Prince of Asturias Award

The 2008 Prince of Asturias Awards ceremony has taken place in Oviedo, the capital of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain. Dubbed the


Obama's wife takes up the slake

As Barack Obama took a break from the campaign trail to visit his ill grandmother, wife Michelle stepped in his place. Despite a strong lead in the


Austria reopens Kampusch case

Was Austria’s Natatsha Kampusch abducted by more than one person? It has been decided to reopen the case. Kampusch is now 20 years old but when she


Judge sets alleged rapist free

France’s President has ordered the immediate re- arrest of a man freed in error despite being charged with rape. The suspect, 48 year old Jorge


Iceland warming to EU

Icelanders are fighting to keep their heads above water. Caught in a financial maelstrom, the tiny nordic country is refloating the debate about


McCain battles to hold Florida

Republican presidential candidate John McCain is on a barnstorming bus tour of Florida, a key swing state crucial to his election hopes. If the polls