Towards a clearer European sky?

Improving air transport, what to do about it: Europarliamentarians Isabelle Durant and Dominique Baudis — Belgian Green on the one hand, and French


German court backs right to die

Germany’s highest civil court has delivered a landmark ruling supporting assisted suicide. The Federal Court of Justice was hearing an appeal by a


G8 begins talks ahead of G20

G8 leaders have arrived in Huntsville in Canada where they are holding talks ahead of the larger G20 gathering in Toronto this weekend.   The group


Deflation still dogs Japan

Severe deflation continues to add to the uncertainty over Japan’s economy. The narrowest measure of consumer inflation – which excludes food and


Twilight Saga: Eclipse

The third outing in the Twilight Saga franchise hits screens this summer and is bound to please fans. All the regulars are there, acting out another


Men's fashion week in Paris

The Paris Men’s Fashion Week showcases spring-summer collections for next year. Jean Paul Gaultier chose to show his new designs in a Turkish


General strike in Italy

There is a general strike in Italy today, called by the country’s biggest union in protest at the national austerity plan. Silvio Berlusconi’s


Twitter hacker avoids jail

A 23-year-old Frenchman has been handed a five month suspended jail sentence for hacking into President Barack Obama’s Twitter account. Francois


G20 security threats in Toronto

Toronto police have arrested a man near the G20 summit site whose car contained suspicious items. The fifty-three year old was stopped a block away