BREAKING NEWS

2009-10-02

Business

Markets 2 october

European shares fell Friday afternoon as the jobless figures from the United States showed a jump in September. The unemployment rate in America

Business

Japan's jobless figures fall

Japan’s unemployment rate has fallen unexpectedly and household spending is on the increase. Economists are unclear if the positive figures can be

World

Ireland Votes on Lisbon Treaty

The Irish people were voting on Friday on the Lisbon Treaty, including the Prime Minister Brian Cowen. He could lose his job if he presides over a

World

Mudslides in Sicily kill 13

At least 13 people have died and more are missing after heavy rain triggered mudslides in the Italian city of Messina in northern Sicily. The

Culture

Morellet tickles Le Corbusier

The Monastery of Sainte-Marie de La Tourette, near Lyon in France, was designed by Le Corbusier in the mid-50s. These days it is still home to an

World

Eve of Ireland's EU Referendum

Supporters and opponents of the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty were using the last minutes to campaign on the eve of Ireland’s referendum. Outside

World

Ireland Votes on Lisbon Treaty

Voting on the EU’s Lisbon Treaty has begun in Ireland. While the treaty is designed to speed up decision making, a no-vote would plunge the Union