Say Hello to Adele’s svelte new figure as pop star shares new picture on 32nd birthday

British pop star Adele took to Instagram to celebrate her 32nd birthday and show off her svelte new physique on Wednesday. The chart-topping singer of worldwide hits like Hello and Someone Like You shared a photo of herself in a long-sleeved black dress that ended above her knee, along with a message expressing gratitude to … Continue reading Say Hello to Adele’s svelte new figure as pop star shares new picture on 32nd birthday

Lady Gaga’s new album Chromatica to be released on May 29, features Blackpink, Ariana Grande

American pop superstar Lady Gaga's much anticipated sixth album Chromatica finally has a release date: May 29. Gaga made the announcement on Wednesday (May 6) via her social media platforms, writing that "the journey continues". Superstar Lady Gaga's sixth album Chromatica boasts A-list collaborators such as Ariana Grande, Blackpink and Elton John.PHOTO: ARIANA GRANDE/INSTAGRAM The … Continue reading Lady Gaga’s new album Chromatica to be released on May 29, features Blackpink, Ariana Grande

Elon Musk’s vow to sell homes is aimed at defending himself from critics of billionaires

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Elon Musk elaborated on his pledge to sell his homes and most of his possessions, telling comedian Joe Rogan that people are increasingly and wrongly taking a dim view on the existence of billionaires. "Possessions kind of weigh you down," the chief executive officer of Tesla said on the The Joe … Continue reading Elon Musk’s vow to sell homes is aimed at defending himself from critics of billionaires

Britain’s Prince Andrew facing lawsuit over Swiss chalet

VERBIER, SWITZERLAND (AFP) - Legal proceedings have been launched in Switzerland against Britain's Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah, a newspaper reported on Thursday (May 7), over money they still owe on a luxury chalet. Queen Elizabeth II's second son and Sarah, who remain close despite their 1996 divorce, bought the plush holiday home in … Continue reading Britain’s Prince Andrew facing lawsuit over Swiss chalet

Root ‘very optimistic’ England will play home Tests despite virus

London (AFP) England captain Joe Root has said he is "very optimistic" Test cricket will take place in his side's 2020 home season even if that means the squad have to go into more than two months' of quarantine. With Britain currently in lockdown because of the coronavirus, a three-Test series against the West Indies … Continue reading Root ‘very optimistic’ England will play home Tests despite virus

Google affiliate abandons futuristic neighborhood project

Ottawa (AFP) A Google affiliate on Thursday abandoned plans to build a futuristic neighborhood on Toronto's lakefront that was to include robots for delivering mail and collecting garbage, citing economic uncertainty. Sidewalk Labs, a subsidiary of Google's parent Alphabet, had proposed building a carbon-neutral community "from the internet up," where tall buildings would be made … Continue reading Google affiliate abandons futuristic neighborhood project

Qatar widens virus testing beyond locked down workers

Doha (AFP) Qatar has launched a new drive-through coronavirus testing programme to assess the prevalence of the disease in the wider population beyond the worst-affected groups where tests had been targeted. The Gulf monarchy of 2.75 million people has seen a relatively high number of cases with 18,890 testing positive. People with no coronavirus symptoms … Continue reading Qatar widens virus testing beyond locked down workers

Sheff Utd’s Wilder would not pressure players into quick return

London (AFP) Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder said Thursday that he will not pressure any of his players to return to action if they are wary of health risks when the Premier League gets the green light to resume. Clubs from England's top flight are due to meet on Monday, a day after British Prime … Continue reading Sheff Utd’s Wilder would not pressure players into quick return

Portuguese football to return amid uncertainty as much as excitement

Madrid (AFP) Portuguese football is due to resume at the end of the month as the country's relatively low number of coronavirus infections may allow Primeira Liga to make a swifter return than some of its European neighbours. But the urgency to restart is also a reflection of the structural and financial problems confronting the … Continue reading Portuguese football to return amid uncertainty as much as excitement

French ex-president Valery Giscard d’Estaing faces sexual assault allegations

A German journalist has accused former French President Valery Giscard d’Estaing of repeatedly grabbing her during an interview, and filed a sexual assault complaint with Paris prosecutors, according to French and German news reports.  Giscard’s French lawyer said Thursday that the 94-year-old former president “retains no memory” of the incident. Giscard was president of France from 1974-1981. … Continue reading French ex-president Valery Giscard d’Estaing faces sexual assault allegations