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Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool: Fan creates petition to get Lionel Messi banned for ‘punching’ Fabinho

Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool: Fan creates petition to get Lionel Messi banned for ‘punching’ Fabinho

Sports
take action The petition on change.org already has more than 1,500 signatures A petition has been created to get Lionel Messi retrospectively banned for ‘punching Fabinho in the head’ during Liverpool’s 3-0 defeat to Barcelona. The Argentine illuminated the first leg of the Champions League semi-final with a brace, featuring a magical free-kick to leave the Reds needing an Anfield miracle next week. The incident which led to Messi’s free-kick But some fans have taken issue with the award of the free-kick, claiming it was actually Messi who committed the foul. Fabinho was adjudged to have blocked Messi’s run as the Barcelona star tried to play a one-two with Luis Suarez. The Liverpool midfielder was booked for getting in Messi’s way, but some
Trump creates positive effect on socially responsible investing

Trump creates positive effect on socially responsible investing

Finance
President Trump speaks to the press before heading to Alabama to survey tornado damage in early March.MANDEL NGAN | AFP | Getty ImagesDonald Trump's surprising ascent to president of the United States has brought many unexpected effects to the financial markets. Ironically, one has been a rapid increase in interest and adoption of impact investing and other types of values-based investing.Impact investing, or values-based investing, is a type of investing that helps people and/or organizations align their investments with their personal values. There are many varieties of this type of investing, and it goes by many names, including socially responsible investing and green investing.There has been a rise in assets in sustainable, responsible and impact investment strategies, to $ 12 trillio...
Sony creates colossal 16K screen in Japan

Sony creates colossal 16K screen in Japan

Technology
The biggest 16K screen of its kind will shortly go on show in Japan.Sony's display contains 16 times as many pixels as a 4K television and 64 times as many as a regular 1080p high definition TV, meaning it can show images in far more detail than normal.This will let viewers stand close to the unit - which is longer than a bus - without its image looking blurred.One expert said it would likely take decades for 16K tech to filter down to consumer products.The 63ft by 17ft (19.2m by 5.4m) screen is currently being installed at a new research centre that has been built for the Japanese cosmetics group Shiseido in the city of Yokohama, south of Tokyo. It is so large it will stretch between the first and second floors.The development w...
Amazon creates 1,000 'highly skilled' jobs in three UK cities

Amazon creates 1,000 'highly skilled' jobs in three UK cities

Business
Amazon has revealed plans to create more than 1,000 jobs in the UK in Manchester, Edinburgh and Cambridge.At least 600 "highly skilled" roles will be added in Manchester working on software, machine learning and AWS, its cloud computing business.The company will also create 250 and 180 jobs at its development centres in Edinburgh and Cambridge respectively. Doug Gurr, Amazon's UK country manager, described the new roles as "Silicon Valley jobs in Britain".Liam Fox, the International Trade Secretary, said the new positions were an "enormous vote of confidence in the UK".Amazon will have about 27,500 employees in the UK by the end of this year, with 6,500 people in its corporate, AWS and R&D divisions. That means more than 20,0...
'Our destiny': Trump creates US space force

'Our destiny': Trump creates US space force

Technology
Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to create a US "space force", which he said would become the sixth branch of the American military. The president said the force would be "separate but equal" to the US Air Force, adding that the move represents a "big statement".Speaking at a meeting of the National Space Council, Mr Trump framed space as a national security issue, saying he does not want "China and Russia and other countries leading us".He added: "Our destiny beyond the Earth is not only a matter of national identity, but a matter of national security."When it comes to defending America it is not enough to merely have an American presence in space. We must have American dominance in space." Image: Mike Pence addressed the N...