COSMETICS GIANT REVLON FILES BANKRUPTCY AFTER MISSING SOCIAL MEDIA MAKEUP BOOM

Thu 16 June 2022: Revlon Inc, a cosmetics company, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after struggling in recent years to compete with online-focused startup competitors, Reuters reports. On Wednesday the nail polish and lipstick maker owned by billionaire Ron Perelman listed assets and liabilities between $1bn and $10bn, according to a filing with […]

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AUCTION OF SHAKESPEARE FIRST FOLIO COPIES IN NEW YORK IS EXPECTED TO FETCH $2.5 MILLION

Sun 11 June 2022: At Sotheby’s in New York next month, an original copy of William Shakespeare’s Earliest Folio, the first published collection of his plays, will be auctioned. It is frequently described to as English literature’s most important work. According to reports, the First Folio is projected to sell for $2.5 million at auction. […]

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SINGLE TEABAG CONTAINS NEARLY 13,000 MICROPLASTIC PARTICLES: STUDY

Thu 09 June 2022: A researcher at northwestern Sakarya University found about 13,000 microplastic particles from a single teabag passing into the water. In her research, Meral Yurtsever said microplastics were found in four of 11 cup bags and in all 11 teapot bags of different brands. Plastics, which can take centuries to dissolve in […]

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SPAIN APPROVES LAW AGAINST FOOD WASTE WITH FINES OF UP TO €500,000

Wed 08 June 2022: Spain adopted a legislation on Tuesday to combat food waste, with fines of up to €500,000 ($535,000) for non-compliance. “It is a pioneering legal instrument to combat inefficiency in the food chain that has economic, social, environmental and ethical consequences,” Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food Minister Luis Planas said after the council […]

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