BREAKING NEWS

2009-04-30

Europe

UK-EU pride and prejudice

Eurosceptic Denmark and Iceland might see the recession as leading to an economic shotgun wedding but it just seems to have reinforced British

Europe

EPP backs Barroso mandate II

The center-right European People’s Party has given public backing to the re-appointment of Jose Manuel Barroso for a second term as the president of

Business

Markets more positive

In the European markets stocks rose , fuelling speculation that the worst of the global recession could be over. Earnings from chemical groups

Business

BASF better than expected

Green shoots are literally flourishing in the agro-chemical business. BASF, the world’s largest chemical maker, said first quarter profits beat

World

Stay-at-home call for Mexicans

Mexico will virtually close for business come tomorrow on one of the busiest holiday weekends of the year. But fear, not fiesta, is on most people’s

World

13 dead in Azeribaijan shooting

At least 13 people are now known to have died in a gun attack at a university in Azeribaijan. It is thought two men entered the State Oil Academy

World

Chrysler on brink of bankruptcy

Less than 24 hours remain to save one of the biggest names in American motoring. Chrysler’s workers agreed last night to bite the bullet on what