BREAKING NEWS

2009-03-25

Business

HSBC to cut more jobs

HSBC has announced plans to lay off 1,200 people in Britain, outsourcing some of those jobs to India. The UK based bank said the banking

Business

Wednesday 25th March

European shares finished the session up for the fifth day in a row. They tracked Wall Street which was boosted by upbeat US economic data

Culture

Curtain up in Vilnius

Vilnius, one of the European Capitals of Culture this year, is focusing on both its heritage and its future. One project underway is the new European

Europe

Sadder Budweiser

The EU’s second-highest court has told the world’s biggest brewer to ‘chill’: American Anheuser-Busch can not claim exclusive right to the

World

EU backs Czech presidency

The European Commission says it is confident the Czech Republic will continue to effectively preside over the European Union – despite the government

World

Romania wins IMF loan

Romania has won a 20 billion euro loan from the International Monetary Fund, to help it tackle the growing financial crisis. The package is expected