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2008-05-01

Europe

Merkel Charlemagne laureate

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded this year’s Charlemagne Prize in recognition of her contribution to European integration. The

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded this year’s Charlemagne Prize in recognition of her contribution to European integration. The

Business

Food prices face US congressional scrutiny

The high price of food is to be the subject of a US congressional hearing. The cost of a loaf of bread has risen 15 percent over the past year with

The high price of food is to be the subject of a US congressional hearing. The cost of a loaf of bread has risen 15 percent over the past year with

Business

BoE claims credit crunch is more of a squeeze

The scale of the losses and the economic knock-on effects of the global credit crunch may not be as heavy as first feared, according to the Bank of

The scale of the losses and the economic knock-on effects of the global credit crunch may not be as heavy as first feared, according to the Bank of

Europe

New technology promotes revolution in cinemas

In the world of cinema, the future is now. Digital technology is revolutionising not only what we see at the movies, but also how it is made

In the world of cinema, the future is now. Digital technology is revolutionising not only what we see at the movies, but also how it is made

Culture

"Speed Racer" hurtles to european cinemas

A movie version of a popular 1960s cartoon has premiered in Berlin and London. “Speed Racer”, which is a combination of live-action and computer

A movie version of a popular 1960s cartoon has premiered in Berlin and London. “Speed Racer”, which is a combination of live-action and computer

Culture

Four 'Lolas' for Fatih Akin

The German Film Academy has been honouring achievements in the movie world handing out its “Lola” awards. And the film by German-Turkish director

The German Film Academy has been honouring achievements in the movie world handing out its “Lola” awards. And the film by German-Turkish director

Science_technology

Water and the Universe

Water, water everywhere – a vital resource that is a defining feature of our planet. But how much do we really understand about the water around us –

Water, water everywhere – a vital resource that is a defining feature of our planet. But how much do we really understand about the water around us –

Europe

Yugo-nostalgia not what it used to be

For some, the term ‘Yugonostalgia’ used to be an insult. But it is making a comeback in the republics that once formed Yugoslavia. In Serbia, the

For some, the term ‘Yugonostalgia’ used to be an insult. But it is making a comeback in the republics that once formed Yugoslavia. In Serbia, the