London crowned capital of grim selfies

People in London look the most miserable in their selfies while strong smiles are found in Sao Paulo and Bangkok, says a researcher involved in setting up a London show about selfies. For its new exhibition Big Bang Data, Somerset House has commissioned Selfiecity London, a spotlight on 640 selfies selected out of a total of 152,462 public Instagram images taken in a single week in September in a 5km2 radius around the museum. The show opens to the public on Thursday (3 December). Dec 4, 2015

FIFA: US charges 16 new officials as corruption scandal widens

The corruption scandal engulfing footballs governing body has widened, after a number of past or present FIFA officials were among 16 further people charged by US authorities on 3 December. The indictments, released by the US Department of Justice in Washington, came just hours after the arrests of two FIFA officials in dawn raids at a luxury hotel in Zurich. Dec 4, 2015