BREAKING NEWS

2012-04-05

Business

World pays more to eat

Global food prices rose in March for the third month in a row, putting food inflation firmly back on the economic agenda. The United Nations’ Food

Business

Dubai does debt deal

Dubai Holding, the investment group owned by the emirate’s ruler, has reached an agreement with creditors to delay repayment of 1.9 billion euros

World

French politics silent on women

Less than a year ago, on 14 May, the Dominique Strauss-Kahn (or ‘DSK’) scandal exploded. Numerous commentaries came out of it, notably about the

World

US to ease Myanmar sanctions

It is being hailed as another turning point in Myanmar’s fledgling democratic transition. Just days after Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s