BREAKING NEWS

2009-03-18

Business

UK jobless rate jumps again

There has been another big jump in the number of people out of work in Britain. Last month it rose above two million for the first time since

Business

BMW unsure on profits

BMW says it cannot predict what profit it might make this year. The world’s biggest premium car maker called 2009 a transition year during which

Business

Coke can't buy Huiyuan

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has rejected Coca-Cola’s attempt to buy top juice maker Huiyuan. The ministry said the takeover would be bad for

Business

Wednesday 18th March

European shares finished slightly up but were very mixed with London’s FTSE 100 down 1.3 percent while Milan rose 2.78 percent. Commodity stocks

Business

AIG bonus row continues

In the latest round of the AIG bonus row the insurance companies boss Edward Liddy has faced angry politicians arrives at the US Congress. He said

World

Azerbaijan's political dynasty

Heidar the father and Ilham the son – the Alievs, an enduring dynasty in Azerbaijan , who have directed the affairs of this former Soviet state for

World

Fritzl pleads guilty

Austrian Josef Fritzl who fathered seven children with a daughter he locked in a cellar for 24 years has pleaded guilty to murder and enslavement