The distress and irritation is mounting for the tens of thousands of passengers stranded days before the Christmas holidays. Eurostar says unprecedented weather conditions are behind the electrical failure that stopped trains from running.
There was a time when French officials talked of an "entente formidable" between Paris and London during the financial crisis. But now it seems to be back to the old rivalry between 'Anglo-Saxon' capitalism and French interventionism...
UK finance chief Alistair Darling has warned the EU's new financial overseer, Frenchman Michel Barnier, against trying to over-regulate London. French President Nicolas Sarkozy inflamed tempers recently by praising French-style financial regulation.
In this edition, Eve Jackson meets director Soi Cheang for his new film 'Accident' which explore how to make a crime without guns. And a new production of classical ballet 'The Rite of Springs' starts in London.
In this edition, let's talk about Horror films. Then, we turn to London Coliseum for the new production of 'The Rite of Spring' and 'The Little Prince' by Saint-Exupéry turns into an interactive exhibit that opens in Sao Paulo.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in London, has warned that Iran does not have unlimited time to meet the requests of world powers regarding its nuclear programme. Clinton also spoke of a growing security threat in Pakistan.
G20 finance ministers meeting in London have vowed to pursue existing stimulus policies until the end of the economic crisis. There was an "unprecedented level of cooperation" according to IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn.