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Finnish Philadelphia Flyers star embroiled in cocaine ring scandal

Finnish Philadelphia Flyers star embroiled in cocaine ring scandal

Finnish Philadelphia Flyers star embroiled in cocaine ring scandal Finnish international and Philadelphia Flyers player Jori Lehterä has been implicated in a drug-dealing scandal after Finnish police named him among the suspects in a cocaine ring case. Lehterä was one of 23 suspects named in the case, and has reportedly […]

Crisp packet deluge prompts Royal Mail postbox plea

Crisp packet deluge prompts Royal Mail postbox plea

Crisp packet deluge prompts Royal Mail postbox plea Royal Mail has pleaded with environmental campaigners to use envelopes when participating in the latest viral campaign, #PacketInWalkers, a concerted effort to shame crisp-maker Walkers for using non-recyclable packaging. “We strongly encourage customers not to post anything into the postal system which […]

First step to censorship? Brussels touts media regulation after Sun’s ‘EU dirty rats‘ story

First step to censorship? Brussels touts media regulation after Sun’s ‘EU dirty rats‘ story

First step to censorship? Brussels touts media regulation after Sun’s ‘EU dirty rats‘ story The European Union‘s move to target the media after The Sun‘s “EU dirty rats” story about the bloc‘s leaders is the first step on a “slippery” road to an assault on press freedom and “outright censorship,” […]

New NAFTA deal not guaranteed – Canada PM Trudeau

New NAFTA deal not guaranteed – Canada PM Trudeau

New NAFTA deal not guaranteed – Canada PM Trudeau Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said he would not be rushed into renewing NAFTA, indicating it was possible the three member nations might fail to conclude a new pact, Reuters reports. Ottawa will take as long as necessary in […]

What could trigger new global crisis like Lehman collapse in 2008?

What could trigger new global crisis like Lehman collapse in 2008?

What could trigger new global crisis like Lehman collapse in 2008? The collapse of banking giant Lehman Brothers was the catalyst for a financial crisis in 2008. What could cause a new great recession a decade later? The Boom Bust show investigates. Professor Ronald Filler, who was a top manager […]

Sweden turns Pippi Longstocking into homeless Roma migrant living in Stockholm ghetto

Sweden turns Pippi Longstocking into homeless Roma migrant living in Stockholm ghetto

Sweden turns Pippi Longstocking into homeless Roma migrant living in Stockholm ghetto In a new version of the children‘s story, to be broadcast despite initial objections from the creator’s family, the naughty ginger heroine will become a Roma “warrior against injustice” living in a troubled immigrant suburb. Pippi in Rinkeby is […]

‘Violating our right to inform’: Twitter suspends Venezuelan Presidential Press account

‘Violating our right to inform’: Twitter suspends Venezuelan Presidential Press account

‘Violating our right to inform’: Twitter suspends Venezuelan Presidential Press account Twitter has suspended the official account of the Venezuelan government’s press team, reportedly without giving any explanation. The suspension is the latest in a series of social media strikes against Venezuelan media outlets. “They blocked our Twitter account of […]

Gadget mania: Passenger kicked off Indian flight after entering cockpit to get phone charger

Gadget mania: Passenger kicked off Indian flight after entering cockpit to get phone charger

Gadget mania: Passenger kicked off Indian flight after entering cockpit to get phone charger We all know how bad the urge to resuscitate your phone can be when batteries die, especially ahead of a nearly three-hour flight, but one passenger crossed the line when he tried to enter the cockpit […]

Trump’s praise for India criticized on Twitter amid hike in oil prices and poverty

Trump’s praise for India criticized on Twitter amid hike in oil prices and poverty

Trump’s praise for India criticized on Twitter amid hike in oil prices and poverty Indians have hit back at Donald Trump’s praise for their country as a “free society” during his UN speech, saying he should leave the nation “alone” and restore ties with Iran so that swelling oil prices […]

We stopped 170 pitch invasions at World Cup – Russian organizing committee chief

We stopped 170 pitch invasions at World Cup – Russian organizing committee chief

We stopped 170 pitch invasions at World Cup – Russian organizing committee chief Security personnel prevented 170 pitch invasion attempts at this summer’s World Cup in Russia, the head of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has revealed, two months after the tournament came to a close. The World Cup final […]