Migrants shut Eurostar, chaos at station in Hungary

CALAIS, France/BUDAPEST - Hundreds of migrants poured overnight onto the high-speed railway linking Paris with London near the French port of Calais, stranding thousands of passengers in darkness for hours aboard Eurostar trains.


Murdoch protegee Brooks returns to run British newspapers 3:00pm BST

LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, the Rupert Murdoch protegee cleared last year of criminal wrongdoing in one of the biggest media scandals to hit Britain, will return to her old job running News Corp's British newspaper arm next week.

Shoppers walk past the shopfront of Floris with a royal warrant design above it in central London, Britain, August 19, 2015. REUTERS/Toby Melville

UK firms still covet royal approval

You may have noticed it above the door of a perfumery in London, in the inner lining of an expensive custom made suit, or even on a packet of English Stinking Bishop cheese - the gold emblem of the British monarchy.  Full Article 

A man walks past a panel displaying China stock indexes and the Hang Seng Index at the financial central district in Hong Kong, China September 2, 2015.  REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Bond supercycle could be reversed

China's summer shock may mark the end of an era of globalisation that helped define world markets for more than a decade. Investor anxiety about the consequences is well-founded.  Full Article 

The roof of the Sydney Opera House is pictured near delegates from the inaugural China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP) summit as they stand atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia June 1, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray

Australian economy slows to two-year low

SYDNEY - Australia experienced the slowest economic growth in two years over the second quarter due in part to a sharp fall in export volumes, official data shows, knocking the Australian dollar to its lowest in over six years.  Video | Full Article 

Deforestation is seen in a village in Carhuaz  in the Andean region of Ancash, November 28, 2014. REUTERS/ Mariana Bazo

Tree loss covers area twice size of Portugal

JAKARTA - The rate at which trees were cut down slowed globally for a third year in a row in 2014, but tree loss still covered an area twice the size of Portugal, an environmental research group says.  Full Article 

VfL Wolfsburg's Kevin De Bruyne is photographed during the German Bundesliga first division soccer match against Eintracht Frankfurt in Wolfsburg, Germany August 16, 2015. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

Premier League spending will only increase

Foreign clubs are the main beneficiaries of the Premier League's transfer dealings and will continue to be so with forthcoming increases in broadcast revenue, financial analysts predict as the summer window finally closes.  Full Article | Related Story 

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All-electric spider car tackles tough terrain

A new four-wheel, all-terrain vehicle dubbed the spider car that can climb inclines and trawl through river beds will be going into production at the end of next month in France.  Video | Full Article 

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Saudi-led attack targets Sanaa air base

Saudi-led coalition jets bombed the Houthi-held Dulaimi air base in Sanaa, in repeated air strikes that shook the Yemeni capital early Wednesday morning. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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