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    Leclerc reveals most valuable lesson learned at Ferrari

    A year on from his move to Ferrari after a rookie season with the Sauber squad, Charles Leclerc acknowledges that he’s still on a steep learning curve in F1 despite finishing last season fourth in the drivers championship, ahead of team mate Sebastian Vettel. “Patience,” he told fans in a video Q&A posted on Twitter and Instagram when asked what the biggest lesson was that he’d learned in his first season at Maranello. “Something that I have struggled to learn in the past. “Being with Ferrari, I learned that you need it,” he explained. “You can’t have everything right away. “You need to have a little patience and learn from…

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    ISawItFirst collaborates with Georgia Steel

    Manchester-based fast-fashion online retailer ISawItFirst has launched a collaboration with Love Island star Georgia Steel, following her successful presenting gig for the brand’s IGTV. The Georgia Steel x ISawItFirst collection marks the Love Island star’s first edit with a fashion brand and features 44-pieces, ranging from pastel loungewear to flirty dresses, and spring staples with highlights including a white blazer, a short sleeve bodysuit, a maxi cardigan and body con dresses. On partnering with ISawItFirst for an edit, Steel said in a statement: “Having been in the offices a lot this year, the staff really got a feel for my style and when we first met to discuss my edit,…

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    ‘Haaland has confidence but he's humble as f***’, says Norway team mate

    The Borussia Dortmund striker was criticised for his celebration against PSG, but he has been backed by international colleague Haitam Aleesami Norway international Haitam Aleesami has lauded the mental qualities of team-mate Erling Haaland, who has taken the Bundesliga by storm since joining Borussia Dortmund from Red Bull Salzburg in January. Haaland had impressed in Austria before his high-profile January switch and hit the ground running in Germany, scoring 12 goals in 11 appearances before the Covid-19 pandemic stopped play. The teenager also notched a goal against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, sparking controversy as he was perceived to be mocking the Ligue 1 side with his meditation celebration.…

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    Huawei: Europe can trust us more than ever

    via Ogilvy & Social.Lab and Shutterstock SPONSORED CONTENT FROM HUAWEI Huawei: Europe can trust us more than ever Now is the time to shape the world’s 5G landscape By Abraham Liu, Huawei’s chief representative to the EU Institutions 12/5/19, 12:29 PM CET Updated 12/5/19, 12:58 PM CET The world currently has a serious trust problem. We need to work together to build more mutual understanding and manage differences. We need to break down the complicated problem into specific issues. Leave trade to trade, leave politics to politics, and technology to technology. If everything is mixed up, it’s impossible to solve. To find a solution, we need to work together. Because…

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    EU Confidential #126: Madeleine Albright — New plan for EU hopefuls — Macron’s worldview

    EU Confidential #126: Madeleine Albright — New plan for EU hopefuls — Macron’s worldview By Cristina Gonzalez 11/14/19, 7:55 PM CET Listen to the podcast on Spotify | Apple | Google | Soundcloud | Stitcher Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talks about the divisions that emerged in Europe after the Cold War — and what the EU can do about them. We also debate a controversial plan to break the EU’s deadlock on new members with the man behind the proposal, Gerald Knaus of the European Stability Initiative think tank. The podcast crew takes a closer look at Emmanuel Macron’s worldview and the reaction to his big foreign policy interview, in which he declared NATO to be brain…

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    Tropical Storm Watch Issued For Parts Of Florida

    MIAMI, FL — A tropical storm watch was issued for parts of the east coast of Florida late Thursday night as a tropical storm warning remained in effect for storm-ravaged areas of the northwestern Bahamas. Florida could be affected this weekend. Weather officials are calling the system Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine, which now appears to be heading toward Central Florida. The storm watch was issued for Jupiter Inlet to the Volusia-Brevard County line. “The disturbance is moving northwestward at about 3 mph … and this general motion is expected to continue with an increase in forward speed through the weekend,” the National Hurricane Center early Friday morning. “On the forecast…

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    National STEM Day: It's For Babies And Toddlers Too

    ARIZONA ­— National STEM Day on Nov. 8 probably conjures images of 4.0-earning high school students in a chem lab, or that 8-year-old who built a “live” 6-foot monster in his back yard. But the day also celebrates the STEM learning of those much younger: babies and toddlers, say local and national experts. Linda Nelson, a national KinderCare Curriculum Developer, says STEM comes naturally for kids, even from the moment they’re born. “Children are born with what we call ‘STEM mindsets,’ meaning they naturally make observations and predictions, carry out simple experiments and investigations, collect data and begin to make sense of what they found,” she explained. Such innate STEM…

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    Smic, prix du gaz… Ce qui change au 1er janvier 2019

    10,03 euros de l’heure, contre 9,88 l’an dernier, c’est le nouveau montant brut du smic, revalorisé de 1,5% mardi 1er janvier 2019. Autre mesure annoncée par Emmanuel Macron : la défiscalisation des heures supplémentaires. Tous les salariés y compris les fonctionnaires pourront en bénéficier. Une bonne nouvelle pour les ménages : les tarifs réglementés du gaz vont baisser. -1,9% en moyenne grâce au recul du prix de cette énergie.+10% pour le timbre2019 débute en demi-teinte pour les retraités, leur pension n’est que très faiblement revalorisée. Mais la baisse de la CSG pour les plus petites retraites devrait protéger leur pouvoir d’achat. Cinq millions de personnes seront remboursées rétroactivement. Enfin, envoyer…

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    Décès de Jean “Moebius” Giraud

    Les mondes de la bande dessinée et du cinéma sont en deuil après la disparition du dessinateur, illustrateur et scénariste Jean Giraud à l’âge de 73 ans. Celui qui se faisait appeler Moebius avait profondément marqué l’univers de la BD et grandement influencé le 7e Art. “Ce sont deux auteurs qui sont morts aujourd’hui, Giraud et Moebius”. Benoît Mouchart, directeur artistique du Festival international de la BD d’Angoulême, partageait avec l’AFP sa réaction à la suite de l’annonce du décès d’un artiste aux deux visages, qui aura grandement influencé (et croisé) deux arts, la bande-dessinée et le cinéma. Né en 1938, Jean Henri Gaston Giraud a succombé à une longue…

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    Ministers fail to agree EU patent

    Ministers fail to agree EU patent Barnier says absence of a European patent hinders EU’s competitiveness and innovation. European Voice By Simon Taylor 11/11/10, 5:45 AM CET Click Here: All Blacks Rugby Jersey Updated 4/12/14, 8:20 PM CET EU member states last night failed to agree on the creation of an EU patent despite a series of compromises put forward by Belgium, which holds the rotating presidency of the Council of Ministers. Spain and Italy continued to oppose the plan, which needed to be approved by unanimity. Michel Barnier, the European commissioner for the internal market, said after a meeting of competitiveness ministers that failure to agree on the patent…