Euro hits a six-month high after Emmanuel Macron’s French presidential victory – Monday 8 May
The euro hit a six-month high against the dollar on Monday and US stock futures briefly touched a record high after Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential election, easily beating anti-EU rival Marine le Pen.
Princess Charlotte’s John Lewis cardigan from birthday photo sells out – Tuesday 2 May
A knitted yellow John Lewis cardigan adorned with pictures of sheep has sold out after Princess Charlotte was photographed wearing the item, prompting a surge in demand from British parents wanting to dress their offspring like the young royal.
John Lewis confirmed that the clothing item sold out online shortly after the photograph was published, although a coordinating prink dress, selling for £10 on the John Lewis’ website, was still available on Tuesday morning.
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Dubai becomes first city in world with own Microsoft font – Monday 1 May
Dubai has become the first city in the world to get its own front, the government announced on Sunday.
The type face, simply called “Dubai Font”, comes in both Arabic and Latin script and will be available in 23 languages.
It was created in partnership with Microsoft and is now available to Microsoft Office 365 users around the world.