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Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction

Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week...

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction

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Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave powerThe Queen’s property managers will this week set out terms for the world’s biggest offshore wind auction in a decade.Industry experts expect the complex bidding process ...
2019-07-17 08:32

A NASA Intern Bought Apollo 11 Videotapes for $218. Now They’re Going to Auction for Millions Three reels of videotape from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission described as “the only surviving first-generation recordings of the historic moon walk” will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday, the day of the moon landing’s 50t...
2019-07-15 18:48

The racehorse auction in Prince William's garden where millions change hands ‘It’s called the sport of kings for a reason,’ says head of Goffs, which runs the unusual sale before AscotOn one side of Jubilee Walk, a path that crosses Kensington Gardens towards Kensington Palace, children are laughing as they play on a wooden p...
2019-06-21 16:16

NASA intern paid $218 for Apollo 11 tapes — but they could fetch millions at auction A former NASA intern hopes to turn one small stash of videotapes into one giant payday when the only surviving original recording of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon will be auctioned. Gary George was a college student in 1976 when he bought m...
2019-07-01 22:48

Hermès Birkin bag sells for £162,500 in London auction Birkin 35 sells for over double its estimate at Christie’s sale which fetched £3.4mA Hermès Birkin bag sold for £162,500 at Christie’s, in London, on Tuesday, shattering its predicted sales price of £70-90,000.The 2015 Himalaya niloticus crocodile Bi...
2019-06-13 00:00

Tutankhamen head set for London auction despite Egyptian protests A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen was due to be auctioned in London with an estimate of more than $5 million on Thursday, in the face of Egyptian demands for its return....
2019-07-04 17:32

| Tutankhamun sculpture's London auction sparks Egyptian outcry A 3 000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun - the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut - goes under the hammer this week in London despite an outcry from Cairo....
2019-07-01 20:16

Painting bought at market for under $300 may be a legit Picasso Most yard sales have old VHS tapes and ceramic figurines, but maybe you’re just luckier when you’re shopping out of the trunks of cars.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

Kyrie Irving went from ‘scrawny’ unknown to Nets’ hoops Picasso Everyone has a different memory — a moment when they could first forecast Kyrie Irving’s greatness. To some, it was as simple as his relentless work ethic. Others, a sterling high school performance. Or AAU dominance. Carrying a nondescript private s...
2019-07-12 06:00

A Picasso sold during Nazi flight can stay at New York's Met -U.S. court A masterpiece painted by Pablo Picasso that a German Jewish businessman was allegedly forced to sell to fund his escape from the Nazis can stay at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York rather......
2019-06-28 02:01

Where Are All the Bob Ross Paintings? Bob Ross painted more than 1,000 landscapes for his television show — so why are they so hard to find? We solve one of the internet’s favorite little mysteries....
2019-07-12 14:32

Found: All the happy little Bob Ross paintings Before Bob Ross’ death in 1995, he had hosted the popular PBS series The Joy Of Painting for 11 years. For each episode - and there were over 400 of them, in total - he painted a picture step-by-step for his audience. Furthermore, each of those canv...
2019-07-12 19:32

Classic paintings with tiny manga characters Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" is one of the world's most reproduced and reinterpreted paintings -- but no one has done it quite like Japanese artist Keita Sagaki....
2019-05-22 04:16

Beautiful Paintings Of Pokemon's Kanto Region Games artist Simone Mändl has been doing a big series of paintings all about Pokemon. Specifically, the landscapes (and cityscapes) of the Kanto region....
2019-07-02 06:16

Different ways to show paintings, photos to blind people NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Touchable versions of photographs and paintings are adding a new dimension to inclusiveness as museums nationwide make themselves more accessible to people with disabilities. At the American Alliance of Museums ‘ recent expo ...
2019-06-04 07:32

Exhibition pairs Manolo Blahnik shoes with the paintings that inspired them Designer’s footwear goes on display alongside 18th-century works at Wallace CollectionManolo Blahnik may be the world’s most famous shoe designer, his heels immortalised in the hit TV show Sex and the City after being given their own storyline. But a...
2019-06-09 04:16

An artist reimagined famous artists and paintings as modern-day millennials Courtesy of Untitled.Save Portugal-based artist Untitled.Save, who goes by his first name, Tiago, re-imagined iconic artists and their subjects as urban hipsters. In Untitled.Save's pieces, the "Mona Lisa" subject is a social media influencer. The c...
2019-07-16 00:48

Hong Kong protesters run riot in legislature, smashing paintings, doors and walls Hong Kong protesters ran riot in the legislature building on the 22nd anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday, smashing up paintings, doors and walls amid widespread anger over proposed laws that would allow extraditions to Ch...
2019-07-01 15:48

Deutsche Bank removes a trio of massive and expensive paintings from its Wall Street lobby Andrew Kelly/Reuters Deutsche Bank removed three abstract paintings by German artist Gerhard Richter from its New York office's lobby, Bloomberg reports. The paintings are estimated to be worth between $12 million and $30 million. A bank spokesman d...
2019-07-16 00:48

MLB London: Chicago Cubs to face St Louis Cardinals at London Stadium in 2020 London Stadium will host two more Major League Baseball games next year, with the St Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs confirmed for two meetings in the capital next June....
2019-06-07 20:00

London violence: Three killed in separate fatal attacks in 24 hours across London Heavily pregnant woman, 26, stabbed to death in Croydon - her baby survived but is in critical condition in hospital Just before 6pm on Saturday, a man died following a fight in Coldharbour lane in Brixton A man was stabbed to death in Newham just af...
2019-06-30 13:00

Intel announces major 5G IP auction After announcing that it will exit the 5G modem market back in April, Intel has put its IP related to cellular wireless connectivity up for auction as the chipmaker looks to unload around 8,500 assets from its massive portfolio.Although the company s...
2019-07-02 05:16

Going, going, gone: Sotheby’s auction house sold for $3.7bn Patrick Drahi, a French-Israeli telecoms billionaire, takes 275-year-old company private Sotheby’s has agreed to a takeover by the billionaire art collector Patrick Drahi, in a $3.7bn (£2.9bn) deal that restores the auction house to private ownership...
2019-06-18 02:32

How to decide between an auction and estate sale Both methods can help achieve the same result of selling through the assets, yet it is important to first answer a few key questions to help narrow your search process....
2019-06-11 18:48

AT&T, T-Mobile Are Top Spenders in Airwaves Auction AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile were the biggest spenders on a pair of Federal Communications Commission auctions designed to spark investment in next-wave 5G networks, according to results released Monday....
2019-06-04 05:32

Gun that likely killed Vincent van Gogh goes on auction Bidders, lend them your ear! The gun Vincent van Gogh is believed to have killed himself with will hit the auction block in Paris next week, according to reports. The weather-worn revolver — dubbed “the most famous weapon in art history”— is expected...
2019-06-14 23:16

The Last New Saab With Just Three Miles on the Clock Is Going Up for Auction Saab, as most of us know, is quite the busy zombie. It died, was retrieved from the great beyond by the confusingly named Chinese company National Electric Vehicle Sweden, and later formed loose ties to supercar maker Koenigsegg. Now, the last new Sa...
2019-06-08 02:48

Baseball signed by Hall of Famers gets $236,389 at auction A baseball signed by 11 of Major League Baseball’s original Hall of Fame inductees in 1939 fetched $236,389 at the Lelands Spring Classic Auction. Among the other highlights were: an original team photo of the 1914 Baltimore Orioles featuring B...
2019-06-10 05:00

'TinTin' artwork sells for $1.1 million at auction An original drawing from the first published "Tintin" story, signed by the artist, has been sold at auction in Dallas. The beloved Belgian comic series has been translated into more than 70 languages....
2019-06-10 05:48

Most expensive cheese in history sells for over $16K at auction An artisan blue cheese sold for over $16,000 at an auction in Spain, shattering the Guinness world record for the most “expensive cheese in history.” In August 2018, 15 different restaurateurs from across the country met for an auction of...
2019-06-22 02:32

Whodunnit! The secret artists' auction – in pictures Pictures on a Postcard auctions anonymous signed works by big-name photographers from Larry Clark to Roger Ballen, Todd Hido and Karen Knorr. Here are our favourites … Continue reading......
2019-05-21 21:48

Battle-scarred U.S. flag from D-Day landing goes up for auction A battle-scarred American flag believed to be the first planted on Omaha beach during the 1944 D-Day landings is expected to fetch more than $55,000 at auction next week, Heritage Auctions said on Monday....
2019-06-04 11:48

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far....
2019-05-24 05:00

The diary of Britain’s most prolific executioner is up for auction An execution diary kept by Britain's most famous hangman is up at auction for $31,600. Albert Pierrepoint is responsible for the deaths of around 600 people during his 25-year career as an executioner in the mid-20th Century....
2019-05-24 01:32

Painting attributed to Caravaggio on display before auction Visitors have been given one last chance to admire a 400-year-old painting found in an attic in southern France and attributed to Italian master Caravaggio, or raise questions about the work, before it goes on the auction block...
2019-06-14 17:01

Dagger, ring of Taj Mahal builder set for auction A ring and a dagger once owned by the builder of the Taj Mahal were on display Thursday ahead of an auction of jewels and weapons from Indian royalty at Christie's in New York. (June 13)       ...
2019-06-14 05:00

Shipwreck's 350-Year-Old Bottles of Wine Are Up for Auction - Would You Take a Sip? Divers have uncovered many treasures and rare items from the seafloor. Some years ago, a team of divers recovered a collection of wine-bottles from a shipwreck in the North Sea. They date back over 300 years and the wine is about to be sold at one of...
2019-06-05 20:16

Gun allegedly used in Van Gogh's death sold at auction A gun dubbed "the most famous weapon in the history of art" went under the hammer at an auction in Paris. Some criticized the sale of the gun, saying it was a "commercialization" of the Vincent van Gogh's death....
2019-06-19 18:16

Becker's trophy auction raises over 680,000 pounds An online auction of German tennis great Boris Becker's trophies and memorabilia has raised more than 680,000 pounds ($852,652), with his 1989 U.S. Open trophy attracting the highest bid of 150,250 pounds....
2019-07-12 11:16

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
2019-06-13 05:16

‘Substantial’ lock of Beethoven’s hair goes up for auction LONDON — British auction house Sotheby’s plans to sell on Tuesday what it says is a “substantial” lock of Ludwig van Beethoven’s hair that the German composer himself cut off and gave to a pianist friend in 1826. The lock is expected to fetch up to £...
2019-06-11 18:32

Auction giants try new tack to track used cars Drones, beacons and devices that plug into OBD-II ports are part of the next wave of technology being used to track the sea of vehicles on Manheim and ADESA auction lots....
2019-06-22 06:48

Lewis Chessman Bought for £5 Sells at Auction for £735,000 In the early 1800s, an ancient treasure washed up on the Isle of Lewis in westernmost Scotland – 78 ornately-carved chess pieces made from walrus ivory dating back to the 12th century.   ...
2019-07-03 00:48

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and should be returned....
2019-06-12 03:00

AI could boost GDP by millions Artificial intelligence (AI) could provide a 22 percent boost to the UK's GDP by 2030 according to new research from McKinsey and Quantumblack.The research also revealed that British companies which fully incorporate AI tools into their organiza...
2019-06-10 21:48

Artefacts From First Apollo, Gemini Moon Missions to Go on Auction Nearly 200 artefacts from the NASA missions of 1960s and 1970s, including the Apollo and Gemini programmes, will go on auction on July 18 at Christie's New York....
2019-06-28 11:48

Rare dodo skeleton up for auction, could sell for $750G An incredibly rare skeleton of the extinct dodo bird is slated to go up for auction tomorrow and it could bring in big bucks, perhaps surpassing $750,000....
2019-05-23 22:00

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read More...
2019-07-10 22:16

French giant wades into British Steel auction A French engineering giant has joined the battle for control of the UK's second-biggest steel producer with an approach to buy ‎part of the ailing company that is attracting scrutiny from pensions watchdogs....
2019-06-23 01:32

400-year-old wine found in ancient shipwreck goes up for auction Wine lovers will soon have the opportunity to purchase 400-year-old bottles recovered from an actual shipwreck. Two bottles of Shipwreck Wine, believed to be from a 14-bottle collection dating back to the late 17th century, are scheduled to be auctio...
2019-06-05 19:32

'You're too much in my heart': Leonard Cohen letters to muse set for auction Christie’s says letters to Marianne Ihlen document ‘one of the most captivating love affairs of its time as well as the transformation of a young man into a great artist’It was one of the great love stories of the “flower power” era of the 1960s. And...
2019-05-22 20:48

It's the one you want: Olivia Newton-John's 'Grease' costume up for auction Olivia Newton-John is putting the black leather jacket and tight pants that she wore in the final number of "Grease" up for auction to help raise money for her cancer treatment center in Australia....
2019-06-19 16:48

5G Telecom Spectrum Auction to Be Held This Year, Prasad Says India will hold a mega spectrum auction for 5G and other radio waves in the current calendar year, and intends to start 5G trials in the next 100 days, the newly appointed Telecom Minister Ravi......
2019-06-03 15:48

The Incredible Reason These Pistols Could Fetch $1.5 Million At Auction A set of two pistols is expected to fetch anywhere between $1 - 1.5 million when they are auctioned later this month. The reason for their sky-high price? The pistols have been crafted out of a......
2019-07-05 19:16

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
2019-05-30 04:48

Did Van Gogh shoot himself? Auction of pistol reignites debate. The auction of a pistol said to have been used by the painter Vincent van Gogh to shoot himself has reignited a debate about who actually pulled the trigger: Did Van Gogh commit suicide, or was he shot by someone else?...
2019-06-17 20:01

First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday....
2019-05-21 16:00

Sotheby’s Auction House to Be Taken Private in $3.7 Billion Sale Patrick Drahi’s acquisition of the auction house, which has struggled to turn a profit recently, will return it to private ownership after 31 years of being publicly traded....
2019-06-17 17:16

Boxing glove autographed by Muhammad Ali in Italy auction An boxing glove that was autographed by Muhammed Ali to promote the 'fight of the century' with Joe Frazier in 1971 will go under the hammer in Italy        ...
2019-06-14 17:32

Israel to auction prefab classrooms donated by EU to Palestinians Calls for Israeli authorities to rebuild West Bank structures confiscated by militaryIsrael’s defence ministry plans to hold an auction next week to sell two prefabricated classrooms that were donated to Palestinian schoolchildren by the EU.The Civil...
2019-05-31 09:32

| WATCH: Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house in Paris....
2019-06-15 11:16

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for co...
2019-06-16 11:16

In photos: Sotheby's to auction artifacts from space missions Artifacts from the Apollo missions are shown on July 12, 2019, in New York City, to be featured in an upcoming Sotheby's auction dedicated to space exploration in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the historic moon landing....
2019-07-13 02:48

Stunning Monet unseen for 87 years could fetch $44M at auction One month after Claude Monet’s “Meules” sold for a whopping $110.7 million at Sotheby’s New York, a beautiful painting of waterlilies that’s been in a private collection for 87 years is set for auction. Part of MonetR...
2019-06-11 22:16

Police: Wanted man found in trunk of car at auto auction MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man found in the trunk of a car that arrived for sale at a Pennsylvania auto auction is wanted in New York. LNP newspaper reported 25-year-old Leon Parks, of New York City, is wanted for parole violations and weapons ...
2019-05-31 01:16

Sotheby's to auction 'substantial' lock of Beethoven's hair British auction house Sotheby's plans to sell on Tuesday what it says is a "substantial" lock of Ludwig van Beethoven's hair that the German composer himself cut off and gave to a pianist friend in......
2019-06-10 19:32

A laptop filled with the most dangerous malware in the world is up for auction People auction off rare and incredible works of art every day, but this is one of the most unique auctions we have ever seen. An artist by the name of Guo O Dong collaborated with cybersecurity company Deep Instinct to load a Windows XP laptop with s...
2019-05-28 00:32

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused an estimated $95 billion in damages. Despite what...
2019-05-28 08:32

First-ever sneaker auction to feature dozens of rare shoes NEW YORK (AP) – True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby’s in New York holds its first sneaker auction. These aren’t just any old sneakers but 100 of the rarest, most-coveted sneakers around,...
2019-07-14 01:48

| WATCH: Sotheby's holds first-ever rare sneaker auction Auction house Sotheby's held a first-of-its-kind auction with 100 pairs of the rarest shoes ever produced up for grabs, including a replica of the futuristic self-lacing shoes from the 1989 sequel to Back To The Future and sneakers owned by fashion d...
2019-07-13 16:16

Bust of Tutankhamun sold at auction for £4.7m despite Egypt protests The ‘rare and beautiful’ 3,000-year-old sculpture goes under the hammer in defiance of claims it was stolen A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamun has sold at auction in London for more than £4.7m despite Egyptian demands for its return.The...
2019-07-05 04:48

Missing Lewis Chessman found, could fetch $1M at auction A chess piece purchased for a few pounds (dollars) by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been identified as one of the 900-year-old Lewis Chessmen, among the greatest artifacts of the Viking era...
2019-06-03 18:48

Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poor Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hasn't just moved out of the luxurious president's residence, he's using it to auction off seized luxury goods to raise money for poor communities....
2019-05-22 06:16

Slack Goes Wonky, Gives Millions the Day Off If you woke up Friday morning, logged into Slack, only to find it a hellhole of bugs—it’s not just you. Users all over the world have been reporting outages, repeating messages, and errors with the popular workplace communication tool.Read more......
2019-06-28 18:32

Titanic survivor’s unusual light-up walking stick is up for auction An unusual walking stick that belonged to a Titanic survivor and a first-class passenger’s meal receipt from the doomed liner are up for auction later this month....
2019-07-12 01:32

Elizabeth Taylor's Oscars dress among her items heading to auction A gown worn to the 1974 Academy Awards and more than 1,200 other items from the life of late actress Elizabeth Taylor will be offered for sale at an auction in early December, Julien's Auctions announced on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 18:00

Nike 'Back to the Future' sneakers expected to sell for over $50,000 at auction A rare pair of Nike "Moon Shoes" could fetch as much as $160,000 in an auction held by Sotheby's, which also features Marty McFly's famous self-tying sneakers....
2019-07-12 14:32

King Tut Sculpture Sells for $6 Million at Auction Despite Ownership Controversy A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun’s head has been auctioned off at Christie’s for $6 Million, despite claims from the Egyptian government that the relic was stolen.Read more......
2019-07-05 20:32

Recently found Lewis Chessman piece could fetch $1M at auction This long-lost chess piece will cost you a pretty check, mate. A missing piece from the medieval Lewis Chessmen set was bought for $7.50 in Scotland in 1964 — and spent the last 55 years in the drawer of an Edinburgh family who had no idea of its rea...
2019-06-03 17:01

Stunning Monet unseen for 87 years eyes $44.6 million at auction One month after Claude Monet's "Meules" sold for a whopping $110.7 million at Sotheby's New York, a beautiful painting of waterlilies that's been in a private family collection for 87 years is set for auction....
2019-06-11 19:00

Vintage Capital Presses for Auction of Red Robin Burger Chain Private-equity firm Vintage Capital Management said it is willing to pay $40 a share for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and called on the restaurant chain to launch a review of strategic alternatives....
2019-06-14 01:16

U.S. agency to vote to auction key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G -sources The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in July on moving forward to auction off parts of a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-06-18 20:32

Egypt demands Christie’s halt auction of King Tut statue CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is trying to halt an auction of a 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun at Christie’s in London. The Foreign Ministry issued a statement late on Monday saying Egypt demands the auction house prov...
2019-06-11 12:48

God 'does not play dice with the universe,' Einstein writes in letter up for auction Letters from renowned physicist Albert Einstein have become hot properties for auction houses recently. Christie's has the latest batch, in which Einstein criticizes other scientists for their understanding of quantum physics, going so far as to say ...
2019-06-13 03:16

JGBs firmer as 20-year auction draws ample demand Japanese government bond prices were mostly firmer on Wednesday, paring earlier modest losses after a well-received 20-year debt auction improved market sentiment....
2019-05-22 09:00

Aston Martin built for James Bond heading to auction A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 outfitted with special gadgets for James Bond, such as tire slashers, machine guns and a bulletproof shield, will go up for auction in August, the auction house announced on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 02:32

Two melons sold at Japanese auction for $45G to first-time bidder: report Two melons were sold at an auction in the Japanese city of Yubari last month for a record-breaking $45,600 to a first-time bidder, according to reports....
2019-06-19 16:16

Petrobras preempts three pre-salt areas ahead of sixth auction Petrobras wants to exercise pre-emption rights for three areas ahead of the sixth bidding round of pre-salt offshore oil areas to be held later this year....
2019-05-21 18:00

Monet 'Haystacks' painting sells for record $110.7 million at auction One of the few paintings in Claude Monet's celebrated "Haystacks" series that still remains in private hands sold at auction on Tuesday for $110.7 million, setting a record for an Impressionist work....
2019-05-22 00:16

Germany raises 6.55 billion euros in epic 5G spectrum auction Germany raised 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion) from its 5G mobile spectrum auction, the Federal Network Regulator (BNetzA) said on Wednesday after a near three-month battle that will see a fourth operator enter the market....
2019-06-12 21:16

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
2019-05-23 00:01

Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has sold for $876,000, with many going for more than five times their pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction h...
2019-06-14 05:00

Babe Ruth road jersey sells at auction for $5.6 million NEW YORK (AP) — A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.6 million. Hunt Auctions, which handled Saturday’s sale, says the price breaks a record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. A Ruth je...
2019-06-15 23:48

Crown backs down and ‘refines’ plans for offshore wind auction Tender process for seabed use made more transparent after warnings from energy firmsThe Queen’s property manager has bowed to criticism over its plans for the biggest offshore wind auction in a decade by agreeing to fairer terms for renewable energy ...
2019-07-19 13:00

David Gilmour's Pink Floyd guitars at auction in NYC David Gilmour of the seminal rock band Pink Floyd will be auctioning off more than 120 guitars through Christie's auction house in New York City on June 20. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 22:48

Babe Ruth jersey sells for record $5.64 million at auction An anonymous buyer bought the jersey from 1928-30 for $5.64 million, a record price for a piece of sports memorabilia.       ...
2019-06-17 08:00

TRAI Asked by DCC to Revisit 5G Spectrum Price for Successful Auction The Digital Communications Commission, the decision-making body for the Telecom Ministry, on Thursday decided to refer the spectrum auction recommendations back to regulator TRAI....
2019-06-14 15:16

500 years of Indian treasures poised to break auction records A collection of nearly 400 jewels, objects and gemstones from India is expected to fetch more than $115.9 million when it goes on sale this week -- a figure which would make it the most valuable jewelry auction in history....
2019-06-18 18:16

A Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, an Auction High for an Impressionist Work A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-most-expensive painting ever sold at an international auction house....
2019-05-21 22:16

FINAL HOURS TICKING DOWN ON FIRST-EVER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS Wednesday, March 12, 2008 CHICAGO - It's down to the last 24 hours for the Chicago Cubs' first-ever auction of Wrigley Field season tickets at www.cubs…...
2019-05-22 07:00

JGBs mostly flat, but super-longs gain ahead of auction Japanese government bonds were little changed on Wednesday, but super-long bonds gained supported by strong demand from domestic investors ahead of an upcoming auction of 30-year debt....
2019-06-12 09:48

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby's auction Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the entrepreneur who previously said he has no money....
2019-05-22 00:16

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a third still lack savings to handle a $400 emergency expense....
2019-05-23 20:32

Man buys painting for $300 that could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the UK when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on it, even though he assumed it was fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique colle...
2019-06-08 01:32

Sole to the highest bidder: Sotheby's to auction rare Nike sneakers Nike’s famous ‘Moon Shoe’ and limited-edition trainers produced by Kanye West, Air Jordan and Adidas will be soldSotheby’s in New York has announced its first-ever auction dedicated to sneakers.The auction house will sell 100 pairs of the rarest snea...
2019-07-12 07:16

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
2019-06-02 10:00

German tennis legend Boris Becker auction exceeds expectations An auction to settle part of Boris Becker's bankruptcy has raised more than a million British pounds. Trustees auctioning the items said they capitalized on the tennis season, especially Wimbledon....
2019-07-12 00:16

Sotheby's 'Space Exploration' exhibit, auction timed to Apollo 11 anniversary Sotheby's this weekend will begin displaying items from the collections of astronauts involved in NASA's mission to land on the moon ahead of a planned New York auction later this month....
2019-07-13 02:48

A Ridiculously Low-Mileage MG Metro 6R4 Rally Car Is Headed to Auction; Someone Buy This Ugly Thing The MG Metro 6R4—named after its six cylinders, rally purpose, and four-wheel drive—may be the ugliest Group B rally car ever, but it’s also incredibly soulful and it sounds incredible. One with only seven miles on its odometer is going up for auctio...
2019-05-31 01:32

How the auction of a Titanic survivor’s walking stick prompted a family feud A wealthy widow’s glow-in-the-dark walking cane that could fetch $500,000 when it goes under the hammer later this month is now at the center of a Titanic family feud....
2019-07-07 04:48

Artist Bhupen Khakhar's Painting Sells For Record 22 Crores At Auction Bhupen Khakhar's "Two Men in Benares" fetched a whopping Rs 22.39 crore at Sotheby's Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art auction on Monday, setting a brand new record for the artist....
2019-06-11 18:16

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour to auction off guitar collection for charity According to a classic Pink Floyd song, “Money, so they say, is the root of all evil today.” But the band’s legendary guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour is turning that sentiment on its head by selling off more than 120 of his gui...
2019-06-16 07:00

'Lost' Caravaggio painting worth $170M bought before auction — but is it authentic? A previously unknown Caravaggio painting that was found just a few years ago was expected to fetch up to $170 million at auction this week — but it never made it to the auction block....
2019-06-27 23:16

Sotheby's to auction rare videotape of Neil Armstrong's first steps on moon A one-time NASA intern who bought a truckload of videotapes to resell them may end up a millionaire next month when Sotheby's auctions what it says is the only surviving original recording of man's first steps on the moon 50 years ago....
2019-06-28 15:32

Pistols made from 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite could fetch $1.5 million at auction Two pistols made from a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite could fetch $1.5 million when they are auctioned later this month. Constructed from part of the Muonionalusta Meteorite, which was discovered in Sweden in 1906, the working .45-caliber pistols of...
2019-07-05 02:32

Rare Nike ‘Moon Shoe’ on the auction block The 1972 Nike Waffle Racing Flat Moon Shoe is still for sale and is expected to fetch up to $160,000 at Sotheby's.       ...
2019-07-18 03:16

'Blood antiquities' looted from war-torn Yemen bring in $1 million at auction At least 100 artifacts from Yemen have been successfully sold at auction for an estimated $1 million in the U.S., Europe and the United Arab Emirates since 2011, according to a Live Science investigation into the country's so-called "blood antiquitie...
2019-06-07 00:01

Apple decision forces Intel to auction its smartphone modem patents Intel confirmed plans to exit the smartphone business a few months ago, but news about the auction of its smartphone modem assets emerged only today. The announcement follows Apple's decision to buy 5G smartphone modems from Qualcomm rather than Inte...
2019-06-27 23:00

How China Uses Technology to Segregate and Subdue Millions China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
2019-05-22 19:32

Meet the Marrying Millions Couples: He's 60 and Rich, She's 21 and Not So, you have a lot of money and your partner...doesn't. What do you do? If you're Bill and Brianna of Dallas, Texas, and Brian and Gentille from Las Vegas, Nevada, you go on TV in a new......
2019-06-13 20:16

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $530 Million LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– People took to the stores Friday to try their luck at tonight’s Mega Millions drawing. The jackpot is at $530 million. Frankfort resident Chris Cole told LEX 18 if he had that kind of money, he would retire early....
2019-06-07 21:48

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steals childhood," UNICEF's executive director said....
2019-06-07 10:16

U.S. to withhold hundreds of millions in Central America aid President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently reprogram hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens had ...
2019-06-17 20:16

Millions across South America hit by massive power cut Failure leaves people in Argentina and Uruguay without electricityTens of millions of people across South America were left without electricity early on Sunday after a massive power failure left Argentina and Uruguay almost completely in the dark.The...
2019-06-16 20:00

Amazon starts one-day shipping for millions of products Amazon, facing increased competition from traditional retailers, has expanded free next-day delivery for more than ten million products for Prime members....
2019-06-03 16:32

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebell...
2019-07-12 15:00

The U.S. is pouring millions into Somalia despite concerns over dependency on aid The United States has been the East African country’s largest donor for decades, propping up a succession of weak governments that have struggled to deal with persistent drought and the brutal tactics of Islamist militants....
2019-06-18 01:32

How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver BulloughKleptocrats, fraudsters and crooks steal hundreds of billions of pounds, dollars and euros from the rest of us every year, b...
2019-07-05 18:16

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades....
2019-06-11 18:16

Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A hand-painted flag carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. Morphy Auctions will sell off the piece of history June 13. Pre-bidding is underway online . It’s...
2019-06-10 08:00

Golden Vessel Used In Scythian Drug-Fueled Rituals Is Expected to Sell for $57K At Auction A remarkable tiny golden vessel is going on auction in London. The item comes from the nomadic Scythian culture, who once dominated the Eurasian Steppe in classical times. It is valued at 45,000 GBP or $57,000 and is being sold by Timeline Auctioneer...
2019-05-28 00:32

How Clint Eastwood, Arnold Palmer and $820 Million Took Pebble Beach Off Auction Block Twenty years ago, a group including Clint Eastwood and Arnold Palmer banded together to secure the future of Pebble Beach, the site of this week’s U.S. Open....
2019-06-10 21:32

David Gilmour puts his guitars up for auction, raises $21.5M for a climate change charity An auction of David Gilmour’s guitars has raised a lot of “Money” — to combat climate change.        ...
2019-06-23 11:00

Intel pauses modem IP auction to give unnamed buyer exclusive access Apple is widely believed to be making a large bid for Intel's smartphone and connected devices patent portfolio after a brief public auction process.Read More...
2019-07-10 20:16

Madonna loses appeal over auction of Tupac Shakur breakup letter, other items Madonna lost a court battle to keep a trove of intimate belongings including a pair of satin panties, a brush containing her hair and a breakup letter from a former boyfriend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, from heading to the auction block....
2019-06-04 22:16

NASA accidentally sold original Moon landing tapes to an intern, and now they’re up for auction The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is right around the corner, and it’s a pretty big deal. As you might expect, NASA is very much looking forward to replaying the original footage of Armstrong’s first lunar stroll...
2019-07-02 07:32

Warren Buffett lunch commands record $3.5 mln as charity auction nears homestretch The cost of a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc , sat at a record $3,500,100 on Thursday afternoon, with a day to go in an annual charity auction. Bidding began on Sunday at $25,000 in t...
2019-05-30 19:48

Apollo 11: Original Moon landing recordings bought for $217 in 1976 sold at auction for $1.82M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s have sold at auction for $1.82M....
2019-07-21 02:16

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which i...
2019-05-22 07:48

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the benefits, others are headed for financial disaster. That’s the warning of the...
2019-05-26 04:48

Will Brexit pollsters again help hedge funds make millions? Bloomberg's allegations that Nigel Farage may have influenced forex markets to help hedge funds on Brexit referendum night in 2016 have not gone away. We ask if something similar could happen on October 31?...
2019-07-16 01:48

Mega Millions Jackpot Goes Up To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN/LEX 18) – If you’re feeling lucky now would be a good time to buy a lottery ticket. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to nearly half of billion dollars. The winning numbers on Friday night were 7, 8, 26, 65 and 67, plus the gold Me...
2019-06-02 02:32

Health panel: Millions of US kids should get hepatitis shot ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel is recommending that more than 2 million U.S. kids get vaccinated against hepatitis A. Thirteen years ago, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended hepatitis A shots for all U.S. children at age 1...
2019-06-27 21:48

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions’ of ‘illegal aliens’ President Trump said on Monday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will start to remove from the United States millions of immigrants who have entered the country illegally. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the ...
2019-06-18 08:32

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told DW the world is walking towards "an enormous failure."...
2019-07-09 20:48

Trump Threatens To Deport Millions Beginning Next Week WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid. In a pair of tweets Monday night, Trump said that U.S. Immigration and Customs...
2019-06-18 13:32

Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions A massive data leak was recently discovered by cybersecurity researcher Sam Jidali, revealing private information for 45 major companies and millions of individuals. Dubbed “DataSpii” by Jidali and his team, the leak was perpetrated by innocent-loo...
2019-07-20 00:00

Google's millions will transform San Jose – but at what true cost? A major urban hub without a big-city feel, San Jose hopes a huge new Google campus will rethink its car-centric sprawl. But critics warn it will steamroll poorer residentsSan Jose is the Bay Area’s most populous city, home to more than a million peop...
2019-07-03 16:00

Millions of Dell Computers at Risk of Remote Attack, Fix Available SafeBreach discovered the flaw and reported the vulnerability, and it allows hackers to take over the machine and read the physical memory stored onboard....
2019-06-21 16:48

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 10-50-55-56-58, Mega Ball: 15, Megaplier: 5 (ten, fifty, fifty-five, fifty-six, fifty-eight; Mega Ball: fifteen; Megaplier: five) Esti...
2019-05-22 06:48

$530M Mega Millions Ticket Sold In San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — A lottery ticket worth $530 million in the Mega Millions draw was sold at a liquor store in San Diego, the City News Service reports. The winner of Friday’s drawing will have to decide whether to receive the estimated $530 mill...
2019-06-09 17:48

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than large farms...
2019-05-21 20:32

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 14:48

Amazon's Textract AI can read millions of pages in a few hours Amazon has launched a new offering called Textract for its Web Services customers, and it's like optical character recognition on steroids. It more than just extracts text from documents like its name implies -- Amazon says it can actually ident...
2019-05-30 12:32

Blackout affects tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. (June 16)        ...
2019-06-16 23:16

US heat wave: Millions suffer as hot weather intensifies Nearly 150 million people from the Midwest to the Atlantic coast are sweating through scorching temperatures, with New York declaring a heat emergency. At least three people have died, and many events have been canceled....
2019-07-21 06:16

Smart meter delays could mean higher bills for millions Four million homes on prepay gas and electricity meters could see higher bills due to delays in the rollout of smart meters, says the competition watchdog....
2019-06-07 13:48

Tens of millions without power in South America blackout BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday in what the Argentine president called an “unprecedented” failure in the countries’ power grid. Authorities ...
2019-06-17 01:48

Apollo 11 tapes bought for $218 may sell for millions after nearly being lost Tapes identified in 2008 as the only surviving original recording of the first moon landing in 1969 are to go up for auction in JulyWhen Gary George bought a truckload of videotapes for $218 from a US government surplus auction more than 40 years ago...
2019-06-29 01:01

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients.        ...
2019-05-31 18:32

A man spent $300 on a painting at a thrift sale. It could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the U.K. when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on, even though he assumed it to be fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique coll...
2019-06-07 16:48

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords in plaintext, unprotected by any encryption, the company has admitted.The mistake, which led to user ...
2019-05-21 16:16

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stands almost no chance of making it through the Senat...
2019-06-05 09:48

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off without pay as asset auction looms The team was some of the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.       ...
2019-06-22 02:00

Warren Buffett lunch commands record $3.5 million as charity auction nears homestretch The cost of a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, sat at a record $3,500,100 on Thursday afternoon, with a day to go in an annual charity auction....
2019-05-30 21:16

School where teacher allegedly held mock slave auction agrees to make changes, officials say The Chapel School in Bronxville must make changes after a teacher was accused of holding mock slave auctions.        ...
2019-05-30 01:00

Rare Harry Potter book bought at yard sale could fetch thousands at auction A worn-out first edition copy of Harry Potter — bought second-hand 20 years ago for roughly $1 — could fetch up to $37,000 at auction this month. The rare hardback copy of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” is one of just 500 original c...
2019-07-03 02:16

Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Being Accused of Selling Black Students in Mock Slave Auction I’ve never participated in a mock slave auction, but I would imagine a fourth-grade classroom isn’t the ideal place to have one—especially in 2019. Yet here we are, admonishing another teacher for contaminating their learning environment with racist ...
2019-05-31 22:48

Exclusive: T-Mobile prepares for Boost auction if Dish Network talks stall - sources T-Mobile US Inc is preparing an alternative plan if a deal to sell wireless assets to Dish Network Corp falls through, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-06-20 01:01

Rare auction: A book used by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's moon landing An out of this world auction item used by the first people on the moon could go for one giant price! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
2019-07-20 02:00

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
2019-06-06 04:48

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2m mangos.The agriculture secretary, Emmanuel Piñol, said mango ...
2019-06-10 14:16

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find 'millions' of black holes Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully launched Spektr-RG, an X-ray telescope co-developed with Germany's help. The vessel will take 100 d...
2019-07-14 00:48

Android creator accused of cheating wife out of millions of dollars Andy Rubin, a former Google executive who created the Android operating system, has been accused of cheating his wife out of millions of dollars, according to court documents unsealed on Tuesday....
2019-07-03 19:16

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
2019-06-10 01:16

Millions of volunteers sign up to Be My Eyes app to help visually impaired with day-to-day tasks An app is changing the day-to-day lives of tens of thousands of visually impaired people by linking them with one of millions of sighted volunteers around the world....
2019-07-07 09:16

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group claiming loyalty to Khalifa Haftar had cut off water to capital and other citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been restored two days after they were cut off when an armed group stormed a control room, av...
2019-05-21 14:31

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial records: tax agency Hackers have stolen the financial data of millions of Bulgarians from the country's tax agency, the government said on Tuesday, in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
2019-07-16 17:16

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is particularly wild at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, the executive vice president for public affairs at the...
2019-05-26 03:32

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC,...
2019-07-16 12:00

Didi wants to help millions of drivers in China power their electric cars Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing app, has teamed up with the country's giant power utility to make it easier and cheaper for drivers to recharge their cars....
2019-05-24 00:32

Bulgarian tax agency says hackers stole millions of financial records Hackers have stolen the personal and financial data of millions of Bulgarians by breaking into the tax agency's systems, the government said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 15:00

Dell and Microsoft pour millions into A.I. start-ups that are reshaping the workforce Dell and Microsoft venture capital arms are investing in AI start-ups that have products to help companies manage data and harness machine learning to gain a competitive advantage....
2019-07-16 19:16

'I feel lucky': millions have fled war-torn Yemen – the US has accepted 50 The war in Middle Eastern country is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis but Trump has all but ended Yemeni immigration, leaving a community tornSince a devastating war began in Yemen in 2015, causing the displacement of 3 million people, the Unite...
2019-06-27 20:00

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
2019-07-15 20:32

How Mega Millions and Powerball changed the rules to boost their jackpots America's lottery system goes back a long time — further back than the country itself. Today, state-run lotteries contribute millions to state budgets, but some critics question how effective they actually are....
2019-06-06 11:16

Zion Williamson is set to make millions in the NBA, but a $100 million lawsuit stands in the way Zion Williamson, fresh off of his sensational freshman season at Duke, was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA draft last week. Judging by his emotional reaction to being drafted, it was one of the most me...
2019-06-28 14:32

Millions of Google Maps Listings Are Fake, Report Claims With thousands of new fake accounts being added every month, Google Maps is flooded by about 11 million false listings and phone numbers that reroute to competing businesses....
2019-06-22 13:16

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said......
2019-06-21 12:48

ICE Signals Mass Immigration Arrests, but Not the ‘Millions’ Trump Promised The agency, which is preparing to conduct raids targeting thousands of migrant families, was blindsided by the president’s tweet saying “millions of illegal aliens” would be deported....
2019-06-18 23:16

Trump claims on eve of re-election launch that ICE will begin deporting ‘millions’ NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump announced on the eve of launching his re-election campaign that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would soon deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. “Next week ICE wi...
2019-06-18 19:48

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence for his role in a bizarre extortion scheme targeting internet users who downloaded porn.Read more......
2019-06-18 19:48

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
2019-05-21 20:32

Big donor Steyer's presidential run could deny millions to other Democratic races Billionaire Tom Steyer, a longtime friend and key donor to liberal candidates and causes, says he decided to run for the Democratic presidential nomination next year because no other candidate was offering a "mandate for change"....
2019-07-19 15:32

Donald Trump: ICE to deport 'millions' of migrants starting next week President Donald Trump said starting next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who entered the United States illegally....
2019-06-18 17:00

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party services online.The vulnerability, a Universal Cross...
2019-06-14 02:48

US Will Begin Removing Millions Of "Illegal Aliens" Next Week, Says Trump President Donald Trump said on Monday that US authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
2019-06-18 09:00

Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans' ID photos The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington US immigration authorities have accessed driver’s licenses databases across the country, searching millions of people’s p...
2019-07-09 02:32

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
2019-06-18 05:48

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....
2019-05-30 07:32

Roughly $825 million up for grabs in Powerball, Mega Millions drawings Roughly $825 million will be up for grabs in America'stwo lottery games starting Saturday night after no one picked the correct numbers in the last drawings....
2019-06-02 02:32

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims. Est...
2019-05-21 17:32

Mega Millions Jackpot Swells To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN) — We’ve mentioned several times that you’re probably never winning the jackpot. Turns out, we were right, at least for Friday. The winning numbers were 7, 8, 26, 65 and 67, plus the gold Mega Ball 4 — and no ticket match...
2019-06-01 19:48

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
2019-07-12 15:32

"Could Kill Millions": US Seizes $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine From Ship Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in US history, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday....
2019-06-19 06:32

‘Homework gap’ shows millions of students lack home internet HARTFORD, Conn. — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone? On the tiny screen, she switches between web pages for research projects, los...
2019-06-10 23:16

Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions Researchers say one invention could solve two problems for people lacking basic resourcesA device that can produce electricity from sunlight while simultaneously purifying water has been produced by researchers, an invention they say could solve two ...
2019-07-09 18:01

Teens 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence' Five Alaskan teenagers have been charged with murder after a man they met online promised them millions of dollars to carry out the act, court records say. ...
2019-06-18 23:00

Millions in northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this time on its west coast....
2019-06-12 03:32

Fannie and Freddie Changes Could Lower Housing Costs for Millions of Americans Starting Monday, the U.S. government is making what’s widely described as the biggest change in a generation to the inner workings of the roughly $4.4 trillion market in mortgage-backed securities issued by the country’s two housing market giants, Fa...
2019-06-03 13:48

Millions of US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This story is co-published with the Documented news website and newsletterMillions of US taxpayer dollars are ...
2019-07-11 14:48

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
2019-05-21 15:48

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
2019-06-21 16:32

Apollo 11 flight plan and NASA memo discussing Neil Armstrong’s first words on the Moon up for auction A preliminary flight plan and a NASA memo discussing Neil Armstrong’s historic first words on the Moon are among a host of artifacts from the historic Apollo 11 mission that are up for auction next month....
2019-06-27 23:16

Man says South Florida villa he bought at government auction turned out to be a foot-wide piece of land A man who snagged a $177,000 villa for $9,100 now believes he was scammed by the Florida county that put the property up for auction for unpaid property taxes....
2019-06-16 17:32

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. ...
2019-05-21 17:48

First American Financial exposed data in millions of mortgage documents, report says An estimated 885 million digitized documents from mortgage deals dating back to 2003 have been exposed by First American Financial Corp, a report says.        ...
2019-05-25 02:48

The secretive nonprofit that made millions suing companies over cancer warnings Enlarge / SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 18, 2013: A sign in a Starbucks coffee shop warns customers that coffee and baked goods sold at the shop and elsewhere contain acrylamide, a chemical known to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity. (credit: Getty I...
2019-06-06 15:48

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to t...
2019-06-06 03:16

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever had on the planet" — spreads throughout the continent....
2019-06-06 23:00

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied by New York C...
2019-05-21 14:38

Overcrowding becomes issue as millions of fans turn up for Raptors championship parade By 12:30 p.m., the parade was still making its way on Lake Shore Boulevard West as fans came out in droves to celebrate the Toronto Raptors' historic win....
2019-06-18 01:48

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect them, the better. Turns out there’s one more twist...
2019-05-30 19:32

Raptors' Kawhi Leonard cost McDonald's millions in free giveaways Toronto Raptors star forward Kawhi Leonard's success from the three-point line cost McDonald's nearly $6 million worth of french fries in promotional giveaways....
2019-06-07 20:00

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read more......
2019-06-19 02:32

WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions' of fake business listings (updated) If you've ever tried to find a locksmith on Google in a pinch, this may not surprise you. Turns out Google Maps is filled with millions of scam operations that are impersonating real businesses, according to a new report from the Wall Street Jou...
2019-06-21 01:32

Ahead of Re-election Rally, President Trump Threatens To Deport Millions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid. In a pair of tweets Monday night, Trump said that U.S. Immigration and Cust...
2019-06-18 22:00

Major security flaw hits Dell PCs – and potentially millions of other laptops A major vulnerability has been discovered in a system health-check utility installed on millions of Dell PCs, and while the hole has been patched, if you’re running this software, you need to make sure that your version of the tool is up-to-da...
2019-06-21 19:16

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and inti...
2019-06-09 21:32

Report: Google Maps hosts ‘millions’ of fake business listings Many of us rely on Google Maps to find electricians, hair salon, and other services in our area.  Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google Maps hosts an estimated ’11 million falsely listed businesses on any given day.’  The majority o...
2019-06-21 22:00

New Yolo anonymous Q&A app attracts millions of teenage users, has parents wary The new anonymous Q & A app, Yolo, has gained popularity among young Snapchat users but has raised concerns of bullying and privacy among parents.       ...
2019-06-18 13:32

Millions of Bulgarians' personal data hacked; Russian link suspected Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unknown hackers have stolen the personal data of millions of people from the country's tax agency and noted a possible Russian link in the case....
2019-07-17 06:16

Trump's Threat To Deport "Millions Of Illegal Aliens" Sparks Firestorm Donald Trump's threat to begin deporting "millions of illegal aliens" next week triggered heated rhetoric Tuesday on both sides of America's political divide, with Democrats warning the US president......
2019-06-19 06:32

Comcast to Pay Millions After Judge Finds It Illegally Screwed Over Customers 445,000 Times Comcast violated the Consumer Protection Act a whopping 445,000 times, a Washington State court ruled on Thursday. The ruling stems from accusations by the state’s attorney general that the telecom giant signed up tens of thousands of customers for a...
2019-06-08 00:32

Tax-exempt hospital sues thousands of poor people while making millions Enlarge / The exterior of Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) An "especially aggressive" nonprofit hospital system in Memphis that made $86 million after expenses in 2018 and pays virtually no taxes has spent...
2019-06-27 23:00

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted...
2019-05-21 18:00

Millions face major disruption ahead of great summer getaway Millions heading off for the great summer getaway were today told to check before they travel as rail closures, blocked motorways and strike warnings for Heathrow, Gatwick and British Airways threatened major disruption....
2019-07-18 14:00

Millions Of Jellyfish Headed To Israel's Coast, Lifeguards Warn Swimmers Millions of jellyfish are headed toward Israel's coast on their nearly annual pilgrimage, and thousands have clogged the filters of a southern power station. Locals and visitors are already reporting......
2019-07-06 12:32

Tornado wreaks havoc on Dayton as millions lose power across Ohio At least one person is dead and 12 injured after a severe storm system including tornadoes hit the Dayton, Ohio, area late Monday night, NBC News reports....
2019-05-28 19:48

Mega Millions ticket worth $2 million sold in West Virginia CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Mega Millions ticket worth $2 million has been sold in West Virginia. The West Virginia Lottery says in a news release the ticket for Tuesday’s drawing matched five numbers and missed the Mega Ball number. The ticketholder...
2019-05-30 13:01

1MDB: Wolf of Wall Street producer charged with embezzling millions Riza Aziz, stepson of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak, accused of receiving $248m into Swiss bank accountsThe Wolf of Wall Street producer Riza Aziz, who is the stepson of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, has been charged with embezzling ...
2019-07-05 07:00

Millions face flooding risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico Powerful rains lashed parts of the Deep South on Thursday morning, packing winds just short of tropical storm force — with the potential to develop into a Category 1 hurricane by the end of the week, forecasters warned. Flash flood watches are in eff...
2019-07-11 16:32

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the world’s top pork producer, has culled about 1.1 mill...
2019-06-30 18:00

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a software company that has since racked up millions of dollars in business with the Department of Education, ...
2019-07-14 00:00

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
2019-07-14 04:16

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal education, UNICEF reports....
2019-05-28 18:32

| Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia More than 100 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes across Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as rain-triggered floods and landslides left a trail of destruction in parts of South Asia....
2019-07-15 20:01

Trump suggests Jussie Smollett owes an apology to 'millions' in 'MAGA COUNTRY' President Trump indicated on Saturday that controversial actor Jussie Smollett owed his supporter an apology after allegedly lying about apparent Trump supporters beating him up in a hate crime....
2019-05-26 04:48

Security blog reports that First American left hundreds of millions of records exposed A leading mortgage settlement and title insurance company, First American Financial Corporation, left hundreds of millions of customer records accessible on the web, including personal information such as Social Security numbers, according to a repor...
2019-05-25 02:16

TV presenters speak out in row over BBC's plan to axe free TV licences for millions of elderly people TV presenters and broadcasters from rival channels today weighed in on the row over the BBC's decision to scrap free TV licences for millions of people over 75....
2019-06-11 15:48

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy up with some Netflix. Video streaming is kind of my go-to when I want to relax—and I’m far from alone. Each year, our collective video streaming results in carbon emissions equivalent ...
2019-07-13 01:16

Millions of machines affected by command execution flaw in Exim mail server Enlarge (credit: Michael Theis / Flickr) Millions of Internet-connected machines running the open source Exim mail server may be vulnerable to a newly disclosed vulnerability that, in some cases, allows unauthenticated attackers to execute commands...
2019-06-07 04:48

Monsoon rains turn millions of children’s lives ‘upside down’ across South Asia Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions more at risk, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which is “responding urgently”....
2019-07-18 22:16

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of households in the region which rely on pig farming, The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, reported...
2019-07-02 19:32

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
2019-05-24 18:00

Millions stranded in India as early monsoon downpours bring flood havoc Millions of people are stranded by flooding in northeast India with concern growing about food and water supplies even though the impact of heavy, early monsoon rain appeared to be easing, the government said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 14:16

Miami man gets more than 18 years in jail for impersonating Saudi royal, swindling investors out of millions A 48-year-old Miami man was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison on Friday after admitting to impersonating Prince Sultan Bin Khalid Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia and swindling wealthy investors out of millions....
2019-06-02 23:48

First American left hundreds of millions of records exposed, security blog reports The leading mortgage settlement and title insurance firm left 885 millions customer records accessible on the web, including personal data such as Social Security numbers....
2019-05-25 03:32

Serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk reveals the investment secret that made him millions Gary Vaynerchuk, an early investor in Tumblr, Twitter and Snap, says he has made millions investing instinctively by zeroing in on brands he truly likes and understands. It's also important to be patient and have a long-term view, he says....
2019-05-30 22:16

Millions Were Left Without Power in Argentina and Uruguay After an ‘Extraordinary’ System Failure. How Did it Happen? Millions of people in Argentina and Uruguay woke up Sunday morning without electrical power after what an Argentinian national energy supplier called “a massive failure of the grid.” While sporadic, small-scale blackouts are not unheard o...
2019-06-17 19:16

Millions of Transactions Scraped in Latest Demonstration of Venmo's Absurd Privacy Policy Last year, nearly 210 million Venmo transactions were downloaded by a Berlin-based researcher, leading many privacy experts to question the PayPal-owned company’s claim that its users prefer to be social about their spending habits. In the wake of th...
2019-06-17 23:32

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
2019-06-30 23:32

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
2019-07-11 00:48

With millions of girls ‘at risk’ today of genital mutilation, UN chief calls for zero tolerance Female genital mutilation, is “an abhorrent human rights violation” still affecting women and girls around the globe, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated in his message for the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, marked on Wednesday...
2019-05-21 17:48

Teams autonomously mapping the depths take home millions in Ocean Discovery Xprize There’s a whole lot of ocean on this planet, and we don’t have much of an idea what’s at the bottom of most of it. That could change with the craft and techniques created during the Ocean Discovery Xprize, which had teams competing ...
2019-06-01 19:16

College student avoids summer job after winning $1 million Mega Millions second prize One New Jersey college student got to skip out on a lecture from his dad about his summer job plans when he realized during a car ride to lunch that he held a winning $1 million lottery ticket, lottery officials announced Tuesday. ...
2019-06-05 17:16

Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam: report Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
2019-07-10 19:00

Call center scammer who extorted millions from U.S. citizens sentenced to 7 years in prison An Indian man was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for allegedly extorting US citizens out of thousands of dollars during his time running a fraudulent call center....
2019-06-02 20:32

Former Microsoft employee bought $1.6M house after stealing millions in digital currency, feds allege A 25-year-old former Microsoft employee, who helped simulate tech company's digital retail sales, has been charged Tuesday after swiping gift cards and reselling them online to buy a $160,000 Tesla and a $1.6 million lakefront house, federal official...
2019-07-18 05:32

Single winning ticket sold in California to win $530 million dollars Mega Millions jackpot NBC — Someone in California is waking up a multi-millionaire after hitting the Mega Millions jackpot. A single ticket was sold matching all six numbers in Friday night’s drawing. The estimated jackpot was up to $530 million, with the new ...
2019-06-09 08:32

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthrightUpdate: Republicans back off bill to sell public land after outcryIn the midst of highly publici...
2019-05-21 14:38

UPDATE 2-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily - minister Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
2019-05-24 08:48

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
2019-05-22 16:16

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality: organizers Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
2019-07-01 20:16

UPDATE 1-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily -official Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a senior Mexican official said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
2019-05-23 23:16

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 15:32

David Gilmour auction nets $21M, nets record for guitar sale The auction of David Gilmour's guitar collection netted more than $21 million, which the legendary Pink Floyd guitarist is donating to efforts to battle climate change, Christie's announced....
2019-06-22 02:48

CUBS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) OFFER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today announced plans for the auction of season tickets to Cubs home games in conjunction with the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).The auction will run from March 4 through March 11 on www.cubs.com. ......
2019-05-22 18:16

Burt Reynolds auction: See the cars, 'Smokey' memorabilia and other personal items sold Julien's Auctions held a two-day auction of Burt Reynolds' personal items, including his custom 1979 Trans Am, which sold for $317,500.        ...
2019-06-18 06:16

Hawaii telescope operators abandoned millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuated employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mounta...
2019-07-18 13:16

YouTube says it has 'suspended' the ability of a star with millions of fans to make money from his videos, following a huge backlash (GOOG, GOOGL) Screenshot / YouTube A day after YouTube publically refused to take action against one of its most popular stars, Steven Crowder, for making consistent homophobic and racist comments about Vox journalist, Carlos Maza, the company has reversed its de...
2019-06-06 00:48

Spotify is spending hundreds of millions to become a major podcasting player — and Wall Street sees massive potential for the stock (SPOT) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify Spotify's integration of podcasts into its streaming services could boost its advertising revenue, an analysis published by Guggenheim on Tuesday found. Between new listening formats, better ad targeting t...
2019-06-27 18:48

An iconic American artist has been churning out work that makes millions at cruise ship auctions. But a new report claims he has dementia and imposters have been making art under his name. Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for Gotham Magazine The renowned American artist Peter Max is reportedly suffering from advanced dementia, and some have called into question the authenticity of his artwork in recent years. The New York Times published a repo...
2019-05-30 22:16

Earth's carbon dioxide levels are highest they've been in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists announced.        ...
2019-06-04 18:48

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
2019-06-21 06:00

McDonald's loses millions in free french fries due to Raptors' success McDonald's restaurants in Ontario, Canada have forked over more than two million free french fries as part of a giveaway tied to the Toronto Raptors.       ...
2019-06-07 22:16

'Lost' tapes of first moonwalk to be sold, former NASA intern may make millions A former intern may become a millionaire after auctioning original tapes that capture moments from the Apollo 11 mission thought to be lost by NASA.        ...
2019-07-02 19:32

Zimbabwe: Droughts leave millions food insecure, UN food agency scales up assistance  Severe drought has rendered more than a third of rural households in Zimbabwe – or around 3.5 million people – dangerously food insecure, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) revealed on Friday. ...
2019-07-19 20:16

'This has got to be wrong': Disabled veteran's home sold at auction over $236 tax bill Jim Boerner thought he had done everything right. Now, the home's new owner says he won't negotiate and will begin the eviction process.        ...
2019-07-13 20:16

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebol...
2019-07-16 08:48

Chance Of A Lifetime: Millions Of Children Are Buying Barbasol In Bulk After Barbasol Announced 5 Lucky Children Will Win A Trip To Get Shaved At Their Factory If you’ve recently noticed Barbasol flying off the shelves at your local stores, you’re not alone, and it turns out there’s a pretty incredible reason behind it: Millions of children are buying Barbasol in bulk after the company announced that five l...
2019-06-03 15:48

MLB London Series: Yankees vs. Red Sox London is hosting Major League Baseball's first game in Europe this weekend between the Yankees and Red Sox.       ...
2019-06-28 06:16

Five Places to Visit in London The filmmaker Richard Curtis portrays an unblemished city in one British romantic comedy after the other. In real life, the screenwriter of “Yesterday” gives his spin on favorite spots....
2019-07-19 11:48

Yankees’ Bats Are Too Much for the Red Sox in London In M.L.B.’s first game in London, the Yankees and Red Sox put on a show of home runs in a matchup that stretched nearly five hours, including a 12-run first inning....
2019-06-30 03:16

Your guide to summer in London The weekend's cricket and tennis were just the start of a glorious two months. From the Tour de France and netball to Fleabag on stage and a heatwave, Katie Strick has a guide to sunny delights...
2019-07-16 14:32

How Yankees could map out rotation after London Series LONDON — Domingo German will start either Wednesday against the Mets or Thursday against the Rays. What game German doesn’t start, J.A. Happ likely will. German, the Yankees’ staff leader in wins with nine, threw in a game with SWB this past week. He...
2019-06-30 15:16

Yankees sweep Red Sox in London with 12-8 comeback win The New York Yankees (54-28) defeated the Boston Red Sox (44-40) 12-8 in London on Sunday to cap off a "London Series" sweep in the first baseball games played in Europe in league history....
2019-07-01 06:48

Yankees and Red Sox in run-fest but London may need more convincing Amid a mix of hot dogs and Pimm’s New York’s and Boston’s finest put on an eye-catching game in Major League Baseball’s first competitive fixture in EuropeThe two-foot long, £24 “Boomstick” hot dog. The mascot race won by a giant-headed Freddie Mercu...
2019-06-30 01:48

What MLB got right and wrong during Yankees-Red Sox London series LONDON — Chris Ward, a resident of Oxford and native Brit, first learned of the London Series last year when the news arrived on his Major League Baseball app. So we are not talking about a baseball novice. To the contrary, Ward has attended games at...
2019-07-01 19:32

Hypersonic jet aims for London-NY in 90 mins US aviation start-up Hermeus reveals plans for a hypersonic jet that would travel at five times the speed of sound. That could whisk passengers from New York to London in 90 minutes or less....
2019-05-21 22:16

How to dance it up with Gwendoline Christie in London With a new Prime Minister on the horizon, Brexit looming and a recent Women’s World Cup loss to the United States, world-weary Londoners need an escape from the headlines. Good thing for them then that the theater, for the most part, is here to nurse...
2019-07-17 22:32

Extinction Rebellion protesters appear in court in London More than 30 activists have been charged with a range of public order offences More than 30 Extinction Rebellion protesters have appeared in court in London charged with a range of public order offences.The charges relate to demonstrations led by the...
2019-07-12 20:00

Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century....
2019-05-21 18:48

Yankees top Red Sox in London power show no one saw coming LONDON — Many voices expected the first major league game played in Europe would be a slugfest due to cozy dimensions, a fast playing surface and muscular lineups. Nobody could have predicted, or wanted, Arena Baseball to break out at London Stadium ...
2019-06-30 01:32

Expansion at London Heathrow will clear out many homes London's Heathrow Airport is adding a third runway that will be operational in a few years, but the project is causing a stir because it requires builders to raze hundreds of homes....
2019-06-19 06:00

MLB going to great lengths for Yankees-Red Sox series in London NEW YORK — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century. Major Leag...
2019-05-21 22:16

Uber's Jump will take on Lime's e-bikes in London Londoners have seen multiple bikeshare companies come and go -- including ofo, oBike and Urbo. When Lime introduced its e-bikes in December, it seemed like the tide could be changing. Now, Uber's Jump will give it a go. As part of a pilot progra...
2019-05-24 22:48

Trump supporters get barricaded in London pub by cops A group of Trump supporters were forced to take shelter in a London bar Tuesday as a crush of protesters swept through the city. The Metropolitan police corralled the crew of some 20 people, pulling them into the Lord Moon of the Mall pub on Whitehal...
2019-06-04 23:32

New Fundraising Channel for China Inc. Opens in London Share-backed instruments from one of China’s biggest brokerages began trading in Britain, under a just-launched program linking markets in Shanghai and London, but modest pricing for the over-$1.5 billion deal suggested lukewarm interest from investo...
2019-06-17 13:32

How the NFL now has a two-pronged, long-term plan in London Alongside a 10-year deal to host games at Tottenham Hotspur's state-of-the-art stadium, the NFL is hoping its new Academy in London can help cement American football in the U.K. market....
2019-07-05 19:32

Trump meets with Farage during London trip ​Nigel Farage huddled with President Trump at Winfield House, the Brexit Party leader confirmed in a tweet Tuesday. “Good meeting with President Trump – he really believes in Brexit and is loving his trip to London​,” Farage said in a pos...
2019-06-04 23:32

Record London Marathon entries pass 450,000 More than 450,000 runners have entered the ballot for next year's London Marathon, breaking the event's own world record for registrations, organizers said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 17:48

Backstage at Sundance Film Festival London Katie, Stevie and Bethany hang out at Sundance Film Festival London to get the lowdown on upcoming releases and hear from Emma Thompson about her movie Late Show....
2019-06-01 01:16

Meet the people behind London's best festivals If you thought putting on a festival was a walk in the park, think again. We speak to three festival organisers behind some of London's most innovative festivals...
2019-05-25 09:48

Our Favorite Cosplay From MCM London Comic Con 2019 Twice a year, London plays host to one of the biggest nerd shows in all of Europe, as well over 100,000 fans cram into the ExCel convention centre in the British capital for panels, merch, parties and of course cosplay....
2019-06-18 03:32

Two men suspected of releasing CS gas on London tube train Passengers treated for coughing and shortness of breath at Oxford Circus stationPolice are looking for two male suspects after gas was released in a tube train carriage in central London.A number of people were treated at the scene by paramedics at O...
2019-07-20 19:32

The second Yankees-Red Sox game in London had a slightly different feel LONDON — Baseball’s Hangover Effect isn’t limited to the defending champions, who more than halfway into their quest for a repeat still look a little wobbly. Here at the London Series on Sunday, the Game 2 crowd acted considerably more subdued than S...
2019-07-01 16:16

Market conditions blamed as £3.3bn London IPO suspended Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has suspended plans for a £3.3bn London stock market flotation of its subsidiary ReAssure, blaming "heightened caution" among investors....
2019-07-11 10:00

Man seen climbing London's Shard skyscraper without harness Anyone can take the lift to the top of the Shard tower to get great views over London, but one man decided to add some extra excitement to his visit....
2019-07-08 18:48

Yankees, Red Sox ready to take rivalry to new ground in London The next chapter in one of the most heated rivalries in professional sport will be written next week in London when the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox play the first two Major League Baseball games in Europe....
2019-06-17 23:16

| WATCH: London daredevil scales The Shard A daredevil free climber in London has scaled The Shard, one of the tallest buildings in Europe. The man was spoken to by police after the stunt, but was not arrested. (Credit: @DaveKWilliams)...
2019-07-08 17:32

ULEZ: London is cleaning up its dirty air but what about other cities? London's Ultra Low Emission Zone, introduced this week, is targeting drivers of diesel cars in an effort to protect people's health. If it succeeds, the rest of the UK could do the same...
2019-05-21 15:48

UK pro-EU campaigners hold 'No to Boris' march in London Anti-Brexit campaigners have marched through central London in a show of opposition to Britain's exit from the EU. Among the attractions was a giant balloon effigy of Britain's likely next prime minister, Boris Johnson....
2019-07-20 19:16

Pride in London 2019: 'I want everyone to march together' – live Rolling coverage of LGBT celebrations in the British capital, with up to 1.5m people predicted to turn out in what could be the biggest event to datePride in London organisers fend off pinkwashing claims‘The most pleasant chaos’: what Pride means to ...
2019-07-06 18:32

What we learned from the Trump family’s London vacation There must have been reasons for Eric, Donnie Jr, Tiffany and the rest to have accompanied the president on his state visit. Does the answer lie in their social media postings?How did the Trump family’s UK state visit look from social media?Charlie, ...
2019-06-06 15:48

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
2019-06-03 16:32

Modernising Lloyd's of London a challenge - chairman Modernising Lloyd's of London will be a challenge, its chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said in New York late on Tuesday, as the 330-year old insurance market prepares to switch business to two automated exchanges....
2019-06-19 11:48

Mission possible: £5bn London theme park deal The backers of a £5 billion theme park planned for the Thames Estuary have signed a deal with Paramount Pictures opening the possibility of thriller rides based on films such as Mission: Impossible, Star Trek or The Italian Job....
2019-06-27 19:32

MLB roundup: Yankees survive Red Sox in London slugfest DJ LeMahieu tied career highs with four hits and five RBIs, and Luke Voit added four hits as the New York Yankees outslugged the Boston Red Sox 17-13 on Saturday in London....
2019-06-30 19:16

Here comes the Yankees and Red Sox, but for now, London doesn’t seem to notice London is hosting Major League Baseball's first game in Europe this weekend between the Yankees and Red Sox. Have the locals noticed?       ...
2019-06-28 06:16

Two teenagers die minutes apart during violent night in London The Mayor of London said he was "sickened" after a bloody night in the city saw four people stabbed and a teenager shot dead, in a spate of separate incidents that further highlight the surge in violent crime in Britain's capital....
2019-06-16 10:48

A sense of pride: the London LGBT+ pioneers As London prepares for its rainbow-doused celebration of all things LBGT+, Paul Flynn celebrates the capital's fearless, pioneering heroes who got us where we are today...
2019-07-04 09:32

London’s Fight to Remain a Financial Hub After Brexit London’s emergence three decades ago as Europe’s undisputed financial capital was sudden and transformational. There are fears that the U.K.’s pending divorce from the European Union, Brexit, will cause a precipitous decline. The City of London finan...
2019-07-03 14:01

MLB reports record merchandise sales in London Not only were the runs coming in bunches this past weekend at London in a two-game series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, so were the merchandise sales....
2019-07-04 02:48

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic attack of a couple on a London bus.Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, had been travelling on a ...
2019-06-08 13:32

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in London Hundreds of demonstrators set up camp across the UK, disrupting traffic and concrete production. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
2019-07-17 21:48

Lesbians attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss for men Four men have been arrested after two lesbians were beaten up in what British police called a disgusting homophobic assault. One of the victims described how the men taunted and punched the couple before fleeing....
2019-06-07 22:16

New Saudi ambassadors take up posts in Washington and London Saudi Arabia's new ambassadors to the United States and the United Kingdom have taken up their posts after several months' vacancy amid tensions with Western allies over the Yemen war and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-04 13:16

James Bond movie now filming in London Bond 25 has been shooting in Jamaica and at Pinewood and is now on location in UK capitalThe London phase of filming for the new James Bond movie has begun.The film, not yet titled, has been shooting in Jamaica and at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamsh...
2019-06-30 16:48

Yankees doing their part to grow the game while in London LONDON — Julian Bysouth traveled often on vacation from England to the United States, which is how he happened to be in a bar in St. Mark’s Place on Oct. 21, 2000, and found himself transfixed by what everyone was fervently watching that evening. Tha...
2019-06-28 07:32

London To Get 360-Degree Infinity Pool - But How Do You Enter It? Ever wondered what swimming in a '360-degree' infinity pool would feel like? London might soon get the world's first one - and if the concept pictures are anything to go by, it would be a breathtaking......
2019-06-07 16:16

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursday....
2019-07-05 14:16

Locations of 50 new London water fountains revealed Work starts on first wave of 100 fountains to be installed in drive to cut single-use plasticsThe locations of the first 50 of a £5m wave of public water fountains earmarked for the capital have been announced.The first of the new fountains – which p...
2019-07-18 09:16

Officials: BA suspending flights from London for 2 days Egyptian officials say Cairo’s international airport has been notified by British Airways that the airline is suspending flights to and from London for two days...
2019-07-21 01:16

Trump to Meet May in London: Live Updates On the second day of the president’s three-day state visit to Britain, he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May, while protesters are expected to turn out in force....
2019-06-04 11:16

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its new anti-doping chamber stripped Ruslan Nurudinov ...
2019-05-27 18:00

BT sells iconic London HQ tower for £210m BT has agreed the sale of its central London headquarters to a private equity firm as it continues its restructuring programme.Orion Capital Managers will acquire BT Centre for almost £210 million and has agreed to lease the 300,000 square foot ...
2019-07-19 02:00

Red Sox and Yankees vow to ‘get your motor running’ as MLB hits London The fierce rivals from Boston and New York will contest the first Major League Baseball games to be held in Europe, at West Ham United’s ground this weekendThe Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have promised baseball that will “get your motor runni...
2019-06-28 20:48

London Yankee fans don’t know who Aaron Judge is LONDON — How many people in New York — in North America, even — would wear a Yankees cap, then cross paths with Aaron Judge and not identify him as the team’s iconic behemoth? Here across the pond, Judge found it to be a surprisingly high percentage....
2019-06-28 19:00

How Mitel helped bring baseball to London What services did Mitel bring to the London Stadium this summer?As Major League Baseball’s official business communications and technology partner, Mitel powered on- and off-field communications during this historic series of games.The London ...
2019-07-02 23:48

MG ZS EV: electric SUV lands in UK at London motor show Kia Soul EV rival to go on sale in September, and brand boss promises "value for money" MG's first fully electric model, the ZS EV, has made its UK public debut at the 2019 London motor show.  On display for interested punters to examine until 19 Ma...
2019-05-21 14:32

London's answer to New York's High Line? You must be joking A tree-scattered, elevated walkway through air vents, The Tide is a textbook piece of artwash and greenwash – more pointless whimsy amid the tortured cityscape of Greenwich PeninsulaAlmost 20 years since the unveiling of the Millennium Dome, which pr...
2019-07-11 00:48

The London Police Twitter feed was hacked. Then Trump got in on the act. LONDON — The London Metropolitan Police’s twitter account started acting very strangely. The force’s official twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on arrests or a......
2019-07-21 01:16

New Silverstone F1 deal will protect circuit against London race The new contract that will keep Silverstone on the Formula 1 calendar until 2024 has built-in arrangements to protect the circuit against a grand prix in London...
2019-07-10 19:16

Borden: An unprecedented convergence of national pastimes in London With MLB's London Series and the Cricket World Cup converging this weekend in London, Sam Borden took in two sports that have much more in common than you might think....
2019-06-30 03:32

Microsoft to open first European store in central London Firm shows commitment to UK with shop, which features a gaming lounge and AR devicesMicrosoft is opening its first European store on Oxford Street, in London, featuring a McLaren Senna car customised as an Xbox driving simulator, a gaming lounge and ...
2019-07-11 04:16

Tony Chambers on one of London's best kept historical secrets Tony Chambers on how one of the capital's rambling secrets is making its treasures more accessible, a fourth home for Second Home and the finer art of jugs...
2019-07-11 09:48

Horner says London F1 race would need to "go past Buckingham Palace" Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes a London Formula 1 race would need to "go past Buckingham Palace pretty much", and is unlikely to be an annual event...
2019-07-11 13:16

Protesters Vow to Bring London to a Standstill During Trump’s Visit A big turnout is expected, as is the return of a giant orange balloon of Mr. Trump, depicted as a scowling baby in a diaper and holding a smartphone....
2019-06-04 11:16

Yankees captivate Brits and Americans alike in London LONDON — Stewart Fellner, a Yankees season-ticket holder who traveled from his Long Island home to be part of baseball history, was royally amazed Saturday at London Stadium. No, it wasn’t the Yankees’ and Red Sox’s 58-minute, 12-run first-inning tha...
2019-06-30 15:16

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
2019-06-17 15:48

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
2019-06-17 17:16

Man held after climbing gates of London's Buckingham Palace British police said they had detained a man who scaled the front gates of Queen Elizabeth's Buckingham Palace, almost 37 years to the day after the most famous break-in at the monarch's home in central London....
2019-07-11 12:32

The City of London Finally Tackles Its Drink Problem Lloyd’s of London and the London Metal Exchange are bastions of sexism and boorishness. It’s great that they’ve banned alcohol, but it’s only a start....
2019-06-16 15:16

Athletics: Simbine takes London 100m honors South African Akani Simbine pulled off something of a surprise in the London Diamond League 100 meters on Saturday, holding off local hope Zharnel Hughes and former world champion Yohan Blake to come home in 9.93 seconds....
2019-07-20 18:32

Motorsport stars take to the red carpet for Heroes London premiere Stars including Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone took to the red carpet to celebrate the launch of the new feature-length Heroes film in London, and raise money for the ICM Brain and Spine Institute...
2019-07-11 13:16

'Boris blimp' takes to the London skies in pro-EU protest Opponents of Britain's exit from the EU hoisted a "Boris blimp" portraying the UK's likely next prime minister as a crying child as they demonstrated outside parliament on Saturday....
2019-07-20 18:48

Tradition: Comeback lifts Yanks to London sweep of Red Sox LONDON (AP) — Gary Sánchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a nine-run seventh inning, and the New York Yankees overcome a four-run deficit to beat the Boston Red Sox 12-8 Sunday for a two-game sweep of the groundbreaking, high-scoring trip across t...
2019-06-30 21:32

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth yet....
2019-07-11 11:16

Hackers take over the London Metropolitan Police's Twitter account Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN SCOTLAND," it proclaimed, alongside the challenge: "what you gonna do call the police?"...
2019-07-20 12:32

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
2019-06-19 20:16

Body found in London garden may have plunged from airplane A stowaway on a Kenya Airways flight may have fell from an airplane soaring above London — plunging to his death in a garden below, according to a report Monday. The unnamed passenger was likely hiding out in a landing gear compartment of the plane a...
2019-07-01 22:48

America's biggest sporting rivalry heads to London It's the first time regular-season Major League Baseball (MLB) games will be played in Europe, with the London 2012 Olympic Stadium the chosen venue....
2019-06-28 12:16

Ralph Lauren receives honorary knighthood in London LONDON (AP) — Ralph Lauren has collected an accolade from Prince Charles and it’s a doozy: Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to Fashion. The designer was presented with the insignia, bestow...
2019-06-20 04:48

More than 12 miles of London’s roads to be closed for Car Free Day 2019 News 20 Jun, 2019 Mayor of London’s plan will see major roads including Tower Bridge, London Bridge and much of the City of London closed on 22 September...
2019-06-20 20:32

Extinction Rebellion block London concrete project Hundreds of demonstrators stopped the production of an underground tunnel in the river Thames. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
2019-07-16 17:16

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant (This July 16 story corrects, in the last paragraph, to show that London Concrete does not supply the Silvertown project after Extinction Rebellion corrects press release.)...
2019-07-18 09:16

Fujifilm to open new content experience center in London From its retina-punishing Instax cameras and handsome X-series models through to its high-end GFX medium-format monsters, Fujifilm certainly has a product portfolio wide enough to entice photographers from all corners.And now the company will be brin...
2019-07-18 03:48

July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the unsuccessful terrorist attacts in London. No one was killed or injured in the attacks....
2019-07-14 21:16

London drivers issued with 1.4m traffic penalties in one year News 3 Jul, 2019 Authorities in London issued 1,439,942 moving traffic penalties in 2017-18 – a 30 per cent increase on the previous financial year...
2019-07-03 22:48

Baseball proves a big hit in London as MLB seeks new foothold in Europe New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was emphatic about the impact of his team's weekend two-game London Series against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday....
2019-07-01 23:48

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, is published by Penguin Random House Continue reading......
2019-07-17 17:32

London mayor blocks plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip, saying it would be of limited public benefit and damage the skyline....
2019-07-16 15:16

Revealed: creeping privatisation of London parks in summer Exclusive figures show extent to which London councils are using parks for ticketed music festivals such as Wireless and other paid events to plug budget gapsAs chugging guitars reverberated over Finsbury Park last Sunday afternoon, crowds streamed t...
2019-07-05 18:16

Criticism of the London Series baseball games was unsporting Patrick Carroll applauds construction of the London playing field and calls Ed Vulliamy’s criticism curmudgeonlyHow depressing to read Ed Vulliamy’s curmudgeonly dismissal of the London Series ballgames. (Letters, 4 July). As someone who attended his...
2019-07-05 20:00

Microsoft Opens First European Store in London's West End Microsoft will open its first European retail store in London on Thursday, showcasing technology ranging from Xbox games and Surface tablets to augmented reality and LinkedIn masterclasses....
2019-07-12 02:16

Historic and wild Yankees-Red Sox first inning gives London a show Call it a piece of Hick-story. Aaron Hicks hit the first major league home run in Europe with a 386-foot shot to right field for the Yankees in London on Saturday afternoon. The blast was part of a six-run top of the first inning for the Yankees that...
2019-06-30 01:32

‘London Kills’ star Hugo Speer: I was a bad kid — now I play a cop “London Kills” won’t miss a beat when the five-episode second season of the bingey British crime drama premieres Monday on Acorn TV. “One of the best things about it was the way we shot it,” says Hugo Speer, who stars as London-based Detective ...
2019-07-13 06:48

Charity begins at the pub: London bar seeks 'most ethical' title Employing the homeless and offering beer brewed from leftover bread, "The Green Vic" in London's trendy Shoreditch district is aiming to be the world's most ethical pub....
2019-07-09 04:48