BREAKING NEWS

2008-05-30

Business

Forgeard under investigation

Former co-president of EADS Noel Forgeard has been released on bail of one million euros, and formally placed under investigation for insider

Former co-president of EADS Noel Forgeard has been released on bail of one million euros, and formally placed under investigation for insider

Business

Germany gives go-ahead to rail sale

The German parliament has approved a partial privatisation of the national railway operator Deutsche Bahn AG, Europe’s biggest rail network. An

The German parliament has approved a partial privatisation of the national railway operator Deutsche Bahn AG, Europe’s biggest rail network. An

Europe

High Iranian interest in EU review of terrorist blacklist

An EU review of its blacklist of terrorist organisations next month could clear the way for the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran (or MeK) to

An EU review of its blacklist of terrorist organisations next month could clear the way for the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran (or MeK) to

Culture

Festival of Iberian Theatre takes to the street

The 31st Festival of Iberian Theatre is underway in Portugal and this year the streets and theatres of Porto are featuring a programme of 24 shows

The 31st Festival of Iberian Theatre is underway in Portugal and this year the streets and theatres of Porto are featuring a programme of 24 shows

Europe

EU funds too much for Sicily

Billions of euros in European structural funds are proving more than Sicily can handle, and are being spent badly or fraudulently. MEPs have been

Billions of euros in European structural funds are proving more than Sicily can handle, and are being spent badly or fraudulently. MEPs have been

Science_technology

Satellites used to combat rocketing food prices

With the cost of staple foods heading into orbit, millions of people in the world’s poorest countries are facing the prospect of hunger. And the

With the cost of staple foods heading into orbit, millions of people in the world’s poorest countries are facing the prospect of hunger. And the

Science_technology

Satellites used to combat rocketing food prices

With the cost of staple foods heading into orbit, millions of people in the world’s poorest countries are facing the prospect of hunger. And the

With the cost of staple foods heading into orbit, millions of people in the world’s poorest countries are facing the prospect of hunger. And the

News

France promises Putin to support Russia-EU push

Vladimir Putin has been in Paris seeking French help in improving Russia’s relations with the European Union when it takes over the presidency in

Vladimir Putin has been in Paris seeking French help in improving Russia’s relations with the European Union when it takes over the presidency in

News

Toxic fish scare in France sparks national enquiry

There is new concern over a pollution scare in France. People living along the Rhone river, and regular eaters of fish caught in it, have tested

There is new concern over a pollution scare in France. People living along the Rhone river, and regular eaters of fish caught in it, have tested

News

EADS former head investigated for insider dealing

The former head of EADS, the parent company of Airbus, is being formally investigated in France for insider trading. 61-year-old Noel Forgeard was

The former head of EADS, the parent company of Airbus, is being formally investigated in France for insider trading. 61-year-old Noel Forgeard was