Close to 15,000 sheep filled the town of Hay to avoid wet weather ahead of the annual sale

With rural roads across southern New South Wales soaked and boggy, organizing 15,000 sheep to arrive in time for one of the region’s biggest events has been a “logistical nightmare”. Key points: Wet weather meant sheep were brought to Hay more than a week before the Hay Annual September Sheep Sale Close to 15,000 sheep … Read more

Hospital Leaders Respond to Public Reporting of Health Care-Associated Infections Data

Some individuals believe health care-associated infections data believe should be more transparent than what hospitals provide. More frequently, the public has reported the information, sometimes incorrectly or deceptively. How does the hospital leadership react to the publicly reported data? ICT®: What are the key findings of this study, and why are they important? Sarah R. … Read more

Documentary on activist photographer wins rare top film prize at Venice

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register VENICE, Sept 10 (Reuters) – “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed”, a documentary about US photographer Nan Goldin and her fight against the wealthy Sackler family, won the top Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday. Made by investigative journalist Laura Poitras, the … Read more

EU countries, UK handed out 228 billion euros to COVID-hit companies in 2020

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BRUSSELS, Sept 8 (Reuters) – EU countries and Britain granted 227.97 billion euros ($228 billion) in state aid in 2020 to support companies hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, with Poland and Greece topping the list, the European Commission said on Thursday . The Commission, which acts … Read more

Cinema: Crialese comes out as trans man at Venice film fest – Lifestyle

(ANSA) – ROME, SEP 5 – Italian film director Emanuele Crialese came out as a trans man as he presented his new film L’Immensità at the Venice Film Festival on Sunday – although he stressed he had never been in the closet about his sexuality identity. Crialese said he had been born as a girl, … Read more

Pavarotti gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame – Lifestyle

(ANSA) – ROME, AUG 25 – Late Italian superstar tenor Luciano Pavaroti has got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Modena-born.and-died supertenor, who died on September 6, 2007 aged 71, was celebrated at a ceremony where his daughter Cristina and Los Angeles Orchestra Director James Conlon were among those paying homage to … Read more

China exerting growing pressure on foreign companies, study finds

A man walks in front of Lujiazui financial district, seen across the Huangpu river at dusk, amid the lockdown in Pudong area to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Shanghai, China March 28, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BERLIN, Aug 24 (Reuters) – China is … Read more

TikTok king Lame becomes Italian citizen – Lifestyle

(ANSA) – ROME, AUG 18 – Senegalese-born global TikTok king Khaby Lame became an Italian citizen at a ceremony in his home town of Chivasso near Turin on Wednesday. The world’s most followed TikTokker, with over 148 million followers, took the oath in the city council of the Piedmont city where he started shooting his … Read more

Italy bids farewell to TV science popularizer Piero Angela – Lifestyle

(ANSA) – ROME, AUG 16 – Italy on Tuesday bid farewell to TV science popularizer Piero Angela, a national treasure often likened to Britain’s David Attenborough. The body of Angela, who died Saturday aged 93, lay in state at the Capitol in Rome Tuesday morning and hundreds of people paid their respects. His funeral, which … Read more

Explainer: How could the new US corporate minimum tax affect companies?

Aug 12 (Reuters) – The main revenue source in the new US tax, climate and drugs bill is a novel 15% corporate minimum tax aimed at stopping large, profitable companies from gaming the Internal Revenue Service code and slashing their tax bills to zero. The US House of Representatives was scheduled to vote on Friday … Read more