By CNN's Laura Smith-Spark and Richard Allen Greene
Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of News International, took to the stand for the first time Thursday in her trial on accusations that she was part of a conspiracy to intercept the voice mails of high-profile figures in Britain.
(CNN) -- So New York thinks it's the most stylish city on the planet?
Sure, the Big Apple was named top dog in the latest rankings of fashion capitals around the world, pushing Paris into second place, and London into third.
(CNN) -- The weather forecast is the most watched item in the athletes village, snowboard cross is like NASCAR on the white stuff and the Dutch seem likely for another podium sweep in speed skating.
Women's alpine skiing
Thailand's bitter political crisis intensified Tuesday as four people were killed in clashes between anti-government protesters and police, and the country's anti-corruption commission filed charges against the Prime Minister.