Chinese internet giant Tencent has quietly resumed broadcasts of NBA games less than a week after blacklisting the US basketball association due to disagreement over freedom of speech. Tensions arose between China and the NBA last week after the general manager of Houston Rockets showed his support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong and then the boss of the American basketball league promised to protect his employees' right to free speech. Tencent - which owns the exclusive digital streaming rights for the NBA in China - last Tuesday announced to stop airing the league's exhibition games to express its dissatisfaction towards the NBA. But Chinese fans were surprised to discover the popular online broadcaster yesterday showed two preseason games live - without formally announcing the resumption of the service. Anti-NBA sentiment erupted in China last week after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey showed support for pro-democracy protests. Two previously scheduled … [Read more...] about China’s internet giant Tencent quietly resumes broadcasts of NBA games despite blacklisting the US basketball association just a week ago because its boss supports freedom of speech
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Tisha Campbell-Martin's estranged husband Duane did not address the jarring domestic violence allegations she made against him last month in his reply to court. The Martin actress, 50, told a Los Angeles court January 24 that Duane had 'been emotionally, mentally and physically' abusive to her over their 22-year marriage, and was granted a domestic violence restraining order forcing him to remain 100 yards away from her. The Oklahoma City-born star, who shares two sons with Duane - Xen Martin, 17, and Ezekiel, nine - also told the court that he was often verbally abusive to her in regards to how her weight impacted her career. Scroll below for video The latest: Tisha Campbell-Martin's estranged husband Duane did not address the jarring domestic violence allegations she made against him last month in his reply to court. The actress, 50, was snapped in NYC last year In his response, Duane struck back at Tisha's parenting skills, claiming she doesn't emphasize … [Read more...] about Tisha Campbell-Martin’s estranged husband Duane sidesteps domestic violence allegations in his reply to court
Duane Martin claims estranged wife Tisha Campbell-Martin is 'mentally unstable' and has had 'mental breakdowns'. According to new divorce documents Duane is concerned about the actress's mental and emotional well-being after she accused him of stealing. TMZ reports that Duane, 53, claims Tisha, 50, had multiple breakdowns including a 'severe' episode in August 2017. Ugly court battle: Tisha Campbell-Martin's ex Duane (pictured with her in 2014) is claiming she's having 'mental breakdowns' which is making her accuse him of stealing as the duo continue to battle it out over their divorce He also says the My Wife and Kids alum is 'paranoid and anxious' and has been 'raging' against people and 'fabricating stories that clearly are untrue'. It's claimed that during Tisha's deposition, Duane's legal team had to take breaks because the actress was unable to control her emotions. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 2 Next Damn Gina! Martin star Tisha Campbell files for divorce from... … [Read more...] about Tisha Campbell-Martin’s ex claims actress is ‘mentally unstable’ and ‘paranoid and anxious’ as divorce proceedings turn ugly again
She has barely ever been in a car, and never eaten meat or flown. Now 31, she lives on the 15th floor of a city centre tower from where she can just see the ocean 500 yards away on one side and the suburbs and informal settlements sprawling as far as the eye can see on the other. Life is OK in this megacity. She earns the exact median income and is as green as she feels she can be: she has no children yet, her carbon footprint is negligible, and her apartment, built in the early 2000s, has been retrofitted for climate change with deep insulation, its own solar air-con and heating systems. It has a “living” wall of plants and a balcony where she grows a few vegetables. Waste is automatically sorted or composted. Outside it may be roasting, with temperatures often higher than 40C. Inside, she’s cool. She loves where she lives, even though the water tastes slightly salty sometimes and there are often electricity outages in the summer months because of the frequent … [Read more...] about The climate crisis in 2050: what happens if cities act but nations don’t?
Rome and Florence “Anything you can do I can do vegan,” says Vegan Food Tours, which runs jaunts through Rome’s Monti, one of the city’s oldest neighbourhoods (three hours, €67 adult, €29 child). While exploring the area, known for its gourmet street food and bohemian bars, travellers get to sample antipasti, fresh pasta, pizza and dairy-free gelato. In Tuscany, Fantastic Florence includes a veggie or vegan feast in the historic San Lorenzo neighbourhood (€65 an hour for up to eight people). The suggested tour (which can be customised) starts the day with an espresso, and heads to Mercato Centrale di San Lorenzo to sample balsamic vinegars, truffles, bread, pasta and regional soup. To finish, there’s a vegan-certified wine and chocolate tasting. Barcelona and Madrid In the Spanish capital, Madrid Vegan Travel’s tour includes plant-based tapas with craft beer and tinto de verano (red wine with lemon soda) in the Malasaña … [Read more...] about Best vegan and vegetarian food tours in European cities