BREAKING NEWS

2009-08-13

World

Lotto fever soars in Italy

It is being called Lotto-Tourism. Hundreds of Germans, Austrians and other foreigners have been racing to Italy by plane, car and train to buy

World

A buyer for Opel in sight

Car-maker Opel is a step closer to being bought out. Canadian automotive group Magna has reached agreement with Opel owner General Motors for it to

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Honduras convulses from coup

Protesters in Honduras have been lashing out against a coup for a second day, including roughing up the vice-president of the congress. In the

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Taiwan's typhoon desperation

Public anger over rescue operations in Taiwan’s typhoon disaster is mixed with desperation for victims’ relatives. While the sky cleared over the