Sport Chelsea's Eden Hazard in action during last weekend's FA Cup Fourth Round match against Stoke City

Chelsea manager tips the Belgian to be among the world's best in near future

French bakery chain to open 50 London shops

The French patisserie and bakery Paul plans to create 1,000 jobs as it opens 50 new shops in Britain over the next four years.

Strike in Belgium hits Eurostar service

Just one Eurostar service is running between the UK and Brussels today due to industrial action in Belgium.

Belgian strike cripples Eurostar service

Almost all the Eurostar services between the UK and Brussels scheduled to run tomorrow have been cancelled because of industrial action in Belgium.

Buoyed by a new 20-acre campus, Edhec aims to become a research powerhouse

Optimism is the order of the day at Edhec Business School. The Grand École just outside Lille in northern France is the country's biggest provider of management education and is now trying to transform itself into an international education and research powerhouse. It has built a new campus, opened six research centres, and energetically recruited faculty and students from around the world. Edhec's rise is the latest sign of how French and European business education is reinventing itself for the 21st century.

Brut force: The Lille Art Museum extension

The Lille Art Museum has reopened with a new extension for its collection of Art Brut. The building is a radical addition, but it could have been even more daring, says Jay Merrick

Opposition parties announce merger

South Africa's largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), said it would merge with a smaller party in the hope their new alliance would capitalise on growing frustrations with the ruling ANC over crime and the provision of education, healthcare and electricity.

Baby killer was devoted mother, say daughters

The two surviving daughters of multiple-baby killer Dominique Cottrez have described her as a doting mother who selflessly devoted herself to her family.

Compagnie XY, Roundhouse, London

A minimalist approach, but happy landings all the same

Benitez bemoans Riera timing

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has admitted he is "disappointed" with Albert Riera's critical comments but does not intend to allow them to become a distraction ahead of Sunday's clash against Manchester United.

Torres strikes to ease tension and seal Liverpool's progress

Liverpool 3 Lille 0 (Liverpool win 3-1 on aggregate)

Reds too good for Lille

Liverpool 3 Lille 0 (Liverpool win 3-1 on aggregate)

'You see the boat sinking and nothing changes,' says Riera

Spanish midfielder attacks Benitez on eve of key Europa League tie for beleaguered Liverpool

Reina wants Liverpool investment

Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Reina has echoed team-mate Fernando Torres' calls for significant investment in players to make the club title challengers again.

Benitez rues missed Liverpool chances

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez was left to rue missed opportunities in the 1-0 Europa League last 16 defeat in Lille but has backed his side to turn things around in next week's second leg.

Liverpool humbled by Hazard's late sucker punch

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