BREAKING NEWS

2008-11-21

Europe

Faked brand goods harmless?

Counterfeits may not look harmful, yet they threaten people’s incomes and health. Industries are churning out fake consumer goods while Europe

Europe

Countdown to climate pact

The final stages of EU debate over slashing greenhouse gases approaches. The European governments, Commission and Parliament are preparing for

Europe

Wind of change

Princess Amalia Wind Farm, North Sea, 23km off the Netherlands coast. Operational June 2008, its 60 turbines can power 125,000 households. Given

World

French Left divided over future

Divided and at war, Segolene Royal and Martine Aubry represent the new French Socialism. One will become party leader tonight. The battle is for the

World

Somali Islamists attack pirates

It appears Islamic fundamentalists in Somalia have turned on the pirates responsible for the seizure of foreign ships, including a Saudi Arabian oil

World

UN votes to fight piracy

The UN has voted unanimously to impose sanctions on anyone contributing to violence and instability in Somalia, in an attempt to stamp out the