BREAKING NEWS

2009-08-07

Business

Allianz profit disappoints

Europe’s biggest insurance company, Allianz disappointed investors as its property and casualty insurance business came in below expectations during

Business

German exports surge

Mixed economic news from Germany where exports in June surged at their fastest pace in nearly three years. They rose by a much bigger-than

Business

Bad debts slam RBS profit

Royal Bank of Scotland posted a net loss of 1.16 billion euros in the first-half. The weaker-than-expected results included sharply higher bad

Business

Markets: Friday 7th August

Better-than-expected US jobs numbers reversed early losses on Europe’s stock markets on Friday and shares ended at their highest in nine months

World

Ronnie Biggs freed

Gravely ill in a London hospital, Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs has been released from prison, a day before his 80th birthday. His life on the

World

Iconic film maker remembered

You may not be familiar with his name, but you’ll certainly remember his films. John Hughes who died yesterday after a heart attack in New York

World

Medvedev calls for safer roads

After one of the worst months on record for bus crashes, Russian President Dimitri Medvedev has urged State road safety officials to restore order