An update from the CNN newsdesk in London on the stories we're following on Thursday:
Hungary toxic sludge - The river of red toxic sludge is inching ever closer to the Danube river. Four people have died and over a hundred have been injured after a leak from a metals plant reservoir sent caustic sludge through villages in Western Hungary. Read the full story
Luzhkov interview - Matthew Chance sits down for an exclusive interview with the ousted former mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov. Luzhkov accuses President Dmitry Medvedev of overseeing "calamities, terrorist acts, and bad harvests," during his period in power. Read the full story
Greece strike - The Greek public sector union Adedy is scheduled to stage another 24-hour nationwide strike. It is the latest in a series of strikes and demonstrations against the government's austerity measures, pension and labor reforms.
Fashion bloggers - Fashion bloggers, including a 14-year-old named Tavi, and 17-year-old Charles Guislain, are doing an end run around the establishment icons like Vogue and Women's Wear Daily by covering the major fashion shows with borrowed photos and flip cams. Jim Bittermann reports from Paris.
Leaders in football - Many of the world’s leading sport and business figures are attending three separate conferences at Chelsea football club in west London. The conferences are called Leadership in Football, Leadership in Performance and Leadership in Sponsorship.
Chinese premier visits Italy - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will focus on economic ties during a visit to Italy on Thursday, on the third leg of his trip across Europe.