“Tesla was already under pressure at the back end of last week, so the S&P story has made matters worse,” said David Madden, analyst at CMC Markets. “Despite the recent aggressive sell-off, the stock is still up 325% year-to-date.”
Future form … Brasilia’s Museum of the Republic. Photograph: Corbis”On one occasion I was driving into the city with Duprat, who was in the passenger seat completely wrapped up in his own thoughts. So I drove into a familiar gas station and positioned the car on the hydraulic platform. I then got out, leaving Duprat in the car, still daydreaming, and waved the attendant to raise up the lift. Suddenly finding himself all alone in mid-air, Duprat let loose every kind of curse he could think of. I burst into laughter and went for a coffee.”
• Among photographs illustrating a film article on war documentaries – A grunt’s eye view, 5 April, page 19, G2 – we meant to publish a still from The Battle of Midway, John Ford’s 1942 documentary/propaganda feature, but instead used a picture of kamikaze pilots taken from Midway, a 1976 war‑action drama starring Charlton Heston among others. Kamikaze attacks, for their part, came to the fore later in the war, not 1942.
The analysis, carried out by a team of investigators for a television documentary to be screened tonight on Channel 4, also indicates that the position of Davison before she stepped out on to the track would have given her a clear view of the oncoming race, contrary to the argument that she ran out recklessly to kill herself.
Historians have suggested that Davison was trying to attach a flag to King George V’s horse and police reports suggested two flags were found on her body. Some witnesses believed she was trying to cross the track, thinking the horses had passed by, others believed she had tried to pull down Anmer. The fact that she was carrying a return train ticket from Epsom and had holiday plans with her sister in the near future have also caused some historians to claim that she had no intention of killing herself.
Beasley, who returned to Ohio from Texas in 2004 after serving several years in prison on a burglary conviction, claimed at trial that Davis had in fact pulled a gun on him in retaliation for Beasley serving as a police informant in a motorcycle gang investigation.
In between recollections of his many encounters with Le Corbusier and the political struggles involved in realising Brasilia, much time is devoted to the driving force behind his work: the women, parties and practical jokes that were all part of his enthusiasm for life.
• A big picture spread (pages 18-19, 5 April) showcased photos of daily life in Warsaw, part of our current New Europe series, which this week is highlighting Poland. One picture showed Jewish visitors praying near a synagogue in a district called Osiedle Za Zelazna Brama, which we translated as “Behind the Iron Curtain”, suggesting some cold-war link. In fact, zelazna brama harks much farther back, to a long-ago park gate.
At the funeral of the leading suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst in 1928, the jockey who had ridden Anmer that day, Herbert Jones, laid a wreath “to do honour to the memory of Mrs Pankhurst and Miss Emily Davison”. Jones had suffered a mild concussion in the 1913 collision, but afterwards claimed he was “haunted by that poor woman’s face”.
Presenter Clare Balding and descargar loba negra investigators Stephen Cole and Mike Dixon returned to the original nitrate film stocks taken on the day and transferred them to a digital format. This was done so that they could be cleaned and so that new software could cross-reference the three different camera angles.
“Typically, bubbles are unwound when the Fed takes away the punch bowl. Obviously, this is very unlikely to happen anytime soon,” Wolfe Research strategist Chris Senyek wrote on Tuesday. “However, this bubble can still be unwound by sustained economic disappointments.”
Sign up to the daily Business Today email or follow Guardian Business on Twitter at @BusinessDeskAll the major US stock markets were in the red on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow down over 2%. While many traders see the sell-off in tech as a move by investors to take some profits after a historic boom, broader concerns about the US economy also appear to be worrying the markets.
Historians have suggested that Davison and other suffragettes were seen “practising” at grabbing horses in the park near her mother’s house and that they then drew lots to determine who should go to the Derby.
As an emblem of women’s emancipation Emily Wilding Davison has always been controversial. The suffragette who was fatally injured at the Epsom racecourse during the Derby 100 years ago under the hooves of the king’s horse has been saluted by some as a brave martyr and attacked by others as an irresponsible anarchist. Now detailed analysis of film footage of the incident has shed new light on the contentious moments on 4 June 1913 that were to go down in the history of political protest.