Barcelona’s Lionel Messi becomes Champions League’s all-time top scorer
Lionel Messi has become the all-time leading scorer in the Champions League after scoring a hat-trick for Barcelona in their Group F clash at Apoel Nicosia. Messi moved level with the former Real Madrid striker Raul’s tally of 71 goals with a brace in Barca’s previous match at Ajax, and on ...

Oil price falls ahead of Opec meeting

27.11.2014 [16:40]
The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers prepare for their meeting on Thursday and data showed crude stocks rose last week. Inventories of commercial US crude oil increased by 1.9 million barrels from the previous week, the US Energy Information Administration ...
Google invest in new anti-shake spoon aimed to help Parkinson's sufferers

Google invest in new anti-shake spoon aimed to help Parkinson's sufferers

26.11.2014 [20:20]
Google has decided to fund a new spoon designed to aid those who suffer from Parkinson’s and other conditions that cause body tremors. Lift Lab was bought by Google in September and the tech giant has invested heavily in the development of their anti-shake Liftware Spoon ...

Ex-Israeli attorney general urges EU to recognize Palestine

26.11.2014 [19:29]
Former Israeli attorney general Michael Ben-Yair has called on the parliament of the European Union to officially recognize the state of Palestine. Ben-Yair, in a piece published Friday in the EUobserver, an independent online newspaper that covers political life throughout the ...

Egypt: Fifteen killed as block of flats collapses in Cairo

25.11.2014 [19:42]
A block of flats has collapsed in Egypt's capital, Cairo, killing at least 15 people, officials say. Seven people were also injured when the eight-storey building in the western suburb of Matariya collapsed overnight. ...
Legendary Soviet Union hockey coach Tikhonov dies

Legendary Soviet Union hockey coach Tikhonov dies

24.11.2014 [14:14]
The legendary Russian hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, whose teams won three Olympic gold medals, has died after an undisclosed long illness, according to Russian media. He was 84. Russia's Kontinental Hockey League said early Monday that Tikhonov died overnight. He had been receiving treatment at home for an illness that had left him unable to walk in recent weeks ...
Volkswagen will invest 86 billion euros chasing Toyota for global car sales lead

Volkswagen will invest 86 billion euros chasing Toyota for global car sales lead

23.11.2014 [14:37]
Volkswagen Group will keep pouring money into new vehicles, technology and factories as it chases Toyota for the lead as world's largest automaker. VW plans to invest 85.6 billion euros ($106 billion) over the next five years, the company said Friday ...
Football stars join fight to stop the spread of Ebola

Football stars join fight to stop the spread of Ebola

23.11.2014 [11:24]
The likes of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale as well as other footballing stars such as, Neymar, Didier Drogba and Philipp Lahm have joined together to back a campaign aimed at stopping the spread of the killer virus Ebola. The "11 against Ebola" campaign has been launched by FIFA and ...

Tel Aviv dubbed ‘world’s smartest city’

21.11.2014 [19:17]
The city of Tel Aviv won the World Smart Cities Award on Wednesday, trumping over 250 other cities bidding for the title, according to The Times of Israel online newspaper ...
New remains found at Boeing crash site in Ukraine

New remains found at Boeing crash site in Ukraine

21.11.2014 [17:27]
New remains have been discovered at the site of a recent Boeing crash in Ukraine, the Dutch government reported Thursday. The remains will be sent to the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkov, where a preliminary forensic examination is held and then ...
Colombia's FARC to release captured general

Colombia's FARC to release captured general

20.11.2014 [20:03]
The armed rebel group FARC and the Colombian government have announced that they have agreed on conditions for releasing a captured general and four other people. ...
Arrests over killing of Honduras beauty queen Alvarado

Arrests over killing of Honduras beauty queen Alvarado

20.11.2014 [16:21]
Police in Honduras have arrested two men over the killing of beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister who vanished on a night out last week, according to BBC News. ...

Expert: Oil price could fall to $50 per barrel

19.11.2014 [22:01]
If oil prices fall to $60 per barrel, the recent increase in shale oil production in the United States will be suspended, Adam Sieminski, Head of Energy Information Administration at the U.S. Department of Energy, said at a conference in Houston (Texas) on Tuesday, Russian news ...

FSA hit back at ISIS in east Syria province

19.11.2014 [20:16]
Members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) expelled fighters belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) from parts of the eastern city of Al Bukamal near the border with Iraq, sources told Al Arabiya News Channel Saturday. ...
Japan to hold snap elections

Japan to hold snap elections

19.11.2014 [14:53]
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for snap parliamentary elections for next month, following news that the country had slipped into a recession. Abe also announced an 18-month delay in a controversial sales tax hike during a press conference Tuesday ...
Toyota to begin selling hydrogen fuel cell car Mirai for first time

Toyota to begin selling hydrogen fuel cell car Mirai for first time

18.11.2014 [21:41]
There will only be a few hundred, and they won’t be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. The world’s largest carmaker announced on Tuesday that it will begin selling fuel cell cars in Japan on 15 December, 2014, and in the US ...
Australia and China sign historic free trade agreement

Australia and China sign historic free trade agreement

18.11.2014 [14:27]
China will open its doors to billions of dollars of Australian goods and services under a historic free-trade agreement. South Australia’s food and agriculture sector will receive a major boost from the sale of dairy, meat, seafood, fruit and vegetables and ...
Italy Wins junior Eurovision

Italy Wins junior Eurovision

17.11.2014 [20:15]
It's been a heart-pounding evening, full of joy, energy, and music. Sixteen talented acts took the stage, but only one could take home the winner's trophy. After the votes from sixteen nations and an international Kids' Jury were revealed, the winner is Vincenzo Cantiello from Italy with the song ...
The US Congress approves the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline

The US Congress approves the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline

15.11.2014 [15:37]
The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. The legislation will now be put to a vote in the Senate next week, where its prospects are unclear. The 875-mile (1,408km) pipeline would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to the ...