BREAKING NEWS

2008-07-15

World

Obama clarifies policy on Iraq

Arguing that his country is not pursuing a sound strategy in Iraq, US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has said his first priority if

Business

UK inflation hits 3.8%

Soaring food and fuel prices pushed Britain’s inflation rate to nearly double the Bank of England’s 2% target in June. Consumer price inflation rose

World

Sudan dismisses ICC accusation

There has been angry reaction in Sudan to a prosecutor at the International Criminal Court accusing President Omar al-Bashir of genocide, war crimes

Culture

Actors descend on Avignon

The wonderful Palais des Papes – Pope’s Palace – in Avignon is home to the Southern French city’s annual festival – a month of theatre.

Europe

"You are what you eat"

EU Agriculture Minister Marianna Fischer Boel launches a fruit and vegetable distribution scheme to schools across the union, But is it really