Hollande's first 100 days

It has been 100 days since François Hollande stepped onto the red conveyor belt of history and became President of the Republic of France. He


US industrial output rises

US industrial production expanded last month at the fastest pace since April. It increased by 0.6 percent, which was better than June’s 0.1 percent


Nadal pulls out of US Open

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from this year’s US Open due to injury. The Spanish world number three has not played since suffering a shock


Branson's grim train warning

Trains on Britain’s busy and profitable West Coast Mainline between London and Scotland are to be run by FirstGroup after the company outbid the


Canaries fires still rage

Wildfires are still raging across many parts of Spain, including La Gomera in the Canary Islands, but firefighters say that due to budget cuts of


Holcim takes concrete steps

Holcim has said it will cut costs and raise the prices of its cement and other building materials to meet financial targets. The company – which is


Fighting continues in Aleppo

The violence continues in Aleppo as pro-government forces try to dislodge the rebel Free Syrian Army using heavy artillery and air strikes. Accurate