BREAKING NEWS

2008-12-17

Europe

EP backs climate pact

The European Parliament has approved by a large majority the EU’s groundbreaking climate and energy package, although concessions for industry

World

Turkey again attacks PKK bases

Turkish warplanes have attacked suspected rebel Kurds in northern Iraq for a second day. The airforce confirmed the raids, and said all its planes

Business

UK jobless figures soar

Britain’s employment situation got even worse in November. The number of people out of work and claiming jobless benefits rose for a 10th

World

UN adopts Middle-east resolution

No turning back the clock – that’s the message from the UN after it adopted a resolution stressing the irreversibility of an Israeli-Palestinian