Big winter freeze batters Europe

The big freeze has been causing chaos across much of Europe. In Germany the wintry weather resulted in this school bus — packed full of children —


Markets: 5th January

European shares finished the session virtually changed as investors took profits. There was mixed news from across the Atlantic. Pending sales


Big screen makes big cash

For the first time since 2002, Americans spent more to see films in cinemas last year than they did to buy them on DVD and Blu-ray discs. Industry


German jobless total rises

German unemployment is up again. The jobless total – not adjusted for seasonal factors, which is the headline figure used in Germany – climbed in


When 9 = 8 1/2

The movie version of the Broadway musical extravaganza, “Nine” is now coming out across Europe, with its dazzling, A-list cast that includes Daniel


China hit by heavy snow

China is experiencing its worst cold snap in decades. Passengers travelling on a train through Inner Mongolia had to wait in their carriages for 25


Young Europeans

There are around 96 million young people aged 15 to 29 living in the European Union. Who are they? And what are their lives like? We present a