Are movie theatres a thing of the past?

George Mitchell’s family owned a movie theater in Niantic, Connecticut, that they were forced to close after the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a significant decline in business. “When the pandemic came, our business dropped to zero,” Mitchell said. “It was the end.” But while COVID-19 dealt the final blow to some theaters like the Mitchells’, […]

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“Eviction flood’ looming as pandemic tenant protections expire

Tenant protections in Los Angeles County that have kept families housed throughout the pandemic are set to end Dec. 31, meaning more than 30,000 households could face eviction by the end of the year, according to researchers’ estimates based on county Superior Court records. The expiration of pandemic-era tenant protections and emergency housing will likely […]

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The Queen has tested positive for Covid, Buckingham Palace has said

The monarch is experiencing “mild cold-like symptoms” but expects to continue “light duties” at Windsor over the coming week, the palace said. “She will continue to receive medical attention and will follow all the appropriate guidelines,” it added in a statement. The Queen, 95, had been in contact with her eldest son and heir, the […]