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Serena Williams and her sister Venus Williams embrace after their fourth-round match, 6 July 2015
06/07/2015 - SPORT

Wimbledon Day 7: Playing for the quarter-finals

On the seventh day of the tournament, nine Grand Slam champions were lined up on several courts, with the quarter-finals at stake.

Greeks celebrate in Syntagma Square in Athens after the 'No' referendum vote, 5 July 2015.
06/07/2015 - Greece - Europe

Anti-EU parties see Greece's 'No' vote as a win

Anti-European Union parties across Europe have seen the 'No' vote in the Greek referendum on international creditors' demands as a win in the face of Brussels. 

The Australian Rohan Dennis in Utrecht during the first stage of the Tour de France in 2015.
06/07/2015 - France

Soldiers to guard train crossings on Tour de France route

French soldiers will guard train crossings on the Tour de France route after several riders in the Paris-Roubaix cycling classic in April crossed a barrier seconds before a high-speed train ...
In France, 60 per cent of executives responded to a recent survey that they believe unemployment will rise in the coming months
06/07/2015 - FRANCE

French executives brace for impact of Greek crisis on European, French economies

Six out of ten executives in France believe that unemployment will rise in the coming months, according to a survey released Monday which also shows a concern for the consequences of the Greek ...
Supporters of the 'No' vote celebrate their victory in the city centre of Athens, 5 July 2015
06/07/2015 - FRANCE - GREECE

ECB financing for Greece 'cannot be lowered', French finance minister says

Financing provided by the European Central Bank to Greece "cannot be lowered," French finance minister Michel Sapin warned Monday ahead of a meeting by the bank after Greek voters rejected ...
A Greek woman leaves the polling booth in Athens on Sunday 5 July
05/07/2015 - FRANCE - GReECE

EU should negotiate with Greece if No wins referendum, French minister

Europe should continue to negotiate with Greece even if the No wins in Sunday's referendum, French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said as Greeks voted on the terms for their country's debt bailout.

Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring the decisive penalty against Argentina in the Copa America final on Saturday.
05/07/2015 - Football

Chile stun Argentina to win Copa America

Star-studded Argentina failed again at the last hurdle of a major international competition when they lost to Chile in the final of the Copa America in Santiago on Saturday.
Corks popped and glasses clinked in Champagne and Burgundy this weekend
05/07/2015 - FRANCE

Unesco puts Champagne, Burgundy wine regions on world heritage list

French ministers and winemakers were popping the champagne corks this weekend after the UN's cultural arm, Unesco, declared the sparkling wine region part of the world's heritage, along with ...
Movistar rider Alex Dowsett in action during the individual time-trial stage of the 2015 Tour de France in Utrecht.
04/07/2015 - Tour de France

Tour de France 2015 kicks off from Utrecht

The 102nd edition of the Tour de France kicked off from Utrecht in the Netherlands on Saturday with a time trial stage.
Lewis Hamilton (foreground) and Nico Rosberg are the top contenders for Sunday's British Grand Prix.
04/07/2015 - Formula One

Lewis Hamilton grabs pole position at British GP

Mercedes Benz continued its domination of this year’s Formula One championship as Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg qualified in the top two positions for this weekend’s British Grand Prix.