Chinese tycoon who called President Xi a 'clown' jailed for 18 years

Outspoken Chinese tycoon who called President Xi a ‘clown’ jailed for 18 years Ren Zhiqiang jailed for corruption, bribery and embezzlement of public funds Court verdict said Ren, 69, ‘voluntarily and truthfully confessed all his crimes’ Campaigners accuse Xi and Communist Party of using charges to silence dissent A Chinese property mogul and arch critic of […]

NewsGuild Pres: Pandemic Created 'Extinction-Level Event' in Journalism

The reality is that “essential workers” include journalists, Jon Schleuss tells TheWrap The world continues to be upended by the coronavirus pandemic, with more people contracting COVID-19 as the days pass. While many have recovered, some have died from complications of the illness. These are the names of some notable figures from Hollywood and the […]

Boris Johnson coronavirus press conference: What time is the PM's speech today?

CORONAVIRUS daily press briefings were scrapped after Boris Johnson announced the easing on lockdown restrictions on July 4. But the briefings will return this evening. Here is everything we know about the upcoming announcement. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates What time is Boris Johnson's speech today? Boris Johnson […]