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China bans Winnie-the-Pooh

China bans Winnie-the-Pooh

Posts bearing the image and the Chinese characters for Winnie the Pooh were still permitted on the Twitter-like Weibo platform Monday. The first light-hearted comparison between Xi and Pooh reportedly first surfaced in 2013 when Obama met with the Chinese leader, and netizens compared the former to Pooh's lanky friend Tigger.


Carolyn McCall takes up hot seat as new head of ITV

Carolyn McCall takes up hot seat as new head of ITV

I am looking forward to getting to know all of the people at ITV and helping it make the most of the wonderful opportunities that it has in the future, ' she said. As of 08:25 BST, easyJet's share price had lost 0.78 percent to 1,400.00p, underperforming the broader United Kingdom market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index having climbed into positive territory and now standing 0.41 percent higher at 7,408.50 points.


Trump's Approval Rating Hits Record Low 6 Months In

Trump's Approval Rating Hits Record Low 6 Months In

On April 20, as Trump was nearing his 100-day mark, his approval ratings were at 42%. Trump has in recent days highlighted US economic growth in tweets , as his administration comes under increasing pressure over the investigation into alleged collusion with Russian Federation.


Gold rises as dollar drops on weak U.S. data

Gold rises as dollar drops on weak U.S. data

Looking ahead, investors are awaiting a host of US economic indicators, including core inflation, retail sales and industrial production for June later in the session for more insight into how the Fed might proceed. A stronger US currency weighs on gold, making the dollar - p riced commodity more expensive for non - USA investors. "We remain neutral on gold at this point as the dollar's short-term trend is inconclusive, allowing higher yields to fill the space and throttle any gold ...



United Not Sweating Over Real's Revival Of Interest In De Gea

Even if one of the BBC are unavailable, there is unlikely to be a spot for Morata in the Real Madrid first team. So of course I saw myself with him. Mourinho suggested Lukaku's Premier League experience and his personal relationship with the player from their time together at Chelsea were the primary reasons United sought to buy the Belgium global, the club also having been strongly linked with a deal for Antoine Griezmann before Atletico Madrid's transfer ban nixed the Frenchman's exit.


Europol says 66 arrested in horsemeat scandal investigation

Europol says 66 arrested in horsemeat scandal investigation

A Dutch national has been arrested in Belgium and authorities suspect that he is the mastermind behind the operation. He has been sought since a scandal in the Republic of Ireland in March 2013 when horsemeat was found in beef burgers.