10 People Who Died Breaking World Records

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How would you use Usain Bolt on your football team? – NFL.com

How would you use Usain Bolt on your football team? – NFL.com

Here’s a fun daydream on a wretched Monday: How would you use Usain Bolt in the NFL? The legendary Jamaican sprinter won three more Gold medals this month, completing the unprecedented “triple-triple” at the Summer Olympics. Sunday Night Football analyst and Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy was in Rio this weekend (synergy, folks), […]

Tourist spending in UK surges after pound’s Brexit slump – The Guardian

The sharp drop in the pound has attracted tourists to the UK on shopping sprees, driving a jump in tax-free spending by overseas visitors, according to industry figures. The tax-free shopping company Global Blue said visitors from Asia and the US have been taking advantage of how much further their own currencies will go in […]

Like the UK but better? Interest in New Zealand alternative soars after Brexit vote – The Guardian

It boasts spectacular scenery, a temperate climate and a labour shortage in key areas, but New Zealand’s most appealing attribute, according to the country’s leading newspaper, may be that it is “18,000km from Boris Johnson”. More than 10,500 Britons have inquired about emigrating to the country since the Brexit vote, the New Zealand Herald has […]

South-east UK set for heatwave as parts of north face floods – The Guardian

South-east England is set for more hot weather while parts of the north are on flood alert. Following heavy rain in North Yorkshire, water has been gushing on to roads from White Scar Caves in Ingleton, in the Yorkshire Dales national park. Video footage from the scene shows cars driving slowly through deep floodwater. On […]

Tropical depression off Africa expected to become hurricane – Sun Sentinel

A tropical depression off the African coast is expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Wednesday, when it will still be in the middle of the Atlantic. The threat to land is unclear, although the range of possible paths appear pointed north of Florida in the general direction of Bermuda. The depression, which has sustained […]

Tendai Maraire wants you to invest in Africa – Seattle Globalist

Tendai Maraire wants you to invest in Africa – Seattle Globalist

Tendai “Baba” Maraire, right, with Chimurenga Renaissance collaborator Hussein Kalonji. (Courtesy photo) Tendai Maraire’s work as one half of Shabazz Palaces, along with his project Chimurenga Renaissance, has earned the kind of critical adoration most musicians dream of. Maraire moved to Seattle from Zimbabwe as a small child and, along with his family, became deeply involved in both […]

How Africa can play its hand – and redefine power relations with China – Mail & Guardian Africa

How Africa can play its hand – and redefine power relations with China – Mail & Guardian Africa

The British press has been devoting acres of coverage to a £1-billion foreign direct investment deal into Sheffield, a former mining town in northern England. Branded as an extension of the “golden era” of relations between Britain and China, the contract between Sheffield and Sichuan Guodong Construction Group has been heralded as a remarkable […]