· 'Baby dragons' go on display for the first time in Slovenia →
A display of adult olms has been part of Postojna’s offering since the early 19th century (they are mentioned in a 1868 Baedeker Guide), but the creature considered by some to be Slovenia’s national animal had never bred in captivity in the country before (the French, to Slovenian chagrin, managed it in the 1950s).
· Britain's claims to being a functioning democracy are only skin deep →
Parliament is truncated, as the government arbitrarily decides that MPs can no longer take part in votes remotely.
· Uni bosses blindsided by lack of support for jobs deal struck with union →
Education Minister Dan Tehan discussed the crisis with vice-chancellors on Wednesday as part of a regular meeting schedule.
· Google pulls Remove China apps from Play Store for "dishonest" behaviour →
Google’s Play Store policy clearly states that all apps must provide “an accurate disclosure, description and images/video of their functionality in all parts of the metadata and should perform as reasonably expected by the user.” Also, “any changes to device settings must be made with the user’s knowledge and consent and be easily reversible by the user.”
· Players must retrain brain to adopt virus measures - Hussain →
Subject to government approval, the three-test series will take place in July behind closed doors, with the use of saliva to shine the ball likely to be banned as part of measures to prevent spread of the new coronavirus.
· George Floyd's death exposes raw race relations worldwide →
People take part in a Black Lives Matter protest in front of the Royal Palace on Dam Square in Amsterdam, Netherlands.Credit:AP
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· What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Shazam!’ and ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ →
Few movies will kill more of your social-distancing time than the three gargantuan parts of Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.
· US firms concerned as tensions simmer in Hong Kong over looming legislation →
Beijing and Hong Kong authorities have repeatedly said the national security laws would not affect the city's high degree of autonomy - part of the handover terms from former colonial power Britain to China in 1997 - including its common law, independent legal system.
· Commentary: Can Trump really order the military to move into US cities? →
Following the Civil War, the national government used troops in this capacity to aid in Reconstruction efforts, particularly in states that had been part of the Confederacy.
· New Residential: Rising From The Ashes →
In part, this change in how management describes the business model may be caused by a desire to display the company as less entrenched in higher-risk investments during times when the market is suspicious about those.