BREAKING NEWS

2008-12-09

World

Riots continue to rock Greece

Thousands of mourners have attended the funeral of a 15-year-old Greek boy shot dead by police on Saturday. The death of Alexandros Grigoropolos

World

Tobacco displays to face ban

The open display of tobacco in England and Wales is to go up in smoke – under government plans being put forward in the UK. Many small shop

Europe

Lisbon Treaty waits for Ireland

Another hefty tome awaiting the EU leaders’ attentions at their gathering this week is the Lisbon Treaty. It needs ratification to be completed in

World

Eulex mission begins in Kosovo

The European Union’s policing mission in Kosovo has begun today but the officers may be hard pressed to win the confidence of both Albanians and

World

Bail-out for US car-makers close

The White House and the Democrats are edging towards an agreement aimed at rescuing America’s car making giants. The bailout is worth up to seventeen