Scandal-hit Toshiba warns of $4.5 bln annual loss, job cuts

Crisis-hit Toshiba warned on Dec. 21 it would book a record $4.5 billion annual loss and slash thousands of jobs, as the vast firm's shares plunged in Tokyo.

The moves are part of a restructuring announced in the wake of an embarrassing accounting scandal that rocked one of Japan's best-known firms.

How about a slice of a day in a cut-up city? (pics)

Daniel Marker-Moore’s time-sliced photos carry the charm of time lapse photography to show the shift from day to night across the world’s most iconic cities. The photographs focus on a point in the day – sunrise or sunset – with the most dramatic change in light. Taking dozens of images to show the subtle changes of the sun, he joins these together with interesting results.

The Guardian Recommends Bulgarian-Greek Movie "The Lesson" as Worth Watching

In last week's list of movie reviews, The Guardian included the Bulgarian-Greek drama "Urok" ("The Lesson"), which has just been released in cinemas in the United Kingdom.

The movie, which is directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, tells the story of Nadezhda (played by Margita Gosheva), a schoolteacher who wants to teach a thief in her class a lesson.