BREAKING NEWS

2009-07-30

Culture

Berlin Wall mattresses

The Berlin Wall was famously covered in graffiti and slogans. “Nobody has the intention of building a wall” was one of the most famous. Now a team

Business

German jobless total rises

The number of people out of work in Germany continues to rise. The latest figures from the Federal Labour Office show that in July the headline

Business

Thursday 30th July

European shares hit their highest closing level in nearly nine months, climbing for the 12th time in 14 sessions. Better than feared company

World

ETA - Spain's deadly foe

For politicians, keen to portray ETA as weakened after a number of high-profile arrests, today’s bomb and yesterday’s early morning blast at a

World

UK Iraq war inquiry starts today

The long-awaited inquiry into Britain’s involvement in the Iraq war begins today, with a decision on how it will be carried out. The chairman of the

Sci-tech

Mega threats, micro solutions

It’s a hot summer night and there’s another forest fire in Greece. This one has already burnt out 1000 hectares of a Mediterranean forest some 80 kms