EU wary of extremism in Egypt

European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels have been reacting to the drama unfolding in Egypt. The EU supports the Arab Republic holding


Mubarak swears in new cabinet

President Hosni Mubarak has sworn in his new cabinet despite his own increasingly precarious position. A new Interior, Defence and Prime Minister


Patient mobility

The long-awaited European law on cross-border health care has now won the parliament’s approval, reinforcing patients’ rights. What are the basics?


Egypt unrest unsettles Israel

The prospect of a new regime in Egypt has huge implications for countries across the region, in particular Israel.   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin


Ryanair upbeat on profit

Ryanair is optimistic about its full-year profit. Europe’s biggest low-cost airline thinks it will be at the upper end of expectations as rising


Bond composer Barry dies at 77

The man behind the music of James Bond, John Barry, has died at the age of 77. The British composer worked on scores for 12 Bond films between 1962


Hundreds dead in Egypt protests

In Alexandria the body of Noor Ali Noor, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood shot dead on Saturday, was carried through the streets. He is one of