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South Korea used AI to bring a superstar's voice back to life, but ethical concerns abound

For the first time in 25 years, the distinctive vocals of South Korean superstar Kim Kwang-seok will be heard on national television singing new material.

Which Country is Leading the Race to Vaccinate?

Half of Israelis could receive at least one vaccine dose within a month, while the United States and Europe have been slower to reach their populations.

U.S. and China will remain at odds under Biden as Beijing flexes on global stage, trade expert says

The U.S. and China had been growing apart before Trump and that trajectory will likely continue under President Joe Biden, a trade expert told CNBC on Monday.

Coronavirus in Zimbabwe: 'We need vaccines now'

Zimbabwean doctor Dixon Chibanda explains why it's so vital that Zimbabwe gets vaccines urgently.

Mexicans Worry That Even Getting Covid Won’t Make Their Leader Take It Seriously

President López Obrador has played down the pandemic, and many Mexicans wonder if his own illness will change his mind, especially since he can count on the quality care that many struggle to find.

First Nations people cannot celebrate while Australia is locking up their children | Roxanne Moore

It is our national shame that 65% of imprisoned 10 to 13-year-olds are Indigenous, when our kids are only 6% of Australia’s youth population

Each year, I feel that familiar knot in my stomach as 26 January, Invasion Day, approaches, knowing it will bring racist and divisive comments and heavy scrutiny of First Nations’ peaceful protests.

But we have to remind the broader community why we are exercising our democratic right to protest (with Covid-safe precautions). We can’t celebrate on 26 January while our people face ongoing human rights injustices. Particularly for our young people, who are our future warriors, our hope for self-determination, protection of country, continuing our culture. One clear solution governments can implement right now for the future of our young people is to raise the age of criminal responsibility.

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Co-op and Morrisons see queues over payments issue

The supermarket chains confirmed that an ongoing issue is affecting payments processing in some stores.

Exploring reparations for Black Americans is ‘necessary,’ says NAACP president

NAACP President Derrick Johnson explains what actions he'd like to see the Biden administration take during its early days, including reparations.

Brexit parcel price shock: 'I had to pay £30 for a gift'

It's not just shoppers facing surprise costs when EU parcels arrive, but what is behind the charges?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wants sports stars to promote Covid-19 vaccinations

The former Los Angeles Lakers great joined CNBC's "Closing Bell" to support NBA stars spreading awareness to get vaccinated.

Deloitte Football Money League: Pandemic set to cost top clubs over £1.7bn

The coronavirus pandemic will cost Europe's 20 richest football clubs over £1.7bn by the end of this season.


France bans certain homemade Covid masks for use in public

Advice also covers industrially made category 2 fabric masks with lesser filtering qualities

France has issued a decree banning certain homemade masks from being worn in public saying they do not offer sufficient protection from the newer, more contagious Covid-19 variants.

Olivier Véran, the health minister, said a decree published on Friday came after recommendations from the country’s health experts.

Related: Germany weighs up mandatory FFP2 masks in shops and on transport

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Bed Bath & Beyond, AMC rally with GameStop as little investors squeeze hedge funds in more stocks

Bed Bath & Beyond and AMC Entertainment join the long list of stocks rallying on the short-squeeze frenzy.

Lloyd Blankfein on how the SPAC rush could go wrong for investors

While the SPAC trend shows no sign of cooling down amid high demand for shares of new companies, investors need to be careful, Blankfein says.

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: GameStop, AMC Entertainment, Express & more

The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include GameStop, AMC Entertainment, Express, and more.

Parts of the market are in a bubble, but they pose low risk to the S&P 500, Goldman says

Goldman said exuberance around SPACs and companies with negative earnings are bubble-like, but don't jeopardize the overall market.


Randy Rainbow made his name satirising Trump - now what?

Why the show's not over for Randy Rainbow who used Broadway tunes to make fun of Donald Trump.

The Flaming Lips stage rock concert in bubbles

Before Covid, the bubbles were part of the band's stage performance - now the crowd is in them too.

Sky ramps up film and TV plans to compete with streaming giants

The company plans to release a new film every week by 2022 with more investment in original content.

'Bridgerton' viewers spot a historical mistake in scenes

Oh, dear. How ever could they have missed this during their promenade around the town square?

Steve Harvey has his eye on daughter's boyfriend, Michael B. Jordan

Steve Harvey has given his approval of his daughter Lori's relationship with Michael B. Jordan - for now.

Will Young questions why twin brother Rupert was not sectioned

The entertainer speaks out after an inquest rules his twin brother Rupert had intended to kill himself.

Prince's Diamonds and Pearls guitar to be sold

The way Prince chose his guitar has a place in "music industry legend", an auctioneer says.

DJ Spinderella says she was 'wrongfully excluded' from Salt-N-Pepa's Lifetime biopic

DJ Spinderella is speaking out about being excluded from the production of the Salt-N-Pepa biopic that premiered this weekend on Lifetime.


Men’s Wear Has an Emo Moment

Designers in Paris turned inward during lockdown and collectively found resources to keep creativity alive.

Pompidou Center, Aging Symbol of the Future, to Close for Renovations

The striking, inside-out museum and cultural center in the heart of Paris will close for construction in 2023, France’s culture minister said Monday.

Elias Rahbani, Lebanese Composer Who Sought New Sounds, Dies at 82

He was one of Lebanon’s most prolific composers, writing music for divas, TV ads, movies and underground bands. He died of Covid-19.

A Monument Honoring Brooklyn Abolitionists Stalls Under Scrutiny

Activists say a proposed project is too abstract for a time when Black New Yorkers are eager to see figures that look like them among the city’s statues.

Tae Keller Wins Newbery Medal for ‘When You Trap a Tiger’

“We Are Water Protectors,” illustrated by Michaela Goade and written by Carole Lindstrom, won the Caldecott Medal.

Flaming Lips Use of Plastic Bubbles at Concerts Leave Covid-19 Experts Unsure

Medical professionals questioned how well the individual plastic bubbles protected band members and concertgoers from the coronavirus.

Climate Change Is Worsening. So the Weather Station Is Singing About It.

The 36-year-old Canadian musician Tamara Lindeman’s piercing new album, “Ignorance,” explores the emotional impacts of a global problem.


After Leaving Trump Property, P.G.A. Championship Lands in Oklahoma

The major had been set to be played at Trump National Golf Course Bedminster, N.J. in 2022, until the P.G.A. of America pulled out, saying that holding it there would be “detrimental” to its brand.

A Hall of Fame Poll Allows the Players to Vote

Results of an annual poll suggest players largely agree with writers on Baseball Hall of Fame voting. They differ on Curt Schilling, Todd Helton and performance-enhancing drugs.

Arizona Leaders Ask for Spring Training Delay

With just three weeks before pitchers and catcher report, a letter asked M.L.B. to delay spring training until the Covid-19 situation improved.

Jameson Taillon Revamped Delivery After 2nd Tommy John Surgery

Frustrated by a second Tommy John surgery, the Yankees’ newest starter worked with a “village” of experts to revamp his delivery.


Scientists address myths over large-scale tree planting

Scientists propose 10 golden rules for restoring forests to maximise benefits for the planet.

James R. Flynn, Who Found We Are Getting Smarter, Dies at 86

A philosopher who moved into psychology and studied I.Q., he showed that as society grows more technical, the human intellect expands to meet the challenge.

Biden Launches Climate Change Efforts

The president will announce a suite of executive actions on Wednesday to combat climate change, two people familiar with his plans said, including a ban on new oil and gas drilling on federal land.

Dogs May Have Come From an Ice Age Meetup of Carnivores in Siberia

Researchers propose that some remote ancestors of Native Americans may have been the first humans to forge the bond with wolves that led to domestication.

New U.S. Strategy Would Quickly Free Billions in Climate Funds

A plan to repurpose emergency management funds aims to funnel up to $10 billion into preventing climate disasters. “It would dwarf all previous grant programs of its kind,” one analyst said.


Twitter pilot to let users flag 'false' content

Twitter acknowledges the idea could be"messy" but said it is worth trying.

Four falsehoods Giuliani spread about Dominion.

On Monday, Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit against the former New York City mayor.

Twitter will test letting some users fact-check tweets.

The company’s latest effort to curb misinformation will start with a small number of users.

East Coast Main Line: Tunnel painstakingly pushed underground

Heavier than the Eiffel Tower, the tunnel was moved at 150cm per hour over nine days.

Here are all the Super Bowl ads that have been released so far

Here are all the Super Bowl 2021 commercials as they are released