from Ed Osmond:

Forgotten man Farbrace keeps things simple for England

May 25, 2015

LONDON (Reuters) - Interim England coach Paul Farbrace emphasised the fun factor after leading his team to a thrilling 124-run victory over New Zealand in the first test on Monday.

from The Great Debate:

The coming jobs massacre and a more violent world

By John Lloyd
May 25, 2015

A humanoid robot named Han developed by Hanson Robotics reacts as the controller commands it via a mobile phone to make a facial expression during the Global Sources spring electronics show in Hong Kong

A humanoid robot named Han developed by Hanson Robotics is shown at the Global Sources spring electronics show in Hong Kong, April 18, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

from The Great Debate:

When ancient Palmyra rivaled the Roman Empire

By Mike Duncan
May 25, 2015

Tourists take pictures at the ancient Palmyra theater in the historical city of Palmyra

Tourists take pictures at the ancient theater in the historical city of Palmyra, April 18, 2008. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

from Expert Zone:

Untangling the web of India, China and Pakistan diplomacy

By Raffaello Pantucci
May 25, 2015

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not necessarily those of Thomson Reuters)

from Expert Zone:

One year on: Modi, reforms and markets

By Aviral Gupta
May 25, 2015

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not necessarily those of Thomson Reuters)

from MacroScope:

Greek money seems close to running out

By Mike Peacock
May 25, 2015

Greece's PM Tsipras, Malta's PM Muscat, EU Commission President Juncker and France's President Hollande attend an EU leaders summit in Brussels

The smart money has always been on a last-minute deal being done to keep Greece afloat with Athens making most of the concessions and the euro zone and IMF bending only a little. But the chances of a car crash are growing as each day passes.

from Hugo Dixon:

Greece needs a second election

By Hugo Dixon
May 25, 2015

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Hugo Dixon is Editor-at-Large, Reuters News. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Steve Keating:

Motor racing-Indy 500 brings Montoya’s career full circle

May 24, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS, May 24 (Reuters) - A nomadic motor racing career went full circle when Juan Pablo Montoya returned to Victory Lane at the Brickyard on Sunday, 15 well-travelled years after the Colombian won his first Indianapolis 500.

from Alan Baldwin:

Formula One brings out the ‘grid boys’

May 24, 2015

MONACO (Reuters) - The testosterone-fueled world of Formula One rang the changes, and surprised more than a few drivers, at the showcase Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday by replacing the familiar 'grid girls' with male models.

from Expert Zone:

India Markets Weekahead: Bulls in control but no catalysts for next big move

By Ambareesh Baliga
May 24, 2015

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not necessarily those of Thomson Reuters)