Tencent in talks to buy Warner Music stake: WSJ

(Reuters) – Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) is in talks to invest $200 million in Warner Music Group, ahead of the record company’s slated initial public offering next week, the Wall Street Journal reported here on Friday. Warner Music is also working to line up institutions that, along with Tencent, would serve as anchor investors contributing a total […]

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Hong Kong probe exonerates police over protest handling

Watchdog’s long-awaited report absolved police of wrong-doing and recommended a review of operational guidelines. The long-overdue report from the watchdog into the policing of the protests that have wracked Hong Kong for nearly a year has concluded that the use of force by the police was a result of “illegal action by protesters” and that allegations of police brutality should […]

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Grant Shapps: Book a summer holiday at your own risk

You CAN book a holiday but at your own risk, says Grant Shapps as companies are accused of ‘bullying’ customers into handing over cash for trips which are unlikely to go ahead Grant Shapps said it will be up to individuals to make a decision on booking trips But Matt Hancock said yesterday foreign trips will not be possible this […]

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Delivery man goes into care home without PPE

Covidiot delivery driver with no PPE walks inside care home where no visitors are allowed to halt spread of coronavirus to drop off a parcel A delivery man without PPE went inside Bupa care home to drop off package  He wore no gloves while handling the package and did not leave it outside  The Kensington care home had banned visitors […]

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Dad breaks down as he tells how son, 7, asked him ‘who’s next, you or me?’ after losing mum, 49, and gran to coronavirus – The Sun

A DAD who survived the passing of his wife and mother-in-law from coronavirus broke down in tears after his son asked him – "who's next daddy, you or me?" Chris Cadby lost his wife, Julianne, and his mother-in-law to Covid-19 in the space of three weeks before battling the deadly virus himself. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the […]

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Eton College to send pupils home amid coronavirus outbreak

Eton sends pupils home despite old boy Boris Johnson’s official advice not to cancel classes amid coronavirus outbreak while Marlborough College closes to become ‘virtual school’ Eton College near Windsor is to shut down schools across the country today Marlborough College  said it is moving to an ‘online learning environment’  Closures come despite government’s advice for schools to stay open  Coronavirus symptoms: […]

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Boy racers caught on camera hours before crash that killed girl, 17

Teenage drivers race each other on wrong side of road in shocking dashcam video hours before crash that killed 17-year-old schoolgirl passenger and saw them jailed for five years each Schoolgirl Olivia Alkir, 17, was killed in crash in Denbighshire, north Wales  Driver of red Ford Fiesta, 17, ignored passengers’ screams to slow down  ‘No thrill is worth this amount […]

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