BREAKING NEWS

2008-08-01

Business

European shares end lower

European stocks finished Friday down more than 1% as oil prices jumped in volatile trading and the US unemployment rate hit its highest level in four

Business

BA profit collapses

British Airways saw its earnings collapsed in the last quarter as a consequence of high oil prices, an economic slowdown and weak consumer

Business

BMW's profit warning

BMW has shocked the markets with a much worse than expected profit warning. It will miss its targets this year and warned 2009 will be “difficult and

World

EDF nuclear deal in doubt

The French electricity giant, EDF, appears to have failed in its bid to takeover Britain’s nuclear power generator, British Energy. EDF was