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Danske Bank hit with new money laundering probe

Thu, Sep. 20, 2018

In May, the FSA denounced "serious shortcomings" at Danske Bank's Estonian branch and ordered it to raise its capital requirement by five billion kroner (670 million euros) due to increased risks.

New York Review of Books editor departs after outrage over #MeToo essay

Thu, Sep. 20, 2018

Ian Buruma, the editor of the prestigious New York Review of Books, has left his position after being roundly criticized for publishing an essay.

Millennium fortune: Han Solo jacket up for auction in London

Thu, Sep. 20, 2018

The jacket worn by loveable Star Wars scoundrel Han Solo in "The Empire Strikes Back" as well as Indiana Jones's signature fedora are among rare movie memorabilia going under the hammer in London on Thursday.

Messi and Dembele shine but work still to do for Barcelona

Wed, Sep. 19, 2018

Lionel Messi had said it was time Barcelona won the Champions League again and he played like a man on a mission on Tuesday.

Belgian builds musical bridge across the Bosphorus

Wed, Sep. 19, 2018

Belgian musician Tristan Driessens found his inspiration and his calling east of the Bosphorus.

Bert and Ernie a 'loving couple' says 'Sesame Street' writer, before backtracking

Wed, Sep. 19, 2018

Bert and Ernie of "Sesame Street" may only be puppets, but that hasn't stopped audiences from speculating over the years.

Iran film for Oscars stirs debate on home front

Wed, Sep. 19, 2018

The Iranian film for next year's Oscars has stirred controversy at home both over the choice of a downbeat movie and for taking part in the Hollywood.

Napoleon's imperial barge on the move again

Wed, Sep. 19, 2018

A barge built secretly for Napoleon Bonaparte in 1810 to inspect his imperial fleet had its crown removed in a delicate museum operation.