U.S. answer for European problem :: Neel Kashkari was a mastermind behind TARP in the U.S., and now has suggestions for Europe.
15 years on, is Hong Kong still special? :: Under Chinese rule, Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region, is to govern itself, control its own economy and legal system. Have those promises been kept?
The other side of Hong Kong's boom :: Beneath the gloss of Hong Kong, low-income residents strugge with soaring costs and declining conditions.
Day in pictures: 2 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 2 July 2012
In pictures: Mexico votes :: Election dominated by war on drugs
In pictures: Spain celebrates :: Celebrations after Euro 2012 victory
Quest: Europe is spinning plates :: I have often thought of European officials as the proverbial "plate spinners" from the circus. Those talented artists who balance spinning plates on sticks, ever increasing the number of sticks, rushing from one to the other, giving them a tug and pull to keep them moving, always aware that if they are too slow or too fast, one of the plates will crash to the ground.
Germany can't save Europe on its own :: Once again, a swelling chorus is calling on Germany to finally take action. "Start the engines, Angela," reads the colorful headline of a piece whose authors seem to assume that Chancellor Merkel commands the horsepower to save the euro, save the British and American recoveries, and -- as a throw-in -- save the Obama presidency.
Was Rio+20 a failure of political leadership? :: Ex-Irish president Mary Robinson says world leaders have failed to rise to the challenge of sustainable development.
Eurozone leaders reach bailout deal :: Eurozone leaders reach a deal to use the region's bailout fund to support troubled banks, in an effort to stop them dragging down otherwise healthy governments.
Soccer style: Are you a bulldog or a ballerina? :: As football fans gear up for the Euro 2012 final, CNN asks whether where you come from impacts the way you play soccer.
Euro 2012 showdown: Can Italy stop Spain? :: Sunday's final pits holders Spain against Italy, between them the winners of the last two World Cups.
Pato: Euro 2012 win 'would ease Italy's suffering' :: Italy's soccer players can heal the "suffering" caused by the country's match-fixing scandal by winning Euro 2012, says AC Milan star Alexandre Pato.
Rap singer Frank Ocean says his first love was a man :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HPE1RhOx8NU/entertainment-us-frankocean-idUSBRE8630R020120704
VIDEO: Paxman hunts truth on ageing Britain :: Newsnight's special programme, A Senior Moment, focuses on the growing problem of caring for an ageing population.
Downed pilots' bodies found in Syria :: At least 17 people including six children are reported killed in early morning violence as Syrian opposition leaders struggle to unify.
VIDEO: US celebrates July 4 amid heatwave :: As the United States celebrates July 4, Americans are struggling to keep cool with extremely hot temperatures gripping parts of the country.
France CEO probed over suicides :: Former chief executive of France Telecom Didier Lombard is placed under formal investigation over a spate of suicides among staff at the company.
Russia's 'persecuted' and jailed businessmen :: Why does Russia lock up so many businessmen?
China's biggest business journalist :: A business journalist with rockstar status in get-rich-quick China
More than 1 million in U.S. still without power five days after storm :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/c4t4MkA9J-M/us-usa-weather-storm-idUSBRE85T02U20120704
VIDEO: Learning curve: How authoritarian regimes adapt :: Dictatorships adapt but repression persists
Been and Gone: The fireworks-maker and the beach volleyball advocate :: The man who brought beach volleyball to the Olympics
Police: 'La Bonita' detained in Mexico :: The alleged U.S. operative of a Mexican cartel was known as "The Pretty One." That was her alias in Mexico -- "La Bonita" -- according to Mexican officials.
Partial recount in Mexico polls :: Mexico's electoral authority says it will recount ballots cast at more than half the polling stations in Sunday's presidential election after finding inconsistencies in the vote tallies.
VIDEO: Paper Review :: A look at the first editions of the UK papers and papers from around the world.
Warning over immigration backlog :: The Border Agency has no "clear strategy" for tackling more than 150,000 foreign nationals staying on after visas expire, says a watchdog.
Arafat's widow calls for exhumation :: The body of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat may be exhumed to determine whether he was killed by polonium-210, a radioactive substance found on his clothes.
Ancient poo hosts Antarctic moss :: Moss plants in Antarctica take nutrients from the frozen poo left behind by penguins thousands of years ago, research reveals.
Romney calls Obama's health care requirement a tax :: WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) -- Mitt Romney on Wednesday said requiring all Americans to buy health insurance amounts to a tax, contradicting a senior campaign adviser who days ago said the Republican presidential candidate viewed President Barack Obama's mandate as anything but a tax....