BREAKING NEWS

2009-11-19

World

EU appoints new leadership team

Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy has been appointed as the first permanent European Council President and the UK’s Catherine Ashton has been

Business

Markets: 19th November

European shares finished sharply lower, extending their losses as Wall Street headed deep into negative territory. Technology stocks were among

Business

Severstal's surprise profit

Russia’s largest steelmaker, Severstal, has posted an unexpected third-quarter net profit. It said the almost 45 million euro profit was due to a

World

Shuttle duo make spacewalk

Two astronauts from the US space shuttle Atlantis have made their first spacewalk as part of their mission to the International Space Station

World

Road safety a top priority

Car and bus crashes claim as many lives as malaria or tuberculosis. Urgent steps need to be taken to deal with what is becoming a public health