London’s Battersea Power Station reborn as an office and shopping hub

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – London’s Battersea Power Station reopens next week as a glitzy hub of offices, flats, restaurants and shops after decades of failed attempts to reinvigorate one of the capital’s most iconic buildings, often described as the “Everest of real estate”. The 1930s power station once supplied a fifth of London’s electricity, … Read more

Shares in French TV group M6 slump after RTL scraps plan to sell stake

PARIS, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Shares in French TV company M6 (MMTP.PA) slumped on Tuesday after Bertelsmann’s RTL Group (AUDK.LU) scrapped a plan to sell its controlling stake in M6. M6 shares were down 4.1 percent in early session trading. Dropping the sale of RTL’s 48.3% stake in M6 means Bertelsmann (BTGGg.F) will have to … Read more

How to Copy Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights Mayhem With Me’ Style

Taylor Swift is the queen of keeping fans guessing. The singer-songwriter gained fame with subtly-not-subtle lyrics that have taken aim at everyone from alleged scarf-stealing ex-flame Jake Glyennhal to on-again-off-again bestie Katy Perry over the years. When she’s not remembering breakups and makeups all too well, Swift can be found dropping cryptic Easter eggs on … Read more

London Fashion Week postponed many of its events when the Queen died — here’s when they’re taking place

Get your best outfits ready: a city-wide celebration of London fashion is coming and you’re invited. The British Fashion Council has announced new dates for the celebration of London Fashion Week, after scheduled events were postponed during the national period of morning following the Queen’s passing. From October 6 to 13, “a curated program of … Read more

SNAPSHOT Wall St opens lower as inflation data adds to rate-hike worries

Sept 30 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes opened lower on Friday as resilient core inflation in August stoked fears of more big-sized interest-rate hikes denting a rebound in consumer spending. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) fell 102.58 points, or 0.35%, at the open to 29,123.03. The S&P 500 (.SPX) opened lower by 6.99 … Read more

Hong Kong retail sales slip 0.1% in August

HONG KONG, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s August retail sales slipped 0.1% from a year earlier amid a high base of comparison, government data showed on Friday. Sales decreased to HK$28.6 billion ($3.64 billion), having grown 4.1% in July. In volume terms, retail sales fell 2.9% year-on-year in August. That compares with a revised … Read more

Audit breakthrough fails to lure investors into China ADRs

HONG KONG, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Global fund managers have been selling US-listed Chinese stocks and the index tracking them is sagging badly, suggesting progress toward resolving disputes over their accounts has not been enough to shake investors’ fears about the sector’s outlook . As of last Friday, US long-only funds – or funds that … Read more

Is This The Death of VFX? – Corridor Crew

Is This The Death of VFX?Corridor Crew