BREAKING NEWS

2009-11-16

Europe

Social Security and Mobility

National authorities run their own social security systems but the European Union coordinates them, to ensure that people are covered when they move

National authorities run their own social security systems but the European Union coordinates them, to ensure that people are covered when they move

News

Atlantis caps successful shuttle year

It was a flawless launch for the last space shuttle mission of the year, with Atlantis blasting into the early evening Florida sky on its way to the

It was a flawless launch for the last space shuttle mission of the year, with Atlantis blasting into the early evening Florida sky on its way to the

Business

Mixed news from GM

General Motors has just posted a third-quarter operating loss, but said stabilising sales and lower costs mean it can start paying back the bailout

General Motors has just posted a third-quarter operating loss, but said stabilising sales and lower costs mean it can start paying back the bailout

Business

Markets: 16th November

European shares finished up 1.5 percent, at their highest in 13 months as gold, oil and other commodities rallied. Mostly upbeat economic data and

European shares finished up 1.5 percent, at their highest in 13 months as gold, oil and other commodities rallied. Mostly upbeat economic data and

Business

Investors ask did Vivendi overpay for GVT?

Vivendi’s shares fell in Paris on Monday as investors worry it had overpaid to snatch Brazilian telecom company GVT from under the nose of Spain’s

Vivendi’s shares fell in Paris on Monday as investors worry it had overpaid to snatch Brazilian telecom company GVT from under the nose of Spain’s

Business

Canon buying Oce

Japan’s Canon plans to buy Dutch copier and printer maker Oce for 730 million euros. Canon, Oce and rivals, such as Ricoh and Xerox, have suffered

Japan’s Canon plans to buy Dutch copier and printer maker Oce for 730 million euros. Canon, Oce and rivals, such as Ricoh and Xerox, have suffered

Business

Japanese economy picks up

The Japanese economy grew at its fastest pace in more than two years between July and September as government stimulus programmes meant consumers hit

The Japanese economy grew at its fastest pace in more than two years between July and September as government stimulus programmes meant consumers hit

Business

EADS profit plunges

EADS saw its core profit plunge 77 percent in the third-quarter but that was better than had been expected. Europe’s largest aerospace group was

EADS saw its core profit plunge 77 percent in the third-quarter but that was better than had been expected. Europe’s largest aerospace group was

News

UN wants answers from Iran over nuclear plants

The UN’s nuclear watchdog says it is concerned Iran could be concealing the existence of more atomic facilities. The International Atomic Energy

The UN’s nuclear watchdog says it is concerned Iran could be concealing the existence of more atomic facilities. The International Atomic Energy

Business

World Travel Market : Romania

Euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

Euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

Business

World Travel Market : Morocco

euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

Business

World Travel Market : Malta

Euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

Euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

Business

World Travel Market : Thailand

Euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

Euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

Business

World Travel Market : Armenia

Euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

Euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

Business

World Travel Market : South Korea

Euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

Euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

Business

World Travel Market : Croatia

euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

euronews journalist Tiago Braga Marques travelled to London for the WTM where he spoke to representatives of various countries and gauged the impact

News

Spain plans fast=track trial for 'pirates'

Two men suspected of being part of a gang which hijacked a Spanish fishing boat off Somalia could be tried in Spain within days. The pair were

Two men suspected of being part of a gang which hijacked a Spanish fishing boat off Somalia could be tried in Spain within days. The pair were

News

Taliban target French general

At least 10 people have been killed in a double rocket attack on a busy market in Tagab, Afghanistan, during a visit to meet local leaders by a

At least 10 people have been killed in a double rocket attack on a busy market in Tagab, Afghanistan, during a visit to meet local leaders by a

News

Obama raises 'universal rights' on China visit

Barack Obama has underlined the need for China to accept what he called “universal rights”. The US president was speaking during a question and

Barack Obama has underlined the need for China to accept what he called “universal rights”. The US president was speaking during a question and

News

Underinvestment in agriculture provides serious food for thought

With the threat of famine predicted to get worse, investing in agriculture is seen as our best way of tackling it. Three quarters of the world’s

With the threat of famine predicted to get worse, investing in agriculture is seen as our best way of tackling it. Three quarters of the world’s

News

H1N1 vaccination campaigns begin in Spain & Greece

Spain has launched its mass H1N1 flu vaccination campaign, which will initially target the highest-risk groups. Unlike in France, where all the

Spain has launched its mass H1N1 flu vaccination campaign, which will initially target the highest-risk groups. Unlike in France, where all the

News

Protesters lay siege to Rome food summit

Thousands of farmers from Italy’s poorer southern regions have joined a protest in Rome to demand action over falling prices for their produce.

Thousands of farmers from Italy’s poorer southern regions have joined a protest in Rome to demand action over falling prices for their produce.

News

Climate change measures slip to next year

Hopes are fading for a concrete response to climate change from the UN’s Copenhagen summit. Hosts Denmark are now proposing the end of next year as

Hopes are fading for a concrete response to climate change from the UN’s Copenhagen summit. Hosts Denmark are now proposing the end of next year as

News

Opinion split after Bluefin Tuna quota cut

Quotas of bluefin tuna are to be cut by 40 percent next year but environment groups say it is still not enough to save the species. The global

Quotas of bluefin tuna are to be cut by 40 percent next year but environment groups say it is still not enough to save the species. The global

News

Obama tackles US-China trade issues

Recession or not, China’s inexorable rise shows no signs of stopping. It’s already overtaken Japan to take second place in the world economic league

Recession or not, China’s inexorable rise shows no signs of stopping. It’s already overtaken Japan to take second place in the world economic league

Europe

EU Swedish presidency favours top role for a woman

The 27 European Union leaders — overwhelmingly men, as any group photo shows — will gather for a special summit this week to appoint a new full-time

The 27 European Union leaders — overwhelmingly men, as any group photo shows — will gather for a special summit this week to appoint a new full-time

Europe

Miliband hard-to-get as EU foreign policy chief

The British Foreign Minister David Miliband has consistently said he is not a candidate to spearhead the EU’s pumped up diplomatic service — created

The British Foreign Minister David Miliband has consistently said he is not a candidate to spearhead the EU’s pumped up diplomatic service — created

Culture

Shakira's She Wolf goes platinum

Barbadian R&B singer Rihanna’s fourth studio album Rated R is due out later this month. Meanwhile fellow songstress Shakira has just released her

Barbadian R&B singer Rihanna’s fourth studio album Rated R is due out later this month. Meanwhile fellow songstress Shakira has just released her

Culture

The Twilight Saga: New Moon - out soon

Fans of Twilight – Stephenie Meyer’s phenomenally successful girl-meets-vampire romance – can soon sink their fangs into the second and latest

Fans of Twilight – Stephenie Meyer’s phenomenally successful girl-meets-vampire romance – can soon sink their fangs into the second and latest

Science_technology

Scientists uncover evidence of new dinosaur

Gigantic dinosaurs like these once roamed across parts of Africa. Scientists have found bones from what they believe is a completely new species –

Gigantic dinosaurs like these once roamed across parts of Africa. Scientists have found bones from what they believe is a completely new species –