2014 Game Developers Conference Europe Call For Papers Now Open … – Wall Street Journal

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey will play in US game Wednesday – The Seattle Times

Sounders’ Clint Dempsey will play in US game WednesdayThe Seattle TimesSeattle, in fact, will be the only MLS team affected ahead of opening weekend as only two players from the…

Migrants flock to Spanish enclave of Melilla – Washington Post

Washington PostHundreds of people from neighboring Morocco have been storming the border fence to get into Europe. Feb. 28, 2014 Would-be immigrants jump over a fence into the North African…

Germany’s Angela Merkel urges ‘strong’ UK in EU – BBC News

BBC NewsThe German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said the rest of Europe is not prepared to pay almost any price to keep Britain in the EU. In an historic address…

Kardashian confronts tradition at elite Vienna ball – ABS CBN News

ABS CBN NewsAt 24, Olga Goreglyad is a veteran of society balls around Europe but her ambition will not be fulfilled until she dances on Thursday night as a debutante…

We Need Strong UK in EU, Merkel Says — Update – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalLONDON–Germany wants Britain to be a strong player in the European Union, Chancellor Angela Merkel told U.K. parliamentarians Thursday, stressing the need for Europe to change with the…

Lenovo banks on $1 BEELLION Moto turnaround in SIX quarters – Register

RegisterLenovo boss Yang Yuanqing has boasted that he can wipe Motorola Mobility’s $1bn-a-year (£600m) losses in just six quarters once his firm takes the helm at the handset maker. Yang…

‘Premier League the best in the world? Nonsense’ – former Manchester United … – Goal.com

Goal.comFormer Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane says Premier League clubs – and in particular the Red Devils – have fallen behind the best sides in Europe. Keane watched United’s 2-0…

Sevastopol: A Russian city inside Ukraine’s borders? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorUkraine’s population of 46 million is roughly split in half between those who want stronger ties with Moscow and those who are pushing for the country to follow…

Ukraine’s former PM rallies protesters after Yanukovych flees Kiev – The Guardian

The GuardianIn eastern Ukraine and Crimea there was fury at events in Kiev, and all eyes will now be on Russia, where the foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, labelled the opposition…

Europe and US Threaten Sanctions Over Kiev Bloodshed – New York Times

New York TimesThey also announced that the French, German and Polish foreign ministers would visit Kiev beforehand, to meet with members of the government and the opposition. Secretary of State…

London Docks Await Chinese Redevelopment – New York Times

London Docks Await Chinese RedevelopmentNew York TimesLONDON — Known for ambitious plans in China for business parks the size of cities, Xu Weiping says he cannot wait to start work…

Did Marius the giraffe have to be euthanized? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter the Copenhagen Zoo euthanized a healthy giraffe named Marius on Feb. 9 to avoid inbreeding, people worldwide criticized the decision. The 18-month-old giraffe was shot in the head…

Hey Romeo, thank these guys for bringing the roses – Concord Monitor

Concord Monitor9, 2014 photo, pallet of okra wait in a cargo holding area in Miami for shipment to Europe. Millions of Americans will exchange flowers with loved ones this Valentine’s…

Banks in London Devise Way Around Europe’s Bonus Rules – New York Times

Banks in London Devise Way Around Europe’s Bonus RulesNew York TimesThe European Union has gone further than most, limiting bankers to bonuses equal to one or two times their salaries.…

Notable & Quotable: BHL Goes to Kiev – Wall Street Journal

Notable & Quotable: BHL Goes to KievWall Street JournalNot the Europe that is tired of itself, that doubts its mission and its meaning, but an ardent, fervent, heroic Europe. And…

Nokia and HTC bury hatchet in patent disputes – PCWorld

PCWorldNokia and HTC have settled their long-running patent infringement battles, which played out in several countries and have seen a handful of HTC phones banned from sale in Europe. The…

DAVOS 2014: A world in a state of flux – TheChronicleHerald.ca

TheChronicleHerald.caOverview. At this year’s gathering of global leaders from government, business and civil society at Davos, Switzerland, there was no great overarching theme, no existential threat to the euro and…

How the real ‘Monuments Men’ rescued artwork from the Nazis – BBC News

BBC NewsIn 1943, as war raged across Europe, a special unit of art experts was formed to save cultural sites and buildings at risk from Allied bombing and recover masterpieces…

Corruption across EU ‘breathtaking’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe extent of corruption in Europe is “breathtaking” and it costs the EU economy at least 120bn euros (£99bn) annually, the European Commission says. EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia…

Corruption In Europe “breathtaking,” Costs EU Economy EUR120 Bln – RTT News

RTT NewsThe European Commission’s first ever EU Anti-Corruption Report, published on Monday, says that the extent of corruption in the 28-nation bloc is “breathtaking,” which costs its economy about EUR120…

Russia: Europe should condemn Kiev demonstrators – UPI.com

UPI.comKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 1 (UPI) — European officials should condemn Ukrainian protesters for taking over government buildings in Kiev, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday. Lavrov’s comments came at…

Motley Crue officially calls it quits, announces global farewell tour – Las Vegas Sun

Motley Crue officially calls it quits, announces global farewell tourLas Vegas SunUnlike the group’s recent two runs at the Hard Rock Hotel here, Las Vegas is not on the first…

2014 State of the Union Address Full Speech Text

Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery State of the Union Address Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice…

Ukraine Faces More Violence as Ultimatum Nears End – ABC News

ABC NewsThick black smoke from burning tires engulfed parts of downtown Kiev as an ultimatum issued by the opposition to the president to call early election or face street rage…

Davos 2014: business news and markets, as it happened – January 22, 2014 – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk16.25 More Europe concern from Davos, where CEOs are worried that a shift to the right in May’s European parliamentary election could block reforms and make the bloc harder to…

Davos dilemma: how to help, not harm, world’s fragile recovery – Reuters UK

Davos dilemma: how to help, not harm, world’s fragile recoveryReuters UKAn ill-judged move could threaten economic revival worldwide, just one of the dilemmas facing policymakers from America, Europe and Asia…

LG G Flex coming to European markets in February – Android Community

Android CommunityShortly after launching in the US, the LG G Flex will become available in a few European regions. This is part of LG’s efforts to spread the word about…

Phone home! European Space Agency hears sign of life from comet-chasing … – Fox News

Fox NewsDEEP SPACE – Talk about a long-distance phone call! Europe’s Rosetta probe woke up from years of hibernation Monday and phoned home, a signal that traveled half a billion…

Hey, Rosetta? ESA hopes for sign of life from comet-chasing probe – CTV News

CTV NewsBERLIN — Europe’s Rosetta probe is due to wake up from years of hibernation Monday, but scientists face an agonizing wait of several hours until the first signal reaches…

Rosetta: Alarm to sound for comet mission – BBC News

BBC NewsOne of the most daring space missions ever undertaken reaches a key milestone on Monday. Europe’s Rosetta probe was launched a decade ago on a long quest to chase…

Spain’s Next Zara? Fashion Label Desigual Speeds Global Growth – The Business of Fashion

The Business of FashionBERLIN, Germany — Spanish fashion label Desigual is accelerating its expansion in Europe and emerging markets, seeking to ride predictions of fast growth in women’s apparel while…

At least ten injured in overnight clashes outside Ukraine court – Reuters

ReutersKIEV (Reuters) – At least ten people, including a former interior minister, were injured in the early hours of Saturday morning in clashes between riot police and protesters outside a…

Chinese ship to pick up Syrian chemical weapons materials – CNN International

CNN International(CNN) — A Chinese ship arrived to pick up chemical weapons materials out from Syria Tuesday, China’s state-run Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday. The frigate Yancheng is working closely…

DEVELOPING: Michael Schumacher seriously injured in skiing accident – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsFormula One icon Michael Schumacher suffered a serious head injury while skiing in the French Alps on Sunday morning, according to a report. He was transported to…