Froome holds on to Tour de France lead after post-crash dash

Froome holds on to Tour de France lead after post-crash dash

Defending champion Chris Froome retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey on the Tour de France after an incident involving a motorbike left him without a bike in a chaotic finale of the 12th stage on Thursday. The Briton’s bike was broken in a pile-up close to the finish and the Team Sky rider began running […]

Why France’s Hollande holds on to ‘rebel’ minister Macron

Why France’s Hollande holds on to ‘rebel’ minister Macron

Emmanuel Macron’s first political rally on Tuesday evening is widely viewed as a prelude to a run for the presidency – as well as a distraction from his job as economy minister. So why does his mentor, François Hollande, let him get away with it? Harbouring a passion for nimble start-ups, geeky gadgets and all […]