BREAKING NEWS

2009-09-22

Business

Markets 22 September

European shares finished ahead, reversing two days of loses. Banks were among the top gainers, along with drugmakers and the commodity sector

Business

Cadbury keener on Kraft?

Cadbury may be moving closer to accepting a bid from US food giant Kraft if the price were increased. Cadbury’s chief executive Todd Stitzer has

Europe

Swiss milk strike saddens

In non-EU Switzerland, hundreds of angry producers have been refusing to deliver their milk. They are determined to force what they say is fair out

World

German bus crash kills three

At least three people have been reported killed and several injured after a country bus crashed off the road and into a river near Cologne

Culture

Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week

Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week is underway, albeit slightly overshadowed by her big sister in London. This up-and-coming event is of growing

Sci-tech

The magic touch

Scientists working on the Smarthand European Research Project in Sweden have created one of the most sophisticated prototype artificial hands in the

Culture

The Boy Who Knew Too Much

Mika has been promoting his new album “The Boy Who Knew Too Much” by giving away free tickets from an ice cream van parked in Brick Lane for a