The Flemish Masters are known for their sombre grey skies and damp-looking landscapes under an expanse of ominous cloud. But while the inclement weather of the low countries may have left an unmistakable stamp on a whole body of work, it has also unfortunately closed down a Brussels exhibition showcasing one of the forefathers of the movement.
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Tuesday 21 May 2013
There’s a risk in the CBI entering the European debate. Britain is in a sullen and surly mood right now.
Tuesday 21 May 2013
The European Commission stepped up its investigation into oil price fixing as it sought information from trading houses such as the FTSE 100 giant Glencore.
Tuesday 07 May 2013
The move piles further pressure on David Cameron over the EU issue
Sunday 05 May 2013
Both Christine Hamilton and her husband are being lined up to stand for Ukip
Monday 22 April 2013
More than 500 businessmen, including former Marks & Spencer chief executive Sir Stuart Rose and the heads of Next, B&Q and Harvey Nichols, have launched a campaign to negotiate a better deal for Britain in the EU.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
The controversial European Union cap for bankers' bonuses is an unhelpful "distraction", according to the UK's top financial sector regulators.
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Brussels plans to limits bonuses to 100 per cent of salary - or twice that with shareholder approval
Sunday 03 March 2013
Saturday 23 February 2013
1. Bolshoi (ballet companies).
Thursday 14 February 2013
The prospect of Sir John Major speaking on any subject is an inviting one, given his transformation from much-derided Prime Minister to all-but-perfect elder statesman. Even more so when the debate is on so emotive a topic as Britain, Europe, and David Cameron’s promise to re-write the rules and then put it to a vote.
Saturday 09 February 2013
Five people, three of them children, died this morning in a plane crash in Belgium.
- 1 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 3 Australia incest case: Severely deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding
- 4 Physicists discover 'clearest evidence yet' that the Universe is a hologram
- 5 Fox News presenter tells viewers it is a 'fact' that both Jesus and Santa Claus are white