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US tourists fined for sneaking into Rome’s Colosseum for a beer

If you’ve travelled to Rome, you may have been warned that drinks in popular tourist spots can be rather expensive. Well, earlier this week, two American travellers likely racked up one of the priciest drinks bills in the Italian capital’s long history. The pair, both...

3 Bold and Inspiring Stories of Acts of Generosity

When it comes to striving to lead a bold life, one of the key pillars is giving back. Giving back is important because it helps us connect with others while making a positive difference in the world. Likewise, acts of generosity have a significant impact...

Metropolitan Police officer charged with rape

A Metropolitan Police officer has been charged with rape. PC David Carrick, 46, of Stevenage, Hertfordshire, is due to appear via video link at court later. He was off-duty at the time of the alleged offence on 4 September last year in St Albans, police...

Evergrande: Company set to update market on ‘major transaction’

Chinese property giant Evergrande’s shares have been suspended as investors await a statement about its future. The crisis at the world’s most indebted property developer has triggered fears that its potential collapse could send shockwaves through global markets. The firm said the trade halt came...

BBN Season 6: Whitemoney Clinches ₦90m Grand Prize

The wait is finally over! Hazel Oyeye Onou popularly known as Whitemoney has emerged winner of the 6th season of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show. He was announced as the winner on Sunday night, closely followed by Afije Roseline Omokhoa a.k.a Liquorose. Other...

Cryptocurrency heist hacker returns $260m in funds

The hacker behind one of the largest ever cryptocurrency heists has returned almost half of the $600m (£433m) stolen assets. On Tuesday, blockchain platform Poly Network wrote a letter on Twitter, asking the individual to get in touch “to work out a solution”. The website said...

Google may cut pay of staff who work from home

Google employees in the US who opt to work from home permanently may get a pay cut. The technology giant has developed a pay calculator that lets employees see the effects of working remotely or moving offices. Some remote employees, especially those with a long...

Olympic medals: An alternative table – with US 15th

The Olympics medals table was again dominated by the biggest countries like the US, which finished top. But how would the table look if population and wealth were taken into account? When it comes to counting the medal spoils, there is a strong sense of...