WORLD




SPORTS

Real Murcia put shares up for sale – and investors can have their say at shareholder summits for just £42

FANCY an annual trip to sunny Spain as a proud investor in a professional football club? Anyone prepared to stump up £42 can now have their say in Real Murcia’s… Read more »

England could face Germany in Euro 2020 qualifying after Portugal draw

ENGLAND could yet face Germany in a Euro 2020 qualifier — after Poland crept into Pot One with a 1-1 draw in Portugal. Arkadiusz Milik’s penalty salvaged a point for… Read more »

With investors knocking, PlayVS opens the door to a $30M Series B

PlayVS, the company bringing esports infrastructure to high schools across the country, has today announced the close of a $30.5 million Series B financing. The round was led by Elysian… Read more »




POLICY

Foreign secretary chastises MPs for encouraging letters of no confidence in Theresa May Rebels seeking to remove Theresa May risk bringing about “the most appalling chaos”, which could destabilise the… Read more »

Greg Clark backs idea of longer Brexit transition period

Theresa May defies Tory rebels to push on with Brexit deal

Brussels tells Theresa May – delaying Brexit will cost UK £10bn




AFRICA

Five years and one pivot later, Trueface emerges with a promise for better facial recognition tech

Shaun Moore and Nezare Chafni didn’t initially intend to develop a new standalone facial recognition technology, when they first got started developing the technology that would become their new company,… Read more »

Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Local VC… Read more »

Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Tarform debuted new e-motorcycles… Read more »

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ENTERTAINMENT

MYLEENE Klass, Kate Garraway and Rochelle Humes have wowed on the red carpet. The stars stunned as they arrived at Global’s Make Some Noise charity event in London tonight. Myleene… Read more »