COVER

EUROPE

Roll Out the Barrel

Oil prices are hitting record highs. So why aren't Europe's economies feeling the inflationary crunch?

Dark Memories

One year on, the horror of the school siege still haunts BeslanŚand Russia

Waving or Drowning?

German Chancellor Gerhard Schr÷der campaigns like a winner, but he and his party are still the underdogs

BRIEFING

GLOBAL ADVISER

Growing Old Gracefully (Global Adviser | Style Watch)

The Parisian fashion house CÚline prepares to celebrate its 60th birthday in style

In Pursuit of the Big One (Global Adviser | Time Traveler)

Three of the world's most challenging and pristine fishing arenas

A Museum with Guts (Global Adviser | On Show)

Bumblebee heads? Bone tumors? It's warts and all at the Hunterian Museum

The Constant Gardener (Global Adviser | Local Fare)

France's only Michelin-rated organic restaurant is run by a chef with a passion

Desert Chic (Global Adviser | Road Trip)

Cruise through Jordan's desert in a vintage Rolls Royce

ARTS

How It's Hanging

Paris' Pompidou Center challenges convention by arranging its collection around themes, rather than dates or genres. Is this any way to run a museum?