BREAKING NEWS

2009-03-07

World

More job cuts at Opel

The spectre of wide ranging job cuts is looming at the German car giant Opel as politicians and its American owner General Motors struggle to work

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BNP secures Fortis deal

The French bank BNP Paribas has taken a seventy five per cent share in the ailing Belgian bank Fortis. It is the third time the two banks have

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Mugabe visits injured Tsvangirai

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has visited his rival Morgan Tsvangirai in hospital, after a car crash which injured the Prime Minister and killed

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Is there life out there?

The search for another Earth has taken a big step forward, with the successful launch of NASA’s Kepler telescope. Riding a Delta 2 rocket, the