BREAKING NEWS

2009-11-03

Business

Deal on UK banking shake-up

Britain’s RBS and Lloyds banks have agreed to a massive shake-up of the UK banking sector, which will see both sell hundreds of branches and key

World

The fall of the Berlin Wall

At 21h20 the barrier rose at the frontier post on Bornholmer strasse. The Berlin Wall was open. The decision to throw open the border was

World

Klaus signs Lisbon at last

The European Union’s Lisbon Treaty has received the final signature it needed to complete ratification. The Czech Republic’s President Vaclav Klaus

Europe

Online shopping

eCommerce is booming, but in spite of Europeans’ enthusiasm, why is online shopping across borders having trouble getting airborn?

Europe

Poverty and social exclusion

Most EU citizens do not consider themselves to be at risk from poverty, but 73% of them do consider poverty in their own country to be widespread