BREAKING NEWS

2008-12-30

Business

European stocks end higher

European shares finished up on Tuesday, but are still on track for huge losses this year. Traders in Frankfurt raised glasses of champagne at

World

Belgian king swears-in new PM

Belgium has a new prime minister, the third in 18 months. King Albert has sworn-in the Flemish Christian Democrat Herman Van Rompuy as head of a new

World

Israeli house hit by rocket

While clouds briefly hid them from Israeli planes, , militants in Gaza fired more rockets into Israel this morning. One Qassam missile hit a home