BREAKING NEWS

2010-02-01

Business

Hummer deadline pushed back

General Motors has agreed to push back the deadline for its sale of the Hummer brand by one month to the end of February. That is in response to a

Business

Russian GDP slumps in 2009

Russia’s economy suffered its worst contraction in fifteen years in 2009. New government figures show that gross domestic product declined by 7.9

World

Concorde: Paris court case

Nearly 10 years after Concorde crashed into a hotel in Paris, killing 113 people, a French court is to begin proceedings to establish exactly who was

Culture

Art For Baby's Sake

The Russian Museum of Arts in St Petersburg has begun a programme designed to give children the earliest possible head start in art appreciation

Culture

Sundance honours the Indies

A film about American troops in Afghanistan has won the US Documentary Feature award at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. The makers of Restrepo