Europeans feeling poorer

Three quarters of Europeans on average believe that poverty has increased in their country over the past year. The ratio of those who say it is a


German business morale rises

The people running German companies have become more optimistic. That was the finding of the latest survey of 7,000 firms by the Munich-based Ifo


Knight and Day

Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz re-unite in this non-stop spy-action-comedy-action-slightly-romantic-action… er adventure. Critics have been on the


Mayan script

The Golden Age of the Mayas was between the 3rd and the 4th centuries. Their script was considered the most advanced in the Americas, and was used


BA pension deal agreed

British Airways has reached a deal over its 4.4 billion euro pension plan black hole. The agreement with the scheme’s trustees means it will not


Chinese car strikes escalate

Another strike was underway on Tuesday at a parts supplier in southern China is hitting production by Japanese car manufacturers there – including


Belarus president halts gas flow

The president of Belarus has reportedly ordered all Russian gas deliveries destined for Europe to be switched off, in an apparent deepening of a debt

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Tornado in USA

A tornado that ripped the roof off a sports arena in Billings, in the US State of Montana, on Sunday evening also tore through businesses, damaged a

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Cherry festival in Morocco

The oldest festival in Morocco, Sefrou Cherry festival celebrates 90 years since the first festivities to celebrate the once harvest of cherries.