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Vincent Kompany: Manchester City captain to leave after 11 years

Kompany captained Manchester City to the Premier League title, FA Cup and Carabao Cup this seasonCaptain Vincent Kompany says he will leave Manchester City after Saturday's FA Cup final win over Watford. The 33-year-old defender won four Premier League titles, two FA Cups and four League Cups during 11 years at Etihad Stadium in which…

How WeWork’s CEO manages his ego after going from broke to...

When WeWork reached a $5 billion valuation, CEO and cofounder Adam Neumann confronted one of his greatest challenges: his ego. It's something he has battled and still battles today, as the hype around him and his company balloons. Neumann built the coworking company WeWork, which is now a $47 billion unicorn that filed to go…

Electrician messaged by teen who used his lost passport for nearly...

Sam Cole has been using Joe Hunter’s ID for more than a year (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)An electrician who lost his passport two years was amazed to find it had been used by a teenager to get into clubs, pubs and brothels underage. Joe Hunter, 21, received a message from Sam Cole, 18, on…

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison

A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was sentenced Monday to 72 months after being convicted in September on 10 counts of wire fraud and five counts of money laundering. Prosecutors had sought a…

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape

A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January. The Republican newspaper reports 50-year-old George Perrot is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Essex Superior Court on rape and other…

Couple create new rainforest by planting 2,000,000 trees over 20 years

Before and after shots of the now thriving rainforest in the Minas Gerais region (Picture: Instituto Terra)A married couple have helped breathe new life into the world’s lungs by restoring a barren plot of land into a healthy rainforest. Photojournalist Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado and his wife Lélia decided to replant the forest seeing how the…

Man who plotted NYC subway bombing to be sentenced after years...

It has been nearly 10 years since Najibullah Zazi and two friends plotted to detonate homemade explosives on the New York City subway system near the eighth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Interested in New York? Add New York as an interest to stay up to date on the latest New York news,…

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years

The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group appeared for the first time in five years in a video released by the extremist group's propaganda arm on Monday, acknowledging defeat in the group's last stronghold in Syria but vowing a "long battle" ahead. Interested in ISIS? Add ISIS as an interest to stay up to…

One of America’s top-ranked wealth managers details a huge strategic change...

Twenty years into a successful career managing wealth, Rebecca Rothstein decided it was time for a change. She had been repeatedly ranked as one of the best US wealth advisers for more than a decade, and last year Forbes named her the top woman in her field. But in early 2018, Rothstein and her firm…

Second arrest after ‘slave’ was forced to live in shed for...

A second man has been arrested over claims that a vulnerable worker was forced to live in a 6ft shed for 40 years. The suspect, 53, was arrested on Tuesday at a residential site north of Carlisle, Cumbria, on suspicion of modern slavery offences and is being questioned in custody. A pensioner, 79, was previously…

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