BREAKING NEWS

2009-02-26

Business

UBS gets new boss

Switzerland’s UBS – which has made more writedowns during the credit crisis than any other European bank – has appointed a new chief executive

Business

More help for British banks

Under a new scheme the UK government is to guarantee over 560 billion euros worth of risky loans and so called toxic – that is probably worthless –

Business

Thursday 26 February

European shares ended the day up 2.84 percent, rebounding from their six-year lows and ending a four-day losing streak. One analyst called it a

World

German jobless totals up again

German unemployment continues to rise, it was up for the fourth straight month in February and economists say that trend will continue as the

Culture

Watching the Watchmen

Watchmen, the allegedly unfilmable superhero movie, has finally made it to the big screen. Set in an alternate 1980s, where Richard Nixon is still

World

Milan Milutinovic: Profile

Elected president of Serbia in December 1997, Milan Milutinovic, like his mentor Slobodan Milosevic, hailed from the Serbian Socialist Party.