Iceland moves on banks

Iceland has taken a step towards clearing up the mess left by its spectacular financial meltdown. The Reykjavik government has unveiling a deal


Milk crisis

The European Commission’s long-awaited report into dairy farming – due to be published later this week – will disappoint farmers protesting about low


Monday 20th July

European shares ended up 1.2 percent. Financial stocks picked up on news of a last-minute rescue for the US small business lender CIT and Lloyds


Thousands flee fires in Canada

Wild fires in western Canada have forced thousands to flee their homes. Officials say some 11,000 people have been evacuated as fire-fighters



“Moon,” the directorial debut of Duncan Jones, son of David Bowie, has been warmly receivecd by critics. Premiered at the Sundance festival, it


Turkey's trial of strength

Two of Turkey’s most senior retired generals are in court in a landmark trial that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan believes will strengthen


Apollo 11's historic mission

It was on July 16th 1969 that Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins lifted off from Cape Kennedy, destination: the Moon. Their mission was


Aziz wins Mauritanian race

There have been scenes of celebration in Mauritania following the news that the leader of the country’s military junta has been elected President


Turkey puts generals on trial

Two of Turkey’s most senior retired generals are due in court today. It’s a trial that may determine whether Prime Minister Erdogan succeeds in


Zelaya vows return to Honduras

The ousted President of Honduras says no one can stop him from returning to his country. But weekend talks – brokered by Costa Rica’s President