BREAKING NEWS

2009-08-27

Business

UK property prices pick up

The price of houses and flats in Britain rose for the fourth month running in August. The latest figures from mortgage lender the Nationwide

Business

Euro zone loans still weak

Loans to euro zone households and businesses fell in July and hit their slowest annual growth ever. That is despite the European Central Bank’s

World

Fatal train crash in Turkey

As many as five people have been killed after a Turkish express train crashed into a construction vehicle en route from Ankara to Istanbul

World

Netanyahu's settlement dilemma

The international pressure may be mounting on Benjamin Netanyahu to freeze settlements but pressure from within Israel is the reason for his

Culture

Telling Tales at the V&A

The new exhibition at the V and A in London is called “Telling Tales: Fear and Fantasy in Contemporary Design” and looks at the darker side of

World

Pirates attack US helicopter

Pirates off the Somali coast are getting bolder with this evidence of a patrol helicopter under fire. Marines from the USS Chancellorsville wanted