Pompidou Group: tackling drugs

Little-known to the public, the Pompidou Group has been fighting drug trafficking in Europe for 40 years. How does its executive secretary, Patrick


UK coalition prepares to cut

Britain’s new finance minister George Osborne, the youngest for 120 years, has made his first major policy statements in the job, launching a new


Car sales fall in Europe

New car sales have suffered in Europe with the beginning of the end of incentive programmes. April registrations fell by nearly seven and a half


Hats off to the Pompidou-Metz

Take a Chinese bamboo hat, turn it upside down and you have a rough idea of what the roof on the new Pompidou Centre – the Pompidou-Metz – looks like.


Taking the pain out of jabs

Vaccinations are a part of childhood, but that does not make them any more pleasant. However now researchers at the University of Queensland in


Iran agrees nuclear deal

Iran has ageed a deal to send uranium abroad following talks with the leaders of Turkey and Brazil. Tehran says it will send 1,200 kilograms of


British skies start to reopen

British skies have started to reopen as a plume of volanic ash once again wreaks havoc for European air passengers.   The UK’s two busiest airports


Renegade Thai general dies

The renegade Thai general Khattiya Sawatdiphol, who broke ranks and backed the Red Shirt protesters, has died in hospital in Bangkok at the age of