Oprah Winfrey is "actively thinking" about running for president, two of her close friends told CNN Monday. The two friends, who requested anonymity in order to speak freely, talked in the wake of Winfrey's extraordinary speech at the Golden Globes Sunday night, which spurred chatter about a 2020 run. Some of...
A stolen bottle of vodka thought to be the world's most expensive at $1.3m (£960,000) has been found empty on a construction site, Danish police say. The bottle, made from gold and silver and with a diamond encrusted cap, was on loan to a Copenhagen bar which had a collection...
IOC delegate Chang Ung makes remark at Beijing airport while apparently travelling to Switzerland, where the Olympic committee is based.   North Korea’s Olympic representative has reportedly said the reclusive nation is “likely to participate” in next month’s Winter Games in South Korea. The comments by Chang Ung, Pyongyang’s representative to the...
The Blues make their first senior signing of the January transfer window by bringing in the midfielder from Merseyside. Ross Barkley has completed a £15 million move from Everton to Chelsea after talks had failed in the summer transfer window. Chelsea announced the transfer on Friday, confirming the 24-year-old midfielder had...
In an official statement Samsung launched the heart of the Galaxy S9, the ‘Exynos 9 Series 9810’ chipset. Describing it as “most innovative mobile processor yet” it may mean very good news for millions of users around the world, but bad news for Americans. First the good news. The Exynos 9810...
Royal decree turning state-owned oil giant into joint stock company dispels doubts about IPO. Saudi Arabia has taken a key step towards allowing future investors to buy shares in its national oil company, as it prepares for the world’s biggest stock market flotation later this year. Saudi Aramco was recently forced...
The Germany international's contract is only six months away from expiring and the Italians have been linked with a Bosman move Massimiliano Allegri has done nothing to distance Juventus from speculation about a potential move for Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, speaking of his admiration for the "talented" German. Can has entered...
Germany's new laws require internet giants such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to remove hate content, such as slander and violent threats, or face fines as high as £40million. Facebook will need to remove hate content within 24 hours of receiving a complaint or be fined. Last night top Tory Nigel...
The financial world has been set agog since the rise of Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency created by an unknown person who is popularly referred to as Satoshi Nakamoto. According to a recent BostonGlobe article by Jeffrey Sachs, Bitcoin is nothing but a bubble that will eventually burst. Mr. Sachs puts...