The Save Shaker Campaign completed its nine days of vigil at Parliament in solidarity with the Guantanamo hunger strikers, now on the 104th day of their protest, and demanded urgent Government action to bring Shaker Aamer back home to London.
Disabled people and their families, called by French defense association APF, gathered in Valence before demonstrating to ask the application of the law guarantying the rights to access the city and have a normal live, with a normal welfare.
British Retailer Marks and Spencer reports a large fall in pre tax profits despite rising sales form GBP 658 million last year to GBP 564 million which was attributed to falling sales in general merchandise and clothing.
A set of stores in the east side of São Paulo city in Brazil are in flames. The cause for the fire is yet to be determined. According to the authorities there are no reports of victims, but roads were closed as a precautionary measure.
At a plenary meeting, Zoo workers organized in a trade union voted for a strike in May. It would be the first strike in the 169 years of history of the Zoo in Berlin. As today, normal operation of the Zoo continues.
Sharon Osborne and Mel B were at the annual gongs for the commercial radio industry. Triple M Network’s national radio host Merrick Watts co-hosted the Australian Commercial Radio Awards with special international guest, Sharon Osborne.
Another climb of the Mont Cenis like the stage before but in the opposite way and then a vertiginous downhill since Susa and then a flat run-out towards Turin and Ivrea with the unique difficult of the climb of Andrate, 17 km before the finish line.
Gil Vicente reported through its web that Paulo Alves is out as coach of the team 'gilista'. The decision was taken after a meeting between the coach and the club president, Antonio Fiuza. File images from January and April 2013.
Dublin's Savoy Cinema re-styled itself 1920s & 1930s-style for the Ireland Premiere of the Warner Bros. Motion picture "Gatsby", directed by Baz Luhrman, with the majority of people turning out in vintage dress. This is how it looked afterwards.
Gathered in Valence by French Disabled association (APF), the demonstrators escorted by their families and relatives ask for the right to a recent life. The slogan "Neither poor nor submissive" was claimed all along the way to the prefecture.
SC Braga signs with the Portuguese forward Edinho, 30, on a free transfer after the Spanish team RCD Malaga released the player. Edinho was on loan to Academica of Coimbra where participated in 27 matches scoring 13 goals. File images 2012 and 2013.
Taxi drivers from Berlin protest for higher salaries in front of the Brandenburg Gate. The main demand is a wage floor of 8,50 Euro per hour, while according to sources current salaries are about 5 Euros, or even less.
Strike called to mark anniversaries of two slain leaders Molvi Mohammad Farooq, who was assassinated on 21 May 1990 and Abdul Gani Lone killed on the same day in 2002 hit normal life in Indian Kashmir.
A Palestinian fisherman prepares his net at the seaport of Gaza. Israel expanded the distance it permits Gaza fishermen to head out to sea, restoring a limit it cut in half two months ago in response to rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave.
Egyptian police angered by the kidnapping of seven colleagues by Islamist gunmen kept a crossing into the Gaza Strip closed again for four days, stranding hundreds of Palestinian travellers, witnesses said, while checks are made.
The fourth anniversary of the most painful event to afflict the Tamil people in living memory. 18th May 2009 marked the peak of several weeks of indiscriminate violence that left tens of thousands of Tamil civilians dead.
Royal Mail's annual profits have more than doubled, helped by strong growth in parcel deliveries as more people shop online. Operating profits for the 52 weeks to the end of March jumped to £403m, up from £152m for the previous year.
The Gumball 3000 is an annual British 3,000-mile international road rally which takes place on public roads, with a different route around the world each year. Participated by more then 100 cars, which are mostly exotic and powerful sports cars.