BREAKING NEWS

2009-03-03

World

Brown gets his moment with Obama

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has met Barack Obama at the White House, becoming the first European leader to meet the new US President face to

Business

Tuesday 3rd March

After a day of choppy trade, European shares finished at their lowest since 1996 on concerns over the global economy and particularly the ailing

Business

Switzerland in recession

Switzerland is the latest European country to enter recession. Its economy shrank at the end of last year as export demand slumped and companies

Europe

Preventing disasters

Storms in France, fires in Greece, floods in Britain – no one is safe from natural disasters, which are likely to increase with the effects of