BREAKING NEWS

2008-10-30

Business

European shares mixed

European shares started Thursday with a boost from the Federal Reserve’s latest cut in interest rates but finished only slightly higher after a

Business

US economy contracts

The US economy suffered its sharpest contraction in seven years between July and September . That as consumers cut spending and businesses reduced

World

Ohio - a must win

Four days to go and counting before America chooses its next president. John McCain hits the key mid-west battleground state of Ohio, widely seen

World

German unemployment falls again

Despite the financial downturn, unemployment in Germany continues to fall. In October the total number of people out of work dropped below three

World

McCain slams Obama campaign spot

The Republican candidate to the White House was quick to react to his rival’s latest campaign spot: “Now tonight, you can all look forward to my

World

Pamplona Car bomb blast

A car bomb has exploded near the University of Navarre in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona. At least 15 people have been caught up in the