The internet was entranced by a raccoon that climbed to the top of a Minnesota skyscraper

Guardian News / YouTube The internet was gripped by a daring raccoon that climbed a 23-storey skyscraper in Minnesota, USA. Nicknamed the #MPRraccoon after a local radio station, the animal drew small crowds and a lot of online support. The raccoon finally made it to the top of the building at 3 AM this morning, […]

‘Spiderman’ migrant hero who climbed building to save a child given French citizenship

Thibaut Camus/Reuters Malian man who climbed a Paris building to save a child has been given honorary French citizenship by President Emmanuel Macron. Footage emerged of Mamoudou Gassama climbing the outside of a building in the French capital to rescue the child, who had fallen from a balcony. Gassama was invited to the Elysee Palace […]

Jennifer Lawrence climbed over seats and hugged other stars at the Oscars with a glass of wine in hand — and the photos will give you life

Kevin Winter/Getty Images Jennifer Lawrence arrived at the 90th Academy Awards wearing a gold Dior dress. When she was inside the Dolby Theater, Lawrence got a glass of wine.  Getty photographers caught her climbing over chairs. She also said hello to fellow stars, and sat with friend and fellow A-list star Emma Stone. Jennifer Lawrence […]

Lloyds Bank profits climbed 24% — but it is still feeling the pain from PPI claims

Thomson Reuters Lloyds Bank profits increased 24% in 2017, with the bank bringing in £5.3 billion profit before tax. The bank also started a £1 billion plan to buy back shares. “2017 has been a landmark year for the group,” said Lloyds chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio. Lloyds Bank annual profits leapt by almost a quarter […]

WEEKEND SURGE: Bitcoin just climbed through $US4,000 for the first time

Bitcoin’s weekend surge continues full steam ahead. The cryptocurrency broke through $ US4,000 for the first time earlier this morning. It peaked at $ US4,100 per coin and a short time ago was trading at $ US4,055. Here’s the chart: According to a CBNC report, Bitcoin’s price increase over the weekend has been driven by […]