Tokyo Tower to shine in soccer team's colors for World Cup

Jul 4, 2015

Tokyo Tower to shine in soccer team's colors for World Cup

Tokyo Tower will be illuminated in blue, pink and white to cheer on the national soccer team Sunday evening before they take on the United States at the Women's World Cup final, the Japan Football Association said. From sunset to 10 p.m., the 333-meter-high landmark ...

France drops its supertax on millionaires

/ Jan 1, 2015

France drops its supertax on millionaires

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It was supposed to force millionaires to pay tax rates of up to 75 percent — "Cuba without the sun," as described by a critic from the banking industry. Socialist President Francois Hollande's supertax was rejected by a court, rewritten and ultimately netted just ...

Konami's winning take on 'the beautiful game'

Nov 22, 2014

Konami's winning take on 'the beautiful game'

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Soccer, more than any other sport, is the world's game. Played by millions, it is unquestionably the most popular sport on the planet. "The beautiful game" is simple at its core yet can be frustratingly complex in its execution, with zealous fans living and dying ...