BREAKING NEWS

2011-01-20

World

EU may freeze Ben Ali assets

The EU has announced it could freeze the assets of President Zinedine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his wife who have fled to Saudi Arabia. Investigations

Business

EU's new risk watchdog meets

The European Systemic Risk Board has met for the first time. The EU’s so-called ‘super-watchdog’ is designed to monitor Europe’s financial sector and

World

Hungary's right turn

Hungary’s populist right-wing government is causing democratic discomfort all over Europe: a new media law squeezes press freedom; pension funds are

World

Leprosy - the forgotten disease

You might think that leprosy is a disease of the past, but millions across the world still suffer the body wasting disease. New treatments offer

World

Daily life continues in Tunis

Away from the hotspots, life on the streets of Tunis is slowly getting back to normal. It is less than a week since the popular uprising which cost