BREAKING NEWS

2011-12-08

World

Toy safety on The Network

Party killjoy? Or justified safety cop? The European Union draws ridicule and criticism for a recent toy-warning that kids under eight should not

World

Iran displays captured US drone

It is a precious prize for the Islamic Republic. State television has been showing pictures of a US drone Iran says it forced down near the Afghan

Sport

Rooney Euro ban reduced

UEFA has reduced Wayne Rooney’s ban at next year’s European championships from three to two games following an appeal hearing in Nyon Switzerland

Culture

The European Book Prize

The European Book Prize was founded in 2007 by the Esprit d’Europe association as a way of promoting European values, and contributing to Europeans’

World

Portuguese youth exodus

The queues outside African and South American consulates in Lisbon are getting longer by the day as more Portuguese are hoping to try their luck

Sci-tech

Techno-zombies

Smartphones rule. People walk and connect, eat and phone, and often even update their Facebook pages while talking with their friends. They are never

World

The euro: where it all began

It was twenty years ago this week that the goal of a single European currency was born in the otherwise unremarkable Dutch town of Maastricht. It

Europe

Europe's treaty nightmare

In order to make sure greater fiscal discipline is set in stone, Germany and France want treaty change. That is what has to happen they argue, even