UK signs trade pact with second biggest US state – Texas

UK signs trade pact with second biggest US state – Texas

Texas is the largest and eighth US state to conclude a trade pact with the UK, bringing the combined GDP to £5.3 trillion – a quarter of US GDP Statement of Mutual Cooperation will strengthen trade between the UK and Texas Pact will benefit key sectors including energy, life sciences, and professional services   The UK will today [Wednesday 13 March] sign a trade pact with Texas to boost trade and investment ties between the UK and Texas, as Business and Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch welcomes Texas Governor Greg Abbott to London.  Texas has the second largest US state economy, with...

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Greeks get shirty over British Museum’s Elgin Marbles fashion show

Greeks get shirty over British Museum’s Elgin Marbles fashion show

She added that the phot shoot at the Acropolis, of a collection “inspired by ancient Greece” and made in collaboration with Greek artists, took place while the landmark was closed and the models were photographed “motionless, just like statues”. “The fashion show at the British Museum was held in the Duveen Gallery, in an enclosed space, with dozens of guests present. It should be noted that at times the sculptures at the British Museum have been damaged, due to overcrowding,” Dr Mendoni said. “The Parthenon sculptures were merely decoration, since, thematically, the collection had no dialectical connection to Greek antiquity....

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Daily horoscope: April 6, 2024 astrological predictions for your star sign

Daily horoscope: April 6, 2024 astrological predictions for your star sign

What’s in store for you today? (Picture: Metro.co.uk) Today’s alignment brings forth a powerful shift, for the road ahead. Gemini, step away from your comfort zone – this journey is one to be embraced. Leo, there’s the potential for profound transformation – if you allow it. Ahead, you’ll find all the star signs’ horoscopes for today: Saturday April 6, 2024 Aries March 21 to April 20 Expect a blend of charm and intensity as Venus aligns with Pluto. Friendship isn’t just about camaraderie, it can also be a catalyst for transformation. Join clubs and forge bonds that fuel your soul’s evolution. But beware...

Fitness

Gym owner says goodbye after 30 years and hundreds of bodybuilding trophies

Gym owner says goodbye after 30 years and hundreds of bodybuilding trophies

Flexappeal owner Stan Dewhurst, 60, has confirmed the gym will close on March 1 and said that the building will be converted into a house of multiple occupancy for BAE workers living outside of Barrow as a project he will do with his property developer son-in-law.  Stan said that the gym stemmed from his ‘boyhood dream’ to become a bodybuilder. He opened Flexappeal Fitness in 1994 after he was made redundant by VSEL. The Mail did a feature on the gym’s opening day as former Great Britain and Barrow rugby league star Eddie Szymala visited as a local celebrity. The Mail’s article about the gym’s opening day...

Infra

FBI director warns China’s computer attacks are now at a ‘scale greater than we’d seen before’ as vulnerable critical infrastructure remains at high-risk to be targeted

FBI director warns China’s computer attacks are now at a ‘scale greater than we’d seen before’ as vulnerable critical infrastructure remains at high-risk to be targeted

China‘s cyber attacks have grown to a ‘scale greater than we’d seen before’, the FBI director has advised amid fears that US infrastructure is under threat.  Christopher Wray gave the grave warning as intelligence chiefs and politicians met at the Munich annual security conference on Sunday, according to the Wall Street Journal.   The wars raging in Ukraine and the Middle East were the focus of the conference – but Wray urged leaders not to lose sight of a subtler menace.  He said Beijing‘s plan to secretly plant technology inside the US critical infrastructure has become a significant threat to national...

Sports

Emma Raducanu: When will we next see US Open champion on Sky Sports Tennis?

Emma Raducanu: When will we next see US Open champion on Sky Sports Tennis?

After a great run of form for Emma Raducanu on the clay, when do we expect to see her in action next on the new Sky Sports Tennis channel? The 2021 US Open champion has had broadly positive results since returning from an eight-month injury lay off last year, after closing down her 2023 season this time last year following a first-round exit in Stuttgart. Raducanu helped steer Great Britain to a spot in the Billie Jean King Cup finals as they beat home favourites France on clay, and carried on that form into the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix at...

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Best Real Money Online Casinos in Canada: Top 5 Casino Sites

Best Real Money Online Casinos in Canada: Top 5 Casino Sites

Pros: Licensed by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario Wide selection of secure payment methods High-quality casino app Cons: Login required to browse the game library No sports betting option Royal Vegas Casino has made quite the name for itself, especially after getting the green light to operate in Ontario from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission. Before this, they were already a hit in Canada, using a Malta Gaming Authority license to serve Canadian players. Royal Vegas is one of the most popular real money mobile casinos that offers a massive variety...