Looking for Eric

Ken Loach indulges his love of the beautiful game in his new film “Looking for Eric”. The film is a joyful, crowd-pleasing story about a postman


East -v- West Art Exhibitions

A new exhibition “Art and Cold War – German Positions 1945 – 1989” has opened at the Germanic National Museum in Nuremberg. It compares and


Climate change efforts

“Hello, I’m Marie, from Washington. I’d like to know what Europe is doing to fight against climate change.” “Hi, my name is Marie Hélène Fandel.


Opel decision imminent

As the German government got closer to a decision on who it will back to take over Opel, the bidders for the car maker were told by Economy Minister


Wednesday 27th May

European stocks finished up almost 0.5 percent. Investors were encouraged by figures from the US showing another rise in home sales in April as


Japan export woes ease

Japan’s exports are showing modest signs of recovery. According to new government figures they rose for a second month in April compared to the


GM closer to bankruptcy

General Motors is heading down the road to bankruptcy protection from its creditors. That is because the struggling car maker’s bond holders have


Soyuz lifts off for ISS

Russia’s workhorse rocket Soyuz has lifted off successfully, on the way to a rendez-vous with the International Space Station. Today’s flight is a