The Red Hot Chili Peppers disappointed Australian concertgoers on Sunday night when the premiere show of their first tour Down Under in 12 years descended into chaos. But the American rock band appeared to redeem themselves at Sydney's Qudos Bank Arena on Tuesday night. Taking to social media, ticket holders praised the performance as 'epic' and 'amazing', with some even claiming it was 'one of the best' shows they have been to. 'They did not disappoint. Haven't lost anything in 30 years': Fans went wild for the Red Hot Chili Peppers during their show in Sydney on Tuesday night RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Red Hot Chili Peppers extend their first Australian tour in... Road Trippin'! The Red Hot Chili Peppers announce their tour... Share this article Share One fan shared a video from the evening, writing 'hitting me right in he nostalgia', while another claimed they 'haven't lost anything in 30 years'. Fans said the Chili Peppers 'put on a great show' … [Read more...] about ‘They did not disappoint. Haven’t lost anything in 30 years’: Fans go wild for the Red Hot Chili Peppers in Sydney… after their first Australian tour in 12 years began in chaos
Globalisation is under attack. It was meant to be the unstoppable economic force bringing prosperity to rich and poor alike, but that was before the financial crisis ripped up the rulebook. For the past four years, international trade flows have increased more slowly than global GDP – “an outcome unprecedented in postwar history”, as analyst Michael Pearce of Capital Economics put it in a recent note. Crisis-scarred global banks are retreating from risky cross-border lending, and multinationals are casting a sceptical eye over foreign opportunities as geopolitical tensions simmer. Populist politicians in a string of countries, not least the UK, are playing on public fears about migrant workers undermining their pay. Global trade flows are still expanding: but they have never regained the breakneck pace of the 1990s and early 2000s. In the innocent days before the Great Recession, the dismantling of trade barriers between nation states often seemed inevitable. Yet more … [Read more...] about Borders are closing and banks are in retreat. Is globalisation dead?
LEO MESSI is recognised as one of the biggest sporting phenomenons the world has ever seen. Everybody knows the Ballon d'Or winner as the free-scoring Barcelona forward, who makes it a habit of frightening every defence he comes up against week in, week out. But, what he keeps on the down-low, is his remarkable charity work. Spurred on by his experiences as a sickly child in Argentina, requiring daily injections to combat a growth deficiency, Messi, 32, predominately provides aid through his Leo Messi Foundation to children in need. SunSport takes a look at the Argentinian star's selfless acts of kindness, including his efforts to travel around the world as a UNICEF ambassador to help those from unprivileged backgrounds. LEO MESSI FOUNDATION In 2007, the famous No10, said to be worth £310m, decided to set up his charity.It was a visit to a hospital in Boston, Massachusetts where Messi was moved to tears meeting terminally ill children that encouraged him to put his salary to … [Read more...] about Inside the Leo Messi Foundation, the Ballon d’Or winner’s charity that invested £30m into a single Barcelona hospital
From a striking portrait of a woman carrying a fish bowl on her head, to an Arsenal fan enthusiastically celebrating a goal, these striking images are in the running to be crowned the world's best Instagram photo. The second annual Photobox Instagram Photography Awards (PIPAs) judges the best snaps shared on the social network across categories including fashion, festivals, travel and pets. It saw over 100,000 entries since opening in July, which judges have whittled down to a shortlist of 200, some of which we have shared below. The winners will be announced in London on 10 October. The overall winner will take home a £5,000 cash prize. Scroll down to discover some of the remarkable snaps looking to take home the title... Because a selfie just won't cut it! A striking portrait of an unidentified woman (pictured left) carrying a fish bowl on her head, and an unknown bearded man sitting cross-legged on a newspaper (pictured … [Read more...] about No filter needed! Stunning photos shortlisted for an Instagram photography award include a striking lipstick close-up and a baby being dunked in the water
Donald Trump says that a 'number of people would like to see Russia back' in the Group of Seven and it's 'certainly possible' that Vladimir Putin will be invited next year. He said Sunday in Biarritz that a 'lively discussion' had taken place and 'some' leaders had said they'd like to readmit Russia. In a bilateral with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the U.S. president said: 'We have a number of people who would like to see Russia back. 'I think it would be advantageous to many things in the world. I think it would be a positive. Other people agree with me, and it’s something that we’re discussing.' Trump added, 'I don’t know if we’ll make a decision one way or the other, but we did have a discussion about Russia last night, as to whether or not we want to invite them back.' 'Other people agree with me, and some people don’t necessarily agree,' he said. 'Maybe we won't. Maybe we’ll just leave it the way it is.' Donald … [Read more...] about Donald Trump says leaders had a ‘lively discussion’ about inviting Vladimir Putin to rejoin the G7 and claims: ‘We have a number of people who would like to see Russia back’