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Cycling: Non-aggression pact between Froome and Thomas will not be…

Cycling: Non-aggression pact between Froome and Thomas will not be…

Published 23/07/2018

CARCASSONNE, France (Reuters) - Will Chris Froome attack Geraint Thomas, or will the defending champion support the current yellow jersey holder? That is the question [more…]

France’s Atos boosts U.S. presence with Syntel acquisition

France’s Atos boosts U.S. presence with Syntel acquisition

Published 23/07/2018

(Reuters) - French IT services company Atos (ATOS.PA) is boosting its North American operations with a $3.4 billion cash deal to buy Michigan-based IT services [more…]

Chic guitarist Rodgers gets back to his busking roots

Chic guitarist Rodgers gets back to his busking roots

Published 21/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Nile Rodgers, the guitarist and founding member of disco band Chic, got back to his busking roots in London on Saturday, delighting [more…]

U.S., euro zone growth readings to tell story of divergence

U.S., euro zone growth readings to tell story of divergence

Published 20/07/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. and euro zone economies remain a world apart and growth data due in the coming days will only highlight the [more…]

New forensic tests suggest Shroud of Turin is fake

New forensic tests suggest Shroud of Turin is fake

Published 18/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - A new high-tech forensic study of the blood flows on the Shroud of Turin, the mysterious linen some Christians believe is Jesus’ [more…]

Mixed feelings for Belgium as they are feted by fans

Mixed feelings for Belgium as they are feted by fans

Published 18/07/2018

(This July 15 story corrects to say “Euro 2020” instead of “Euro 2022” in the last paragraph.) By Mark Gleeson MOSCOW (Reuters) - Belgium will [more…]

Buyan the bear predicts Croatia will beat France in World Cup final

Buyan the bear predicts Croatia will beat France in World Cup final

Published 15/07/2018

KRASNOYARSK, Russia (Reuters) - Buyan, a brown bear kept in a Siberian zoo, has predicted that Croatia will defeat France in Sunday’s World Cup final. [more…]

Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies

Italy stops ship with migrants, turns up pressure on EU allies

Published 10/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy has refused to allow a commercial vessel flying an Italian flag to bring ashore rescued migrants, sticking to a hardline policy [more…]

Southgate forced England to face up to Iceland debacle

Southgate forced England to face up to Iceland debacle

Published 10/07/2018

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) - There has been a relentless positivity and forward-looking tenor to England’s approach to this World Cup but before the adventure in [more…]

National tensions simmer ahead of Belgium-France World Cup semi-final

National tensions simmer ahead of Belgium-France World Cup semi-final

Published 10/07/2018

PARIS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - It’s a showdown between “Asterix” and “Tintin”. Les Bleus (The Blues) versus Les Diables Rouges (The Red Devils). France against Belgium. The [more…]