Switzerland's central bank imposes negative interest rates

Switzerland's central bank imposes negative interest rates

December 18, 2014 - 14:26 AMT  10:26 GMT
The bank said it introduces a rate of minus 0.25 percent on sight deposit account balances of more than 10mln Swiss francs.
India successfully launches its largest rocket

India successfully launches its largest rocket

December 18, 2014 - 14:12 AMT  10:12 GMT
India has successfully launched lighter satellites in recent years, but has faced problems sending up heavier payloads.
Suspects in Dink murder case trading accusations

Suspects in Dink murder case trading accusations

December 18, 2014 - 13:45 AMT  09:45 GMT
The investigation took a different path after the government launched a fight against the so-called “parallel structure.”
“The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” hit comedy sequel trailer

“The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” hit comedy sequel trailer (video)

 December 18, 2014 - 13:24 AMT  09:24 GMT
The trailer reveals Dev Patel’s character planning to expand the Best Exotic Hotel for the Elderly and the Beautiful while getting married.
Genocide scholar to talk on League of Nations’ Aleppo Rescue House

Genocide scholar to talk on League of Nations’ Aleppo Rescue House

December 18, 2014 - 13:20 AMT  09:20 GMT
One of these projects was a rescue house in Aleppo run by Danish missionary Karen Jeppe that became active in 1921.
Armenian dram getting stronger against U.S. dollar

Armenian dram getting stronger against U.S. dollar

December 18, 2014 - 13:13 AMT  09:13 GMT
The exchange rate of Euro ranged from AMD 643 to 710 (sale) and AMD 550 to 640 (purchase), dropping by 10.85 13.10 points against Dec 17.
Microsoft reportedly designing head-worn virtual gaming device

Microsoft reportedly designing head-worn virtual gaming device

December 18, 2014 - 12:54 AMT  08:54 GMT
Facebook with its acquired Oculus VR is also planning to launch a head-worn product, the Oculus Rift in 2015.
First ever Elvis Presley recordings put up for auction

First ever Elvis Presley recordings put up for auction

December 18, 2014 - 12:51 AMT  08:51 GMT
The recordings of 'My Happiness' and 'That's When Your Heartaches Begin' are expected to raise between $75,000 and $100,000.
Madonna's album leaks online in full

Madonna's album leaks online in full

December 18, 2014 - 12:47 AMT  08:47 GMT
The album, which is said to be called Iconic, with a total of 13 tracks, includes a Nicki Minaj collaboration, and two Avicii tracks.
Western sanctions may last ‘for a very long time’: Russian minister

Western sanctions may last ‘for a very long time’: Russian minister

December 18, 2014 - 12:45 AMT  08:45 GMT
Alexei Ulyukayev said that sanctions may become tougher next year with the situation on the oil markets worsening further.
Kasabian leading NME Awards nominations

Kasabian leading NME Awards nominations

December 18, 2014 - 12:34 AMT  08:34 GMT
Kasabian are up for eight prizes, including Best British Band, Best Live Band, Best Album and Music Moment of the Year.
Muse unveil another taster of music from new 7th album

Muse unveil another taster of music from new 7th album

December 18, 2014 - 12:15 AMT  08:15 GMT
Muse are currently confirmed to headline many festivals across Europe in 2015 - including Download Festival.
Sony announces device to add smarts to regular glasses

Sony announces device to add smarts to regular glasses

December 18, 2014 - 12:02 AMT  08:02 GMT
Sony claims that the module will play host to an ARM Cortex-A7 processor, making it as powerful as some smartphones.
Facebook introduces auto photo-enhancement feature on iPhone

Facebook introduces auto photo-enhancement feature on iPhone

December 18, 2014 - 11:49 AMT  07:49 GMT
Photographs uploaded to the social network through its iOS app will automatically be optimised for viewing online.
“Into The Woods” all-star musical closes Dubai Film Fest

“Into The Woods” all-star musical closes Dubai Film Fest

December 18, 2014 - 11:33 AMT  07:33 GMT
Following last year’s 10th anniv. celebrations, the festival was quieter this time around, with the industry section significantly trimmed.
HBO Europe to launch Romanian crime series “Umbre”

HBO Europe to launch Romanian crime series “Umbre”

December 18, 2014 - 11:18 AMT  07:18 GMT
The series star Romanian actor Serban Pavlu as a rugged family man and Bucharest taxi driver who leads a double life as a mafia debt collector.