German Chancellor Angela Merkel began her speech to the British Parliament by telling her audience that she’d come to disappoint them. As she made her opening remarks -- in English -- lawmakers applauded anyway.
Train passengers going from England to France will have wireless access in the Channel Tunnel, about 100 meters (330 feet) below sea level, starting in March after Vodafone Group Plc and EE won a 10-year deal to provide service.
The Schmallenberg virus that first appeared in U.K. livestock in late 2011 probably was carried by infected midges blown across the English Channel from France and Belgium, according to an Oxford University study.
RTL Group SA , Europe’s biggest television broadcaster, agreed to set up a venture with Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd. to start two English channels in India, marking its first foray into Asia as a broadcaster.