Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has completed his 46 million euros ($65m) transfer to Barcelona from Inter Milan on a five-year contract, with Samuel Eto’o and Alexander Hleb moving to the San Siro as part of the deal. Ibrahimovic completed his medical on Monday and the deal was finalized despite scans showing the striker has a fractured bone in his left hand
He’s been a homicidal singing barber in "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," and an drunken swashbuckler in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End." Now, Hollywood shape-shifter Johnny Depp is back as another unexpectedly charismatic outlaw: Depression-era bank robber, John Dillinger, a character he says he’s been drawn to since he was a boy. “I sort of had a fascination with John Dillinger when I was about 10, 11 years old, for some reason,” Depp told CNN. “I always kind of admired him, oddly.” Oddly, perhaps, because for a short but intense period between September 1933 and July 1934 Dillinger and his gang rampaged through the American Midwest, staging jail breaks, robbing banks and killing 10 men and wounding seven along the way
Tail-diving passenger numbers, the long-delayed debut of a new jet and the ghost of Air France flight 447 haunts this week’s Paris Air Show. One of the commercial aerospace industry’s most prestigious events, the biennial show is celebrating its 100th anniversary with the industry facing grim economic numbers and the aftermath of the transatlantic crash of a Paris-bound Airbus A330 that killed 228 passengers and crew on May 31. The air show comes at a time when the commercial airline industry is facing its worst crisis in years.
The online networking sites Facebook and Twitter were back in business for Iranians Tuesday, a day after the government banned the country’s access to them, a freelance writer said.
British retail giant Tesco has announced pre-tax profits of £3.1 billion ($4.5 billion), up 10 percent from the previous year. Overall sales for the year were up by 13 percent to £59.4 billion ($86.55 billion) — taking sales to an incredible £1 billion ($1.45 billion) a week. Its performance abroad — particularly in Asia — was equally promising, as overall international sales grew by 11.9 percent
For the first time since September 11, 2001, the rich chords of a chapel organ damaged in the terrorist attacks echoed through New York City’s historic St. Paul’s Chapel.
The Shark still bites: April 10, 2010 On a day when Augusta-born Larry Mize stole the show for the seniors with a vintage opening 67 to leave him on five-under-par, Greg Norman proved too he still has the stomach to compete at the very highest level.
There was a time when airline travel was a special treat, the kind of occasion that inspired passengers to dress up. Now, the awe people once felt about flying through the clouds is tempered by additional fees, cramped seats and horrifying tales of fellow travelers — such as the one about a man dubbed “Mr.
It was the best of times in 2004, when attorney Dave Dineen graduated from Boston University School of Law and landed a job at a top Massachusetts corporate firm, Foley Hoag LLP. By 2007, the National Association for Law Placement was reporting the most promising year in two decades.
A man wearing an explosives-laden vest blew himself up outside a police recruitment center in eastern Baghdad Sunday, killing 28 people and wounding 57 others. Kim himself is running. And his near-certain win would affirm that the 67-year-old leader is firmly in control of the nuclear-armed nation despite a reported stroke in August