BREAKING NEWS

2008-06-13

World

Spain

Suspected Russian gangsters have been arrested in a nationwide operation against organised crime in Spain. Masked police moved in after Madrid’s most

World

Italy

The Italian government has approved draft legislation restricting the use of wiretapping in police investigations and imposing tougher penalties on

World

US Midwest hit by flooding

Severe flooding has swamped the US Midwest, forcing people to leave their homes, businesses to close and highways to shut down. Iowa is one of the

World

Norway green-lights gay marriage

The Norwegian parliament has passed new legislation to allow same sex marriages. The law also recognises both partners in a marriage as equal parents