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2012-10-18

Culture

Desdemona lives in Manhattan

Renée Fleming returns to one of her most celebrated roles as Desdemona in Verdi’s Otello. It is currently on at New York’s Met, home to the

World

Libya's rapist 'guide'

Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has been dead for a year, but his legacy of abuse and corruption remains. From early on during the revolution

World

Columbia peace talks give hope

Hopes are high that finally 50 years of violence and conflict in Columbia could be resolved. The Columbian government and the country’s Marxist rebel

Sport

Pretty in Pink

Voukefalas Larissa, a cash-strapped amateur Greek football team, has found a new way to pay their bills with help from the oldest profession in the

Sport

Openly gay and ready to rumble

Puerto Rican featherweight Orlando Cruz steps into the ring on Friday for the first time since recently admitting to being homosexual. Cruz made

Sci-tech

Smart T-shirt monitors health

This golfer is wearing a special sports shirt. Thanks to the tiny sensors integrated into the material itself and a miniturised transmission box, her

Business

Chinese growth falters again

Growth in China has slowed for a seventh consecutive quarter, the economy growing by just 7.4% from July to September. This is the slowest since