John Terry: Former England and Chelsea captain retires from football

John Terry: Former England and Chelsea captain retires from football

John Terry retires: Watch defender’s first goal for ChelseaFormer England and Chelsea captain John Terry has retired from football. Terry, 37, has been without a club since leaving Championship side Aston Villa in the summer. The defender made the announcement on his Instagram account, saying: „After 23 incredible years as a footballer, I have decided…

A former Googler is bringing a successful British startup builder to New York

A former Googler is bringing a successful British startup builder to New York

LONDON — A successful British „venture-builder” business is expanding to New York, hoping to show off Britain’s expertise in financial technology in America. Blenheim Chalcot, which was founded 20 years ago in London, is opening its first US office in New York. The office will act as a „beachhead” for Blenheim Chalcot-backed businesses looking to…

Facebook’s former security chief says it was ‚foolish’ to believe WhatsApp wouldn’t be monetized

Facebook’s former security chief says it was ‚foolish’ to believe WhatsApp wouldn’t be monetized

The fallout from WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton’s explosive Forbes interview continues. Facebook’s former security chief Alex Stamos, who only left the building last month, weighed in with his views on Wednesday after Acton lifted the lid on clashes he had with Facebook bosses over monetizing WhatsApp. Acton said he and cofounder Jan Koum protested vehemently…

Former GM exec Bob Lutz predicts conspiracy theorists will soon be asking ‚Who killed Tesla?’

Former GM exec Bob Lutz predicts conspiracy theorists will soon be asking ‚Who killed Tesla?’

Former General Motors vice chairman Bob Lutz says he thinks Tesla „is headed for the graveyard.” He pointed to a handful of Tesla’s problems in a CNBC interview on Tuesday. The totality of the electric-car maker’s financial, administrative, manufacturing, and legal problems, Lutz suggested, mean that Tesla’s days are numbered. The remarks come at a…

Ronaldo: Former Brazil striker buys controlling stake in Real Valladolid

Ronaldo: Former Brazil striker buys controlling stake in Real Valladolid

Ronaldo (centre) scored twice as Brazil beat Germany to win the World Cup in 2002Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldo has become the majority shareholder of Real Valladolid, after purchasing a 51% controlling stake in the Spanish club. The 42-year-old played for Real Madrid, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Barcelona in an 18-year playing career. Valladolid…

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond resigns from SNP amid row over sexual misconduct claims

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond resigns from SNP amid row over sexual misconduct claims

Alex Salmond has resigned from the SNP amid allegations of sexual harassment. Two complaints were raised in January against the former Scottish first minister and he was informed of an investigation in March. Mr Salmond has fiercely denied the allegations. He is taking court action against the Scottish government to contest the complaints process activated…

The former leader of Scotland denies sexual misconduct with 2 women while in office

The former leader of Scotland denies sexual misconduct with 2 women while in office

Alex Salmond, the former First Minister of Scotland. Jack Taylor/Getty Alex Salmond, the former leader of Scotland, has denied accusations of sexual misconduct with two female employees while in office. An article in Scotland’s Daily Record newspaper claimed that Salmond has been reported to police by the Scottish government over the allegations, which are said…