BREAKING NEWS

2012-02-15

World

Iran hails new nuclear advances

Iran has proclaimed new advances in its nuclear programme. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appeared on state television to announce the production of

Business

French economy on notice

France is showing some lucky numbers, doing better, economically, it seems, than its EU partners, notably Germany. It is avoiding recession, posting

Culture

The silent strength of Lui Xia

Photographer Lui Xia is censored in her native China, where she lives under house arrest. Using eerily life-like dolls, her work evokes the pain and

Culture

Stars shine bright in Berlin

Among the stars up for and collecting awards at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival was the cinematic tour de force that is Meryl Streep