30.01.2017

Indian state backs traditional bullfighting despite recent deaths

The Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu has passed a bill backing the controversial bullfighting sport of jallikattu, which is traditionally practiced in its rural areas. […]
30.01.2017

Real Madrid remove Christian cross from logo for new Middle East clothing deal

Real Madrid have removed the Christian cross from their club crest as part of a new clothing deal in six Middle Eastern countries. The European champions, […]
30.01.2017

Jamaica considers appeal after Bolt & relay teammates stripped of Beijing gold

The Jamaican Olympic Association is considering an appeal against the decision to strip its 4x100m men’s relay team of the gold medals they won in Beijing […]
30.01.2017

Moscow Urban Forum 2016: Megacities & dynamic development technologies on the agenda

The key topic of the 2016 Forum is ‘Fast-Growing Megacities: Technologies of Dynamic Development’. How to get priorities straight and meet technological challenges arising during the […]
30.01.2017

Starbucks plans to hire 10,000 refugees after Trump’s travel ban

American coffee house chain Starbucks has announced plans to hire 10,000 refugees around the world over the next five years. The announcement comes two days after […]
30.01.2017

Chapecoense tragedy: Brazil v Colombia friendly raises $380k for victims’ families

Brazil and Colombia played a special international friendly on Wednesday, raising $380,000 for the families of the victims of the Chapecoense plane crash that killed dozens […]
30.01.2017

Furious’ native Hawaiians to protest wall at Zuckerberg estate

Hundreds of native Hawaiians are preparing to gather at Mark Zuckerberg’s large Kauai estate to protest a six-foot wall erected to keep them out from their […]