Tuesday, 27 June 2017

European Union fines Google to the tune of $2.7 Billion for breaking Antitrust rules

Tech giant Google has been fined $2.7 Billion by the European Union (EU) for having denied "consumers a genuine  choice " bu using it's search engine to unfairly drive consumers to it's shopping platform.

Regulators have said Google must change behavior withing 90 days or risk additional penalties.

Margrethe Vestager the EU's top antitrust official said "What Google has done is illegal under EU antitrust rules "it denied other companies the chance to compete on the merits and to innovate and most importantly it denied European consumers a genuine choice of services and the full benefits of innovation"

In response to the ruling Google stated that it tries to show ads in ways that are helpful to both  buyers and sellers."We respectfully disagree with the conclusions announced today ."We will review the commission's decision in detail as we consider an appeal and we look forward to continuing to make our case a Google spokesman said.

Source: CNN

Dr.Akinwunmi Adeshina named as 2017 World Food prize Laureate

Akinwunmi Adeshina
Dr. Akinwunmi Adeshina  president of The African Development bank has been named as the 2017 world food prize laureate. Adeshina was selected on Monday in Washington DC and becomes the 46th recipient of the prize and one of only six Africans to win.


Thursday, 22 June 2017

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands meet the Pope at the Vatican City

King and Queen of Netherlands meet Pope Francis
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of  The Netherlands met with Pope Francis today as part of their four day visit to Italy.The Queen who is Roman catholic wore a black dress and covered her hair with a traditional black lace mantilla to meet the pontiff.

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Sunday, 18 June 2017

Beyonce and JayZ welcome twins

Beyonce and Husband JayZ
Power entertainment couple Beyonce and Jay Z have welcomed their twins which is their second and third child together.The couple have a five year old daughter called Blue Ivy.Congratulations to them

Friday, 16 June 2017

Paris Hilton looks lovely in Polka Dot dress

Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton looked stunning in a black polka dot dress as she attended the screening of "what we started" In Santa Monica on Thursday evening.

Aisha Tyler set to leave "The Talk"

Aisha Tyler
Talk show host  Aisha Tyler 46 is set to leave the set of "The Talk" after the current season ends. she has been a co-host on the show for the past six years She co-hosts the show with Julie Chen,Sheryl Underwood,Sharon Osborne and Sara Gilbert.Aisha was previously married to Jeff Tienjens from 1992-2016.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Caroline Wozniacki public display with new beau NBA player David Lee

Caroline Wozniacki and David Lee
Tennis Star Caroline Wozniacki and San Antonio spurs player David Lee were seen kissing recently while on holiday in Italy.

Photo Credit: TMZ

Massive fire engulfs London Tower

London Tower on Fire
Photo credit :Yahoo News
A 27 storey building Grenfell tower in north kessington has been engulfed by fire and fire fighters are still trying to put out the blaze.At least six people have been confirmed dead and 50 people have been taken to hospital and are receiving treatment. Also quite a number of people that live in the building are unaccounted for. The cause of the fire is still unclear but some new agencies are reporting that is started from a power surge from a fridge in one of the apartments.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Marissa Mayer resigns as CEO of Yahoo as Verizon completes $4.5 Billion Takeover

Marissa Meyer
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has stepped down from her role amidst the complete takeover of Yahoo by Verizon in a $4.5 Billion deal.She leaves with an estimated severance package of $23 Million and as reported in April and estimated $106 Million worth of Yahoo stocks.Verizon will merge Yahoo with AOL into  a new venture called Oath.AOL CEO Tim Armstrong will head the new entity.

Source: Dailymail

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attends 12th edition of Burendag

Queen Maxima
Queen Maxima looked absolutely fabulous as she attended the 12th edition of Burendag in Durenthe Nieuw-Buinen.She wore an elegant purple dress made by Belgian designer Natan for her visit.

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Sunday, 11 June 2017

Nick Gordon arrested for repeatedly punching his new girlfriend in a fit of rage

Nick Gordon

Nick Gordon has been arrested in Florida for punching his new live-in girlfriend 26 year old Laura Leal. The charges are kidnapping and beating.Laura Leal has been living with Nick for two months.The assault happened after a heated argument in the couples home .Nick Gordon was a previous relationship with the late Bobbi Kristina Brown and was held legally responsible for her death in 2015.

Nick and Laura

Saturday, 10 June 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo welcomes Twins Via a Surrogate

Cristiano Ronaldo
Portugese  News agencies are reporting that  renowned footballer and Portugese National Chriatiano Ronaldo has welcomed twins via  surrogate.The twins a boy and a girl are said to be named Eva and Mateo .The footballer is already father to six year old  Christiano Ronaldo Jr fondly called Cristianinho.

Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open 2017 Title

Jelena Ostapenko winds French Open 2017
20 year old Jelena Ostapenko from  Latvia has won women French open final. The unseeded player battled with no 3 seed Simona Halep from Romania  and won 4-6 6-4 6-3.


Thursday, 8 June 2017

Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli looks a lot healthier now

Marion Bartoli Pictured in 2016
31 year old Marion Bartoli was looking painfully thin last year but she was pictured today looking at at a healthy weight. Bartoli won Wimbledon in 2013 and was pictured today at a legend's match in the French open today.She retired shortly after winning Wimbledon.

Marion Bartoli pictured at French Open today

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

George Clooney and wife Amal welcome twins Ella and Alexander

George Clooney and wife Amal
George Clooney 56 and his wife Human rights lawyer Amal 39 have welcomed their twins ( a boy and a girl)  into the world early Tuesday morning.

George and Amal welcomed a baby girl Ella and a baby boy Alexander this morning in England.Mother and baby are doing fine.George met Amal in 2013 and the couple got engaged in April 2014.George and Amal got married in Venice Italy in September 2014.A big congratulations !!!

Rhianna looking fabulous on a set of a new video

Rhianna on the set working on a new video.See more photos after the cut.

Monday, 5 June 2017

Eva Longoria receives an Honorary doctorate degree from Knox College Illinois

Eva Longoria
Actress Eva Longoria has received an honorary  doctorate degree from Knox college Illinois. The 42 year old actress took to Snapchat after the award ceremony to say " Guys,I got an honorary degree today so now I'm doctor Longoria-Baston.I'm going to make evryone call me that now" .The former Desperate Housewives star is married to  Jose Baston

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Halle Berry looking fabulous at the Chrysallis Butterfly Ball

Halle Berry 
50 year old Halle Berry looked fabulous in a silver sequinned  dress she wore to the 2017 Chrysallis Butterfly ball.

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Kevin Hart out and about promoting his new book "I can't make this up: Life Lessons"

Kevin Hart promoting his new book
37 year old Kevin Hart was seen in New York city promoting his new book "I can't make this up : Life Lessons".This is a new memoir about his childhood in Philadelphia and his struggles to break  into Hollywood.

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Saturday, 3 June 2017

Ariana Grande meets victims of Manchester Terror attack

Ariana Grande visiting Manchester Bomb attack victim Lily Harrison

Singer Ariana Grande has visited victims of the Manchester  bomb attack that happened after her concert in the Manchester arena almost two weeks ago.

She met 8 year old Lily Harrison from Stockport who suffered shrapnel wound and a bruised lung and is being cared for at the Royal Manchester childrens' hospital.22 people were killed in the attack and a further 119 people were injured.The pop star is back in Manchester  for the one love  benefit concert to support victims of the tragedy.

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Serena Williams and her baby bump seen at French open

Serena Williams at French Open 2017
35 year old Serena Williams looked happy and at ease as she attended Roland Garros on Friday.She covered her baby bump in a Japanese inspired satin gown.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Rihanna steals the show with a plunging black top at NBA finals

Rhianna at Game1 of the NBA finals

Rhinna looked lovely in a plunging black top as she watched game 1 of the NBA finals in Oakland California.See more photos

South Sudan : 15 children have in a botched Measles vaccination program

A Sudanese nurse prepares an inoculation against measles
Photo credit: Ashraf Shazly
The Associated press is reporting that 15 children have died in a botched measles immunization campaign that saw people as young as 12 administering the vaccine,the South Sudan government announced on Friday.

The United Nations said the children died of  severe sepsis/toxicity due to the contaminated vaccines,the deaths have been blamed on human error.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Jim Carey is set to face trial over fatal overdose of his Ex-girlfriend after wrongful death lawsuit alleges he supplied drugs that killed her

Jim Carey pictured with his late Ex-girlfried Cathriona White 
Jim Carey is set to face trial for the wrongful death of his ex-girlfriend Cathriona White.Cathriona was found dead in her LA home on September 28 2015 surrounded by drugs acquired by Jim Carey under the alias Arthur King the lawsuit alleges.

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