How horrid is Henry?

The book character ‘Horrid Henry’ is now in a 3D film, starring Theo Stevenson, Anjelica Huston, Richard E. Grant and Parminder Nagra. The


Boeing profit beats forecast

Boeing’s quarterly profit came in much better than expected at $941 million (655 million euros). The world’s largest aerospace and defence company


Rough start to Beyreuth

The Bayreuth Festival in the northern Bavarian town in Germany got off to a rocky start. Many aficionados of composer Richard Wagner, to whose works


Where to protest in Brussels

If you ever feel the need to express yourself to Europe’s leaders, Schuman Square, near the EU Council and the Commission buildings, is a favourite


Scared to fly, will fly

Plane passengers who are terrified of flying can take a course to conquer their fear. What jangles some people’s mind and muscles is a primordial


All Tosca's men

One of the most memorable arias in the history of opera passionately sung by Angela Gheorghiu is Puccini’s Tosca in the recent Royal Opera – Covent


Moody's downgrades Cyprus

Moody’s Investors’ Service has downgraded the credit rating of Cyprus two notches to Baa1. The rating agency raised concerns about the country’s