Asian stock markets rise as the US Federal Reserve's commitment to keep interest rates low cushions the impact of its decision to scale back stimulus.
The UK sends an aircraft to Juba in South Sudan to evacuate Britons amid fighting following a reported "coup attempt".
US Secretary of State John Kerry calls a top Indian official to express his regret over the treatment of one of the country's diplomats in New York.
Reforms to make the UK banking industry more resilient in response to the 2008 financial crisis have become law.
Tokyo Governor Naoki Inose, who was key to the city's successful Olympics bid, resigns over a cash payment scandal.
Finance ministers announced Wednesday that they had made significant progress on how to structure a rescue fund for failing banks, though they offered no details.
Business Secretary Vince Cable rules out banning zero-hours contracts, saying they offer "welcome flexibility", but launches a consultation on their use.
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany’s legacy could be in Europe, nurturing its fragile economic recovery and encouraging further European integration.
Bon Vivant in Cleveland's Larchmere neighborhood is a French-focused bistro ...
Sun Star Courier
The French-focused bistro features classic dishes plus plenty of vegetarian and vegan options from chef Thomas Rindfleisch. Since taking over the space, Bon Vivant has slowly built a loyal following for dinners and happy hour; however, it's our love of ...
Thousands of homes are without power, a sailor is missing and a man is injured after a tree fell on his car, as strong winds and rain batter the UK.
For the second consecutive year, Turkey is imprisoning more journalists than any other country, according to a report from the Committee to Protect Journalists released Wednesday.
Eurozone finance ministers agree on a long-awaited pact on how to deal with failing banks in the region.
Florencio Sanchidrián, who says he considers himself an ambassador for Spain’s famed Ibérico ham, travels the world slicing meat, with flair, for V.I.P.’s.
New York Times
Brooklyn Welcomes the Skinny French Fashions of Sandro
New York Times
Sandro is a French company tunnel-focused on outfits for existentialists designed in Gauloise-thin silhouettes. At the new Williamsburg location, one of several in the city but the first in Brooklyn, the stock is black and white — 80 percent, 90 ...
Florencio Sanchidrián is said to be one of the world's great cortadors de jamon, or Iberian ham cutters. Cutting ham is not just a profession, but an art, and Mr. Sanchidrián shows how it is done.
Mr. Förg was a painter, sculptor and photographer whose work exemplified, toyed with, tweaked and commented on modernism.
Amnesty International says almost 1,000 people were killed by ex-rebels in Central African Republic this month, doubling estimates by the UN.
Canada, Australia and dozens of other countries use polymer bank notes, and the Bank of England has just decided to make the switch.
Sweden's Saab edges out rivals Boeing and Dassualt to win a $4.5bn (£2.7bn) contract to supply Brazil's air force with new fighter jets.
The story behind 10 photographs of 2013