Kurt Cobain’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar Sells For $6 Million At Auction – Bids opened at $1 million for the sale that ended up breaking several world records. [nbc]
Maduro, Guaido Claim Ownership Of Gold Stored In London Vault – The $2bn in gold bars is stored in the UK, which recognises opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s president. [alja]
NASCAR To Investigate After Noose Found In Bubba Wallace’s Garage Stall – NASCAR officials say they will do everything possible to find who was responsible and eliminate them from the sport. [sky]
Donald Trump: Re-Election Campaign Denies Low Turnout Manipulation Claim – President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign has rejected claims that a social media campaign by Tik-Tok users and K-Pop fans was behind lower-than-expected turnout for Saturday night’s Oklahoma rally. [cnn]
President Trump Fires Top U.S. Prosecutor Who Investigated His Allies, Barr Says – President Trump has removed Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, from office, ending the tenure of a top Justice Department official whose office has overseen the prosecutions of several of the president’s associates. [npr]
Madeleine McCann Suspect ‘A Psychopath’ And May Well Have Killed Her, Claims His Former Lawyer – Asked if Christian Brückner displayed psychopathic traits, Portuguese appointed to defend German in rape case says ‘I can’t say he didn’t’ [tele]
Canada Among Very Worst White Supremacist Countries: Report – “We were really struck by the high level of engagement by Canadians,” says an author of a new report on right-wing extremism online. [vice]
Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Body Starts Audit Of The Rich – Zimbabwean authorities say people who cannot explain where their wealth came from are in danger of having their assets seized even if courts clear them of a corruption allegation. [bbc]
Visitors Return To Spain As Coronavirus State Of Emergency Ends – The Spanish government has launched a publicity campaign to boost vital tourism industry. [guardian]
Tom Cruise ‘Sets His sights On Moving To The UK – After isolating at the Church of Scientology’s headquarters in West Sussex during COVID-19 pandemic’ [dm]
Revealed: The King Of Spain’s Half-A-Million-Dollar Secret Honeymoon Paid For By Disgraced Father – Revelation that lavish round-the-world trip was funded by father a further embarrassment for King Felipe. [tele]
Tom Petty’s Family Demands Trump Stop Using Petty’s Music For The Best Reasons – The punches from the Trump Tulsa rally just keep coming in. This time, it’s from the family of the late Tom Petty demanding that the president back down from using Petty’s song “I Won’t Back Down.” [mash]
Soho House Empire Lands $100m Injection From Burkle-Led Group – The group founded by Nick Jones has raised money by selling new shares during the COVID-19 crisis. [sky]
One-Fifth Of Earth’s Ocean Floor Is Now Mapped – The initiative that seeks to galvanise the creation of a full map of the ocean floor says one-fifth of this task has now been completed. [bbc]
It Was Once Germany’s Fintech Star. Now, A Missing $2 Billion Puts Wirecard’s Future In Doubt – On Friday, it was announced that CEO Markus Braun had resigned “with immediate effect” and that incoming board member James Freis would take his place as interim CEO. [cnbc]
How Billionaire Owners Changed European Football – European football is no stranger to billionaire owners, and the latest deep-pocketed investor to show interest in acquiring a team stirred the English Premier League as it lay dormant during the coronavirus lockdown. [cnn]
Bob Dylan: Rough And Rowdy Ways Review – Enthralling, Mischievous – And Very Male – Greatness is often contested territory. Rough and Rowdy Ways, Bob Dylan’s 39th studio album, is awash with pre-eminence, both in its actual and its more unstable forms. [guardian]
How A Psychologist Cracked The Secret Of Winning At Professional Poker – In Just A Year – Clement Knox reviews The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win by Maria Konnikova. [tele]
Joburg Husband Gets Covid-19 After Leaving Wife At Home To Secretly Visit Girlfriend During Lockdown – A local man speaks about how his reckless decision almost endangered his wife’s life. [w24]
Paris Hilton Opts For Her Beloved Girly Style In Pretty Pink Dress – As she grabs a sweet treat in the Hamptons. [dm]
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