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Game that tune: Apple snaps up Shazam for reported $400m
Game that tune: Apple snaps up Shazam for reported $400m
Price tag would be less than half the $1bn music identifying app was last valued at when it tapped investors in 2015 ...
Life Changing Moments For These Indians Revealed!
Life Changing Moments For These Indians Revealed!
Indian students from New Delhi, Noida and Nashik schools have won study trips to Australian Universities. These awards were presented recently to the winners of The Advance to Australia, “A2Oz” – India Schools Video Competition 2016-2017. The competition attracted participation from students in grades 9 to 11 from over 325 schools across India. Leonie Muldoon, Senior […] ...
'This exhibition contains nudity': the front line of Brazil's culture wars
'This exhibition contains nudity': the front line of Brazil's culture wars
The galleries depict group sex and bestiality, while on the street evangelists cry blasphemy and paedophilia, with a reformed porn star leading the charge. Crunch time is approaching for a divided society ...
China building network of refugee camps along border with North Korea
China building network of refugee camps along border with North Korea
Document suggests at least five camps are being set up as Beijing prepares for possible influx of refugees should Kim Jong-un’s regime collapse ...
Bitcoin bubble warnings issued as futures trading opens in Chicago
Bitcoin bubble warnings issued as futures trading opens in Chicago
First contract on a regulated exchange is seen as step towards legitimacy for the cryptocurrency but volume traded is tiny ...
Economic gap across Irish border 'set to widen' as Brexit looms
Economic gap across Irish border 'set to widen' as Brexit looms
Report says uncertainty and breakdown of Northern Ireland’s assembly will increase disparity between north and south ...
Brexit weekly briefing: new catchphrase enters lexicon as talks move on
Brexit weekly briefing: new catchphrase enters lexicon as talks move on
In wake of talks making ‘sufficient progress’, everyone seems to agree that: ‘Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed’ ...
A crime against fashion? Why Montreal police donned colourful cargo pants
A crime against fashion? Why Montreal police donned colourful cargo pants
Forbidden from striking, officers in Montreal’s 4,600-strong police force wore non-regulation colourful cargo pants, checkered clown trousers and animal-print leggings in their three-year fight over pensions. They won a 20% pay rise ...
Austria stubs out looming smoking ban in name of 'freedom'
Austria stubs out looming smoking ban in name of 'freedom'
Plan to ban smoking completely in bars and eateries from 2018 scrapped by far-right Freedom party in coalition talks ...
Ryanair's Dublin pilots threaten Christmas strike
Ryanair's Dublin pilots threaten Christmas strike
Backing for industrial action is latest example of souring relationship between no-frills airline and its pilots ...
Laiza in the spotlight: Myanmar's rebel capital digs in – and switches on
Laiza in the spotlight: Myanmar's rebel capital digs in – and switches on
Trapped between the Burmese army and the Chinese border, the stronghold of the Christian Kachin people is quietly gearing up for its first film festival ...
Macron awards US scientists grants to move to France in defiance of Trump
Macron awards US scientists grants to move to France in defiance of Trump
France’s president awards millions of euros to 18 American scientists to relocate in effort to counter Donald Trump on the climate change front ...

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David Chipperfield-designed centre would harm Stockholm waterfront, court rules A Swedish court has blocked the construction of a major new ...
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