-based food orders to support himself through his English language … Read more International students on Gold Coast facing hardship but too scared to return home | ABC News

New Zealand: A Place to Call Home | 101 East

New Zealand is in the grip of a housing crisis. The capital city, Auckland, has become one of the most unaffordable cities in the world, ranked just behind Sydney, Australia. The average house now costs more than one million New Zealand dollars ($600,000), inequality is rife, and the most vulnerable people are being pushed into … Read more New Zealand: A Place to Call Home | 101 East

X-Men: Days of Future Past w/ Writer Simon Kinberg Q&A Watch-Along – WFH Theater

It’s been six years since the release of X-Men: Days of Future past and we’re celebrating by watching the movie alongside screenwriter Simon Kinberg, joined by IGN’s Akeem Lawanson and Joshua Yehl. While IGN won’t be able to show the full movies in the live stream watch-along, we will be showing select clips throughout the … Read more X-Men: Days of Future Past w/ Writer Simon Kinberg Q&A Watch-Along – WFH Theater

Hertz Set to Join ‘No-Coupon’ Club

May.22 — The infamous “no-coupon-at-all” club could be about to welcome another member. The car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. has told creditors it may be forced to file for bankruptcy. That would mean defaulting on a $900 million bond it sold in November, before it’s even made its first payment out to investors. … Read more Hertz Set to Join ‘No-Coupon’ Club

Fears Australia is facing a ‘rent bomb’ that may never be repaid | The Business

Australia may have dodged the worst of the pandemic, but many people are not facing an epidemic of debt. The six-month eviction ban announced in march stopped the rental system crumbling. However at least 10 per cent of the eight million Australians who rent, and the landlords who rely on the payments, are struggling. Some … Read more Fears Australia is facing a ‘rent bomb’ that may never be repaid | The Business

Rep. Maxine Waters Proposes $100 Billion in Rental Assistance Funds

May.08 — U.S. Representative Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, discusses her proposal for $100 billion in rental assistance to assist families and small landlords during the coronavirus pandemic. She also discusses the April employment report and what to expect from the Congressional stimulus bill. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli on … Read more Rep. Maxine Waters Proposes $100 Billion in Rental Assistance Funds

Disney takes $1.4 billion profit hit over Covid-19 lockdowns

The Walt Disney Company has said its profits in the first three months of the year are $1.4 billion lower because of the coronavirus lockdowns in many parts of the world. The company saw a particular slump in income from its theme parks, which have been shut down due to the virus spreading. Also today: … Read more Disney takes $1.4 billion profit hit over Covid-19 lockdowns

SL Green CEO Says April Retail Rental Collections at 60% to 65%

May.01 — Marc Holliday, chairman and chief executive officer at SL Green Realty, discusses the company’s “Food1st” charitable initiative, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the ability of tenants to meet rent payments, and the outlook for the return of employees to the workplace. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Lisa Abramowicz on “Bloomberg Markets.”

Dozens of bodies found in trucks in New York City

A funeral home is being investigated in New York after the discovery of dozens of bodies in unrefrigerated trucks after a passerby complained about the smell. The owners say a freezer failed, so they had to bring in rental trucks to store the bodies. Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe … Read more Dozens of bodies found in trucks in New York City

Jucy Rental heist: Police respond with 22 arrests | nzherald.co.nz

The number of people arrested in relation to a large-scale South Auckland car heist has continued to climb to 22. So far, 73 of the 122 stolen vehicles have been recovered. Full story: http://nzh.tw/12328500 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald on Instagram: https://goo.gl/oLicXe Follow NZ Herald on … Read more Jucy Rental heist: Police respond with 22 arrests | nzherald.co.nz

Almost 100 vehicles stolen from Jucy Rentals in Mangere | nzherald.co.nz

While the country was in lockdown over the Anzac weekend, thieves broke into a South Auckland car rental yard and stole almost 100 cars. Police say they were tipped off to the large-scale theft after multiple, suspicious vehicles failed to stop for officers. Full story: http://nzh.tw/12327831 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald … Read more Almost 100 vehicles stolen from Jucy Rentals in Mangere | nzherald.co.nz