BREAKING NEWS

2012-03-14

World

Nicolas Dupont-Aignan

Dupont-Aignan was formerly a member of Sarkozy’s UMP but quit in 2007 to enter the race for the presidency. However he failed to obtain the 500

World

Nathalie Arthaud

Although this is her first stand in a presidential election Arthaud is no stranger to middle-level politics, having been on ballot papaers in local

Sci-tech

Smart irrigation bears fruit

A new irrigation system – Waterbee – is set to reduce costs and save water. John O’Flaherty, the project coordinator for Waterbee, explained

Culture

The Hunger Games buzz

The Hunger Games is the latest book adaption to be filmed for the lucrative young teens market and seems all set to break records at the box office

Business

Qatar buys into Total

Cash-rich Qatar has become the third investor in French oil company Total after a Belgian investment group and Total’s employees. Groupe Bruxelles

Sci-tech

Spotlight on MIDO

MIDO, the International Optics, Optometry and Ophthalmology Exhibition, is the leading global eyewear trade show held in Milan. This year it

World

Parliamentarians stand silent

Members of the European Parliament were united in grief when they stood silent in tribute to those killed in the Swiss coach crash. In a brief but