The Cloud, an ambitious structure planned for 2012 Olympics, has airy spheres, spiral walkways, data projection.
After years of political discontent, the French president is pumping up his poll numbers and winning trade deals.
Britons are shaking their heads at how 8 inches ground one of the world's busiest cities to a halt.
The 2012 host faces numerous challenges, including tight budgets, security concerns, and a dearth of homegrown Olympic champions in many sports.
The prime minister's Labour Party, the dominant force in British politics for over a decade, is trailing the Conservatives by as much as 18 percent ahead of Thursday's local elections.
Outspoken conservative Boris Johnson leads 'Red' Ken Livingstone in the polls.