Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Britain's 12-month inflation dipped to 1.5 percent in August from 1.6 percent in July, official data showed on Tuesday, easing pressure on the Bank of England to raise rates.
French telecom giant Orange on Monday said it was set to make a 3.4-billion-euro offer (US$4.4 billion) to acquire Spanish fixed-line operator Jazztel.
Barcelona begin their Champions League campaign at home to Cypriot champions APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday in fine form having romped to the top of La Liga with three consecutive wins to give Luis Enrique a dream start to his reign.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
As many as 500 migrants are feared to have drowned after traffickers rammed and sank their boat in what the International Organization for Migration (IOM) described Monday as “the worst shipwreck in years.”1 Comment
The winner of Sweden's election, Social Democrat leader Stefan Loefven, embarked Monday on the difficult task of forming a government while keeping his pledge to exclude the hugely strengthened far right party.
Queen Elizabeth II hopes Scotland will “think very carefully” about their decision on whether to become an independent country in a closely-watched referendum, British media reported on Sunday.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Condemning an act of “pure evil,” Prime Minister David Cameron vowed Sunday that Britain would do all it can to catch the killers of a British aid worker beheaded by the Islamic State.
A single mother, people who have been married before and couples who have been living together “in sin” were married by Pope Francis in a taboo-challenging ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday.
The Ukrainian government accused pro-Russian separatists on Sunday of threatening a tenuous push for peace as booming rounds of heavy artillery fire echoed across the insurgent stronghold of Donetsk.
Campaigners for and against Scottish independence scrambled for votes on Sunday ahead of a historic referendum, as a religious leader prayed for harmony after polls showed Scots were almost evenly split.