Canadian parliament suspended

Canada’s embattled prime minister has engineered the suspension of parliament so he can avoid a no-confidence vote next week which he would almost


Emissions - how much to cut

A ship carrying coal has been prevented from unloading in Denmark. No other fossil fuel pollutes like coal pollutes, and so Greenpeace eco-militants


Itchy conscience over Tibet

Riots in Tibet in March this year marked a failed uprising against Chinese domination half a century ago, and were put down with the same rigour


Putin hints at Kremlin comeback

The former Russian President Vladimir Putin has hinted at a return to the Kremlin, but not for at least three years. Asked about the presidency after


Picturing African tribal life

A window on the world of tribal life in Africa. An exhibition of rare photographs and artefacts has opened in London. It offers a unique insight


Putin hosts tv phone-in

Russian television viewers have been assured that their government is doing all it can to help them through the world financial crisis. Prime