Richard Rogers: Pompidou and Millennium Dome architect dies at age 88 | Richard Rogers

Richard Rogers: Pompidou and Millennium Dome architect dies at age 88 |  Richard Rogers

One of Britain’s most celebrated architects, Richard Rogers, known for designing some of the world’s most famous buildings, including the Center Pompidou in Paris, has died aged 88. Rogers, who transformed London’s skyline with notable creations such as the Millennium Dome and the ‘Cheesegrater’ Leadenhall Building, “passed away peacefully on Saturday night,” publicist Matthew Freud … Read more

Northern financial rival to City of London shows signs of leveling out | City & Company | Finance

Northern financial rival to City of London shows signs of leveling out |  City & Company |  Finance

The Square Mile is considered the world’s financial center, with the stock exchange at its center. But with Boris Johnson’s pledge to raise wealth levels across the country, he has been urged to create new avenues for previously ignored regions to become financial power bases for post-pandemic Britain. Already home to a burgeoning financial services … Read more

No, vaccine boosters will not stop an Omicron spike. They can give us time, experts say

No, vaccine boosters will not stop an Omicron spike.  They can give us time, experts say

Despite efforts to increase uptake in many parts of Canada, vaccine boosters won’t stop a fifth wave, says the scientific director of Ontario’s Science Advisory Table. But boosters will, according to Dr. Peter Jüni buying time for provinces not yet dealing with an Omicron variant fueled rise. Speak with Cross Country Check-up, Jüni said counties … Read more

Cork woman who lost a massive six stone says weight loss should not be the key to happiness

Cork woman who lost a massive six stone says weight loss should not be the key to happiness

Sarah Burke lost six massive stones after battling with her weight for years – but her weight loss journey made her realize that life doesn’t revolve around the number on the scale. The Cork native began her weight loss journey ten years ago, after participating in hen training and realizing something needed to change. She … Read more

Will the AirPods Pro 2 feature fitness tracking?

Will the AirPods Pro 2 feature fitness tracking?

It’s been more than two years since Apple released its AirPods Pro headphones, which feature active noise cancellation and spatial audio. While these earbuds continue to sell and get great reviews, speculation leads us to believe that Apple is preparing to release the next version, AirPods Pro 2. Findings from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo have … Read more

Feminist Scholar bell hooks Dies at 69

Feminist Scholar bell hooks Dies at 69

December 15 2021 Author and researcher Bill Hooks, whose most famous book was Am I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism, has died at the age of 69. Her sister Gwenda Motley said the cause of death was end stage renal failure, Washington Post mentioned. Hawkes died at her home in Berea, Kentucky, where she … Read more

NBA postpones 5 upcoming games due to Health and Safety Protocols

NBA postpones 5 upcoming games due to Health and Safety Protocols

(AFP) – The National Basketball Association on Sunday postponed a total of five games involving nine teams in response to the surge in coronavirus numbers, bringing the number of competitions postponed this season to seven. The NBA announced the following: pic.twitter.com/rnNhuq0hc1 – NBA Communications (NBAPR) December 19 2021 Three games were canceled on Sunday: Cleveland … Read more