BREAKING NEWS

2009-07-24

Europe

Eco-efficiency on the agenda

Ahead of the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen this December – where it is hoped that a successor to the Kyoto Protocol can be thrashed out – the

Business

Friday 24th July

European stocks fluctuated during the day and finished slightly down snapping a nine session winning streak. Of the region’s biggest bourses

Business

Airbus A400M saved, for now

Europe’s largest defence project – the much delayed Airbus A400M military transport plane – has been saved, for the moment. A crisis meeting has

Europe

Attitudes to employment survey

According to a new survey published today, 61% of Europeans think that in terms of unemployment the worst of the economic crisis is still to come

Business

Vodafone's sales slip

Vodafone has reported a slight decline in sales, in line with investors’ expectations. The world’s largest mobile phone firm in terms of revenue

World

Russia bus crash kills 21

At least 21 people have been killed in a road accident in Russia. A petrol tanker and a bus smashed into each other in the southern Rostov

World

Storms ravage Eastern Europe

Heavy overnight storms in Eastern Europe have left at least nine people dead and dozens injured. Poland was the hardest hit with seven reported

World

Forest fires rage in Corsica

In Corsica, operations have been going on to bring three large fires in the south of the island under control. In all, close to 4,000 hectares of