Some Fear Businesses’ Support For Ukraine Has Peaked

In 2023, TIME will once again recognize 100 businesses making an extraordinary impact around the world. Applications for the TIME100 Most Influential Companies of 2023 are open, now through March 1, 2023. Apply here. Hello from the Magic Mountain of Davos, where the World Economic Forum is well underway. We’ll be bringing you the latest … Read more

'Ultra runner' races to the top of Antarctic mountain

Fernanda Maciel completed the first running climb of the largest mountain in Antarctica, Mount Vinson. Temperatures were as low as –35 C, and it took her under 10 hours to make the round trip up and down. #039Ultra #runner039 #races #top #Antarctic #mountain

U.K. blocks Scottish gender ID bill

The Scottish government and Westminster are clashing after the U.K. government blocked the bill to allow people in Scotland to self-ID their gender. Scotland’s first minister vowed to fight the veto. #U.K #blocks #Scottish #gender #bill

Madonna beseeched by France’s Amiens mayor to loan painting lost in WWI

Comment on this story Comment Sitting in front of a printout of a grand Neoclassical painting, Brigitte Fouré, the mayor of a city and commune in northern France, appealed to an unexpected recipient through the camera. “Madonna,” Fouré began, addressing the pop superstar, “you probably don’t know the city of Amiens, of which I have … Read more

At least eight dead in Tibet avalanche: Xinhua

BEIJING: Eight people were killed and multiple others remained missing late Wednesday after an avalanche struck a roadway in mountainous Tibet, municipal authorities said according to China’s state media.Xinhua News Agency reported that the snowslide occurred at the exit of a tunnel on a highway leading from Nyingchi city in Medog County to Mainling County … Read more

Jim Ratcliffe’s INEOS enters bidding process to buy Manchester United — The Times reports

CNN  —  British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe’s company INEOS has formally entered the bidding process to buy Premier League soccer club Manchester United, according to The Times on Wednesday. This comes after United’s owners, the Glazer family, announced they were exploring new investment or the potential sale of the English Premier League side in November 2022. … Read more

The Climate Conversations — Global Issues

The Gabura union, a small island adjacent to the Sundarbans forest, is expected to be submerged in seawater by 2050. Credit: Mohammad Rakibul Hasan by Mohammad Rakibul Hasan – and AI Artificial Intelligence (dhaka, bangladesh) Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Inter Press Service DHAKA, Bangladesh, Jan 18 (IPS) – Climate change is a global problem that requires … Read more