BREAKING NEWS

2008-08-07

Business

European stocks slip

European shares ended a choppy session slightly lower on Thursday after US weekly jobless claims surged again and with investors feeling that the

European shares ended a choppy session slightly lower on Thursday after US weekly jobless claims surged again and with investors feeling that the

Business

CEO's death puts focus on Pininfarina's future

The sudden death of Andrea Pininfarina, head of the Italian car design firm, sent the loss-making company’s shares soaring on speculation that it

The sudden death of Andrea Pininfarina, head of the Italian car design firm, sent the loss-making company’s shares soaring on speculation that it

Business

Euro zone and UK interest rates unchanged

As expected, the European Central Bank has kept interest rates on hold at 4.25%, against a background of weak euro zone economic data and a fresh

As expected, the European Central Bank has kept interest rates on hold at 4.25%, against a background of weak euro zone economic data and a fresh

Business

Lufthansa CityLine pilots strike again

Lufthansa had to cancel almost a fifth of its flights on Thursday as pilots at its CityLine regional carrier walked out again, disrupting travel for

Lufthansa had to cancel almost a fifth of its flights on Thursday as pilots at its CityLine regional carrier walked out again, disrupting travel for

News

Georgia and South Ossetia agree on truce

Georgia and South Ossetian separatists have agreed on a truce in the troubled province until Russian-mediated talks are held. It comes following

Georgia and South Ossetian separatists have agreed on a truce in the troubled province until Russian-mediated talks are held. It comes following

News

US and Russia to work for South Ossetian peace

Georgia has offered rebel South Ossetian forces an immediate ceasefire, after heavy clashes killed two Georgian peacekeepers, and wounded three

Georgia has offered rebel South Ossetian forces an immediate ceasefire, after heavy clashes killed two Georgian peacekeepers, and wounded three