BREAKING NEWS

2009-04-29

Business

US economy continues to fall

The US economy plunged again in the first quarter of 2009, its worst performance for five decades. This reflected further declines in housing. and

Business

Banks tighten credit

March saw the slowest growth in European loans to households and businesses, since records began 18 years ago. Banks tightened credit as the

Europe

EPP's EP presidential contenders

Warsaw is hosting a meeting of the European People’s Party, centre-right, which is launching its campaign for this June’s EU elections. The EPP forms

Europe

Politicians urged to talk more

Expectations are high for the European institutions, but just a few weeks before voting time for a new parliament, two out of three people eligible

World

Worrying new flu case in Spain

As the swine flu death toll creeps higher, and the virus continues to spread, a man in Spain has become the first person not to have caught the bug

Culture

ART COLOGNE IN THE DARK

Art Cologne, in Germany, is one of the largest art fairs in Europe. It showcases modern classics, post-war and contemporary art. It attracts 180

Culture

SUSAN MOGUL IN THE SPOTLIGHT

The International Documentary Film Festival in Nyon Switzerland, this year honoured Susan Mogul. Her films are quirky and autobiographical. She

World

First swine flu death in the US

As efforts are stepped up to try to stop the spread of swine flu, the US has confirmed its first death and Germany is the latest country to confirm

World

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