BREAKING NEWS

2009-04-15

Business

Wednesday 15th April

European shares finished the day lower. Financial stocks resumed their slide after UBS reported a first-quarter loss and as the boost from strong

Sci-tech

Deep brain stimulation

Doctors at the Central Hospital in Rennes are carrying out operations using electrodes planted deep in the brain, to try to cure illnesses like

Culture

Landmines in focus

The victims of landmine explosions in over 78 countries are commemorated in a UN exhibition in New York. It also highlights the plight of half a

World

UBS announces large job cuts

Switzerland’s biggest bank UBS has said it is to axe almost 9000 staff worldwide in an effort to claw back mounting losses. Severely hit by the