The development comes as the European Commission earlier this week predicted that the bloc may plunge into a massive recession this year due to the coronavirus outbreak, with Germany, the EU’s largest economy, expected to see a 6.3 percent fall in GDP.
Although UK Sport is insisting that the use of an energy-boosting drink did not violate WADA and UKAD's regulations, the government agency's attitude to athletes' health and reputation, let alone the secrecy surrounding the project, is ringing the cheating alarm, British scholars note.
After British and US troops invaded Iraq in 2003 and ousted Saddam Hussein, a new pro-Western government took over and began handing out lucrative contracts in the oil industry. But did some foreign companies overstep the mark and offer outright bribes to win contracts?
The news comes after Amazon pulled all of the Redskins' team merchandise from its website, while Walmart, Target, and Nike, (which is the NFL's official uniform supplier) also said they won't be selling products featuring the team's name and logo. Pepsi, FedEx, and many other companies also joined the campaign, calling for the name to be changed.
Over 1,000 advertisers, including major brands like Coca-Cola, Unilever, Pfizer, Target, Microsoft, and Ford, have cancelled their partnership with the social media platform over its alleged inability to handle hate speech issues by effectively removing content that is deemed offensive.
Several convicted criminals - Daniel Lewis Lee, Wesley Ira Purkey, Dustin Lee Honken, and Keith Dwayne Nelson - were scheduled for the first federal execution in 17 years by lethal injection on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - EU foreign ministers condemn Turkey's decision to convert Hagia Sophia from a museum back into a mosque, as it may fuel mistrust between religious communities, European Union Minister for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell said Monday.
The coronavirus pandemic is approaching 13 million infections worldwide, with the global death toll reaching 569,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. The virus is on the rise in the US, India, and Latin American, while Europe is reopening borders and gradually lifting pandemic restrictions in a bid to re-launch their economies.