BREAKING NEWS

2009-02-20

Europe

How to get Europeans to vote

Some three quarters of the laws affecting the day- to-day life of Europeans and the world around them are decided in the European Parliament

Europe

In praise of Erasmus Mundus

The EU’s Education Commissioner Jan Figel has presented a study on the positive impact of the bloc’s higher education cooperation and exchange

Business

UK shoppers surprise

Britain’s retailers enjoyed an unexpectedly rise in business last month as shoppers took advantage of the post-Christmas sales. The biggest

Culture

Duffy cleans up at the Brits

Welsh singer Duffy swept the Brits on Wednesday winning three gongs, including the coverted Best Album prize for “Rockferry”. It is the culmination

World

Saab straps in for bumpy ride

The Swedish car-makers Saab have confirmed that they are to ask a court for legal protection from creditors while they re-structure the loss-making