China eyes tougher national security regime for Hong Kong

Reuters | May 22, 2020 at 10:55 AM

Beijing is set to impose a new national security law on Hong Kong following last year’s often violent anti-China unrest that plunged the city into its deepest turmoil since returning to Chinese rule in 1997.

France warns Renault could disappear; Nissan plans job cuts

Reuters | May 22, 2020 at 10:51 AM

Europe’s car industry was put on alert for more job losses on Friday as a French minister warned Renault could disappear if it didn’t get help soon and a Japanese news report said partner Nissan was considering 20,000 layoffs.

The scourge of the staycationers

Financial Times | May 22, 2020 at 9:30 AM

…BMW X5s sweeping down the narrow lane with Nirvana’s Unplugged or Groove Armada blaring from the car stereos; the vehicle topped off with a Thule roof box. The peace of this quiet rural village torn apart…