Lance Armstrong IS under active criminal investigation by Federal authorities for lying and concealing his doping Shocking revelation comes as Armstrong tops list of America's most disliked athletesHe has also said that he will not be paying back the $12million he earned in bonuses during three of his seven Tour de France victories Armstrong admitted to Oprah Winfrey that he had doped By Daily Mail Reporter, Associated Press and Reuters Reporter PUBLISHED: 20:58 GMT, 5 February 2013 | UPDATED: 05:52 GMT, 6 February 2013 It has been revealed today that disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is the subject of an active criminal investigation by Federal investigators. Off the hook: A lawyer overseeing the federal investigation into Lance Armstrong says there are no plans to charge him over the doping scandal The ex-Tour de France champion is potentially facing charges of obstruction, witness tampering and intimidation relating to the systematic cover-up of his drug-taking when he was competing. The revelation runs contrary to statements made today by the U.S.
'Europe will fail if struggling countries cannot leave euro', warns grandson of man behind the EUStephan Werhahn has quit the pro-euro Christian Democratic UnionHe is standing as a candidate for a eurosceptic partyClaims German bailout policies do not honour his grandfather's views | UPDATED: 18:24 GMT, 26 December 2012 The grandson of a statesman seen as the architect of the EU has warned that 'Europe will fail' if debt-stricken countries are forced to stick with the euro. Stephan Werhahn quit the Christian Democratic Union, which was founded by his grandfather Konrad Adenauer, to switch to a eurosceptic party.
Like lemmings, the Americans seem hell-bent on leaping off an economic cliff. The effect on us could be devastating | UPDATED: 00:48 GMT, 27 December 2012 As the year draws to a close, we may have survived the end of the world, as foretold by the ancient Mayan civilisation, but we still face financial apocalypse
President Obama named as TIME magazine's 'Person of the Year' for the second time in four years TIME: 'Obama is the beneficiary and author of a new America' | UPDATED: 17:42 GMT, 19 December 2012 Iconic: President Barack Obama has been named as Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2012 President Barack Obama has been named TIME's Person of the Year for 2012, allowing him the honour for the second time in four years. The magazine cited the president's historic re-election last month as symbolic of the nation's changing demographics amid the backdrop of high unemployment and other challenges. 'He's basically the beneficiary and the author of a kind of new America – a new demographic, a new cultural America that he is now the symbol of,' TIME editor Rick Stengel said as he announced the choice on the Today show on Wednesday.
'They killed my MI6 husband and more will die if Putin isn't stopped': The two chilling deaths of Russian nationals in Britain and the stories of the women they left behind | UPDATED: 13:04 GMT, 16 December 2012 Marina Litvinenko is used to people comparing her life to a plot from a John le Carr novel.
Ex-president of Turks and Caicos arrested after fleeing Caribbean islands with $180m fortune Michael Misick detained in Rio de Janeiro by Brazilian Federal PoliceAccused of masterminding a massive corruption scheme Will be extradited back to Caribbean islands to go on trial | UPDATED: 13:43 GMT, 8 December 2012 In custody: Former prime minister of the Turks and Caicos islands Michael Misick has been arrested in Brazil after fleeing the country with an alleged fortune of $180million The former jet-setting premier of the Turks and Caicos islands has been arrested in Brazil on an international warrant. Michael Misick fled the British overseas territory in 2009 after a report exposed widespread corruption. The former prime minister is alleged to have amassed a personal fortune of $180m and lived a lavish lifestyle
Nazi concentration camp guard fighting deportation from the U.S. claims he was forced to join the SSAnton Geiser, 88, claims he was forced to join the SS as a 17-year-old He has lived in Sharon, Pennsylvania for over 50 years He didn't tell his family about his Nazi service until 2004 Justice department lawyers said he engaged in 'crimes against humanity' | UPDATED: 12:08 GMT, 7 December 2012 Former Nazi guard Anton Geiser, 88, has appealed against a deportation ruling arguing he was forced to serve in the SS A former Nazi concentration camp guard, who has lived in the U.S