BREAKING NEWS

2009-01-19

Europe

Euro counterfeiting

The euro is a victim of its own success. There has been an increase in the number of counterfeit notes discovered; the total was up 13% in the second

Europe

Turkey puts foot on the gas

Europe and Turkey say they agree on the need for the Nabucco gas pipeline. This came after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan had suggested Ankara

Business

UK banks get another bail-out

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has unveiled a second bail-out for the country’s troubled banks. As part of a package to try to kick-start the

Business

UK superbank's shares fall

Trading did not start well on the London Stock Exchange of the new British superbank created by the merger of HBOS and Lloyds TSB. It is the

Europe

Postal reform

Liberalisation of postal services is on track in most EU states but not in others. What has to be done?