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2008-05-02

News

Founder of the reowned SIPA picture agency Göksin Sipahioglu

Göksin Sipahioglu is known as one of the greatest photo-journalists of his day. 81 years old, and originally from Turkey, he’s an adopted Parisian

Göksin Sipahioglu is known as one of the greatest photo-journalists of his day. 81 years old, and originally from Turkey, he’s an adopted Parisian

Business

Bush refuses to call US downturn a recession

President Bush has admitted that the US economy is not doing as well as he wants, but he has refused to call the slowdown a recession. He was

President Bush has admitted that the US economy is not doing as well as he wants, but he has refused to call the slowdown a recession. He was

Business

Cool response to rice-price cartel proposal

There has been an unenthusiastic reaction among grain traders and analysts to a renewed call for an OPEC-style cartel to get a grip on the spiralling

There has been an unenthusiastic reaction among grain traders and analysts to a renewed call for an OPEC-style cartel to get a grip on the spiralling

Europe

Battered Brown facing new EU referendum challenge

With Labour licking its wounds after a thrashing in local elections in Britain, Prime Minister Gordon Brown has another prospective nightmare to look

With Labour licking its wounds after a thrashing in local elections in Britain, Prime Minister Gordon Brown has another prospective nightmare to look

Europe

EU documents more accessible to citizens

New European rules on access to documents from EU institutions have been brought up to date. In its proposal, the European Commission says it is part

New European rules on access to documents from EU institutions have been brought up to date. In its proposal, the European Commission says it is part

Europe

Slovakia's controversial new press law

What comes first, protecting individuals’ interests or freedom of information? After extended tension between the prime minister and the private

What comes first, protecting individuals’ interests or freedom of information? After extended tension between the prime minister and the private

Culture

France honours Japanese film maker

Kiju Yoshida is one of the masters of Japanese cinema. As a young film-maker he was part of the new wave of Japanese cinema of the 1960’s. Often

Kiju Yoshida is one of the masters of Japanese cinema. As a young film-maker he was part of the new wave of Japanese cinema of the 1960’s. Often

Culture

World's cartoonists on show in Sintra

An exhibition featuring the best of the entrants in the World Press Cartoon – the annual competition celebrating the work of satirists and humorists

An exhibition featuring the best of the entrants in the World Press Cartoon – the annual competition celebrating the work of satirists and humorists