BREAKING NEWS

2011-05-13

Business

Euro zone growth gulf widens

Powerful performances by the German and French economies propelled growth in the euro zone well above forecasts in the first three months of the

Business

LSE annual profit surges

The London Stock Exchange exceeded its profit forecasts for the year up until the end of March. Profit increased 22 percent on the previous year

Culture

Panda mania in Cannes

Cannes went Panda mad this week, with the out-of-competition screening of Kung Fu Panda 2, attended by Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and Dustin Hoffman

World

Sun-powered plane takes off

The world’s first international solar-powered flight is underway. The plane, Solar Impulse took off from Payerne in Switzerland and is expected to

World

Spain remembers quake dead

Spain has paid its respects to the nine victims of Wednesday’s earthquake, which has also left 3,000 people homeless. A memorial service was held

Culture

Writing on the wall

The Art of Writing is a new exhibition in the German city of Wiesbaden, near Frankfurt. Some 100 artists from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Iraq and

World

UN backs Kosovo organ inquiry

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is backing a demand by Serbia for a probe into allegations of organ trafficking in Kosovo during the war of