The Russian economy shrank in the first three months of this year, and Russian money has fled abroad due to the Ukraine crisis. As Joanna Partridge reports, Russia is looking to spend at home rather than abroad due to geopolitical risks.
BlackBerry: the crash that launched 1,000 startups
Tech startups in BlackBerry's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario, are tapping talent from the struggling smartphone company and filling the void left in the region by its meltdown. Reuters correspondent Euan Rocha visits the region that could become Canada's Silicon Valley.
Thousands of spectators filled the Sydney Opera House forecourt to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Australia. The couple, along with son Prince George, flew into Sydney from New Zealand on April 16, with William and Kate heading straight to the Opera House for a reception. In this close encounter with a fan, William and Kate are shown meeting the gathered crowd. Credit: Christian Tanadinata
Rihanna’s band performs an impromptu concert mid-flight on the way from London to New York and lifts the spirits of the plane full of reporters, who had largely turned against the pop star in the past week. Her final performance then went down at Webster Hall in NYC, which Jay-Z even showed up to watch.