Drew Barrymore just released gorgeous home decor for fall, and we want everything

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Lord Frost insists EU needs to work on more realistic policy positions on Brexit

The Prime Minister’s chief Brexit negotiator hinted at progress in the trade talks last night, but insisted the EU still needed to be more “realistic” about the rules that the UK could accept. Lord Frost said the last fortnight of informal talks with Michel Barnier, his Brussels counterpart, had been “relatively positive”, as he suggested that the EU had scaled back on some “unrealistic ambitions”. The two sides have been at loggerheads over fishing rights in British waters and EU demands for the UK to continue following the bloc’s rules on industrial subsidies. Government sources have also claimed that the EU’s method of conducting the negotiations has led to “paralysis”, with Mr Barnier insisting on slowing down talks on less contentious issues in order to focus on the most difficult areas. Mr Barnier is believed to have given ground on his previous insistence on “parallelism” in the talks. Lord Frost said: “As we enter the final stages of negotiations we are all focusing on what it might take to get a trade agreement in place. “An agreement is still very much possible, but equally very far from certain. The last two weeks of informal talks have been relatively positive, but there remains much to be done, and time is short. “We have been saying from the beginning of this process that we simply want a standard free trade agreement like Canada’s. Sadly the EU’s position has not been so straightforward and we continue to be asked to accept provisions which do not reflect the reality of the change which our exit from the EU brings. “If the gaps in these areas are to be bridged, the EU still needs to scale back more of its unrealistic ambitions and work on more realistic policy positions. I hope this will be possible this coming week, and I and my team are ready to work as hard as necessary to move things forward.” On Monday, Michael Gove will take part in a meeting of the joint UK-EU committee on the Withdrawal Agreement, when he is likely to come under renewed pressure to drop provisions in the Internal Market Bill which would allow ministers to override parts of the 2019 deal. Meanwhile, the Confederation of British Industry released polling showing that three-quarters of businesses (77 per cent) favour the two sides striking a post-Brexit trade agreement, with 18 per cent expressing no preference between a deal or no deal. Some 4 per cent favoured a no-deal outcome. Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, the CBI Director-General, who was pictured alongside Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor last week, said: “Next week Brexit talks enter the eleventh hour. Now must be the time for political leadership and the spirit of compromise to shine through on both sides. A deal can and must be made. “More than three-quarters of businesses want to see a deal that will support people’s jobs and livelihoods. This matters for

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Drew Barrymore released gorgeous home decor for fall, and we want everything

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It’s hard to find home decor collections that truly blow me away when it comes to patterns, colors and style. But Drew Barrymore’s Flower Home line never disappoints.

While the actress has been building up her empire with Flower Beauty and a daytime talk show aptly named “The Drew Barrymore Show,” her Flower Home collection at Walmart might be my favorite project from the star — despite one of her most-loved movies “50 First Dates,” of course.

Barrymore launched the first Flower Home collection back in March 2019, and her latest fall collection is some of her most beautifully designed products yet.

Drew Barrymore Flower Home

“My design process is that I care about every detail, every colorway, every pattern and every shape,” Drew Barrymore said in a press release, which I can attest to.

She once personally told me the same thing when I met her at a press preview — I could hear her passion as she talked about the inspiration behind even the tiniest details of each item.

Drew Barrymore Flower Home

Not only do all of the furniture pieces, dishware and decor accessories all have a dash of eclecticism to them, but each item is available at an affordable price point. It makes the pieces great for first-apartment decor.

And if you’ve been wanting to add wallpaper to a small room or bathroom, the Flower Home line has peel-and-stick wallpaper and murals, so you can (temporarily) amp up your space even if you’re renting.

Drew Barrymore Flower Home

If you want to get your creative juices flowing for a home decor refresh, you might want to browse Flower Home’s newest arrivals that were made for maximalists. Below, we’ve rounded everything from Barrymore’s new fall collection that we can’t stop swooning over.

Shop: Botanical Watercolor 16-Piece Dinnerware Set, $60

Shop: Natural Rattan Basket Set Of 2, $45

Shop: Botanical Floral Peel And Stick Mural, $69

Shop: Pink Velvet Armchair, $299.99

Shop: Floral White Ceramic Table Lamp With Teal Shade, $79

Shop: Carved Wood Storage Cabinet, $299

Shop: Antique Brass Arch Floor Lamp With Tiered Rattan Shade, $120

Shop: Round Wood Mirror With Shelf, $69

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Country Garden Forest City Released the Ecological Development Action Plan to Create a Green and Ecological Future City

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On 21st September, Country Garden Forest City published Forest City Ecological Development Action Plan, which outlined the mission of Forest City ecological development, and clearly defined the goals and targets of eco city development, operation and management in phases. Following this plan, Forest City will carry out green infrastructure development as a foundation, leverage on high-tech industries to enhance urban economic development, and eventually become a green and vibrant city with diversified industries and cultures. On the same day, Forest City Eco Museum Phase 1 exhibition hall was officially opened. 

Forest City Eco Museum

The Forest City Eco-Museum, which is located beside the beach of Forest City, is open for public today. The eco museum adheres to an open concept and breaks through the limitations of traditional museums. It integrates outdoor greeneries, ecological corridor, seagrass conservation areas, exhibition halls and laboratories into one system, and creates an immersive experience for the visitors with a real scene eco system.

Phase 1 of the museum, comprising of an exhibition hall, a laboratory building and part of the eco corridor, have already been completed. Over 100 biological samples are displayed in the exhibition hall to showcase the rich marine ecosystem around Forest City, its sustainable development mission and the environmental protection achievements over the past years. The laboratory will be used as a research and education center to facilitate the R&D and educational works of the research institutions and universities around Forest City. Meanwhile, phase 2 construction has started while phase 3 is under planning.

Forest City Eco Museum Phase 1 Exhibition Hall

On the same day, Forest City published Forest City Ecological Development Action Plan which outlined the goals and targets of eco city development, operation and management from the start of project development in 2014 towards the future. Following this plan, Forest City will carry out green infrastructure development as a foundation, leverage on high-tech industries to enhance urban economic development, and eventually become a green and vibrant city with diversified industries and cultures.

The newly published Forest City Ecological Development Action Plan encompasses three phases, for each phase, there will be a set of development indicators set out from the areas of “Industry, City, and People” in urban operations.

Phase 1, from 2014 to 2019, is the basic stage of the urban green ecosystem development, applying environmental concept throughout the urban planning, development, construction, and city operations. Forest City has never stopped its investment in green development, from the environmental assessment at the beginning of project, to multiple environmental measures such as the set-up of double layer silt curtain during the reclamation work, the establishment of enterprise-level environmental management system, mangrove conservation via satellite sensing and daily patrols, seagrass conservation and hydrological dynamic monitoring, just to minimize the environmental impact during the development. Forest City has also established long-term cooperation with research institutions and universities to carry out scientific monitoring and analysis of the natural environment around Forest City, providing scientific support for effective recovery and maintenance of the ecosystem.

Since 2016,

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