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    Diary: The summer’s musical promise, the withering of the BBC, and universities after Brexit
    May14

    Diary: The summer’s musical promise, the withering of the BBC, and universities after Brexit

    “Ahead of us, the summer is thick with musical promise.” Right now, London is awash with gorgeous music. Amid the election and Brexit verbosity, how welcoming it is to relax in the harmonies of golden sounds. Recent treats include Thomas Adès’s new opera, The Exterminating Angel, at the Royal Opera House – an intense score of...

    Europol says Global Cyberattack Affects 150 Countries
    May14

    Europol says Global Cyberattack Affects 150 Countries

    Europe’s police agency Europol says a global cyberattack has affected at least 100,000 organizations in 150 countries, with data networks infected by malware that locks computer files unless a ransom is paid. Speaking to Britian’s ITV, Europol director Rob Wainwright said the healthcare sector in many countries is particularly...

    Thousands in Moscow protest plan to demolish Soviet-era apartments
    May14

    Thousands in Moscow protest plan to demolish Soviet-era apartments

    Thousands of people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to protest plans by the Russian government to demolish thousands of low-rise, Soviet-era apartment blocks in a move that could displace 1.6 million people from their homes over the next 20 years. Under a sunny sky that signalled that spring may have finally arrived in the Russian...

    Kiev’s Plan to End Reliance on Russian Nuclear Fuel May End in Rolling Blackouts
    May14

    Kiev’s Plan to End Reliance on Russian Nuclear Fuel May End in Rolling Blackouts

    Kiev has moved to accelerate the construction of a spent nuclear fuel storage facility in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, Minister of Ecology Ostap Semerak said Thursday. The facility will allow Ukraine to repatriate its spent radioactive materials from Russia, where they are currently being stored. “We must take [our] radioactive waste materials...

    WATCH | Silk Road Summit: Putin plays Russian anthems on piano as he awaits talks with China’s Xi Jinping
    May14

    WATCH | Silk Road Summit: Putin plays Russian anthems on piano as he awaits talks with China’s Xi Jinping

    Russian President Vladimir Putin played piano while awaiting Chinese leader Xi Jinping for bilateral talks in Beijing on Sunday. Putin spoke earlier on Sunday at a summit on China’s new Silk Road plan. He later arrived at state Diaoyutai residence for talks with Xi and other leaders. While waiting for his bilateral with Xi to begin, Putin...

    Teenage Bulgarian Pipped to Post at Eurovision
    May14

    Teenage Bulgarian Pipped to Post at Eurovision

    Bulgarians had something to celebrate Saturday night when Kristian Kostov came second in the Kiev Eurovision. …read more Source: Balkan...

    China’s Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties
    May14

    China’s Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

    The launch was seen as a challenge to a new South Korean president who was elected last week and came as U.S., Japanese and European naval forces gathered for war games in the Pacific. The two-day meeting that started Sunday gives the Chinese president a platform to promote his image as a global leader and free trade advocate in contrast to...

    [PHOTOS, VIDEO] Anthony Joshua Visits Manchester United Training Base, Trains With Players
    May14

    [PHOTOS, VIDEO] Anthony Joshua Visits Manchester United Training Base, Trains With Players

    The Manchester United players recieved a special guest yesterday, May 13 as British-Nigerian boxer and World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua trained with them at their training facility at Carrington base. The 27-year-old boxer who is still enjoying his triumphant win against Ukraine’s giant Wladimir Klitschko also took pictures with...

    Portugal wins the Eurovision for first time
    May14

    Portugal wins the Eurovision for first time

    KIEV: Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday performing a jazz-style ballad written by his sister, taking the top spot for the first time in the country’s history and celebrating with a call to “put emotion back into music”. Along with singers from Italy and Bulgaria, Sobral was a favourite going into...

    Bring on the ‘gorilla:’ Eurovision final brings glittery fun
    May14

    Bring on the ‘gorilla:’ Eurovision final brings glittery fun

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A man in a tacky suit and his “gorilla” are one of the favorites to win this year’s Eurovision song contest. By the event’s standards, that’s kind of understated.Millions of Europeans are likely to be glued… …read more Source: The New Zealand...