BREAKING NEWS

2009-10-20

Business

Quelle to close

German mail-order and catalogue business Quelle is being closed down by the administrator appointed to sort out its owner, the insolvent retailer

Business

Markets: 20th October

Tuesday was an up and down day for European shares. They started lower, before popping back up to one-year highs, boosted by solid US company

Business

Coke hit by weak economy

Not enough fizz was the financial world’s verdict on Coca-Cola’s quarterly revenue. It came in lower than expected, hurt by declines across all

Business

Eurotunnel sales down

Eurotunnel’s revenue fell eight percent in the third quarter to 162.4 million euros. Compared with the same period last year more than a third

World

Bosnia reform talks resume

A second round of reform talks on the future of Bosnia is underway in Sarajevo, despite opposition to a package of proposed changes from all sides

World

France hit by rail strike

France’s rail workers are striking for the first time since last November, and it has produced chaos in Paris. International traffic is