BREAKING NEWS

2009-06-16

Business

Tuesday 16th June

European shares finished flat. Among the influences was the latest survey from the ZEW economic think tank which showed that German analyst and

Europe

Barroso's job prospects

This week’s EU summit will see what sort of endorsement Jose Manuel Barroso gets in his bid for a second term as President of the European

Europe

New MEPs prepare for action

The MEPs have been arriving for registration in Brussels, the re-elected and newly-elected — a new procedure for many. Their inaugural full

Business

BRIC wants more influence

The leaders of world’s biggest developing economies – Brazil, Russia, India and China – the so called BRIC group – have met for their first summit in

Business

Koenigsegg buying Saab

A consortium headed by Sweden’s Koenigsegg has struck a deal to buy loss-making Saab from General Motors. Few financial details have been made

World

Iran: Re-count but no re-run

Iran’s top legal body is ready to recount votes from the disputed presidential election according to state TV. The Guardian Council said it could

World

Russia hosts SCO summit

Russia is hosting a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation – underlining its role as a regional power broker. The Kremlin is expected to

Europe

Blue card

The recently approved European blue card is for highly qualified workers interested in immigrating to the EU. How will the blue card system work?

Europe

Green jobs vs unemployment

The European Union says a low-carbon economy will create millions of new jobs. The Spanish region of Navarra would seem to be proof of that view, but