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Swiss second quarter GDP drop restated to 7.3% after benchmark revision
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ZURICH (Reuters) – Benchmark revisions to Swiss gross domestic product data released on Monday showed gross domestic product contracted 7.3% in the second quarter, less than the 8.2% real quarterly drop originally reported.,Government agencies made the benchmark revisions for the period spanning 1980 to 2020 and are now publishing more detailed quarterly data on value […]

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Film Review: 'My Skinny Sister'
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Although their over-scheduled parents don't seem aware of it, Katja trains for hours on end — on the ice and off — and is obsessively finicky in her eating habits. When Katja faints during a workout, Stella is drawn into her sister's world … Lenken …

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Australia's Piedmont signs lithium ore supply deal with Tesla, shares surge
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(Reuters) – Piedmont Lithium PLL.AX on Monday said it signed a five-year deal with Tesla Inc TSLA.O to supply high-purity lithium ore mineral to the U.S. electric carmaker, prompting an 83% surge in the Australian lithium miner’s shares.,The initial five-year agreement implies that Piedmont will supply about a third of its planned 160,000-tonnes-per-year spodumene concentrate […]

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COVID-19 live updates: Total number of cases passes 33.6 million
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Share on PinterestA commuter wears a face mask while riding the subway train in New York City.Image credit: Scott Heins/Getty Images. The coronavirus outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Known as SARS-CoV-2, the virus has resulted in more than 33.6 million infections and 1 million deaths. SARS-CoV-2 infection causes a respiratory illness called […]

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Today in women’s history: Barbie is born
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Critics of the processed food industry and other consumer goods have often pointed to the pernicious effect of television on the buying habits of American parents and families. It is no coincidence that TV ads targeting children are both so cleverly …

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