A French processing company is in the spotlight over the horsemeat scandal that's sweeping Europe. The government in Paris has accused a firm called Spanghero of knowingly selling horsemeat as beef. The company denies the allegation.
After David Cameron slammed France's sale of two warships to Russia, a cross-party parliamentary report has revealed that more than 200 UK licenses to sell weapons to Moscow remain valid.
This year's Tour de France set off minutes from Beryl Burton's home in Leeds, England. But few had ever heard of Britain's arguably greatest ever female cyclist until the peloton pedaled past.
European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for a special summit likely to be dominated by wrangles over vacant top EU jobs and Ukraine's conflict. EU diplomats say new sanctions against Russia could emerge.
German Marcel Kittel won the first stage of the Tour de France, which is being held in England for the first time since 2007. Local favorite Mark Cavendish crashed at the finish.
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