BREAKING NEWS

2009-06-17

Business

Wednesday 17th June

European shares finished down 1.74 percent, their lowest level in three weeks It was the fourth straight negative session for the region’s

Business

UK jobless less than forecast

The number of people out of work in Britain and claiming jobless benefits rose less than expected in May and it was the smallest increase since last

Business

US bank reforms unveiled

President Barack Obama has laid out his administration’s plan to avoid future economic crises by reforming the US financial regulatory system. He

Europe

EU aids Pakistan

Pakistan has asked the European Union for help against poverty, extremism and terrorism. At a first EU-Pakistan summit, held in Brussels, visiting

Europe

Barroso then and now

The President of the European Union’s executive body is expected to remain in the job. Though critics say he has placed free markets ahead of

Europe

Barroso's Lisbon delay

Jose Manuel Barroso sooner or later? Some European Union countries want to delay formally naming him to continue as President of the European

Culture

Aerosmith video game tour

American rockers Aerosmith are touring North America this summer performing all the tracks from their 1975 album “Toys in the Attic”. The band is

Culture

Animation at Annecy

The animated film festival at Annecy is also a film market, which this year attracted nearly 2,000 film professionels. 350 companies also presented