America's Independence Day may have just passed, but if you're still feeling festive and you're looking for another reason to don your red, white, and blue, get in on the festivities this weekend to celebrate Bastille Day.
Charles Payne submits: I can almost hear Kool & the Gang in the background telling everyone to "celebrate good times" as the market not only has maintained an upside bias, but has exhibited some gusto to boot. Of course, we know every time we start to sing out loud rather than whistle past the graveyard our luck runs out. At some point our greatest fears will fade, but right now the question is can they fade enough to be part of the solution.
Beefeater gin has launched the Beefeater Alchemy Project together with Bastille. The UK band is on a tour of Europe, taking in Barcelona, Naples and Dublin, and a film crew is on the road with them to shoot a documentary.
For some French teams on the Tour de France, it has been a comparatively disastrous campaign so far.But at the halfway stage and on the national holiday of Bastille Day, the likes of Cofidis, Francaise des Jeux and Bbox-Bouygues have the perfect chance to make amends.After two hard days in the high mountains trimmed the yellow jersey field in brutal fashion, the battle for the race's top prize should take a back seat until the resumption of hostilities in the Pyrenees on Sunday.
PARIS — A magazine executive and a female photographer have been charged by police investigating the publication of topless pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge in France last year.
Ernesto Mauri, the chief executive of Mondadori, which owns the French edition of Closer, has been charged with invasion of privacy for allowing the pictures of the Duchess to be printed in the magazine in September.
Every war has had one day that changed the tide--where one side began winning, and the other side began to lose. That moment in the Second World War was D-Day--June 6, 1944--the day Allied forces crossed the English Channel and began to reclaim the European mainland. Today is D-Day's 69th anniversary.