Eurozone worried for France

The euro crisis has been in focus once more: not only did the eurogroup fail to reach an agreement over Greece – Moody’s also downgraded France


Man dies as floods hit UK

Torrential rain and high winds across much of the United Kingdom have caused widespread flooding with more severe weather on the way. A man has


Mursi going too pharaoh?

Critics of Egypt’s President may wonder if Mohammed Mursi has let success go to his head, after mediating effectively between Hamas and Israel over


QPR sack Mark Hughes

Queens Park Rangers have announced the departure of manager Mark Hughes following a dreadful start to the season. The 49 year old becomes the


Class music on three continents

A musical education does not just produce musicians. Researchers say it also boosts young people’s self-esteem. The film “Buena Vista Social Club”


Living under the volcano of Gaza

Half the people of Kibbutz Mefalsim, a communal settlement two kilometres from Gaza, have gone to safer places in Israel. The 400 mainly Argentinean