Anthem Release Date Broken Internationally

Photo Credit: FAB Electronics | Instagram The Anthem release date is February 15 worldwide The Anthem release date is February 22 and it seem that the game has been made available since yesterday — a full three days before its official release date. PS4 and Xbox One copies of Anthem are being sold early in parts of the world such …

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The mystery behind Ethiopia’s ‘father of bees’

Gosa Taffese has a beehive in his front room and the insects follow him on his travels as well. Dubbed the “father of bees” by locals in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, he says it’s a mystery why the insects are attracted to him. Video journalist: Yadeta Berhanu, BBC News Oromo Source link

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The blind climbers of Kilimanjaro

Image copyright Paul Latham/Sightsavers On 20 February 1969, seven blind climbers and their four sighted companions completed the arduous trek to the 5,750m (18,865ft) crater summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania. The group took nine hours to climb the last 9,843m (3,000ft), fighting against high winds and freezing temperatures, to where they observed a circling Fokker F27 Friendship aircraft dipping …

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Honor Watch Magic to Go on Sale in India From February 21 via Amazon

Photo Credit: Amazon Honor’s Watch Magic will finally go on sale in India from February 21 exclusively via Amazon India Huawei’s sub-brand Honor had launched the Honor Watch Magic last month, alongside the Honor View 20 smartphone. The company had revealed all the features and prices of its first smartwatch but didn’t announce availability. But now, Honor has revealed that …

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How will Pope Francis deal with abuse in the Catholic Church?

Image copyright Getty Images In an effort to deal with the sex scandals rocking the Roman Catholic Church, the Pope has convened an extraordinary summit of bishops in Rome. This follows his recent, unprompted, admission that priests had exploited nuns as “sex slaves” at a convent in France. Pope Francis decided to call this global conference after discussions with the …

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RCom-Ericsson Case: Supreme Court Finds Anil Ambani Guilty of Contempt

India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday found Anil Ambani, chairman of debt-laden Reliance Communications (RCom), guilty of contempt of court for wilfully failing to pay Rs. 550 crores ($77.29 million) to telecom equipment maker Ericsson. The court ordered the billionaire and two RCom directors to pay Rs. 450 crores to Ericsson within four weeks or risk a three-month jail term, according …

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Nephew, 5, inspires hairdresser’s Spargoland ‘sensory’ salon

A hairdresser has told how his five-year-old nephew, who was born with cerebral palsy, inspired him to create a salon in Essex for people with different disabilities. Oscar, from Wickford, suffered brain damage at birth and needs full-time support and care. His uncle Ian Marshall, from Brentwood, Essex, decided to start Spargoland, a salon for people with autism, learning and …

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Search for missing Hugo Palmer and Erwan Ferrieux scaled back

Image copyright NSW POLICE Image caption Hugo Palmer (left) and Erwan Ferrieux are still missing, Australian police say An air and sea search for a British tourist and his friend missing in Australia has been scaled back. Items belonging to Hugo Palmer, from East Sussex, and Erwan Ferrieux, a French national, were found on Shelly Beach, near Sydney, on Monday …

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Qualcomm Urges US Regulators to Reverse Course and Ban Some iPhone Models

Qualcomm is urging US trade regulators to reverse a judge’s ruling and ban the import of some Apple iPhones in a long-running patent fight between the two companies. Qualcomm is seeking the ban in hopes of dealing Apple a blow before the two begin a major trial in mid-April in San Diego over Qualcomm’s patent licensing practices. Qualcomm has sought to apply pressure …

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Oscars 2019: 17 quirky facts about this year’s Academy Awards

Image copyright Getty/PA/Reuters/Picturehouse/Disney We’ve had the Golden Globes, we’ve had the Baftas, but now the film industry is gearing up for its biggest night of the year – the Oscars. The stars are gathering in Los Angeles for the 91st Academy Awards, which take place at the Dolby theatre this Sunday evening. Roma and The Favourite lead the way this …

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China Regulator Said to Request Pause in New Game Applications to Clear Backlog

China’s top content regulator has asked local authorities to stop submitting requests to monetise new video games while it processes a backlog of applications built up after a lengthy pause last year, three people with knowledge of the matter said. The General Administration of Press and Publications (GAPP) issued the notice this week, the people said, indicating the impact on …

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News Daily: IS teenager decision and eighth MP quits Labour

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here Shamima Begum: IS teenager’s family consider legal action Shamima Begum, who joined the Islamic State group in Syria aged 15, has been told she is to lose her UK citizenship. It is possible to strip the 19-year-old of her British nationality as she is eligible for citizenship in another …

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Burberry sorry for ‘suicide’ hoodie with noose around neck

Image copyright Getty Images Burberry has apologised for featuring a hoodie with a noose around the neck at London Fashion Week. The fashion brand was criticised by one of its own models, Liz Kennedy, in a long post on Instagram in which she said: “Suicide is not fashion.” “Let’s not forget about the horrifying history of lynching either,” she added. …

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