BREAKING NEWS

2008-07-17

Culture

Playing with fire

Scottish installation artist David Mach works with matches – sometimes thousands upon thousands, and sometimes he lights them, too.

Business

EU draft budget approved

EU budget and finance ministers have cut almost two billion euros off the draft general budget for the 2009 financial year. At a meeting in Brussels

Business

European shares rally

European stocks ending the session up 2.6% on Thursday – their best rally in three months. Investors reacted positively to a solid outlook from

World

Lebanon's joy as Israel mourns

Lebanon has been welcoming lorryloads of its dead, released by Israel as part of yesterday’s exchange deal. Nearly 200 bodies of those killed while