This Ex-Banker Has Wall Street-Sized Ambitions as a Wine Critic

Wine is one of those rare industries in which one person’s opinion can make fortunes or break them. Credit Robert Parker. For three decades he dominated as the world’s most influential wine critic. He popularized the 100-point […]

Macron Unveils Measures to Combat Violence Against French Women

French President Emmanuel Macron proposed a series of measures including special police internet hotlines and a large public campaign to combat violence against women, an issue thrust into a public debate by revelations involving film producer Harvey […]

David Poisson, French Olympic skier, dies in training accident aged 35

French skier David Poisson, who won a bronze medal in the downhill at the 2013 world championships, died in a training accident French skier David Poisson, who won a bronze medal in the downhill at […]

Douglas Waymark named as athlete who died swimming Channel

A man who died while attempting to swim the Channel has been named as endurance athlete Douglas Waymark. who had reached the summit of Mount Everest.

A man who died while attempting to swim the Channel has been named as endurance athlete Douglas Waymark. Waymark, who had previously reached the summit of Mount Everest, was taking part in the near-300-mile Enduroman […]