UK galleries search for Middle East art

Art insitutions in the UK are increasing their acquisitions of contemporary 20th and 21st century works, particualrly those from the Middle East, rather than traditional western works.

‘Only time will tell if leaks are damaging’

The US ambassador to Britain, Louis Susman, has insisted the publishing of confidential papers by Wikileaks will not hinder future communications.

Trichet hints at more bond purchases

Response to the unfolding crisis may be recalibrated as premiums for Italy and Spain over Germany benchmark interest rates hit fresh highs