BREAKING NEWS

2009-09-24

Europe

No jump start for peace

Middle East peace talks on hold. That’s the disappointing outcome of the recent meeting of Israeli and Palestinian leaders in the United States

Culture

Scarlett breaks into music

Pete Yorn has co-opted Scarlett Johansson to record an album of retro 60s-style pop music called “Break Up” which is now in the shops. The single

Culture

San Sebastian film festival

Ian McKellen was at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain this week, to collect another gong for his mantlepiece. This time it was the Donostia

Sci-tech

Is algae the answer?

At the James Cook University in North Queensland, Australia, scientists believe they’ve identified a microscopic algae that can provide fuel for cars

World

More violence in Honduras

A supporter of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya has been been shot and killed in the capital Tegucigalpa. Another death was reported from a