European shares slump again

European shares experienced another big down day on Tuesday and closed almost four per cent lower. Financial shares and commodity producers slumped


Freedom for EU fruit and veg

Comedy carrots look set to make a comeback to European supermarket shelves. Member states of the EU are due to vote on throwing out some of the most


Israeli's vote in local elections

Jerusalem’s former mayor and out-going Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been making his choice in Israel’s local elections. In all, around 160


Nkunda plans DR Congo takeover

There is fresh concern that fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo will spread into neighbouring countries. It follows the Congolese rebel


Step back in time in Rome

For tourists who struggle to imagine life in ancient Rome, a 3D cinematic experience has been developed, combining Hollywood animation, video gaming


European Regional Policy

More countries joining the European Union means biggest income gaps. In per-capita income terms, Luxembourg is now seven times richer than Romania


Europe remembers war dead

Ceremonies have been held across Europe and around the world to mark the 90th anniversary of the end of World War One.   French President Nicolas