Angela Merkel has rejected pleas from her Greek counterpart for a two-year repayment extension after receiving backing from the French president, François Hollande, for her hardline stance.
A laid-off clothing designer killed his former manager before being shot dead by police in New York on Friday after a workplace dispute escalated into a shootout near the Empire State Building.
This is the thing....
London mayor Boris Johnson has promised "a Paralympics that will dazzle the world" as organisers confirmed the event was on course to sell out and the symbol of the Games was raised at central London landmarks.
The darkest chapter in Norway's recent history came to a close, as judges delivered a sentence that is likely to see Anders Behring Breivik spend the rest of his life in prison, before they read out harrowing accounts of the gun and bomb attacks he perpetrated last year.
The weekly Android Apps Rush post is back to Fridays after last week's lateness.
Facebook has radically increased the speed of the iPhone and iPad versions of its app by dumping the HTML5 version it used for one written in Apple's own Objective-C code to improve the mobile experience - and, potentially, begin making money from phone users.
Totally forgettable ?
Robin Van Persie is expected to make his Manchester United home debut today against Fulham. How will he best influence his new team, and how can they get the best our of him?
Manchester United fan and HITC blogger Nestor Rodrigues gives his views on the Red Devils' defensive situation.