Brooklyn duck takes her brood bagel shopping
16 June 2021 | 10:34 am
A mother duck and her eight ducklings caused a bit of a frenzy when they went for a stroll in New York's Brooklyn neighborhood. Multiple people stopped traffic to help them safely cross 5th Ave. The mom and her babies even popped into a bagel shop before making their way up 4th Street to the waters of Prospect Park.
21 Nov 2019
11 Jul 2019
Sophie Kinsella: Queen of chick lit puts shopping aside
21 Nov 2019
Details are sketchy but we can confirm that the inferno started from the top floor of the one storey building.
16 Dec 2019
Online shopping is an increasingly popular option in rural Africa for those who wish to avoid a very long trip to the nearest store. The e-commerce sector has great potential in Africa but has many hurdles to overcome.
13 Feb 2020
Members of the Jewish community worried about the increased harassment and attacks. New York is home to a large Jewish community where the number of anti-Semitic incident has been on the rise in recent months.
20 Apr 2020
In this week's French Connections show, Florence Villeminot and Genie Godula explore how the French are adapting to life in a time of confinement. France has already been under strict lockdown for a month, with the measures now extended to May 11. One of the few reasons people are allowed to go out is to go shopping for essential goods. So what counts as an "essential good" and what shops are open? And in a country so famous for food and gastronomy, what are people cooking? We tell you more.
15 Nov 2020
Delivery workers rush to sort out packages and deliver to Chinese households ahead of the annual “Single's Day” online shopping festival. The event occurs on November 11, and is considered the world's biggest shopping day and a bellwether of consumer sentiment in the world's second-largest economy.
27 Nov 2020
Black Friday, the biggest shopping day in the US, will be more like a bleak Friday for brick-and-mortar retailers as shoppers continue their migration online. Still, city centers are here to stay.
6 Dec 2020
COVID-19 has made 2020 a record year for online shopping, placing huge pressure on parcel delivery companies. As the need to work smarter and greener grows, exciting new challengers and concepts are emerging.
5 Jan 2021
US law student David MacMillan and his friend got more than just groceries during a recent supermarket trip in Washington, DC, as they were each offered a shot of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, after health care workers had not shown up for their appointments to get the doses. MacMillan posted a recording of himself getting the shot on TikTok, where it had been viewed more than 700,000 times.
25 Feb 2021
A supermarket in Hungary has brought smiles to faces and romantic opportunities to shoppers by providing shopping baskets for "Singles" in time for Valentine's Day on Sunday. Shoppers entering the Auchan store in Csomor, east of Budapest, can choose a blue or pink basket with a "Single Seeking Mate" sign. A sign above the stack of baskets reads: "Are you single? Use the singles baskets, so you can meet 'the one' in your favourite store".
13 Apr 2021
Businesses board up windows and residents remain on alert as Brooklyn Center, Minnesota braces for another night of protests following the police shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old black man, in a traffic stop on Sunday. "It’s an uneasy, not very pleasant feeling just to know there’s a lot of tension in the air," a part-time resident tells AFPTV. National Guard troops have been deployed and a curfew has been put in place as tensions escalate.
6 Jun 2021
Driving the streets of London in an old milk float, Ella Shone delivers food and household products sold without packaging and without plastic. Created last year during the first coronavirus lockdown, her "top-up truck" has not been short of orders since, selling lentils, nuts and even vinegar or laundry detergent to customers using their own containers.
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Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani says the country is poised to take its position in the Artificial Intelligence space with the launch of an AI fund and targets the kickoff of the first set of 100 jobs in Lagos. Speaking with CNBC Africa, he notes the recently launched Portal to fast track the implementation of the Nigeria Startup Act aims to ensure proper labelling of start-ups.
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Fans cheered the world's top 32 freestyle football athletes on as they took turns 'battling' each other for the world champion title in Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, on Saturday in an event organised by the World Freestyle Football Association.
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Over generations, people in the Kenyan village of Gede have perfected the art of milking snakes. The tradition is essential for producing life-saving antivenom, without which many people can lose limbs if bitten by a snake.
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One month after opening a Tesla factory in Berlin, tech enterprenuer and billionaire Elon Musk opened the newest electric car making facility in Austin, Texas.
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We look at the profiles of some of the hostages released by Hamas over the past three days and take a look at how Israeli papers are reacting to the hostage release deal. We also see why there's little optimism ahead of this week's COP28 climate summit in Dubai. We finish with a look at this year's highly timely Booker Prize winner.
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