BREAKING NEWS

2009-10-13

Business

Markets: 13th October

The US dollar has continued its slide, hitting a 14-month low against the euro. Investors have been selling to move to relatively high-yielding

Business

German investor morale falls

German investors and financial analysts are more pessimistic about the future according to the latest survey by the ZEW economic think tank. The

Culture

Music from the Arab world

Palestinian music is topping the bill this season at the Institut du Monde Arab (The Institute of the Arab World) in Paris where the group Al-Quds is

Sci-tech

Paris: Science no fiction

At Pariscience, the scientific film festival in Paris, the Grand Prix Pariscience 2009 – which is the prize for best film – was won by American film

Europe

EGNOS

The European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service – EGNOS- has gone into service. The free satellite navigation network can be used by the

World

China: a step into the green

The University of Nottingham in Ningbo is one of the most advanced centres in China for research and teaching of sustainable energy technologies