News Headlines - 23 May 2019

Daimler offers wheel to new CEO amid tricky gear change

Flamboyant Daimler boss Dieter Zetsche was set bow out after 13 years on Wednesday, leaving successor Ola Kallenius to tackle problems brewing under the bonnet of the Mercedes-Benz maker.
Zetsche, 66, is credited with saving Daimler, skillfully managing the 2007 divorce from Chrysler, but his successor faces challenges as the German car industry struggles to convert to electric vehicles... Zetsche's departure marks the end of an era, as the 49-year-old Swede becomes Daimler's first foreign CEO in over five decades.

Brits meditate at top of London's iconic Gherkin - The Washington Post

As part of World Meditation Day, Beeja Meditation founder Will Williams led an intimate session above the bustle of London's financial district on May 21.

'You can't cheat then?' Queen asks, as she learns to use self-service Sainsbury's check out

As Queen, she has had little opportunity to get to grips with the mundane reality of modern supermarket shopping.
So when she was taught to use a self-service scanner today, she only had one question on her mind: could it be tricked?
The Queen, who was visiting a Sainsbury's store to celebrate the chain's 150th anniversary, was given a demonstration of a new till and weighing scale, asking: "And you can't trick it? You can't cheat then?"

50 children saved after police bust paedophile website: Interpol | AFP.com

International police group Interpol said Thursday that nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the US and 50 children had been rescued after investigators took down an online paedophilia ring... Fifty children were rescued following the arrests. Police are trying to identify an additional 100 in images that had been shared on the internet's uncharted corners.
Interpol said its Operation Blackwrist began after it found material that was traced back to a subscription-based site on the dark web, where people can use encrypted software to hide behind layers of secrecy.

Banksy crashes Venice Biennale with street stall - CNN Style

treet artist Banksy appears to have turned up unannounced at the Venice Biennale, and may have even been kicked out of one of the city's most famous piazzas for running a stall without a permit.
Banksy posted a short video on his verified Instagram account showing a man with a series of paintings depicting a huge cruise ship looming over the Italian city, before local police appear to move him on.







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