BREAKING NEWS

2008-11-06

Europe

The women speak

From Germany to Turkey, women step onto the centre stage in literature. Pinar Kür, Ayse önal and Petra Reski speak out on human rights, politics and

World

Coronation for Bhutan king

Bhutan has a new king after a lavish ceremony full of pomp and tradition in the remote Himalayan kingdom. King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, 28

World

Interest rates cut Europe wide

The European Central Bank has slashed interest rates by half a per cent for the fifteen countries using the euro. It is now at a two-year low of

World

Europe/Asia markets down

European markets have opened down following the trend in Asia as recession concerns continue to weigh on trading. The FTSE, the Dax in Frankfurt