Politics

A couple of wins for Johnson, but no trade deal with the US is a major setback

It’s been four years since a British prime minister stepped into the White House and during that time the leading characters and the context in which they are meeting have changed greatly. President Donald Trump and Theresa May replaced by President Joe Biden and Boris Johnson. Brexit has happened; the ‘forever war’ in Afghanistan is over; […]

Politics

Wins in Georgia give Democrats control of the Senate.

Democrats gained control of the Senate on Wednesday by winning both of Georgia’s runoff races, an electoral repudiation of President Trump that will give the incoming Democratic administration broader policy latitude even as the victory was temporarily overshadowed by the violent Trump supporters storming the United States Capitol in the name of the ousted incumbent. […]

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Lionel Messi wins legal battle to trademark his logo

Footballer Lionel Messi has won a legal battle over trademark rights related to his own logo. The European Court of Justice dismissed an appeal made by the EU’s intellectual property office, EUIPO, and a Spanish cycling clothing brand called Massi on Thursday. Messi first applied to trademark his surname as a sportswear, footwear and equipment […]

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Tiz the Law wins barren Belmont Stakes – The Denver Post

NEW YORK — Tiz the Law has won an unprecedented Belmont Stakes, claiming victory Saturday at the first race of a rejiggered Triple Crown schedule and crossing the finish line in front of eerily empty grandstands. The 3-year-old colt from upstate New York charged to the lead turning to the frontstretch and now can set […]