One of President Emmanuel Macron's top security officers was at the centre of an escalating scandal for the French leader on Thursday after being filmed assaulting a protester during a May Day demonstration.British police believe they have identified the suspects who carried out the Novichok nerve agent attack on a former Moscow double agent and his daughter and that they are Russian, the Press Association news agency reported Thursday.The man at the centre of a sexual assault scandal that shook the Nobel Literature Prize giving body, which postponed this year's award, will go on trial in September on rape charges, a Swedish court said.Japanese footballer Keisuke Honda is swapping football for finance, after launching a venture capital fund with Hollywood star Will Smith to invest in startups addressing social problems, the striker's agent said Wednesday.Kevin Kisner of the United States leads the way after the first round of the British Open on Thursday, but Rory Mc Ilroy is one of the big names who got their bid for the Claret Jug off to an encouraging start at Carnoustie.Rory Mc Ilroy provided the perfect riposte to being called a robot by renowned coach Butch Harmon as he played aggressive golf to card a two-under-par 69 in the first round of the British Open on Thursday.
The music teachers spending the summer in the mountain air of Aspen can tell you all about that most famous instructor of them all, Nadia Boulanger, the Parisian whose roster of pupils reads like a historical list of 20th-century composers.
It's that way." Residents of historic Anafiotika are used to giving directions to tourists, lost in the narrow, winding alleyways of this unique but little-known hillside neighbourhood in the heart of Athens.
Major League Soccer champions Toronto FC said Thursday they are suspending "all supporter group privileges" after some of the club's fans set fire to the Ottawa Fury stadium in a Canadian Championship match on Wednesday.
Geraint Thomas became the first yellow jersey wearer since disgraced Lance Armstrong to triumph on the legendary Alpe d'Huez after a thrilling finale to a punishing Tour de France 12th stage on Thursday.
Former champion Vincenzo Nibali was doubtful for the remainder of the Tour de France after a collision, allegedly with a police motorbike, on Alpe d'Huez left him nursing a "suspected broken vertebra" in his back.