Andy Schleck wins stage 18

Luxembourg’s Andy Schleck produced a stunning performance to clinch stage 18 of the Tour de France atop the Col du Galibier on Thursday. The 26


Fed prepares for US default

With the August 2 deadline approaching, the US central bank the Federal Reserve is actively preparing for the possibility that Congress and President


Polish storms turn deadly

Thunderstorms in central and north-eastern Poland have claimed one life and injured several people. A 30-year-old woman at home was crushed by the


The Network debates Afghanistan

A symbol of Afghanistan’s post-Taliban rebirth in flames and under fire. Insurgents attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul during a


Le Tour de l'Euro

Will the EU’s beloved euro project survive?   With so much uncertainty currently facing the European single currency, comparisons with this year’s


Euro crisis: Italy on the brink

For a while now there has been a new player in the euro debt crisis: Italy.   The country suddenly appeared on the radar screen of the bond markets


Latest film from Timberlake

Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis have been treading the red carpet in New York for the world premiere of the the film “Friends with Benefits”. In