January 17, 2022

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Wake-up call 10/12: Vote to leave Shell • Verstappen's first free practice

Wake-up call 10/12: Vote to leave Shell • Verstappen’s first free practice

Do you hit the road? Here you will find it summary from work. Check file here railway timetable.

What do you expect today?

  • Shell shareholders vote to leave the head office for London. There is a good chance that there will be enough support for this move.
  • In Oslo, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitriy Muratov for their struggle for freedom of expression.
  • Olaf Schultz is making his first official visit to Paris and Brussels as Germany’s new chancellor. He is consulting with French President Macron, the European Union’s leading woman von der Leyen, and NATO leader Stoltenberg.
  • Max Verstappen is leading the first and second races ahead of the crucial Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The first training is at 10:30 in the morning, the second at 2 in the afternoon.

What did you miss?

In southern Mexico for sure 53 people died In an accident with a truck loaded with migrants from Central America. The truck overturned on the highway and hit a pedestrian bridge. According to the authorities, the truck appeared to have turned on a sharp bend due to the weight of several people on board.

In addition to the 53 dead, dozens were injured, 21 of them in serious condition. Aid workers say more migrants were on the ship, but fled for fear of arrest. The immigrants had boarded in Guatemala to go to the border with the United States.

Other news from the night:

  • Rutte IV almost complete cabinet, ‘We’re nearing the end’: The negotiators sat together from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Party leaders then said there was no final coalition agreement, but there was optimism. Political analysts expect the agreement to be presented early next week.
  • Jussie Smollett convicted of lying about assault: The American actor was on trial for falsely reporting a racist and homophobic assault in 2019. He is said to have paid two men to assault him. Smollett insists he did not launch the attack.
  • The welfare of lhb youth lags behind that of heterosexual youthLesbian, gay, and bisexual youth feel miserable more than heterosexual youth, according to research by the Office of Social and Cultural Planning. The research was published on Purple Friday, the annual action day on which schoolchildren and students can show their solidarity with LGBT people by wearing the color purple.
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Then this:

A rare first edition of the English edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone He fetched $471,000 (417,000 euros) at an auction in the United States. According to the heritage auction house there Never deposited a lot of money before for the twentieth century novel.

Of this 1997 special edition, which has a hardcover and color illustration, only 500 were printed, according to the auction house.