Arsenal signs Mönchengladbach captain Granit Xhaka

Today, London-based football club Arsenal announced signing 23-year-old Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka from German club Borussia Mönchengladbach. The Swiss international has made 41 appearances for Switzerland and joined the German side from FC Basel, his childhood club, in 2012. I … Continue reading

Tax evasion investigators raid Google’s Paris headquarters

Dozens of tax investigators raided Google’s offices in French capital Paris yesterday as part of a probe into the company’s alleged tax evasion. The raid was conducted by investigators from the state financial prosecutor’s office assisted by 25 information technology … Continue reading

Victorian premier apologises for history of criminalisation of homosexuality

Victoria, Australia premier Daniel Andrews, speaking in parliament yesterday, apologised for the state’s history of ‘abominable’ laws under which homosexuality could be punished with jail time. “For decades, we were obsessed with the private mysteries of men. And so we … Continue reading

Lord Howard and Alistair Darling address Confederation of British Industry on EU referendum

Lord Howard, the former United Kingdom (UK) Conservative Party leader, and Alistair Darling, the former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, set out their opposing views regarding the UK’s continuing membership of the European Union at the Confederation of British Industry’s … Continue reading