BREAKING NEWS

2010-01-21

World

Demonstration

A one-day strike has caused disruption to schools and public services across France on Thursday. But by midday it looked like the protest had

Culture

Spanish tapestries in Brussels

The Cinquantenaire Museum in Brussels is exhibiting four restored Flemish tapestries from Spain. The tapestries are 11 metres long and 4 metres high

World

GM shuts Opel plant in Belgium

American car maker General Motors has announced that its Opel plant in Antwerp, Belgium is to close in June this year. Some 2,600 jobs will go at

World

Haiti receives US Comfort

The US Navy’s floating hospital ship, the USNS Comfort, has dropped anchor off the coast of Haiti, bringing around 550 much-needed medical