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Facebook to award $100 mln in cash grants, ad credits to small businesses

03 March, 2020 11:40 pm 11:40 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said Tuesday it plans to award $100 million in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 small businesses in over 30 countries to address the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak. The majority will be in cash grants and Facebook will disclose more details soon about how businesses … Read More

Julie Andrews lifetime achievement award Venice

Julie Andrews gets lifetime achievement award in Venice

09 September, 2019 10:27 am 10:27 am

VENICE, Italy (Reuters) – Julie Andrews, the star of much-loved movies “Mary Poppins” and “The Sound of Music”, said on Monday she was “blessed” to have had a long, illustrious cinema career as she was awarded a lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival. The 83-year-old, who won an Oscar in 1965 for playing … Read More

Liverpool’s Van Dijk wins England’s PFA Player of the Year awar...

04 April, 2019 11:36 am 11:36 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Liverpool centre back Virgil van Dijk was named Player of the Year by England’s Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) on Sunday, becoming the fourth player from the Netherlands to win the award.  The 27-year-old has transformed Liverpool’s defence since joining from Southampton in January last year for a world record fee of 75 … Read More