BREAKING NEWS

2009-06-26

Business

Friday 26th June

European shares closed half a percent lower. Drugmakers were the biggest losers. Sanofi-Aventis was down eight percent, extending the previous

Business

France may sell Areva stake

The French government is reportedly preparing to sell up to 15 percent of nuclear power firm Areva. A story in the Financial Times said the buyers

World

Merkel & Obama discuss Iran

The leaders of America and Germany have met in Washington, with Angela Merkel keen to get a photo opportunity alongside Germany’s favourite

Culture

A tribute to Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson, whose sudden death shocked his millions of fans world wide was a unique artist who had spent most of his life in the rock and pop

World

Michael Jackson dead at 50

The world of entertainment has lost one of its most loved and most controversial figures. Michael Jackson is dead. He was 50. He fell ill at his home