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FIFA reels from arrests of top officials

Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:52 AM

FIFA’s, football’s international governing body, is reeling after being hit with a double investigation. Seven top FIFA officials were awakened and arrested in a dawn raid in Switzerland - at the behest of the US justice department over alleged bribes totaling $150 million.

Politics & Economics»

EU and Switzerland agree to clamp down on tax evasion

Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:52 AM

A deal has been signed between the European Union (EU) and Switzerland in an effort to clamp down on tax evasion.

Arts»

New piano design unveiled by conductor Daniel Barenboim

Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:52 AM

Well-known conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim has unveiled a new type of piano which differs significantly from the standard concert grand piano.

Energy»

Street lights powered by solar and wind energy to light up Barcelona

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 12:29 PM

Barcelona's beach is being lit up with new-look street lights. The six innovative lamp posts are each fitted with two solar panels, a wind turbine and a battery.

Politics & Economics»

One year since Indian PM Narendra Modi voted into power

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 12:29 PM

It has been one year since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed a landslide election victory. He promised to bring in widespread reforms that would reposition India as a global power. But some voters say little has changed.

Politics & Economics»

Case of Saudi blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes 'has nothing to do with politics', says his wife

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 12:29 PM

Ensaf Haidar, the wife of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, took her campaign to free her husbands to the EU's capital on Tuesday as she looked to win further European support for his release.

Technology»

Pac-man at 35: the video game that changed the world

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 1:02 PM

In 1980 the video games world was dominated by games like Space Invaders and Asteroids. That was until Japanese game developer Toru Iwatani set out to design a game to appeal to women.

Transport»

Investigators probe threats against airlines

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 1:02 PM

The bomb threat came via a phone call to Maryland State Police Monday morning -- Prompting U.S. authorities to launch fighter jets to monitor this Air France flight en route from Paris to JFK Airport.

New Zealand's search and rescue drones

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 1:02 PM

A small company in New Zealand is joining forces with the Coastguard to help save lives.Their idea is to use drone aircraft to find people lost in remote areas.

Technology»

Balloon space launch system could open space to all

Monday, 25 May 2015 12:54 PM

A Spanish company is working on a balloon launch system that could slash the cost of putting small satellites into space.

Gourmet»

Hong Kong says Hello to a Hello Kitty-themed restaurant

Monday, 25 May 2015 12:54 PM

From dumplings to steamed buns and fried rice, this Hong Kong restaurant now serves Chinese food Hello Kitty-style. The famous Japanese cartoon cat is a theme for restaurants throughout the world.

Politics & Economics»

Yemeni president to snub UN-sponsored talks in Geneva

Monday, 25 May 2015 12:54 PM

The UN is trying to broker peace talks in Geneva later this week, but Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who fled to Saudi Arabia, is now indicating he will not attend.

Transport»

Business aviation exhibition in Geneva

Sunday, 24 May 2015 12:31 PM

The European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Geneva, EBACE 2015, celebrated its 15th anniversary when the show opened on May 19.

Politics & Economics»

UN chief: Cause of Asian migrant crisis must be addressed

Sunday, 24 May 2015 12:30 PM

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday (May 23) the root causes leading to thousands of mostly Rohingya migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh to flee their

Culture & Society»

France celebrates 60 years of the iconic Citroen DS

Sunday, 24 May 2015 12:30 PM

The Citroen DS celebrates 60 years since its introduction with many of its fans gathering in Paris to mark the occasion. Connoisseurs believe it's the most innovative and beautiful car ever built.


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