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The UK’s Recovery Plan Shows that Attitudes are Still Shaped by Colonial Legacies

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Falling covid cases With Covid cases falling in the UK without coinciding with a lockdown for the first time, the nation is looking ahead to the post-pandemic recovery. For the first time since February, case numbers have fallen for five days in a row, with previous declines occurring as a result of restrictions being tightened. …

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Snapshot Update: The Self-driving Apple Car

Apple will commence production of its ‘Apple Car’ – an autonomous vehicle with innovative battery technology – in 2024. Whilst analysts claim its launch might be delayed until 2028, the electric vehicle (EV) and self-driving car market is gaining traction. For example, Volkswagen has pledged to invest €2bn into expanding EV production in China and …

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Snapshot Update: Latham & Watkins leads on Airbnb $3.5bn IPO

Airbnb’s initial public offering was the largest US IPO of 2020, with stock values doubling their predicted $68. Despite facing disappointing figures in the first two quarters of 2020, Airbnb made a surprising recovery as lockdowns began to ease and tourists opted to stay in houses instead of hotels. Partly due to 2021 optimism, Airbnb’s …

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Could Airport testing save Airlines?

The Government continue to implement a two week quarantine rule for travellers entering the UK as the second wave maintains momentum across the nation. However, Heathrow, one of the main airports in the UK, have begun testing passengers for coronavirus on some flight routes. Some countries such as Ireland offer a choice of a two …

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