Temperatures rising Down Under

In September this year, Sydney was engulfed by a giant red sand storm. The dust blown in from the outback arguably made Australia’s biggest city


Intercultural Cities: Lublin

In Poland’s eastern city of Lublin, historically, many cultures have lived alongside each other; today, Lublin is also noted for its student and


Peugeot tries to go global

After Renault’s fruitful partnership with Nissan Peugeot may become the second French carmaker to head east with the news it is in talks to buy a 30


Prisoners' performance

Getting ready for the evening’s performance at a prestigious Bucharest theatre… but this is no ordinary company, all the actors are prisoners. Picked


Italy responds to US troops call

Italy has said it will send about a thousand extra soldiers to Afghanistan to support the surge in US troops. The Defence Minister, Ignazio La Russa


Somalia explosion kills 19

19 people have been killed in a explosion in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, according to the latest reports. A bomb ripped through a hotel that was