BREAKING NEWS

2009-02-19

Business

Nestle's sales remain strong

Nestle has reported strong underlying 2008 sales growth, up 8.3 percent and, unlike some rivals, said it is cautiously upbeat for this year. The

Business

Conflicts boost BAE profit

Britain’s BAE Systems, which is Europe’s biggest military contractor, has announced that its full year net profit in 2008 almost doubled, to just

Business

Stanford effects ripple out

The impact of a US fraud case against Texan billionaire Allen Stanford continues to spread. Governments throughout Latin America have seized or

Europe

EP makes plea for whales

Trying to end whale hunting for scientific purposes, the European Parliament has called for a “universal agreement” on whaling. A present

World

Klaus rocks European Parliament

Czech President Vaclav Klaus has taken his criticism of European integration to new heights. Many of the European Parliament’s members refused to sit

Culture

Pink Panther strikes yet again

Inspector Clouseau is back in another installment of “The Pink Panther.” Again, Steve Martin breathes life back into the bumbling inspector made