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Climate activist Greta Thunberg wins ‘alternative Nobel Prize’

25 September 2019, 10:48 AM

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was named on Wednesday as one of four winners of the 2019 Right Livelihood Award, known as Sweden’s alternative Nobel Prize.

Visitors pass by the logo of Google at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech.

Google to pay $1 billion in France to settle fiscal fraud probe

13 September 2019, 8:08 AM

French investigators have been seeking to establish whether Google, whose European headquarters are based in Dublin, failed to pay its dues.

Activist Greta Thunberg leads climate change march in New York

31 August 2019, 6:25 AM

The 16-year old Swedish climate activist who arrived in New York earlier this week after a zero carbon two week trip in a sailboat across the Atlantic has led a “strike” outside the United Nation Headquarters to raise awareness about the imminent dangers of Climate Change.

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Swedish prosecutor will not push for tougher A$AP Rocky sentence

27 August 2019, 12:14 PM

A Swedish prosecutor said on Tuesday he would not push for a tougher punishment for US rapper A$AP Rocky who got a suspended sentence for his role in a brawl in Stockholm.

Renowned Comedian Soli Philander at home.

Soli Philander receives Lifetime Achievement Award

25 August 2019, 11:54 AM

Soli Philander who has been in the industry for a number of years and this years was the Lifetime Achievement Recipient for his work.

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