The Anti Counterfeit Trade Agreement has been defeated in the EU Parliament with 478 votes to 39. The Parliament decided to reject ACTA once and for all which was seen as a threat to internet freedom. Members of the European Parliament hold placard reading "Hello democracy goodbye ACTA" as they take part in a vote on Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. (Photo via @mrbry)
Spain has become on Sunday the first team to win three successive major tournaments when beating Italy 4-0 in the final of Euro 2012 at Kiev's Olimpiyskiy Stadium. Andrés Iniesta is seen here kissing the he European Championships trophee. (Photo via @andresiniesta8)
Our friends across the pond celebrated Independence Day (July 4th) on Wednesday. On this occasion we collected some of the best celebratory pictures posted on Twitter, and this is our FAVOURITE!
The banking industry has been engulfed in a fresh scandal after it was revealed that Barclays manipulated the Libor inter-bank interest rate. Ironically adverts saying "for the best fixed rates, Barclays" can be found across the English capital (Photo via @paulwaugh)
Chinese police fired tear gas on Monday at hundreds possibly thousands of protesters who gathered in the streets of Shifang, a city located in China's Sichuan province, to protest a molybdenum copper project. (Photo via @米帥V5)
Europe's tallest building, The Shard, opens for business on July 5th. You can check out the view from the building here. (Photo via @hellomattyW)
Israel announced this week that it will resume construction of its controversial West Bank barrier within the next few weeks after a five-year delay. The International Court of Justice ruled in 2004 that Israel's West Bank barrier was illegal and that the construction of it should be stopped immediately. (Photo via @ZaidAtall)
An estimated 400,000 people took to the streets of Hong Kong yesterday (July 1) for the annual demonstration to mark the British handing of control of the city to China 15 years ago. (Photo via @huaizhao)
Mario Balotelli's iconic Euro 2012 semi-final goal celebration has become an internet sensation. Here is a montage of photoshopped pictures that have circulated on Twitter.
The world No1 and defending champion, Novak Djokovic, met six-time titlist, No3 Roger Federer, for the 27th time on Friday for the first of the 2012 Wimbledon men’s semi-finals—their first ever meeting on grass.