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US and UK condemn ‘harsh tactics’ against Navalny protesters

US and UK condemn ‘harsh tactics’ against Navalny protesters

World
The US and UK have condemned the "harsh tactics" used against protesters and journalists in Russia - as more than 2,500 people have reportedly been arrested at rallies in support of the jailed Putin critic Alexei Navalny."We call on Russian authorities to release all those detained for exercising their universal rights," said US State Department spokesman Ned Price on Saturday. Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab also condemned "the Russian authorities' use of violence against peaceful protesters and journalists" and called on the government to "release citizens detained during peaceful demonstrations". Image: Yulia Navalnaya at Pushkinskaya Square before her arrest. Pic: Instagram Please use Chrome browser f...
Massachusetts sues Juul over e-cigarette marketing tactics

Massachusetts sues Juul over e-cigarette marketing tactics

Health
Massachusetts has sued electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc., accusing the company of deliberately targeting young people through its marketing campaignsBy STEVE LeBLANC Associated PressFebruary 12, 2020, 8:34 PM4 min readBOSTON -- Massachusetts sued electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc. on Wednesday, accusing the company of deliberately targeting young people through its marketing campaigns. Attorney General Maura Healey's office said the nation's biggest e-cigarette maker is responsible for “creating a youth vaping epidemic” with deceptive advertising tactics designed to lure in teen users. “Our message today is simple: Juul can't profit off the addiction of young people," Healey said. Healey announced her investigation into Juul in July 2018 and asked the company to turn ove...
One thing we learned about every Premier League club’s tactics from their first game

One thing we learned about every Premier League club’s tactics from their first game

Sports
ANALYSIS What has the opening weekend told us about every team's game plan? The first weekend of the 2018/19 Premier League season is done and in the record books. It wasn’t the most thrilling, with no real shocks but we’re already seeing how sides are developing their tactics for the new campaign. Premier League managers have shown us a glimpse of their tactics this season You can stand still in modern football with your opponents scouting almost continuously so they can find holes in your side’s game plans. But what are the most noticeable tactics for each Premier League team? With just one game gone it’s foolish to draw a full conclusion as the sample size is too small, but they may be giving us a clue about their p...
Car dealer tactics stall electric car sales

Car dealer tactics stall electric car sales

Science
"Dismissive" car dealers are a major barrier to boosting sales of electric vehicles (EVs) according to a new study.Researchers, who posed as car shoppers in Scandinavia and Iceland found that sales personnel strongly pushed petrol and diesel powered cars. Around 77% of dealerships that sold EV brands didn't discuss their existence with the potential customers.Government signals are a key reason for these attitudes say the authors. In this study, the researchers visited 126 car dealerships across 15 cities in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland. The team also interviewed over 250 industry experts across the region. Of the 126 dealers visited, only 8.8% of the encounters that the shopper has left them preferring an EV opt...
Kick Off: Football tactics special – Monday, June 26

Kick Off: Football tactics special – Monday, June 26

Sports
Listen above to the Kick Off: Football tactics specialMonday, June 26, 2017Mark Saggers is joined by authors Michael Cox and Jonathan Wilson to discuss the development of tactics since the Premier League’s inception 25 years ago.The trio trace the importance of foreign influence within previous title winning teams, combining traditional physicality with modern finesse, and the alarming shortage of British managers working in England’s top-flight today.Listen above or click here to download the Kick Off special from iTunes, along with previous editions.Let's block ads! (Why?)