Disney employees stage walkouts to protest company response to Florida bill

LOS ANGELES, March 22 (Reuters) – Employees of the Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) staged walkouts and social media campaigns on Tuesday to protest the company’s response to Florida legislation that would limit classroom discussion of sexual orientation or gender identity. In a rare public demonstration of unrest, about 60 Disney employees gathered at a park … Read more

British royal couple starts Caribbean tour dogged by protest in Belize

BELIZE CITY, March 19 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in Belize on Saturday for a weeklong Caribbean tour that was marred by a local protest before it even began amid growing scrutiny of the British Empire’s colonial ties to the region. The arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge … Read more

Russian oligarchs’ yachts seized in Europe, others harbouring in Maldives

France impounds yacht it says linked to Rosneft’s Sechin Germany holding yacht owned by oligarch Usmanov -Forbes Other Russian tycoon yachts anchored in Maldives -data Sweeping sanctions target oligarchs, Kremlin interests PARIS, March 2 (Reuters) – France and Germany have seized two superyachts owned by Russian oligarchs, French authorities and Forbes magazine said, hitting Russia’s … Read more