Japan facing fiscal reform

The man who is set to become Japan’s new finance minister is promising fiscal reform. Yoshihiko Noda is likely to be named by Prime Minister-elect


Test Sites - Anthony Gormley

Anthony Gormley’s new show – Test Sites – has opened at the White Cube in London. The exhibition continues Gormley’s exploration of how the human

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Zebra Crossing in Russia

A growing number of accidents on zebra crossings in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod has led local traffic police to introduce an innovative new


North Korea shakes up leadership

The new supremo of North Korea’s army has been announced. It is Jang Song-Thaek, the son-in-law of the “dear leader”, Kim Jong-Il. Parliament held