Eccentric Japanese billionaire earns retweet world record with $92mn giveaway

Japanese billionaire and clothing retail tycoon Yusaku Maezawa has clinched the top spot for most retweeted tweet of all time, using the tried and trusted ‘free cash’ method. The eccentric founder of Zozo Inc., originally a drummer in a punk band, promised to give out 100 million yen ($ 925,000) in cash prizes to a […]

The Greatest Showman NEW RECORD tops Avengers Infinity War and Star Wars The Last Jedi

It’s never enough for Hugh Jackman’s The Greatest Showman, as it breaks yet another record. According to the British Association for Screen Entertainment, the movie musical has become the largest digital release to date, selling in excess of 770,000 digital copies since its home release in April. Meanwhile, The Greatest Showman is the best-selling film […]

Premier League wrap: Spurs star in the record books, Gunners on fire

The Gunners were back to their very best as they thrashed fellow Londoners Fulham. Meanwhile, Arsenal’s real rivals Tottenham were equally as impressive as they outclassed Cradiff, with their talismanic skipper writing his name into the history books. Here’s a wrap of all the Premier League action! ARSENAL 4-1 FULHAM The Gunners responded to their […]

All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey just broke an INCREDIBLE record

All I Want For Christmas Is You always returns to prominence over the festive season but it seems it hit a new high yesterday, Christmas Eve. In fact, it seems to have broken the record for the most Spotify streams in one day. The feat easily beats the high set by XXXTentacion’s SAD! earlier this […]

Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker’s debut season hits record high – but there's a catch

Jodie, 36, seems to have won over Doctor Who fans as she made her highly anticipated debut on the BBC sci-fi show earlier this year. The casting was announced in a short clip last summer with Jodie officially taking over from Peter Capaldi, 60, at the very end of the 2018 Christmas special. Although the […]

Bohemian Rhapsody SMASHED this box office record: How much has Freddie Mercury film made?

We see a little silhouette of a man and he is stand on top of the global box office. Critics may not have been so kind to the Freddie Mercury movie but fans have packed out cinemas across the world with European audiencs responding a strongly as those in South America, Russia and even North […]

China’s crude oil imports jump to new record high in November

China’s crude oil imports averaged more than 10 million bpd for the first time ever in November, as they beat the previous record for highest crude imports set in October, according to Chinese customs data, as carried by Reuters. Chinese crude oil imports surged to an all-time high of 10.43 million bpd (barrels per day) […]

US companies forked over a record amount of tariffs in October ($6.2 billion!) because of Trump’s trade war

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters US companies are paying more than ever before in tariff duties: $ 6.2 billion in October. The October tariff collections represented a 104% jump from October 2017. The sudden spike came due to President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel, aluminum, and Chinese goods. US companies paid $ 2.2 billion more to import goods […]

Dozens of prominent activists have been held for months in Saudi Arabia without charge — and the spotlight on the Kingdom’s human rights record is stronger than ever

Saudi Arabia’s human rights record has come under intense scrutiny in recent months.  Earlier this year, the country detained dozens of prominent women’s rights activists — most without access to communication and many who were never formally charged with a crime.  Award-winning campaigner Samar Badawi was arrested in August, which sparked a massive feud between […]