BREAKING NEWS

2008-12-14

World

Bush makes final Iraq visit

US president George W Bush has made an unannounced visit to Baghdad just weeks before he hands over the presidency to Barack Obama. Bush held

World

Tension remains high in Greece

The streets are quiet again in the Greek capital Athens after another night of violence. The scuffles between small groups of youths and police

World

Future of Fortis bank uncertain

Belgium’s government is to appeal a court decision to freeze a buy out by BNP Paribas of the stricken Belgian-Dutch bank Fortis. Hit by the global