Oh the drama. But Cyprus pulled back from the abyss. A deal was done. Its second biggest bank would close. Heavy losses for those with over €100,000 in the banks; capital controls for everyone. One euro was no longer the same across the region. If it was a ‘Cyprus euro’, you might not be allowed to get your hands on it. … [Read more...] about Europe in turmoil: five years of economic crisis
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Experts identified it as a ewer used to serve warm wine during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor between 1735 and 1796. The owner believes it was brought back from China by his grandfather — and is thrilled that it might fetch a six-figure sum at auction. Who wouldn’t be? … [Read more...] about JAN MOIR: A tiny turkey and no in-laws? Hurrah for the cancellation of Christmas!
Showing a no-holds-barred insight to the high profile family's life, the show has covered the birth of several of the children, the marriage of Kim to Kris Humphries, Kanye's proposal to Kim, the effect Caitlyn's transition has had on the family and the fallout of the Paris robbery. … [Read more...] about Kardashian-Jenner family tree – who’s who and how are they all related?
He got down on one knee at San Francisco’s AT&T Stadium and as a 50-piece orchestra played Lana del Rey’s Young And Beautiful, “PLEEEASE MARRY MEEE!!!” flashed on a giant screen. … [Read more...] about How the Kardashians’ reality show changed the world…and themselves
We’ve saved the best for last, our old friend Wolf-Dieter Ahlenfelder. Yes, we’ve mentioned him before but it’s well worth a cut and paste. “It was 8 November 1975 when, in the Bundesliga, Werder Bremen played against Hannover 96,” scene-sets Eberhard Spohd. “The referee Ahlenfelder surprised everyone with some seriously strange decisions – including blowing for half-time after 29 minutes. A linesman indicated his mistake and Ahlenfelder played 16 minutes’ added time. Then, during the half-time interval, he stuck his tongue out at a photographer, and Bremen’s president Böhmert said: ‘For this show we could have charged a higher entrance fee.’ Ahlenfelder of course denied drinking alcohol, but later he admitted that he had ‘several Maltesers’ (a schnaps) before the match. And to make things really clear to the layman, he said: ‘We are men – we don’t drink Fanta’.” … [Read more...] about In which matches have whistle-happy referees blown for time too early?