BREAKING NEWS

2009-09-21

Business

UK home prices pick up

Asking prices for homes in England and Wales are still lower than a year ago but they are picking up. Figures published by UK property website

Business

OECD urges EU growth effort

The European Union must do more to boost long-term growth. A new report on structural reform by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and

Business

Intel evidence revealed

EU competition regulators have made public the evidence used in deciding to hit US microchip maker Intel with a massive fine back in May. The

Business

Santander's Brazil IPO

Spain’s largest bank Santander aims to raise close to five billion euros by selling new shares in its Brazilian subsidiary. The equivalent of

Business

Markets: 21 September

European shares finished sharply lower ahead of this week US Federal Reserve meeting and the G20 summit. Financial stocks were among top

Culture

London Fashion Week kicks off

Fashion Week is underway in London and although to some it is just an excuse for skinny models to show off peculiar clothes, the event is estimated

World

Obama's media marathon

US President Barack Obama has gone on a media offensive aimed at winning over the American public to his health care reforms. Obama gave

World

Rocking down Havana way

Colombian singer Juanes has headed the line-up at a five-hour concert for “Peace in Cuba”. Hundreds of thousands of people attended the event