BREAKING NEWS

2009-08-24

Business

Monday 24th August

Europe’s stock markets finished the session at ten month highs on Monday due to signs that major world economies are coming out of recession. The

Business

Toyota's China recall

Toyota is having to recall almost 700,000 cars made at its two joint ventures in China. The fault is a minor one on the electric windows but

World

Bus bombings kill 20 in Iraq

At least 20 people have been killed and another 10 injured in two minibus bombings south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. The bombs ripped apart the

Culture

Skin on general release

Skin is the true story of Sandra Laing, a black girl who was born to white parents in apartheid South Africa. The parents had, unbeknown to them

World

French Socialists seek renewal

One of the limping French Socialist party’s new generation, Arnaud Montebourg, says he has the answer to the problems that have kept it out of power

World

Swiss row over Libya apology

A row’s blown up in Switzerland over the Swiss President’s apology to Libya. Hans Rudolf Merz flew to Tripoli to say sorry to Colonel Gaddaffi when