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Winter is coming, but will the Games return to Calgary?

The road to the next Olympic Winter Games may have Beijing as its ultimate destination, but, as Scott Russell writes, the curtain goes up on the winter sport season with one overarching story dominating the winter sport narrative: Will Calgary take the pl...

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New Look to pull out of China with closure of 120 stores

Fashion chain’s decision comes as it continues to face tough conditions on UK high streetNew Look is to close all its 120 shops in China by the end of the year after disappointing sales, as it continues to battle tough conditions on the UK high street.The...

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Five Star Movement faces populist revolt over Rome's decay

Protest planned over lacked of progress in tackling refuse problem and city’s other illsTired of overflowing bins, potholes and exploding buses, Rome’s long-suffering residents are planning to protest in an effort to save their city from further decay.The...

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Top Afghan police chief killed in Kandahar shooting

Taliban claim responsibility for killing General Abdul Raziq inside governor’s compound A controversial but influential Afghan police chief has been shot dead days before parliamentary elections, leaving a gaping power vacuum in the Taliban’s birthplace.A...

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