A letter from a former News of the World reporter previously jailed for phone hacking says the practice was 'widely discussed' at the shuttered tabloid.
But investors weren't impressed by the French and German leaders' commitment to greater regional integration. They wanted a bigger bailout fund for the euro, and they didn't get it.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with French President Nicolas Sarkozy today to coordinate a strategy for coping with Europe's expanding debt crisis.
Tariq Jahan, whose son Haroon was killed in the London riots, has gained Britain's ear with his dignified but urgent pleas for calm.
Fifty years to the day after the Berlin Wall was built overnight by East German officials, little of it remains. Some argue in favor of restoring portions of the hated structure as a memorial.
Many are forecasting higher oil prices next year, due to increased global consumption and decreased output from Libya and other oil-producing nations. That could threaten global economic recovery.
Olympians and businessmen express concern that a week of riots have hurt the city's image as a safe, world-class venue for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
British officials have criticized social media for its role in organizing and fanning the riots throughout England. But experts suggest that much of the criticism is misplaced.
The first batches of more than 1,200 people arrested across England began appearing in court today. Among them were a postman, a charity worker, and a millionaire's teen daughter.
But that hasn't dampened calls from critics who worry that centralizing European Union fiscal policy would impinge on national sovereignty – and possibly even worsen the crisis.
Ethnic Serbian officials yesterday postponed a meeting on whether to accept a NATO-brokered accord with Kosovo authorities after ethnically charged violence rocked the breakaway state last month.
While a massive police showing seems to have largely deterred a fourth night of rioting in London, three youths died after being hit by a car during riots in Birmingham.
Three days of riots in London and beyond have spawned a Twitter movement – a call to #prayforlondon – and an event.
Violent riots and looting across London resulted in burned-out buildings and hundreds of arrests. What were the origins of London’s conflagration?
London riots have spread to several cities, featuring youths trying to obscure their faces so the ubiquitous CCTV cameras can't identify them easily. That won't work, say authorities who promise to track down rioters.
London riots continued for a third night Monday and spread to other cities, causing Prime Minister David Cameron to cut short his holiday and hold crisis talks.
The London riots and looting this weekend were among the worst civil disturbances Britain has seen in a quarter-century. Some blamed government spending cuts for sowing unrest and weakening police.
Despite the European Central Bank’s intervention today, last week's losses in the Asian and European exchanges continued, prompted by worries that Europe's debt crisis will spread.
Unkrainian President Viktor Yanukovych appears to have miscalculated the political consequences of bringing a corruption case against his rival, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
While Italy has a fairly low budget deficit, structural issues such as low productivity have resulted in an economic crisis. Its public debt, at 118 percent of GDP, is one of the highest in Europe.
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