Wine

Top Hollande aide quits in conflict of interest row

CLERMONT-FERRAND France - A senior adviser to French President Francois Hollande quit on Friday over accusations of past conflict of interest linked to his work for pharmaceutical firms, adding to pressure on the unpopular Socialist leader weeks before European elections.

Sun, yachts and stars beckon visitors to Cannes

CANNES - Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people-watching and a chance to relish the good life against the backdrop of palm trees and yachts.

18 Apr 2014

Trip tips: Sun, yachts and stars beckon visitors to Cannes

CANNES - Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people-watching and a chance to relish the good life against the backdrop of palm trees and yachts.

18 Apr 2014

TRIP TIPS-Sun, yachts and stars beckon visitors to Cannes

CANNES, April 18 - Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people-watching and a chance to relish the good life against the backdrop of palm trees and yachts.

18 Apr 2014

Book Talk - Robert Lautner on writing, endings and guns

NEW YORK - Novelist Robert Lautner chronicles the adventures of a young boy and the impact of the invention of Samuel Colt's revolving handgun in "Road to Reckoning," a coming-of-age tale set during the great depression of the 1830s.

17 Apr 2014

Book Talk-Robert Lautner on writing, endings and guns

NEW YORK, April 17 - Novelist Robert Lautner chronicles the adventures of a young boy and the impact of the invention of Samuel Colt's revolving handgun in "Road to Reckoning," a coming-of-age tale set during the great depression of the 1830s.

17 Apr 2014

Australian state premier resigns over A$3,000 bottle of wine gift

SYDNEY - The premier of Australia's New South Wales state, Barry O'Farrell, resigned from his position on Wednesday after it was revealed that he had misled a corruption inquiry about accepting a A$3,000 ($2,800) bottle of wine as a gift.

16 Apr 2014

Alex Ferguson's wines expected to score with buyers - Christie's

LONDON - To take his mind off the pressure of "the beautiful game", retired Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson collected vintage wines that will be sold at auction starting in Hong Kong in May, Christie's said on Wednesday.

16 Apr 2014

Alex Ferguson's wines expected to score with buyers - Christie's

LONDON - To take his mind off the pressure of "the beautiful game", retired Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson collected vintage wines that will be sold at auction starting in Hong Kong in May, Christie's said on Wednesday.

16 Apr 2014

Alex Ferguson's wines expected to score with buyers - Christie's

* Ferguson says collected wine to relieve pressure of game

16 Apr 2014