Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday it had "serious concerns" that ticket reseller Viagogo had not complied with a court order that required the company to make changes to business practices that broke consumer law.IN
Giovanni van Bronckhorst will end a four-year tenure as coach of Feyenoord at the end of the season, the Dutch club announced on Thursday.IN
At 130 years old, one of Vincent van Gogh's famous paintings of sunflowers in a vase has become too delicate to keep touring the world and will have to stay at home in Amsterdam.IN
At 130 years old, one of Vincent van Gogh's famous paintings of sunflowers in a vase has become too delicate to keep touring the world and will have to stay at home in Amsterdam.in.reuters.com
Europe's top human rights court has ruled that Italy failed to provide adequate legal representation for Amanda Knox, the American student acquitted in 2015 of the gruesome killing of her British housemate, Meredith Kercher.The Telegraph
Middlesbrough have signed former Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel on a short-term deal, the Championship (second-tier) club said on Thursday.IN
If you somehow missed the news about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents and the global outcry that ensued, you might think Saudi Arabia is the darling of the World Economic Forum in Davos.IN
The European Commission said on Thursday that Syria's President Bashar al-Assad had suspended special visas for European Union diplomats to Damascus, confirming a Reuters report earlier this week.U.S.
Volvo Cars, which is owned by China's Geely, could in future seek external investors for its Polestar electric car brand and list the unit on the stock market but has no immediate plans to do so, the company said on Thursday.U.S.
The European Union is taking action against Austria for indexing child benefits to the cost of living in the country where those children reside, saying it discriminates against other EU citizens working in Austria. EU Social Affairs Commissioner Marianne Thyssen said Austria's move isABC News
Britain knows that the European Union is willing to postpone the date on which it will leave the bloc, currently March 29, but preferably not beyond the European Parliament elections set for May, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Thursday.U.S.
When high-flying Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund host relegation-threatened Hanover 96 on Saturday they will playing with the focus and intensity of a major title match thanks to coach Lucien Favre.IN
The Van Gogh Museum says that a “full body scan” carried out on its version of the Dutch master’s iconic “Sunflowers” has shown the painting is in “stable but vulnerable” condition and not fit to travelWashington Post
As ice melts and shipping lanes open up, geopolitical tensions are growing and old cold war bases are being reopened The climate crisis is intensifying a new military buildup in the Arctic, diplomats and analysts said this week, as regional powers attempt to secure northern borders that were until recently reinforced by a continental-sized division of ice. That so-called unpaid sentry is now literally melting away, opening up shipping lanes and geo-security challenges, said delegates at the...the Guardian
Britain supports Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido as head of the democratically elected National Assembly, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday, adding that a 2018 presidential poll was neither free nor fair.U.S.
The German government said on Thursday Venezuela's National Assembly had a special role to play in securing a free future for the country.U.S.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is working to secure a deal to ensure a smooth departure from the European Union, her spokesman said on Thursday when asked about a warning by Airbus over the risks of a no-deal Brexit.U.S.
Ireland is prepared for a 12-fold increase in the number of import and export declarations made by local companies after Brexit, the head of the state agency responsible for customs checks said on Tuesday.www.reuters.com
Lucas Pouille may be the Australian Open's surprise package but his semi-final opponent Novak Djokovic said the Frenchman has the qualities to build on his good start to the season and firmly establish himself as a top 10 player.U.S.
A look at the records of Serbian Novak Djokovic and Frenchman Lucas Pouille before their semi-final match at the Australian Open on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):U.S.
Manchester United's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez is set to face Arsenal in the FA Cup on Friday in his first return to the Emirates since leaving the north London side last year.IN
Populists and the far-right in Italy and France are mounting a multi-pronged assault on President Emmanuel Macron, hoping to unsettle his centrist, pro-Europe agenda ahead of European Parliament elections in May, while also shoring up their own bases.U.S.
The European Commission said on Thursday it was intensifying its legal procedure against Hungary over Budapest's criminalizing of support for migrants, moving the case closer to a possible ruling by the European Court of Justice.U.S.
Lucas Pouille may be the Australian Open's surprise package but his semi-final opponent Novak Djokovic said the Frenchman has the qualities to build on his good start to the season and firmly establish himself as a top 10 player.IN