BREAKING NEWS

2010-01-29

Business

World economy gets a redesign

The global economy has never seen this before. Emerging economies now produce more than the developed ones, and that change and its implications are

Business

US GDP figures surprise

US GDP exploded in the final quarter last year, growing by a whopping 5.7 percent, the fastest rate in 6 years. But that did not stop 2009 being the

Europe

Brussels protest over job cuts

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Brussels in a protest over job cuts. The demonstration comes a week after the announcement of a

World

Taliban ponders peace talks

Just 24 hours after a major London conference on the future of Afghanistan, NATO forces and government troops have engaged in a gun battle following

Culture

Culture round-up

Europe’s oldest opera house has just re-opened its doors after a major revamp. The San Carlo Theatre in Naples, Italy, now boasts a hi-tech stage

Culture

Legion

Paul Bettany and his newly-acquired 6-pack stars (with a mad granny, natch) in Scott Stewart’s apocalyptic offering, Legion. The film is pretty

Europe

Greek credibility on the line

Young Greeks were told: ‘Get an education, so you’ll make a good living’. But something went wrong along the way. Greece spent like there was no