BREAKING NEWS

2011-04-06

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Back to school in Fukushima

Japan’s nuclear worries cast a shadow over the first day of school in Fukushima, where students from the evacuation zone have transferred to a new

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NY cops join Japan search

Japanese search teams, joined by US police officers from New York, continued the task of locating bodies in Ofunato, a fishing town in Iwate

Sci-tech

SmartBird teachnology soars

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the latest in Avian robotics – SmartBird. Launched at the world’s biggest industrial fair at the Hannover

World

Morocco's march for change

Repercussions in Morocco of social movements in the Arab world: King Mohammed VI is reforming the constitution, ready to cede some of his power and

Europe

Poles plumbing depth of English

Polish politicians are taking English lessons as part of preparations for their country’s first turn holding the European Union presidency, for the

World

Inspiring pre-schoolers

The first years of a child’s life are when the brain does most growing. So early education is crucial, and can lay the foundations of personal and

Culture

Bonus: Plácido Domingo

The ‘Musica’ bonus includes an excerpt (in Spanish) from our interview with Plácido Domingo. As the artist also manages two opera houses, he