BREAKING NEWS

2009-06-24

Business

Russian economy to shrink

There are different figures emerging, but all contain the same message – Russia’s economy is going to shrink dramatically this year. The World

Business

Wednesday 24th June

European shares finished the day sharply higher, up almost three percent. Among the factors boosting shares, the European Central Bank lent

World

Sex scandal engulfs Berlusconi

The sex scandal headlines keep on coming, but the Italian Prime Minister remains defiant. Silvio Berlusconi is facing perhaps his biggest ever

Sci-tech

Innovating for kids

At the Innovation Days exhibition in Lisbon, researchers demonstrated a little electric car designed for disabled children. It is equipped with

Culture

Films at RA's Summer Show

In London, the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition features, as usual, both established and unknown artists working in a wide variety of disciplines

Culture

Tetro in black and white

Francis Ford Coppola’s latest film “Tetro“ is shot entirely in black and white.  He says that “in the movie business, because television executives