COVER

EUROPE

The Roads to Ruin

The european love of motoring costs more than the price of a tank of petrol

MIDDLE EAST

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner

Washington continues to waffle on its plans to invade Iraq, but European leaders are against rash action. This could be the perfect opportunity for the E.U. to stand together and assert itselfŚif only it had a better plan

Iran and Iraq

How would Iran react to a U.S. lead attack on Iraq?

VIEWPOINT

Strong on Words, Weak on Will

Facing a tough election, German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder hopes to divert attention from the stuttering economy by opposing an American invasion

TRAVEL

SPORTS

Football

Football in fianacila crisis whilst Lennox Lewis weighs his options

BUSINESS

Vintage Advantage

French wine industry finally reacts to its slipping world market share

Food Fight

Smart department stores are competing to have the finest in-house dining as a way to lure customers

Brazil

Brazil bailed out by IMF

ARTS

PROFILE

WORLD WATCH