BREAKING NEWS

2009-03-06

Business

Friday 6th March

European shares finished the week at a 12-year low after a day of wild swings. London was the only major market that did not end up in the red

Business

Swiss inflation rises

Inflation in Switzerland unexpectedly rose in February. Although energy bills declined food and rents cost more. Consumer prices were 0.2

Culture

Thelonious monk celebrated

Thelonious Monk fans are celebrating the 50th anniversary of his break-through concert in New York’s Town Hall. The celebrations include a concert

World

Russia, US look forward to dinner

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he is “prudently optimistic” ahead of tonight’s first meeting with the new US Secretary of State Hillary