BREAKING NEWS

2009-12-07

Business

Markets: 7th December

European shares ended the day half a percent lower, falling from Friday’s two-week closing high. Increasing market nervousness about economic

Business

Barnier wants changes

Incoming EU Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier says Europe needs a new growth model. The Frenchman is also calling for better regulation

Business

Iceland's GDP slumps further

Iceland’s financial meltdown continues to batter its economy. Gross domestic product shrank by 5.7 percent in the third quarter from the second

Culture

The festival of Marrakech

‘Jamaa el Fnah’ in the heart of Marrakech, is a UNESCO world heritage site. But it’s not just archeological history thats celebrated here. Each

World

Russia mourns its dead youth

A day of mourning is being held throughout Russia after the country’s worst fire in decades at the weekend killed 113 people in a nightclub in Perm

World

Copenhagen climate talks open

The biggest climate summit in history has opened in Copenhagen with hosts Denmark saying an unmissable opportunity to save the planet is within