Organizers unveiled the one-eyed 2012 Olympic mascots, interactive creations from the digital age named after two small English towns.
Land beneath home gives way in "gigantic crater" near Quebec. Sinkhole swallows house and three cars.
As countries such as China grow increasingly dependent on minerals such as copper and cobalt, Africa mining firms are wondering how far the continent's leaders will go to extract better terms. Some are now talking about a cartel like OPEC.
A Facebook campaign is calling for Star Trek icon and Montreal native William Shatner to be appointed Governor General of Canada, a largely ceremonial role.
In some cases, stadium debt outlasts the teams that play in them - and sometimes even the stadium itself.
Visitors look at artwork by American artist Tony Oursler entitled 'Eyes,' at a gallery in Beijing on Thursday.
MONTREAL: Spectators enjoy festivities at the 186th consecutive St. Patrick's Day parade in Montreal on March 14.
A spectator enjoys festivities at the 186th consecutive St. Patrick's Day parade in Montreal, Sunday.
First lady Michelle Obama has made childhood obesity her signature project with the 'Let's Move' campaign. Wednesday she takes the message to the national Parent Teacher Association at a National Legislative Conference in Arlington, Va.