BREAKING NEWS

2009-04-27

Europe

Aubry aims smack at Molex

The French Socialist Secretary-General Martine Aubry and the President of the PES Poul Nyrup Rasmussen conferred with angry workers near Toulouse

Business

French Unemployment Up

Unemployment in France has risen, according to the latest figures. There were 2.7 percent more people looking for work in March, bringing the

Business

Markets react to Swine Flu

European markets rebounded late in the day, after initial falls , fuelled by fears of a swine flu epidemic. US markets and the Nasdaq also

Business

General Motors to cut jobs

US car firm General Motors is to cut more than 20,000 jobs, over one third of its total workforce. In an announcement in Detroit is said it will

Business

Japan slashes economic hopes

Japan’s government has slashed its economic forecast. It says GDP would shrink bz 3.3 percent over the next year. The cabinet approved a record

Sci-tech

Prostate cancer hope

Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of death among men in Europe, but new scientific research from Leicester University now offers hope of

World

Istanbul siege leaves 3 dead

Three people have been killed during a five-hour gunbattle between police and militants in Istanbul. One policeman and a civilian died in the

World

Europe confirms swine flu case

Europe has confirmed its first case of swine flu as efforts increase to contain the virus.   Spanish health officials say one patient has been