Tag Archives: BBC

11Nov/17

Hope Solo alleges in a Portuguese newspaper that Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (JANUARY 7, 2013) (REUTERS) – Former U.S. women’s soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo has alleged in a Portuguese newspaper article that former FIFA president Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her. Continue reading

08Nov/17

Eurek-baa: Scientists find sheep can recognise human faces

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (UNKNOWN/DATE UPLOADED: NOVEMBER 7, 2017) (JENNY MORTON/UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE) – Sheep have been trained to recognise the faces of celebrities, including former U.S. President Barack Obama, by University of Cambridge scientists who hope it may help with understanding neurodegenerative diseases. Continue reading

23Oct/17

London smog tax means older cars can face $27 per drive

London’s new fee for most cars registered before 2006 is being billed by its mayor as the toughest emissions standard in the world, but some business organisations are crying foul. Katie Gregory reports. Continue reading

28Sep/17

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies at 91

He helped usher in a sexual revolution in the 1950s, and his business empire ultimately became one of the world’s most recognizable brands. Now, after more than 60 years of publishing and partying, cultural icon Hugh Hefner has passed away. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading

17Sep/17

Police nab second suspect over London bombing

A second man has been arrested over Friday’s bomb attack on a London underground train. Police detained him in west London, and also raided a house about four miles away. Continue reading

03Sep/17

UK minister: EU commission criticism of Brexit talks was “silly”

SHOWS: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 3, 2017) (BBC ANDREW MARR SHOW) – Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Davis said on Sunday (September 3) the European Union had made itself look silly by criticising the British approach to the talks that Brussels said had made little progress. Continue reading

23Jul/17

IAAF president ‘can’t guarantee’ drug-free games

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (JULY 23, 2017) (BBC) – President of the IAAF and former athlete, Sebastian Coe, told BBC presenter Andrew Marr on Sunday (July 23) that he cannot guarantee that next month’s World athletics championships will be a drug-free games.
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16Dec/16

“If you destroy Davao, I will kill you”: Philippines’ Duterte

“If you are here and if you are into crime, kindly leave Davao. If you destroy Davao, I will kill you,” says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during his two-day visit to Singapore. Continue reading

31Oct/16

China plans social credit system to monitor every citizen

China plans to implement a social credit system that uses big data to monitor the behavior of citizens.
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