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WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (left) of the Philippines, and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of United States (right) pose for photographers during a news conference in Macau.

Boxing

Pacquiao relaxed as Algieri has weighty problems

FILE - In this Sunday Sept. 18, 2005 file photo, Vera Lynn and Jimmy Saville, right, are seen at the unveiling of a contemporary sculpture at Victoria Embankment in central London to mark the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. A growing scandal of decades-old sexual assault allegations against television icon Bill Cosby has shocked many in the United States. Across the Atlantic, Britain has been struggling for more than two years to come to terms with a barrage of similar accusations against leading men in its entertainment world who allegedly used their fame and power to exploit young victims. The soul searching began with revelations that late DJ and television host Jimmy Savile - a cultural fixture once mourned by people from Prince Charles to the Bee Gees - had been assaulting underage girls for over half a century, using charitable work as a cover to get access to victims. Savile died in 2011 and his reputation began to unravel after an ITV documentary about the abuse. Soon the wave of allegation

Celebrity

Britain still grappling with celebrity sex abuse


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Residents and tourists rush to get a glimps of supercar taxis launched at Dubai Mall.

Mind having a Ferrari for a taxi?

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One of the pictures posted by Shaikh Mohammad on Instagram

A chance desert meeting with Shaikh Mohammad

Vice-President posts pictures with group of children on Instagram after encounter

A schoolgirl at an open-air school in New Delhi. In June, thousands of schools in Gujarat were given textbooks by Batra that claimed cars were invented in ancient India.

Fears of ‘Modi-fication’ of education in India

Recent appointments fuel concerns of a push to teach superiority of Hindu values

A woman wears Google glass as she visits an exhibition dedicated to the work of French artist Niki de Saint Phalle at the Grand Palais in Paris earlier this month. At the Niki de Saint Phalle exhibition in Paris, visitors can use Google glass to listen to commentary through an earpiece as images are projected on a small virtual screen whilst looking at artworks.

Future of Google Glass looks clouded

The Googler, who heads up the top-secret lab that developed Glass, has hardly given up on the product

Riders demonstrate their equestrian skills at the opening ceremony of the Shaikh Zayed
Heritage Festival at Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi on Thursday evening.

Shaikh Zayed Heritage Festival celebrates past

Attractions include craft workshops and traditional military musical shows


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