5,000-1 Leicester City complete miracle title triumph

Leicester City completed arguably the greatest fairytale in sporting history by becoming Premier League championsThousands celebrated and millions around the world looked on in wonder as 5,000-1 underdogs Leicester City completed arguably the greatest fairytale in sporting history by becoming English Premier League champions. Second-placed Tottenham Hotspur's 2-2 draw with Chelsea late on Monday was enough for last year's relegation battlers to seal a scarcely credible title after outshining some of football's most glamorous teams. Leicester's season of 22 wins out of 36 games and just three defeats means they become champions with two games to spare, with Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool all trailing at a distance.



Bassist: Prince found 'real happiness' as Jehovah's Witness

This image made from a video, former Prince bassist Larry Graham talks about Prince in an Associated Press interview on Monday, May 2, 2016. Graham, a famous bassist and longtime friend of pop megastar Prince says the artist found “real happiness” in his faith and could stay up all night talking about the Bible. Graham tells The Associated Press that Prince became a Jehovah’s Witness later in life and that it changed the star’s music and lifestyle. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — Music megastar Prince was known for throwing parties that stretched into the wee hours of the morning, but his faith and the Bible could also keep him gabbing until sunrise, according to his longtime friend and "spiritual brother," bassist Larry Graham.



Indonesian villagers 'mistook sex toy for angel'

Indonesian villagers found the inflatable doll in April while fishing off the remote Banggai islandsIndonesian villagers thought they had been blessed by an angel fallen from heaven when a beautiful doll washed up on a beach -- only to discover it was an inflatable sex toy. Rapidly-spreading reports of a heavenly offering and fears of possible social unrest prompted a police investigation. Detectives who arrived in the remote spot soon punctured the theory of divine intervention.



Nigeria's vice president says $15 bln stolen in arms procurement fraud

Around $15 billion - equal to about half the country's foreign currency reserves - was stolen from Nigeria's public purse under the previous government through fraudulent arms procurement deals, the vice president said on Monday. Africa's top oil exporter is going through its worst economic crisis in decades due to the drop in global crude prices and ministers say these problems have been exacerbated by the impact of fraud under previous administrations. President Muhammadu Buhari, who last year won election fought on his vow to crackdown on corruption, has said the theft of "mind boggling" sums of oil money meant state coffers were virtually empty in Africa's biggest economy when he took office last May. Corruption charges have been levelled against former military chiefs and companies accused of involvement in an alleged arms procurement fraud during the tenure of Buhari's predecessor Goodluck Jonathan.
HSBC net profit falls 18% in first quarter, hit by volatility

HSBC's net profit was down 18 percent at $4.3 billion in the first quarter, the bank saysHSBC's net profit fell by a fifth in the first quarter as it was hit by "extreme levels" of volatility in world markets over January and February, with bad loan costs almost doubling. Equity and currency markets from Asia to the Americas were sent into meltdown at the start of the year as a growth slowdown in China and plunging oil prices fanned concerns about the world economy. The first two months of the year saw "reduced client activity" in foreign exchange and stocks, with a partial recovery in March, the bank said in its report.





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