Hezbollah and Syrian troops enter key town of Qusair
Pro-government Syrian forces backed by Lebanese Hezbollah militants stormed the rebel-held town of Qusair on Sunday, following a fierce aerial and artillery bombardment. The town is seen as of high strategic value by both regime and rebel forces.
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Discount airline Ryanair reports record full-year profits and rising revenues despite soaring fuel costs, but hits out at "bizarre" EU takeover decision.
The risk of developing bunions - bony growths on the big toe - is linked to your family, not your shoes, a US study has shown.
British skier falls to his death near Chamonix in French Alps
A British skier has died after plunging more than 3,000 feet while tackling a famous off piste glacier in the French Alps. The man, who has not been named, was out with another skier when they were caught in a storm as they descended the challenging ...
British snowboarder plummets 3600 feet to his death in French AlpsMirror.co.uk
British skier falls to his death in French AlpsBBC News
Brit skier plunges hundreds of feet to his death in French AlpsThe Sun
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Changes to the way social and private homes are rented could cost up to £45m, a landlords' organisation claims, saying it would be better spent building houses.
Chief sports writer Tom Fordyce savours an eventful first Test at Lord's and asks what we learned from England's thrilling win
George Alagiah has been to a shoe factory with a difference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
French food group Danone takes second chance with China Mengniu
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Danone Group (DANO.PA) has agreed to invest 325 million euros ($417 million) in two deals with China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd (2319.HK), marking a comeback for the French group in China where scandals have hurt confidence in ...
French giant Danone announces deals in China amid boom in dairy demandRFI
French food group Danone takes stake in China MengniuSouth China Morning Post
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A number of prominent business leaders accuse those calling for Britain to leave the European Union of "putting politics before economics".
Folly of Preserving the Euro at All Costs; Should France Lead Breakup of Euro?
Folly of Preserving the Euro at All Costs; Should France Lead Breakup of Euro? Mike Shedlock. Tweet. Sign-Up. Click Here! The Local, a website with German news in English reports Economists warn against German euro exit. “Even a believable rumour that ...
The Royal Navy's former flagship, the Ark Royal, leaves its home port of Portsmouth for the final time later, bound for a scrap yard in Turkey.
A senior doctor treating Alberto Fujimori says the jailed former president of Peru has severe and worsening health problems.
Artist Ai Weiwei has created a map of China made entirely out of tins of formula milk, to highlight tensions over tainted baby food.
A British man has been arrested in France in connection with the deaths of his two children, media reports say.
New rules announced six months ago to ease the naturalization process have yet to be put into practice.
Few surprised that France will stay in Mali indefinitely
When France surprisingly went to war in Mali last January they repeatedly promised their offensive was only temporary. But, in a declaration that's caused little surprise internationally, the French Defense Minister said France will keep around a ...
As a fellow Conservative accused Prime Minister David Cameron of “running scared” from the party’s right wing, that right wing continued to show its displeasure.
The WRVS, set up by women to help efforts on the home front during World War II, changes its name in a bid to attract more male volunteers.
Fewer children are walking to school in the UK, campaigners say.