BREAKING NEWS

2009-06-22

World

Speaker's role in UK Commons

The new Speaker of the House of Commons will play a pivot role in restoring the reputation of the institution. (Westminster Hall has survived for

Business

Monday 22nd June

European shares finished the day down three percent as investors reacted to a pessimistic forecast from the World Bank about a global recovery and as

Business

Xstrata woos Anglo American

Shares in Anglo American have jumped after rival Xstrata asked for talks about a tie up. Xstrata said it would be a merger of equals to make them

World

Greenland celebrates self rule

Greenland has introduced self-rule and moved a step closer towards independence from Denmark. The territory’s new status was celebrated yesterday

World

Berlusconi in new sex scandal

Just weeks before he hosts a G8 summit 72-year-old Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is facing a new sex scandal. It comes as Italians show