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Thursday 12 August 2010
Three years ago an art installation in Trafalgar Square charted the journey of a sex-trafficked girl from Eastern Europe to a Western brothel. A powerful clarion call, it inspired Lucy Kirkwood's hit It Felt Empty When the Heart Went at First But It Is Alright Now. It also, it turns out, inspired Fair Trade, which arrives at the Fringe with Emma Thompson's endorsement as executive producer.
Saturday 24 July 2010
The International Court of Justice's ruling in favour of Kosovo's independence has stunned both Serbs and Kosovo Albanians, while prompting fears that it may encourage separatist movements the world over. Considered opinion was that the court would sit on the fence, allowing Serbs and Albanians to draw their own interpretations. Instead, the judges' non-binding advice sides more clearly with the Albanians than anyone expected.
Wednesday 14 July 2010
Six Albanian men were arrested today in a series of raids across Britain as part of an investigation into human trafficking, police said.
Saturday 10 July 2010
"A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country". How keenly Tony Blair must have appreciated the wisdom of those words on his visit to Pristina yesterday.
Monday 21 June 2010
A viol is an Elizabethan string instrument with an ultra-smooth sound: how do six of them manage to create the effect of a Javanese gamelan?
Wednesday 16 June 2010
Italian authorities have abandoned an attempt to extradite an alleged murderer from Britain after admitting they had "got the wrong man".
Friday 21 May 2010
After so many books, and so much polemic, who can tell a fresh story about migrant life in Europe? Try this Albanian newcomer to Greece, who worked his way up from Athens kiosk vendor to philosophy student and then leading press columnist, but still has natives compliment him on his Greek. Identity politics and statistical quarrels don't interest him.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
The winner of the UK’s most valuable art prize, the Artes Mundi, an international accolade for contemporary artists, will be revealed at 8pm tomorrow.
Tuesday 11 May 2010
A mass grave believed to contain the bodies of at least 250 ethnic Albanians killed in the 1998-99 conflict in Kosovo has been uncovered in Serbia.
Saturday 01 May 2010
Tens of thousands people thronged the main square of the Albanian capital yesterday, vowing to stay there until the government allows a partial recount of an election the opposition claims involved vote-rigging.
Wednesday 17 March 2010
Thursday 04 March 2010
The Sunderland manager Steve Bruce is backing his captain Lorik Cana to bounce back from a tough winter.
Wednesday 03 March 2010
Sunday 28 February 2010
More than 50 jobs are going at The Times,but what of Joanna Weinberg?
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