Monaco Grand Prix 2014: Nico Rosberg Leapfrogs Lewis Hamilton To Top Spot – Nico Rosberg wins Monaco GP ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to regain place at top of drivers’ championship. [telegraph]
Thai Coup: Leader Gen Prayuth Receives Royal Endorsement – Thailand’s military leader has received royal endorsement at a ceremony in the capital, Bangkok, after taking power in a coup last week. [bbc]
Poll: Billionaire Wins Ukraine Presidential Vote – Exit polls suggested candy tycoon Petro Poroshenko won Ukraine’s presidential election in the first round Sunday, a ballot that took place amid weeks of fighting in eastern regions where pro-Russia separatists have seized government buildings and battled government troops. [time]
Mos Def Denied Access To The States – Cape Town resident Yasiin Bey, better known as, Mos Def has been denied access into the USA. Bey was set to headline the Together Boston, music festival in the United States but was forced to cancel the performance due to “immigration/legal issues”. [2ovfm]
Caster Into The Spotlight, Once More – In 2009 Caster Semenya became the public face – the public body, in fact – of the range and ambiguity of gender. Now, she’s been thrown into the spotlight again. The question is – why? [dailymav]
Nigeria’s Boko Haram Kills 28 In Three Village Attacks – Suspected Islamist Boko Haram gunmen rampaged through three villages in northern Nigeria, killing 28 people and burning houses to the ground in a pattern of violence that has become almost a daily occurrence, according to police and witnesses. [reuters]
Beyonce, Jay Z Skip Kimya Wedding, Head To Hamptons For Holiday Weekend – The couple — who are friends with Kimye — reportedly decided to stay local instead of possibly bumping into Rachel Roy at the ceremony. Roy was supposedly the cause of the Solange Knowles and Jay Z fight at a Met Gala after-party. [nydn]
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Married: Rob Kardashian ‘In Tears’ After Skipping Sister’s Wedding – The only brother of the Kardashian clan decided it was best to leave Florence instead of staying for the ‘superficial bulls–t’ that was the Kimye nuptials. [nydn]
Forget Apps, Old-School Mobiles Ring In A Comeback – They fit in a pocket, have batteries that last all week and are almost indestructible: old-school Nokias, Ericssons and Motorolas are making a comeback as consumers tired of fragile and overly-wired smartphones go retro. [inq]
You’ll Have To Live With Me For At Least Five Years, Says Malema – EFF leader Julius Malema says he will not have to give up his seat in Parliament over his unpaid tax bill. [m&g]
Domino’s SA Pizza Deal Leaves A Bad Taste – For 18 months, Domino’s Pizza negotiated with a local consortium to open the world’s biggest pizza-delivery chain in South Africa, but then made a sudden about turn and announced a deal with Taste Holdings instead, court documents show. [tlive]
Brazilians Hate the World Cup Theme Song Because It Sucks – Only a month after it was released, FIFA’s official World Cup theme song, “We Are One (Ole Ola)” has taken heat from angry Brazilians, who pose that it’s a little strange that only fifteen seconds of the song are given to Brazilian musician Claudia Leitte to sing. [gawk]
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in Talks to Buy NBA Clippers – The fate of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers is still up in the air, but a new report claims that none other than Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, was scheduled to meet with Shelly Sterling, the wife of Clippers owner Donald Sterling, this weekend to discuss buying the team. [mash]
Justin Bieber Fans Camp Out At Kim Kardashian & Kanye West’s Wedding – That’s what happens when rumours start. He did not attend their wedding, but that didn’t stop these Beliebers from waiting for him anyway. Shame. [hollif]
John Cleese: Monty Python Reunion Is Happening Because Of My £800,000 Legal Bill – John Cleese has revealed the real reason behind the Monty Python reunion – an £800,000 legal bill. [mirror]
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Stradivarius Violin Owned By Reclusive U.S. Heiress Could Sell For $10 Million – A Stradivarius violin forgotten in a closet for decades and formerly owned by a reclusive U.S. heiress to a copper fortune could sell for as much as $10 million in a sealed bid auction next month, according to Christie’s. [reuters]
Jeremy Clarkson Reportedly Negotiating New £12m (R210 Million) BBC Deal – Just weeks after he was embroiled in an N-word racism row, Jeremy Clarkson is set to sign a three-year £12million deal with the BBC, according to reports. [ind]
An Anonymous Rich Person Is Hiding Money All Around San Francisco – If you live in San Francisco, be on the lookout for some mysterious white envelopes — they may contain $100 bills. [huff]
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