Obama signs US debt bill

The US Senate voted on Tuesday to adopt a debt limitation bill, just hours before a midnight default deadline.   The measure, which allows


Get up for England

With only a month to go before the 2011 Rugby World Cup gets underway in New Zealand, several England players practised their skills on Monday, but


Congress vote averts US default

The US Congress has given final approval to a bill raising the country’s debt limit, just hours before the Treasury’s authority to borrow funds runs


Rocky road ahead in US debt war

On Capitol Hill politicians breathed a sigh of relief after the House of Representatives approved a deal to prevent the US from defaulting on its


Summer Camps

Summer holidays are a break from school and a chance for children to relax. They can also be a time to learn new skills. Summer camps and activities

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Ramadan in China

Chinese Muslims pray on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Beijing, China. Muslims around the world abstain from eating