You might expect a lengthy philosophical discussion from a volume titled "Why Beer Matters," but this story is actually about many things: an e-book penned by an expat beer writer living in Prague, the handcrafted book it inspired, and the resurrection of a Polish beer style.
As a candidate, President Obama was greeted here five years ago by massive crowds and media adulation for his strident criticism of the wartime policies of then President George W. Bush.
Now a veteran of the international summit scene, President Barack Obama wielded significant influence over the agenda at this week's Group of Eight meetings, but had only modest success in achieving the results he sought.
Senior members of the German government have warned EU member states that German car companies could scale back or scrap production plans in their countries unless they support weakened carbon emissions rules, according to diplomatic sources.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron poses for a group photograph with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso; Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; German Chancellor Angela Merkel; Russia's President Vladimir Putin; Cameron; US President Barack Obama; France's President Francois Hollande; Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper; Italy's ... (more)
Leaders from eight of the world's wealthiest countries spent the final hours of their summit Tuesday focusing how to make sure that multinational companies can no longer rely on shelters and loopholes to avoid paying taxes.
A British man who miraculously survived a fall from a 15th-storey balcony in New Zealand while drunkenly trying to break into his apartment has labelled himself an "idiot".
A sign protesting against the HS2 high-speed London-Birmingham rail project, which has been condemned as a '33 billion pound gamble' Demand for the HS2 high-speed rail project has "likely been overestimated" and the A 33 billion project does not offer good value for money, according to a report by a think-tank.
International tensions over Syria looked set to dominate the G8 summit in Northern Ireland as world leaders flew in for an annual gathering which will also focus on measures to kick-start global growth.
National Theatre Live, which broadcasts stage shows from England to movie screens worldwide, said Monday that its June 13 live broadcast of Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in the play "The Audience" has captured its largest audience to date.
President Barack Obama declared peace in Northern Ireland a "blueprint" for those living amid conflict around the world, while acknowledging that the calm between Catholics and Protestants will face further tests.
The Warner Bros. superhero film earned $113 million in its opening weekend at the box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The Guardian newspaper says the British eavesdropping agency GCHQ repeatedly hacked into foreign diplomats' phones and emails when the U.K. hosted international conferences, even going so far as to set up a bugged Internet cafA© in an effort to get an edge in high-stakes negotiations.
Thousands of Bulgarian protesters demanded the resignation of their new Socialist-led government on Sunday, but the prime minister dismissed the prospect of stepping down as "highly irresponsible" and "destabilising".
Michael Douglas led a dozen Hollywood A-listers in a video aimed at reminding President Barack Obama that he told the world four years ago of the need to eliminate all nuclear weapons.
The main opposition challenger to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, lagging her badly in the run-up to the September 22 election, rebuked his party's chairman on Sunday in another sign of disarray in the Social Democrats' campaign.