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2009-01-29

Business

Kodak to cut more workers as profit slumps

Eastman Kodak has posted a sharp quarterly loss and says it will cut up to 4,500 jobs this year. It blamed a dramatic decline in demand for

Eastman Kodak has posted a sharp quarterly loss and says it will cut up to 4,500 jobs this year. It blamed a dramatic decline in demand for

Business

Shell's profit at record levels

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a big drop in fourth quarter profits as oil prices slumped. However, the energy giant eased investor fears about

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a big drop in fourth quarter profits as oil prices slumped. However, the energy giant eased investor fears about

Business

IATA's grim prediction for airlines

The world’s airlines face one of their toughest years ever the International Air Transport Association is warning. It has just released figures

The world’s airlines face one of their toughest years ever the International Air Transport Association is warning. It has just released figures

Business

Ford spurns bailout despite record loss

Ford continues to haemorrhage money: it posted a loss of 4.5 billion euros in the fourth quarter of last year. But the US carmaker insisted that it

Ford continues to haemorrhage money: it posted a loss of 4.5 billion euros in the fourth quarter of last year. But the US carmaker insisted that it

Europe

Add palliative care to policy - CoE

Reducing the intensity of patients’ suffering should not be considered a luxury, says the Council of Europe. It has recommended that palliative

Reducing the intensity of patients’ suffering should not be considered a luxury, says the Council of Europe. It has recommended that palliative

News

Arabs in Israel

With Israel preparing for elections, the war in Gaza is feeding political debate. United on the military front, the campaigning parties’ politics

With Israel preparing for elections, the war in Gaza is feeding political debate. United on the military front, the campaigning parties’ politics

Europe

Rising to the challenge of teaching history in the Balkans

The history of the Balkans is rich in culture and tradition, but is also marked by conflict and ethnic strife. Teaching history is a challenge as

The history of the Balkans is rich in culture and tradition, but is also marked by conflict and ethnic strife. Teaching history is a challenge as

Europe

Burning leather prompts DMF ban

To guard against serious health risks posed by some sofas, footware or other leather goods using dimethyl fumarate, the substance looks set to be

To guard against serious health risks posed by some sofas, footware or other leather goods using dimethyl fumarate, the substance looks set to be

Europe

ECHR sees huge case increase over Georgia

The European Court of Human Rights has seen a 20 percent rise in the number of requests to have cases heard. Eight thousand more were registered last

The European Court of Human Rights has seen a 20 percent rise in the number of requests to have cases heard. Eight thousand more were registered last

News

Gaza ceasefire under even more strain

Israeli has bombed Gaza in retaliation for two new rocket attacks on its territory. The first Palestinian target was an alleged militant driving a

Israeli has bombed Gaza in retaliation for two new rocket attacks on its territory. The first Palestinian target was an alleged militant driving a

Science_technology

Sam works up a sweat for high-tech sports kit

Sam is the University of Zurich’s latest robot. Sam – short for Sweating Agile Mannequin – is helping researchers develop new fibres to make clothes

Sam is the University of Zurich’s latest robot. Sam – short for Sweating Agile Mannequin – is helping researchers develop new fibres to make clothes

Science_technology

A hi-tech future for ageing Europe

Europe’s population is ageing rapidly. Increasingly, senior citizens expect to remain active and integrated members of the community. Seeking to

Europe’s population is ageing rapidly. Increasingly, senior citizens expect to remain active and integrated members of the community. Seeking to

News

Israel strikes again at Gazan tunnels into Egypt

Violence has continued to flare up around the Gaza Strip, casting the fragile ceasefire between Israel and Hamas into further doubt. Overnight

Violence has continued to flare up around the Gaza Strip, casting the fragile ceasefire between Israel and Hamas into further doubt. Overnight