After a career breaking glass ceilings to join a tiny global elite, Christine Lagarde will bring experience of cool-headed crisis fighting to her job as first female head of the European Central Bank.
The Paralympic gold medalist was diagnosed with a degenerative muscle disease at age 14 that caused constant pain, paralysis in her legs and left her barely able to sleep. She signed her euthanasia papers back in 2008.
EU ambassadors are to meet in Brussels on Wednesday after the British House of Commons rejected Boris Johnson's bid to set a tight three-day schedule to approve a Brexit bill this week.
Former world number one Murray, who appeared on the brink of retirement after losing in the first round of the Australian Open in January, battled back from a set and a break down to win the European Open 3-6 6-4 6-4.
Former world number one Murray returned to singles action on the ATP Tour in August following a career-saving hip resurfacing surgery in January and will look to lift his first trophy since 2017 in Sunday’s final.
Carles Puigdemont handed himself in after Spain issued a new warrant for his arrest following the sentencing of 12 of his former colleagues. Thousands gathered in Barcelona, Spain on Friday to protest the jailing of the separatist Catalan leaders.
With the ink barely dry on the proposal and Johnson still happily backslapping EU leaders at a summit in Brussels, a chorus of British party leaders said they would vote against the deal.
Violence has persisted in the country's capital since last week when President Lenín Moreno's decision to end subsidies led to a sharp increase in fuel prices.
UK PM Johnson's offer focuses on a complicated proposal for preserving a free-flowing border between British-run Northern Ireland and EU member state Ireland after Brexit.
Scotland win 34-0 against Samoa in Kobe that saw Pacific islanders finish a man down.
Germany, Belgium, and Kuwait put their text in a final form and seek a vote on Thursday. Russia and China also put their rival text in a final form for a vote, that calls for a cessation of hostilities in September but gives no date.
Neo-Nazi groups call for gathering after far-right Vlaams Belang is excluded from government but the party itself has tried to distance itself from the march.
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