Stormzy vest and 3D Covid virus among Designs of the Year nominees

October 20, 2020

A vegan burger, the 3D rendering of the virus causing Covid-19 and the union flag stab-proof vest worn by Stormzy are contenders in the Designs of the Year, which its curator says tells the story of a tumultuous 12 months before the coronavirus pandemic. The Design Museum in London has announced the 74 nominees for […]

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TikTok halts talks on London HQ amid UK-China tensions

July 19, 2020

Video-sharing app suspends building plans, with British ban on Huawei 5G kit seen as factor TikTok’s decision raises fears of a trade war between the UK and China as tensions increase over the security clampdown in Hong Kong and the oppression of the Uighurs. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images The Chinese social media firm TikTok has […]

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