BREAKING NEWS

2008-11-18

World

Rabier lauds 'vanguard Europe'

He calls himself a European dinosaur, Jacques-René Rabier. Now 89, he helped shape Europe through its many stages of evolution. Close to Jean Monnet

Business

European stocks rebound

After spending much of Tuesday in the red, Europe’s stock markets raced ahead by the end of the session. The state of the global economy remains a

World

Congolese rebels pull back

Rebel fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have agreed to pull back in the east of the country to facilitate talks with government forces

Culture

Notes from Italian opera

Step behind the scenes of 200 years of Italian opera with a fascinating interactive exhibition, based on the archives of Casa Ricordi, one of the

Business

Yahoo boss steps down

Jerry Yang, the embattled chief executive of Yahoo, is quitting and his departure caused the internet company’s shares to shoot up. Yang will step