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2012-02-07

Culture

The Surrogate: It's about sex

Sex is at the centre of award winning film ‘The Surrogate’, which tells the real life story of a polio stricken journalist, who hires a professional

World

Maastricht with hindsight

European figures have been commemorating the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Maastricht Treaty, which led to the creation of the euro, in

Sci-tech

New therapies

Could hypnosis become the preferred method for pain relief in maternity wards throughout the world? A hospital in Lille is trying out the drug free

Business

Upbeat forecast from Toyota

Toyota, Japan’s biggest carmaker, has said it sees its full-year profit being much better than it had previously predicted. That is because of cut

Business

Gloomy outlook from UBS

Swiss bank UBS says a restructuring of its investment banking business had failed to give it the improvements hoped for. That division have been

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Taiwan's Lantern Festival

A laser light show accompanied by a 21-metre-tall dragon lamp illuminated the Taipei skyline as Taiwanese residents celebrated the annual Lantern