Heineken’s UK summer beer sales dampened by higher prices and poor weather

Heineken sold less beer in the UK during the summer as it raised prices by more than 7% and cool rainy weather put a dampener on barbecues and outdoor celebrations. The drop reflected an 7.6% fall in the amount of beer sold across Europe, with the average price up 12%, driven by inflation and higher … Read more

Looking for love in the summer of 1971

What remained of the Summer of Love in 1971? The Observer headed to San Francisco to investigate and found Love was still there. That’s Love, a Persian aristocrat in a Mickey Mouse T-shirt ‘with the wildest red hair’ who sold hamburgers during Haight-Ashbury’s 1966 heyday, back when ‘people really meant it when they said, ‘We … Read more

Picasso in Fontainebleau: what happened in the summer of 1921?

A short train ride from the center of Paris, the town of Fontainebleau is a picturesque tourist destination, widely loved for the rich forest that surrounds it and its magnificent, opulent palace. The town’s cemetery holds the remains of the writer Katherine Mansfield, among others, and its palace was contributed to by French monarchs throughout … Read more

Taiwanese singer Jam Hsiao marries manager Summer Lin: ‘This day is so beautiful’

Summer Lin, 50, on the other hand, thanked the couple’s parents and friends in her announcement post. “The two fathers signed the marriage certificate for us with smiles on their faces, and the two mothers stood by with smiles on their faces. I told my father to sign neatly and beautifully. What we gained was … Read more

China’s Economy Grew More Than Expected Over the Summer

China’s Economy Grew More Than Expected Over the Summer

China’s economy grew more than expected over the summer, as the government offset some of the harm from a real estate crisis by pouring money into infrastructure construction projects, like building rail lines. Data released on Wednesday showed that gross domestic product grew from July through September compared to the prior three months. Industrial production … Read more

‘Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman’ French Animated Film Based on Haruki Murakami Stories Opens in Japan in Early Summer 2024

Film opened in France on March 22, Hong Kong on July 13 Image via Gebeka Films’ website Oricon News reported on Monday that Saules aveugles, femme endormie (Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman), a French-animated film based on Japanese author Haruki Murakami’s short stories, will screen in Japanese theaters in early summer of 2024. The film is … Read more

India wants to host summer Games in 2036, says PM Modi

:India is interested in hosting the Olympic Games in 2036, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday at the opening ceremony of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Mumbai. The country has never hosted the Olympics before, but in 2010 Delhi hosted the Commonwealth Games. “India will leave no stone unturned in our efforts … Read more

Bocchi the Rock! Compilation Project to Be 2 Films in Spring, Summer 2024

Teaser visual unveiled on TV anime’s 1st anniversary Bocchi the Rock! -Live-, a live-streamed program to commemorate the Bocchi the Rock! television anime’s one-year anniversary, announced that the anime’s compilation film project is actually two films. The first part will open next spring as previously announced, while the second part will open next summer. The … Read more

Summer of Soul to Little Richard: I Am Everything – the seven best films to watch on TV this week

Pick of the week Little Richard: I Am Everything The most intriguing – and certainly the most extrovert – of the inventors of rock’n’roll, Richard Wayne Penniman’s life and career are given a candid treatment in Lisa Cortés’s compelling documentary. She embeds him in a queer narrative, from his early days performing in drag to … Read more

NBA: Suns focus on building around Booker, Durant, Beal after busy summer

Bradley Beal #3 of the Phoenix Suns poses for a portrait during NBA media day on October 02, 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona. Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP PHOENIX — Mat Ishbia has lots of good traits for an NBA owner, including deep pockets and a huge desire to win. Patience doesn’t appear to be his strong suit. … Read more

Tortilla slips to loss as it posts ‘quiet’ summer trading

T ortilla Mexican Grill slipped to a loss for the past six months as it witnessed a “quiet” summer. However, the fast-casual restaurant chain held firm on its trading guidance for the year as sales continued to grow. The business, which has 85 restaurants, revealed on Tuesday that its revenues increased by 22% to £32.7 … Read more