Taking the gap

Taking a year’s break from education before going to university is an increasingly popular choice for many young people. The gap year is both a test


Plane order battle hots up

Ahead of next week’s Paris Air Show, order news is starting to build. Hong Kong Airlines has said it plans to buy an as-yet-unspecified number of


INXS launches tribute album

Australian band INXS are currently on tour on the back of Original Sin, a tribute album featuring world artists reinterpreting the band’s classics


Stalemate continues in Libya

As the power struggle continues in Libya, rebels in Dafnia near the western city of Misrata are keen show that they have the weapons and are


Syrians flee to Turkey

Nearly 7,000 Syrians are reported to have fled into neighbouring Turkey following the crackdown on Jisr al-Shughour by forces loyal the the regime of


Syrian uprising escalates

Syrian state TV has shown what the government claims are mass graves containing the mutilated bodies of 10 security force members. The report said