Jurgen Hecker

Macron announces €30bn plan to re-industrialise France

French officials believe that France needs to act rapidly to close the gap and not surrender more ground to emerging powers, notably China.

Three scientists share Nobel Physics Prize

Americans Roy J Glauber and John L Hall as well as German Theodor W Haensch won the 2005 Nobel Physics Prize for groundbreaking work on understanding light, a quest as old as humanity itself, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Tuesday. The laureates will receive a gold medal and share a cheque for ,3-million.

Say ‘never again’ — and mean it

United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan said on Monday the world had the capability but ''lacked the will'' to prevent the mass slaughters of the 1990s, in opening remarks in Stockholm to the first international genocide conference in more than 50 years.

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