BREAKING NEWS

2011-09-23

World

Barefoot diva Cesária retires

Cesária Évora, the legendary singer from the Cape Verde islands off the coast of West Africa, has announced her retirement due to ill health

Sport

Serie A under the spotlight

Italian prosecutor Rosario Cantelmo has announced that over 150 matches in Italy, Spain and South America are being investigated for alleged

Business

Rouble's slide continues

Russia’s rouble continues to lose value against other currencies. With an economy highly dependent on exports of oil the falling price of crude is

Sport

Kelly unbeatable at Trestles

Kelly Slater has continued his surfing dominance by winning his fifth Hurley Pro at Trestles title. Slater maintained his lethal form throughout

Sport

Australia bounce back

Australia rebounded from their shock defeat against Ireland last week, to beat the United States 67 – 5. The Wallabies got 11 tries including a

World

What land for the Palestinians?

The Palestinian push for United Nations recognition of independent statehood still has not resolved what land it would be on. Since the start of

World

Twenty years of "Nevermind"

The photo of the swimming baby became an iconic image of the 1990s the moment it was released. And now the album that goes with the famous cover has