Investment platforms vie to capture a share of global remittances

IN 2016 AYO ADEWUNMI, a Nigerian-born agricultural trader living in London, bought a five-hectare farm in his homeland. It has produced little since. “I am not in the country, so I have to rely on third parties. It’s just not good enough,” he says. Mr Adewunmi has since discovered another, potentially more satisfactory way to […]

‘Looming disaster’: Saudi coalition seeks US aid to capture Yemen port & last humanitarian lifeline

The Saudi-led coalition is reportedly seeking direct US support to recapture the port city of Hodeidah in Yemen. The battle for the humanitarian lifeline would spell disaster for the locals, human rights agencies warn. For nearly a week, the Saudi-led coalition forces have been preparing to launch a large-scale offensive on Hodeidah, the fourth-largest city […]

Rian Johnson’s New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Will Capture the “Spirit” of the Series

Rian Johnson is starting fresh with his new Star Wars trilogy. After throwing much of the Star Wars mythology out the window in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, he’s returning to the spirit of the original trilogy to shape his new films. Johnson is still in the early stages of planning the new Star Wars trilogy, but he already has […]

Crocker and Muyres find granite magic to capture mixed doubles curling national title

LEDUC, Alta. — They had only played six games together prior to the 2018 Canadian mixed doubles curling championships in Leduc, Alta., but Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres found some granite magic on Sunday to capture this year’s title.  The two were facing the previously undefeated young Manitoba team of Kadriana Sahaidak and Colton Lott.  […]

Neo Impossible Bosses Aims To Capture The Feel Of Challenging MMO Bosses

Neo Impossible Bosses pits players against colossal, punishing bosses in matches that might feel a little bit like those MMOs often toss players into. Featuring powerful beasts that just suck up damage while doling out complex attacks, players will need to play very carefully as they guide all six playable warriors in a battle against […]

Moulin Rouge, sexual chemistry & passion: Canadian ice dancing duo capture 3rd Olympic gold (PHOTOS)

Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won their third Olympic gold medal on Tuesday, performing to music from ‘Moulin Rouge’ and edging out their French rivals by less than a point in PyeongChang. The duo captivated the crowd in South Korea, floating across the ice in their steamy interpretation of the romantic love […]

‘Hero’ helps capture escaped killer & rapist who battered woman in graveyard

An escaped prisoner, who is serving a life sentence for raping and killing a woman, is back behind bars thanks to the intervention of an “eagle-eyed” member of the public. An extensive manhunt was launched after Keith Whitehouse failed to appear for roll call at Leyhill open prison in South Gloucestershire on Saturday night. He […]