Berlin Wall mattresses

The Berlin Wall was famously covered in graffiti and slogans. “Nobody has the intention of building a wall” was one of the most famous. Now a team


German jobless total rises

The number of people out of work in Germany continues to rise. The latest figures from the Federal Labour Office show that in July the headline


Thursday 30th July

European shares hit their highest closing level in nearly nine months, climbing for the 12th time in 14 sessions. Better than feared company


ETA - Spain's deadly foe

For politicians, keen to portray ETA as weakened after a number of high-profile arrests, today’s bomb and yesterday’s early morning blast at a


UK Iraq war inquiry starts today

The long-awaited inquiry into Britain’s involvement in the Iraq war begins today, with a decision on how it will be carried out. The chairman of the


Mega threats, micro solutions

It’s a hot summer night and there’s another forest fire in Greece. This one has already burnt out 1000 hectares of a Mediterranean forest some 80 kms