Fire breaks out in London’s Camden Market

July 10, 2017

(CNN)Ten fire engines and more than 70 firefighters responded to a fire in London’s Camden Market, a well-known tourist attraction, early Monday morning, the London Fire Brigade said. No information about the cause of the fire or injuries was immediately available. The open-air Camden Market, near central London, is a popular tourist attraction that features more than 1,000 shops, stalls, food outlets and entertainment venues. It opened in 1974 with…


Is Merkel making a political point with her G20 music choice?

July 7, 2017

(CNN)As the current leader of the G20, Angela Merkel gets to call the tune, and the German Chancellor appears to be sending a musical message to some of her guests in Hamburg this week. A German government spokesman told CNN that Merkel herself selected the Ninth Symphony (“a substantial part of German culture”), whose final movement, better known as the “Ode to Joy,” is “a hymn to humanity, peace and…