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January 2018 Transfers and news

The January 2018 transfer window opened on 1 January 2018 and will close at 23:00 GMT on 31 January. We will bring all the latest signings made from the 2017/18 season’s 20 clubs below. This list is correct as of 17:10 GMT, 17 January. Confirmed deals Arsenal In Konstantinos Mavropanos …

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Didier Drogba opens fully furnished school for Ivorian village

Former Ivorian international footballer, Didier Drogba, has inaugurated a school built in his region. It is specifically in the village of Onahio Pokou-Kouamekro. Under the auspices of the Didier Drogga Foundation and with support from Nestle and the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI), some 350 children can now have access to …

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Eric Trump: ‘My father sees one color, green’

Eric Trump is defending his father, President Donald Trump, against accusations that he’s racist after he reportedly called certain African nations “shithole countries.” “My father sees one color, green,” Trump said on “Fox and Friends” Wednesday morning. “That’s all he cares about. He cares about the economy.” “He’s the least …

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Philippines shuts more schools as volcano spews ash and lava

The Philippines’ most active volcano spewed lava that cascaded downslope and emitted ash that fell on nearby towns, state volcanologists said on Tuesday, prompting the provincial government to shut more schools. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded nine episodes of tremor, four of which accompanied lava fountains, …

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Primary Wave acquires share of Bob Marley’s music catalog

The revitalized Primary Wave, backed by institutional investors including BlackRock, has acquired a share of reggae legend Bob Marley’s music publishing catalog. The New York Times reports that Blackwell signed a $50 million deal that gives Primary Wave an 80 percent share of Island Records founder Chris Blackwell’s share of …

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Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022

Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£8bn) in the next five years, more than doubling a previous commitment. Chairman Bill Ford said the carmaker would have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range by 2022. It comes as countries around the world …

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Jeff Bezos is the richest person in history

Jeff Bezos is now the richest person of all time. That should put an Amazon smile on his face. The Amazon CEO’s net worth reached $105.1 billion Monday, according to Bloomberg’s billionaire tracker. That eclipses the record previously held by Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Forbes, the other major tracker of …

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Oprah considers 2020 presidential bid

Oprah Winfrey is “actively thinking” about running for president, two of her close friends told CNN Monday. The two friends, who requested anonymity in order to speak freely, talked in the wake of Winfrey’s extraordinary speech at the Golden Globes Sunday night, which spurred chatter about a 2020 run. Some …

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Jennifer Lawrence, world’s highest-paid actress, is making real estate moves

Jennifer Lawrence, recently crowned the world’s highest-paid actress for the second year in a row, is still working on her real estate game. The “Hunger Games” star—who, according to Forbes, made $46 million before fees and taxes in the year through June 1, 2016—recently sold her starter condo in Santa …

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I am not a racist – Donald Trump

President Trump has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the word “shithole” to describe African nations. Mr Trump reportedly used the term last week during a bipartisan Oval Office meeting on immigration reform. He has now told reporters: “I am not …

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