Euro 2012 Preview: Spain

Having gone from regular underachievers to clear favourites, Spain will once again be the team to beat when the European Championships kick off in


Euro 2012 Preview: Italy

Italy’s football team, notably subdued following yet another match-fixing scandal, left their training ground at Coverciano on Monday to head for a


Cannes not at its best

The men and women of the international media who regularly cover the Cannes Film Festival backed the jury’s choice of “Love” for best picture, but


Russia's Syrian concern

The Syrian government says it had no hand in the Houla atrocity, blaming terrorists. The head of the UN Mission in Syria named no culprit. Western


Cannes 2012: a roundup

Austrian director Michael Haneke won this year’s Palme d’Or at The Cannes Film Festival with “Amour”, which tells the tale of an elderly couple


Traveller's Diary: Kaliningrad

Denis Loktev, Kaliningrad Russia’s Kaliningrad region is believed to hold more than 90 percent of the world’s total amber deposits. This beautiful


Virtual Orchestra

Have you every wondered what it would be like to conduct a full 132-piece orchestra? Well now you can do just that at the London Science Museum’s new

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Rolling Thunder at 25

It was the 25th Anniversary of Rolling Thunder, which began as a tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War. In Washington DC, bikers from all over