Gertrude Aziz

Coolest Classics In The Motorious Online Car Show

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These cars are in the running to win $1000!

The Motorious Online Car Show is attracting some of the coolest cars, and car owners, we’ve met in a while. With most of us cooped inside, it’s great to connect with our readers in this unique way, and give gearheads a chance to win $1000, or select prizes by segment. In an effort to give everyone a chance to enter, we’re going to keep it rolling to give everyone a chance to enter, and share their cars with friends and family so they can go vote on it for People’s Choice.

To motivate you to enter your car, here are some of the cars from the Classics segment that we love.

1956 Ford Fairlane

This Ford Fairlane is no stranger to car shows. It has been freshly painted, has a rebuilt 292 to 312

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Dad divides internet with harsh ‘punishment’ for son: ‘Petty and cruel’

A father is stirring up drama online after sharing how he wants to donate his son’s college tuition in order to teach him a lesson about privilege.

The parent, who goes by meandadami on Reddit, shared his story on Reddit’s Am I The A****** (AITA) forum. In his post, he explained that his son has recently become “a real idealist,” which has led to many snide remarks at the expense of his family.

“When he comes home he’s started making increasingly snide remarks about how we don’t pay enough in taxes (he has no idea what we pay or don’t pay), and that our success is due to privilege and was at the expense of other, less fortunate, people,” meandadami wrote. “I don’t particularly object to the comments, I enjoy debate, but he doesn’t seem to appreciate the irony that he is benefiting from that privilege and seems content to

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Failed brands try to fashion a new life online

Laura Ashley - Naomi Baker/Getty Images
Laura Ashley – Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Other than being fashion failures, what do Laura Ashley, Karen Millen, Coast, Oasis and Warehouse have in common?

Despite collapsing and closing all their stores, the brands are surviving online after being bought by a mix of trade buyers or indeed rivals. These brave – or perhaps crazy – businesses are hoping that the brand DNA is strong enough to lure shoppers to their respective websites and convince them to spend.

Other than Laura Ashley, which is still trading from stores for now, all of the aforementioned brands have been bought by Boohoo.

The timing is seemingly in their favour, as click-and-collect in shops might become less popular with more people working from home and able to accept deliveries. Plus, with over a quarter of shoppers now planning to spend more online after the lockdown restrictions are lifted, according to Global Data, it is

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Will U.S. Bankruptcy Rise Further Amid Coronavirus Concerns?

The coronavirus pandemic has hit companies from almost all sectors across the globe. Since the virus outbreak in mid-March, there has hardly been any business sector that has not had to bear the brunt of the crisis.

In fact, of all the sectors that have been adversely impacted, the retail industry (except those having strong online presence), restaurants, real estate industry, finance industry, gyms, cruise and airline industry are a few that are expected to face consequences in the next couple of quarters as well.

Apart from these, the oil and gas industry is amongst the many that have been hit hardest. In addition to the uncertainty resulting from the pandemic, a plunge in oil prices (due to oversupply and low prices) has become a major concern for energy companies.

In fact, the imposition of lockdown across the globe and the resulting halt in business activities in the first half

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GOP Congressman’s Argument Against Mandated Masks, Vaccinations Goes Awry

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) got schooled on Twitter after he argued against mandated face masks and compulsory vaccinations aimed at mitigating the spread of the coronavirus:

Many tweeters reminded Massie of President George Washington’s decision to inoculate the Continental Army against smallpox.

Others called out the GOP congressman for appearing to rail against wearing masks, which public health experts worldwide have said is a relatively inexpensive and easy way to curb COVID-19.

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Costco led the way in requiring shoppers to wear masks. Anti-mask customers are still fighting back.

Costco's mask policy continues to infuriate some shoppers.
Costco’s mask policy continues to infuriate some shoppers.

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  • Costco remains one of the few major retailers to make it mandatory for customers to wear masks in all stores. 

  • Two months after the retailer rolled out its new mask policy, clashes between anti-mask customers and employees or other shoppers continue to go viral. 

  • “We know some members may find this inconvenient or objectionable, but under the circumstances we believe the added safety is worth any inconvenience,” Costco CEO Craig Jelinek said when the policy was announced. 

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Anti-mask customers continue to cause problems at Costco. 

Costco was one of the first retailers to make it mandatory for customers to wear masks, rolling out a new policy in early Mary. Two months later, it remains one of the largest companies to introduce its own mask policy, instead of simply following local

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Major coronavirus developments on 7 July

Here’s what you need to know on 7 July. This article was updated at 5.15pm.

Deaths: The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 44,391 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Monday – up by 155 from 44,236 the previous day. Read more here.

The UK coronavirus death toll has surpassed 50,000 according to figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Read more here.

Politics: Downing Street has refused to apologise after Boris Johnson claimed “too many care homes” did not follow the correct procedures during the coronavirus pandemic. Care home managers have reacted angrily to the prime minister’s comments, saying they followed government advice on protecting their patients and staff. Read more here.

The Conservative Party has moved its annual conference online, in the latest event to be hit by

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Has a mini-break in Paris lost its allure? I took the Eurostar on Monday to find out

Paris has reopened to tourists, but the experience is rather different - getty
Paris has reopened to tourists, but the experience is rather different – getty

Checking into my hotel after arriving in Paris by Eurostar, I reacquaint myself with a passion shared with one of the City of Light’s most famous luminaries. ‘He who contemplates the depths of Paris is seized with vertigo. Nothing is more fantastic. Nothing is more tragic. Nothing is more sublime,’ wrote Victor Hugo. 

It was fantastic to be in Paris even if nothing had felt more tragic than the endless shilly-shallying over air bridges and the compilation of quarantine-exempt countries which had more ins and outs than the hokey-cokey. 

As expected, the guillotine has fallen on travel restrictions. The Foreign Office dropped its warning for trips to France on July 4, and quarantine measures will not be enforced on either side of La Manche from July 10. 

In normal years I make several journeys to Paris by

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We need help with rent, money and jobs

Young people across the UK have had their work, studies and lives upended because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Many are working from home, while others have been furloughed or even made redundant.

There could be more than one million young workers who are without a job, if the overall UK level of unemployment goes up from the current 4% of workers to 10%, according to the Resolution Foundation think-tank.

On top of that, under-30s have been hardest hit by a fall in their income during lockdown as more of their money goes on essentials.

So is there anything the chancellor could announce in his speech on Wednesday to help them?

‘A grant for apprentices would be a start’

Emma-Jayne is an apprentice chef from Dorset, earning £5 per hour.

She is one of the many workers who were furloughed in the hospitality sector. The scheme was introduced by the government

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Where Should You Retire?

<strong>Ryan Ermey</strong>: Whether you’re looking for sunshine and surf or snow and solitude, you probably have a pretty good idea of where you want to retire, but will it be wallet-friendly? Sandy breaks down our cover story on our favorite money-smart retirement destinations in our main segment.

<strong>Ryan Ermey</strong>: On today’s show, we’ll chat about the differences in headline stock market indexes, and a new edition of deal or no deal, cover stimulus checks and interest on tax refunds. That’s all ahead on this episode of Your Money’s Worth. Stick around.

<strong>Ryan Ermey</strong>: Welcome to Your Money’s Worth. I’m Kiplinger’s associate editor Ryan Ermey, joined as always by senior editor Sandy Block. And Sandy, how excited are you that we just had the best second quarter in the stock market since 1998?

<strong>Ryan Ermey</strong>: It’s been interesting on social media today, watching a lot of people take, let’s call them … Read More