Archive June 2013

Brazil crush 10-man Spain to win Confederations Cup

Brazil crush 10-man Spain to win Confederations Cup

Published 30/06/2013

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil humbled world and European Champions Spain when they crushed them 3-0 to win the Confederations Cup final on Sunday [more…]

Forged in war, ex-Yugoslav Croatia joins EU

Forged in war, ex-Yugoslav Croatia joins EU

Published 30/06/2013

ZAGREB (Reuters) - To fireworks, cannon-fire and Beethoven's Ode to Joy, Croatia joined the European Union at midnight on Sunday, two decades since fighting itself [more…]

U.S. is not waging ‘war on coal’: Energy Secretary Moniz

U.S. is not waging ‘war on coal’: Energy Secretary Moniz

Published 30/06/2013

VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.S. government is not waging a "war on coal" but rather expects it to still play a significant role, U.S. Energy [more…]

Webber tips Ricciardo to replace him at Red Bull

Webber tips Ricciardo to replace him at Red Bull

Published 30/06/2013

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Mark Webber has tipped fellow Australian Daniel Ricciardo to replace him at Formula One champions Red Bull next season. The Toro [more…]

Park wins third consecutive major with Women’s Open title

Park wins third consecutive major with Women’s Open title

Published 30/06/2013

(Reuters) - South Korean Park Inbee became only the second LPGA player to win the first three majors in a season when she roared to [more…]

Tobacco taxes, smoking bans set to save millions of lives: study

Tobacco taxes, smoking bans set to save millions of lives: study

Published 30/06/2013

GENEVA (Reuters) - Anti-smoking measures including higher taxes on tobacco products, bans on adverts and controls on lighting up in public places could prevent tens [more…]

EU confronts U.S. over reports it spies on European allies

EU confronts U.S. over reports it spies on European allies

Published 30/06/2013

BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union has demanded that the United States explain a report in a German magazine that Washington is spying on the [more…]

‘Monsters’ tops female cop comedy ‘The Heat’ at box office

Published 30/06/2013

(Reuters) - Animated prequel "Monsters University" took home its second U.S. and Canadian box office title with $46.2 million in ticket sales over the weekend, [more…]

Veteran performers wow crowds on final day of Glastonbury

Published 30/06/2013

PILTON, England (Reuters) - An octogenarian entertainer and a veteran country music singer had fans of all tastes and ages roaring on the final afternoon [more…]

Democrat predicts House will pass Senate immigration bill

Democrat predicts House will pass Senate immigration bill

Published 30/06/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled House of Representatives will bow to political pressure and pass the immigration bill approved by the Democratic-led Senate by the [more…]