BREAKING NEWS

2009-04-02

World

Worker movement in EU uneasy

Workers are moving around Europe’s single market with increasing un-ease, in the global economic downturn. Romanians seeking a better life in western

Europe

NATO battles cyber attacks

Sixty years after it was created, the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance, NATO, has taken on a mission it could only have imagined back in 1949: The war

Europe

Ecolabel wins concerted boost

Opening up access to more goods with less environmental impact, the European Parliament has voted to make the Ecolabel less costly and bureaucratic

World

G20's historic proposals

The London G20 decided to attack the worst recession since the 1930s on two main fronts. The leaders will impose tough new curbs on financial markets

World

Mass strike paralyses Greece

While the G20 tried to put the world economy back on track, the fallout from the recession brought much of Greece to a standstill. Public and

World

ECB rate cut disappoints

The European Central Bank has cut interest rates by just 0.25 percent to 1.25 percent, disappointing analysts who had expected a bigger reduction

World

NATO's 'diamond' anniversary.

NATO is preparing to celebrate its 60th birthday and to mark the occasion the leaders of member nations are heading to the Rhineland border cities of

World

Meinl faces a roasting

One of the most glittering figures in Austrian high society, Julius Meinl, has been arrested on suspicion of banking fraud. He is the chairman of

World

G20 crisis summit underway

Leaders of the world’s biggest economies and developing nations are negotiating at the G20 summit in London on how to beat the global economic

World

Draft of G20 communique emerges

Details of a draft communique from the G20 are starting to emerge in London, even before the summit begins. World leaders will reportedly pledge