Miiverse archive recovers 17TB of social mirth after Nintendo’s shutdown

Enlarge / An extremely small look at the hundreds of millions of Miiverse posts archived on Archiverse (credit: Archiverse) Nintendo’s first attempt at creating a real online social network, Miiverse, became a surprisingly robust and meme-filled community of artists and fans in the years after it launched on the Wii U and 3DS. Then, last […]

China recovers $112 million in misused poverty relief funds: State news agency

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Chinese authorities have reportedly recovered 730 million yuan ($ 112.20 million) in misused funds. The report gave no details on how the funds were misused. China’s government has pledged to wipe out poverty by 2020. China has spent 196.1 billion yuan ($ 30.14 billion) on poverty relief over the past four years, according […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling RECOVERS but could struggle following Autumn Budget

The pound is currently trading against the euro at €1.126, an increase from last weeks figures of €1.121. It follows on from a steady recovery that saw it increase from €1.116 earlier in the week. Retail sales were reported to have increased by 0.3 per cent in October, according to the Office for National Statistics […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling RECOVERS after UK data – but could be short-lived

The pound dropped earlier last week, due to the uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations. Following the resignation of Priti Patel as well as Sir Michael Fallon earlier this month, it also caused concern following the crumbling of Theresa May’s cabinet. However, it appears that positive UK data has helped the pound to recover, with the exchange […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling recovers amid hints of Brexit 'grace period'

The exchange rate has climbed back to €1.121, after plunging to €1.109 yesterday.  Sterling nosedived after comments from the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator.  Michel Barnier alarmed markets when he warned there had been “no great step forward” in Britain’s exit from the bloc.  He described the lack of progress as “disturbing”, but added that progress […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling recovers as negotiators make progress on Brexit

EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said it could take “weeks or months” for talks to progress to the next stage. But he did acknowledge that a “new dynamic” had been created by Theresa May’s speech last week. MUFG currency economist Lee Hardman told Reuters: “He (Barnier) is suggesting that they’re making more progress now and […]

‘Semblance of normal life’: Syria’s Deir ez-Zor slowly recovers from ISIS siege

RT Exclusive Published time: 24 Sep, 2017 01:23 Edited time: 24 Sep, 2017 01:25 The lifting of siege around the city of Deir ez-Zor by Russian Air Force-backed Syrian army has tremendously eased the life of people there, but it’s still just a semblance of normal life, as the full eradication of Islamic State terrorists […]

EastEnders spoiler: Max Branning to KILL Jane Beale as she recovers in hospital?

In pictures released by the BBC soap, Max Branning (played by Jake Wood) appears to have found the perfect opportunity to shut Jane Beale (Laurie Brett) up for good after she discovered his sordid secrets. To Max’s horror, Jane is currently fighting for her life in hospital after being miraculously saved following Steven Beale’s (Aaron […]

US Navy recovers remains of all 10 sailors killed in USS John S. McCain collision

Published time: 28 Aug, 2017 05:28 A week after the destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker near Singapore, Navy and Marine Corps divers have recovered the remains of 10 sailors previously listed as missing following the deadly incident. Read more The search operation of flooded compartments in the Singapore-docked military vessel […]