Sport

Lorenzo wins Czech MotoGP to go joint top

Spaniard edges out defending champion Marquez and now sits top of the standings with Yamaha teammate Rossi.

Human Rights

Why Roma kids don't fit in at Czech schools

Racism against Roma people is rampant in Czech educational institutions.

by Salil Shetty

Politics

Czech president bans US envoy from palace over Ukraine

Country's PM and legislators side with envoy after he criticises president for attending Russian military parade.

Politics

Pig farm takes centre stage in battle for Roma history

Activists in the Czech Republic demand that a pig farm built over a former WWII era concentration camp be shut down.

Europe

Eight killed in restaurant shooting in Czech Republic

Local man opens fire in a restaurant near southeastern town of Uhersky Brod, before shooting himself dead.

Sport

Nadal, Federer made to work hard

Spaniard edges out American qualifier in five sets while Federer needed four sets to progress in the Australian Open.

Politics

UK politicians put migrants in the crosshairs

Immigrants could face possible deportation amid new efforts by conservatives to cap the influx of foreigners.

Empire

Guests: A German Europe? The Union Disunited

Empire asks its guests what they think about the economic reality and the future of the European project.

Politics

Swedish king honoured Palestine National Day

Carl Gustaf sent cable of congratulations to Mahmoud Abbas on anniversary of unilateral independence declaration.

People & Power

American power and the fracking boom

What impact will America's oil and gas boom from fracking have on US power and global geopolitics?

War & Conflict

NATO: The alliance that should have been dissolved

NATO backing the Ukrainian military is about as sensible as Russia's support for paramilitary forces

by Ian Klinke

Sport

Eleventh win of the season for Marquez

World champion Marc Marquez edges out compatriot Jorge Lorenzo to win the British GP with Valentino Rossi third.

Sport

Federer keeps 18th Slam hopes alive

Second-seed notches up straight-sets win in the US Open to move into the third round where he is joined by Murray.