Auf Wiedersehen Athens?

As the German and French leaders met to discuss how to keep Greece in the eurozone some Germans seem indifferent to its fate. A recent opinion


Rio Ferdinand out of Euro 2012

Manchester united defender Rio Ferdinand was the highest-profile casualty on Wednesday as England boss Roy Hodgson unveiled his squad for Euro


Richemont defies the crisis

Swiss luxury goods group Richemont saw its shares jump after posting better than expected full-year earnings. The company, with brands including


Where are the women at Cannes?

Cannes is no stranger to drama – both on screen and off. And while the 65th edition of the film festival opens later, celebrations have been marred


Glimmer of hope on UK jobs

The number of people in the UK without a job fell at the fastest pace in nearly a year between January and March. The total of unemployed Britons


Facebook boosts IPO size

Facebook on Wednesday increased the size of its initial public offering of shares by 25 percent. The additional shares will be sold by early


Gifted children

Being gifted has long been equated to being intelligent and having a high IQ. However, many scholars believe that students can also be gifted in the


France awaits a new cabinet

Government changes continue afoot in France. Outgoing Prime Minister François Fillon left Matignon, the premier’s official residence making way for


Book or e-book?

Sales of digital books are on the up in Italy. At the 25th edition of the International Book Fair in Turin it was clear that the paper-free book is


Go green, get growing

The Boutique Hotel Stadthalle in the Austrian capital, Vienna has invested in sustainable resources and saving energy. It has taken advantage of an