BREAKING NEWS

2009-10-21

Business

Ferrovial sells Gatwick

Spain’s Grupo Ferrovial has agreed to sell London’s second-busiest airport Gatwick for a loss. It is getting a smaller-than-expected 1.67 billion

Business

Quarterly loss for Boeing

The US planemaker Boeing has posted a larger-than-expected quarterly loss of just over one billion euros. It blamed costs related to its

Business

Markets: 21st October

After spending most of the day in the red, European shares finished at a new high. Sentiment was boosted by gains on Wall Street where investors

Business

Cadbury posts strong sales

British confectionery group Cadbury saw its sales rise seven percent in the third-quarter. That was better than even the optimistic predictions

Europe

2009 Sakharov Prize

This year’s winner of the Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought, given by the European Parliament, is to be announced this Thursday. Three

World

Interview with Ali Larijani

euronews: You are testing missiles. We are talking about Russian missiles. Could you confirm that you have the Russian S-300 on your soil

World

High hopes for Iran nuclear deal

The UN’s nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, believes it has found the formula that will settle the nuclear standoff between

World

Draft deal in Iran nuclear row

A draft agreement to resolve the row over Iran’s nuclear programme has been struck at international talks in Vienna.   The UN nuclear watchdog says a

World

Biden tries to reassure Poland

The US is on a mission to Warsaw to try to calm tension over the u-turn on a missile defence shield in Europe. Vice President Joe Biden has begun

World

Hollywood comes to Georgia

It was a case of deja vu for the residents of a small town in Georgia when a Hollywood crew turned up to make a film based on last year’s