BREAKING NEWS

2011-08-01

Sport

Klinsmann in, Bradley out

Former German international Jürgen Klinsmann made his first public appearance as coach of the United States football team on Monday. The

Sport

Phelps ready for London Olympics

Despite winning seven medals at the world championships in Shanghai, America’s Michael Phelps was left stunned by fellow countryman Ryan Lochte in

World

Crunch US debt vote underway

Lawmakers in the US Congress were voting on Monday to approve the last minute $2.4 trillion deal to raise the United States’ debt borrowing

World

EU extends Syria sanctions

More amateur footage emerged from Syria on Monday of the weekend crackdown on dissent in the city of Hama. Syrian tanks continued to shell

Sci-tech

Surgery under hypnosis

In an operating theatre in the Saint Luc University hospital in Brussels, the anaesthetist is also a hypnotist. Belgium is in the forefront of using

Business

HSBC cuts 30,000 jobs

HSBC is to cut 30,000 workers as it pulls out of countries where it is struggling to compete. Five thousand jobs are already going following