Friday, February 21, 2014
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted Thursday of one of the five charges she faced over wrongdoing at Rupert Murdoch's British tabloids — an allegation that she bribed an official for a picture of Prince William in a bikini.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Anti-government protesters in Kiev braced Wednesday for a fresh assault by riot police after a day of fierce clashes left at least 25 people dead in Ukraine's worst crisis since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Policymakers at the Bank of England voted unanimously at their last meeting to keep the key interest rate at the record low of 0.5 percent, buoyed by a strengthening economy and subdued inflation.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
As both sides warned against high expectations, Iran and six world powers began talks Tuesday on a comprehensive nuclear deal, trying to overcome deep differences about how much Tehran needs to scale back its atomic program in exchange for an end to crippling economic sanctions.
The broken European car market picked up speed in January for the fifth month running, with a 5.5-percent increase in sales, trade data showed on Tuesday.
Italy on Tuesday recalled its ambassador to India and summoned the Indian ambassador to express its concern over a delay in court proceedings against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen.
A member of the punk group Pussy Riot said she and one of her bandmates were detained Tuesday while walking in downtown Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Italy's Matteo Renzi was nominated to be the European Union's youngest prime minister on Monday and immediately outlined an ambitious reform plan, promising “energy, enthusiasm and commitment” to revitalize the eurozone's third largest economy.
Thick fog lingering over the mountains Monday caused the biggest weather disruptions of the Sochi Olympics so far, with a biathlon race and a snowboard event both postponed until Tuesday.