Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies aged 80
Kofi Atta Annan was born April 8, 1938, into an elite family in Kumasi, Ghana, the son of a provincial governor and grandson of two tribal chiefs. He shared his middle name Atta — "twin" in Ghana's Akan language — with a twin sister, Efua. He became fluent in English, French and several African languages,…
Tyson Fury beats Francesco Pianeta to edge towards Deontay Wilder bout
Promoter Frank Warren said a bout between Fury (left) and Wilder was 'official'Tyson Fury vowed to knock out WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder as their bout was confirmed in the aftermath of the English fighter's dominant win over Francesco Pianeta. The pair exchanged words as Fury's promoter Frank Warren said the bout was "official"…
How Google has stepped up its efforts to makes its own tech more accessible to the disabled
While Google works to improve its own products and processes and launch into new domains, the Accessibility team has also ramped up its external focus. Google reps sit on various web accessibility standards boards and committees, and the company publishes accessibility guides for third-party developers. It launched a free online accessibility development class, which includes…
Jose Mourinho: Man Utd manager says Man City ‘cannot buy class’
Manchester United beat Manchester City in April to delay their title celebrationsPremier League champions Manchester City are a "rich club" but "cannot buy class", says Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho was responding to a question about City's £10m Amazon Prime documentary All or Nothing, which was released earlier this week. Pep Guardiola's side won…
Genoa bridge collapse: Families jeer Italian politicians at state funeral
The families of those killed in the Genoa bridge collapse shouted and jeered at members of Italy’s former government at a state funeral for the victims. President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte - both members of Italy’s new populist government – were welcomed by relatives attending the service. But Maurizio Martina - secretary of the former ruling Democratic party – and former defence…