Merkel takes aim at US policy ahead of G20 meeting with Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Berlin can no longer rely on the US when it comes to the UN, the Middle East, or European security. Her comments come ahead of a planned meeting with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G...

Aru wins Tour stage, Froome takes yellow

Italian Aru won the 160.5km stage that finished on the La Planche des Belles Filles climb. Froome came home third behind Ireland's Dan Martin in second, and took over the yellow jersey from Sky team-mate Geraint Thomas.

Sheep poo makes Norwegian cyclists sick

Dozens of mountain bikers in a race in Norway have fallen sick most likely due to spray from sheep droppings on their path, Norwegian media reported Wednesday. Of the 300 cyclists who took part in the Transosterdalen race at the end of June in southe...

EU approves Opel takeover by France’s Peugeot PSA

The EU's competition authority on Wednesday approved the blockbuster takeover of Germany's Opel by France's Peugeot PSA that will create Europe's second-largest carmaker after Volkswagen.PSA -- which also owns Citroen and DS -- agreed in early March to...

French gay couples win key surrogacy battle

French gay couples with children born to foreign surrogate mothers won a key victory Wednesday, with the country's highest appeals court ruling that the partner of the biological father could adopt his child.Surrogacy, when a woman carries a child for ...