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Europe stocks fall as investors weigh Greek vote

European stocks fell after Greek voters rejected creditors’ austerity demands, while a measure of volatility slid amid speculation that the resignation of Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis will smooth further talks.

Europe stocks fall as investors weigh Greek vote

European stocks fell after Greek voters rejected creditors’ austerity demands, while a measure of volatility slid amid speculation that the resignation of Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis will smooth further talks.

VAT tourist refunds rise by 7 percent 

Lebanon’s VAT reimbursments to tourists rose by 7 percent in the first half of the year, newly published data showed Monday, in what could be a sign that the country’s tourism sector is rebounding

Egypt’s curbs on GDR proceeds send stocks lower

Egyptian stocks plunged the most in 2015, sending the benchmark gauge below the average of the past 100 weeks, as the government’s tightening of foreign-exchange rules for arbitrage trading reduced demand for local shares.

Silverstone lifts F1 gloom, if only for a day

Formula One has many problems, but Sunday’s British Grand Prix, a thrilling race won by tearful home hero Lewis Hamilton in front of a record 140,000 strong crowd, was not one of them.

McIlroy suffers injury ahead of British Open

Rory McIlroy’s defense of golf’s British Open and a keenly anticipated contest with American Jordan Spieth was thrown into doubt Monday when he revealed he had ruptured an ankle ligament while playing football with friends.

Versace kicks off couture week in style

Actress Michelle Rodriguez and model Naomi Campbell joined celebrity attendees Sunday at the start of Paris’ fall-winter 2015-16 haute couture week – that headlined with Versace.

Hobeika celebrates British traditions 

Delicate and refined, Georges Hobeika’s Couture Fall- Winter 2015-16 collection – which he revealed Monday as part of the Paris Fashion Week, is a salutation of the much celebrated Britain’s tradition of five o’clock tea.

Some newer cars burn too much oil

Newer cars aren’t supposed to need more oil between oil changes, but Consumer Reports found that some engines – mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru – require an extra quart as often as once a month.

Tears flow as Grateful Dead say farewell

The Grateful Dead gave what it says will be its last group performance Sunday, playing to some 70,000 singing, dancing and tearful fans in Chicago’s Soldier Field.

Marvel’s Ant-Man plays big for the silver screen

Marvel brings its latest superhero offering to the silver screen in “Ant-Man,” with Paul Rudd, known for his roles in popular comedies, portraying a thief who has the power to shrink in size but grow in power.