BREAKING NEWS

2009-08-05

Business

UK house prices improve

House prices in Britain jumped 1.1 percent in July from June according to the latest statistics compiled by mortgage lender Halifax. Prices in

Business

SocGen Q2 profit halves

Societe Generale has said there are signs of more stable market conditions ahead as its net profit halved to 309 million euros in the second quarter

Business

Wednesday 5th August

European shares finished down one percent, mirroring Wall Street on news of an unexpected decline in activity in the US service sector in July

World

Freed US journalists back home

The two American journalists freed by North Korea have arrived safely back home. Euna Lee and Laura Ling were pardoned by Kim Jong-Il at the request

World

Germans lose appetite for beer!

Their country is famous for its beer the world over, but Germans’ appetite for ale looks to be drying up. In the first six months of this year