USA
Thousands battle California wildfires

Thousands of firefighters were battling nearly two dozen blazes across drought-parched California Saturday, while at least two of the infernos shut down miles of highway traffic, authorities and media said. More

Franzen, Brooks, Allende
Exciting new reads for autumn

An exciting crop of fiction is headed out in autumn, offering an antidote to a summer of beach reads. From a "Millennium" page turner to Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom" follow-up, we look at the books that will jolt you out of your summer haze. More

From visitor to resident
Meet the Expats: Roxana Mironescu

Romanian national Roxana Mironescu joined her sister in Luxembourg in 2012 after completing her studies in Aberdeen. She has since worked for the local media and now pursues an MA degree at the University of Luxembourg in the country she now calls home. More