BREAKING NEWS

2009-07-31

Business

Friday 31st July

European shares finished lower as investors reacted negatively to the bigger than expected drop in US consumer spending in the second quarter

World

ETA's bloody 50-year history

One of the world’s longest-living terrorist groups, ETA was born while Spain was ruled by General Franco. On July 31st 1959, radicals split from

World

Police hunt Majorca bombers

On the 50th anniversary of the founding of ETA Spain’s interior ministry has released six photos of people they want to speak to in connection with

Culture

Dancers on ice

Lois Greenfield’s legendary dance photography is sharp, her lighting sculptural and her images almost unreal. So it’s not perhaps surprising that as

Culture

Bill Plympton draws

Bill Plympton is not your average animator working for a large mainstream studio. His vision is quirky, often political, and his cartoons are

World

Suu Kyi verdict postponed

The court trying Myanmar’s pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi has put off giving a verdict until August. She has been on trial since May