Walter Presents Nabs Crime Series ‘Dark Woods’ in U.K., Scandinavia

Munich-based sales agency Global Screen has sold crime drama “Dark Woods” to streaming service Walter Presents for the U.K., where it’ll be shown on Channel 4’s All 4 platform, and across the Nordic Region, via C More. The drama, which was produced by ConradFilm and Bavaria Fiction on behalf of NDR and ARD Degeto for […]

Judge Delays Aung San Suu Kyi Trial in Myanmar

ImageA protester holding up a poster featuring Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration against the military coup in front of the Central Bank of Myanmar in Yangon in February. Credit…Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A judge in Myanmar on Tuesday delayed the announcement of a highly anticipated verdict against the country’s ousted civilian leader, Daw […]

China PMI: China is mining much more coal again and that’s boosting its factories

A government survey of manufacturing activity increased to 50.1 in November from 49.2 in October, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday. It was the first reading above 50 — indicating expansion rather than contraction — in three months. It was also the first time since March that the […]

R&B star Ari Lennox arrested in Amsterdam, alleges racial profiling | R&B

Ari Lennox, the Grammy-nominated US R&B singer, has been arrested at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport for disturbing public order. Lennox tweeted about the incident, saying “I’m being arrested in Amsterdam for reacting to a woman racially profiling me … Fuck Amsterdam security. They hate black people … I just want to go home. I’ll never leave […]

Omicron Covid-19 variant puts world on edge

Hong Kong has tightened quarantine restrictions for arrivals from some African countries following the emergence of the Omicron variant. From Tuesday, four African countries have been added to a list of high-risk locations with special additional quarantine requirements: Angola, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Zambia.  Hong Kong residents who travel from these four countries must spend seven days […]

Japan confirms first case of Omicron variant

Hong Kong has tightened quarantine restrictions for arrivals from some African countries following the emergence of the Omicron variant. From Tuesday, four African countries have been added to a list of high-risk locations with special additional quarantine requirements: Angola, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Zambia.  Hong Kong residents who travel from these four countries must spend seven days […]

Mandatory masks: ‘We worry people won’t shop with us’

By Mary-Ann Russon & Michael RaceBusiness reporters, BBC News Image source, The Dressing RoomImage caption, Sisters Katie Pitts and Karen Caton fear customers might not come into their shop if they have to put on a mask Face coverings have become mandatory again in shops and on public transport in England as a precaution against […]