BREAKING NEWS

2008-12-19

Europe

EU agrees new fishing quotas

There is to be a 30 per cent increase in next year’s fishing quota for North Sea cod following a deal struck by EU ministers. Catches for several

Business

Shares slip again in Europe

European stocks ended the session down for a third straight day on Friday after some choppy trading. Volume was thin coming up to the holidays. The

Business

Natixis slims down

French bank Natixis is to lay off 840 people as it scales back its investment banking activities. Natixis plans to halt most of its capital markets

Business

Polaroid in Chapter 11

Polaroid has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in order to restructure. Polaroid said the move was because of events at Petters Group which

World

"Deep Throat" dies aged 95

Mark Felt – known for decades only as Deep Throat in the Watergate Scandal – has died at the age of 95. The former FBI official and arguably most