Veteran cyclist is in the clear

Cyclist Jeannie Longo has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the French Cycling Federation. The veteran pedlar was accused last September of failing


Iran nuclear standoff galvanised

A frightening confirmation came recently that Iran has been working on a nuclear weapon, according to a report published by the International Atomic


11,000 jobs go at E.ON

German energy utility E.ON, the world’s largest by sales, is to cut close to 11,000 jobs, at the very top of the range announced in August. The


Ukraine's faded orange

Revolutionary energy in Ukraine today is a far cry from seven years ago. Then, hundreds of thousands of people protested over a presidential election

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Russia: Putin booed

Vladimir Putin was “booed” while greeting the winner of a martial art competition in the Moscow Olympic stadium.


Thomas Cooked

UK tour operator Thomas Cook plc crashed by 65% today after news the struggling group, Europe’s second-largest travel firm, had gone to the banks for


SeaOrbiter Ahoy!

Exploring the seas and the oceans like no other vessel before it, SeaOrbiter plans to drift around the world propelled by sea and ocean currents –