Romelu Lukaku calls for summit with social media giants to tackle racism

The Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku feels football should adopt “stronger positions” than just taking the knee, calling for a players’ summit with social media companies, governments and stakeholders to help combat online racism. Earlier this week the Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso explained his decision to stop taking the knee before matches, instead continuing to stand […]

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Evergrande chairman confident company will ‘walk out of its darkest moment’

China Evergrande Group (3333.HK) is confident the company will “walk out of its darkest moment”, the debt-laden property developer’s chairman said in a letter to staff on Tuesday, as nervous global investors fretted about default risks. In the letter that coincided with China’s mid-autumn festival, Hui Ka Yuan, expressed appreciation for the hard work of […]

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Supernova That Stunned Stargazers In The Year 1181 Has Finally Been Found – And It’s A ‘Zombie’ Star

The Chinese have a long, ancient history of recording “guest stars”—suddenly bright stars that appear in the sky for a while but then dim and disappear. Today we know these are rare, incredibly energetic supernova explosions from either massive stars or special, interacting binary systems that seed the Galaxy with heavy elements like iron and […]

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