Met Office reveals climate of Olympic Games venues


Asian immigrants are fastest-growing US group

Asians have replaced Latinos as the largest immigrant group in the US, according to the Pew Research Center.

UEFA fines Germany for fans' misbehavior during Portugal clash

Union European of Football Associations (UEFA) has fined Germany 10000 euros after their fans threw missiles onto the pitch during their opening Euro 2012 match.

British premier denies trading favours for electoral support

Faced with questions about his relationships with two key figures in News Corp's U.K. newspaper scandal, British...

Tesco snaps internet radio service We7 for 10.8mn pounds

British supermarket chain Tesco has acquired 91 per cent stake in online music venture We7, founded by Cheshire...

Engine of BMW hybrid sports car to be made in UK

LONDON German automobile maker BMW will build three-cylinder engines for its all-new i8 hybrid sports car at its...

Childless Japanese pampering pets with ludicrously expensive clothes

The growing trend for dog ownership in Japan has reportedly spawned an 8 billion-pound-a-year industry that offers adored pooches the sort of over-the-top luxuries usually reserved for the wealthiest humans.

Health of Mubarak deteriorates

The former Egyptian president has been listed in critical condition.

Pilot dies in Czech plane crash

A training aircraft's pilot died and a passenger was seriously injured after the machine crashed in Czechia, according to Czech news agency CTK.

Democrat Tom Barrett defeated in Wisconsin poll

Republicans have scored a major victory in Wisconsin as Governor Scott Walker comfortably escaped a crucial recall...