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COP26: ‘Moment of truth’ as world meets for climate summit

COP26: ‘Moment of truth’ as world meets for climate summit

Science
Getty ImagesThe highly anticipated COP26 climate change summit begins later in the Scottish city of Glasgow.Delegates from about 200 countries will be there to announce how they will cut emissions by 2030 and help the planet. With the world warming because of fossil fuel emissions caused by humans, scientists warn that urgent action is needed to avoid a climate catastrophe.UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the summit will be the "world's moment of truth".Speaking before the two-week conference, he urged leaders to make the most of it: "The question everyone is asking is whether we seize this moment or let it slip away."Simple guide to climate changeWhy the COP26 climate summit is importantLatest as pivotal climate change summit beginsCOP26 President Alok Sharma said agreement would be "...
CCTV shows moment Lady Gaga’s dog walker was shot and star’s dogs were taken

CCTV shows moment Lady Gaga’s dog walker was shot and star’s dogs were taken

Entertainment
Graphic video has been released of the moment Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot by attackers who stole the star's pets.WARNING - STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT Ryan Fischer is heard repeatedly screaming: "Oh my God! I've been shot!"He also cries: "Help me!" and "I'm bleeding out from my chest!".The film, given to Associated Press (AP) by what it called "a Hollywood resident", shows Wednesday night's robbery in which three of Lady Gaga's dogs were stolen. Advertisement ...
Will Framing Britney Spears be a moment of reckoning for the celebrity media?

Will Framing Britney Spears be a moment of reckoning for the celebrity media?

Entertainment
Getty Images"Everybody's talking all this stuff about me. Why don't they just let me live?"So sang Britney Spears on her 2004 single My Prerogative.More than 15 years on, in the week that a new documentary, Framing Britney Spears, aired in the US, those words are echoing once again.The New York Times film turns the spotlight on the singer's treatment by the press before her public breakdown in 2007 and the ongoing dispute over her conservatorship - an arrangement that means she doesn't control many aspects of her own life and career.The documentary has led to renewed criticism about her treatment within the bubble of 00s celebrity culture, and has sparked some soul-searching in the media."We are all to blame for what happened to Britney Spears," read an apology from Glamour magazine to the...
Covid: EU launches mass vaccination in ‘touching moment of unity’

Covid: EU launches mass vaccination in ‘touching moment of unity’

World
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Waiting for the right moment? Here is the big investment idea from S Naren

Waiting for the right moment? Here is the big investment idea from S Naren

Finance
NEW DELHI: After a multi-year rally in stock markets, when valuations are at a record high, most investors are looking left and right to find that one big idea that will help them create wealth. S Naren, Chief Investment Officer of ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund, has a suggestion: Put money in good dividend yielding stocks. “[Invest in] good dividend paying companies which are not leveraged at this point of time or any mutual fund scheme which focuses on having a high dividend yield stocks of stable companies. I think that is the best investment at this point of the time,” Naren said, speaking at a conference organised by Morningstar on Tuesday. Dividend yield is a financial ratio that shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its stock price. Among the top compani...