BREAKING NEWS

2009-12-11

Business

ING to pay back state aid

Dutch bank and insurer ING has confirmed it will repay five billion euros of state aid later this month. ING’s shares rose after it said the Dutch

Business

Markets: 10th December

European shares finished the day up. Among the factors, better than expected retail sales in the US last month China’s industrial output

Business

US tills jingle in November

Christmas is coming and the stores are getting full. US shoppers were out in force in November and signs of stabilisation in the jobs market

World

Shell seals Iraqi oil deal

Iraq is destined to move up into the premier league of global oil producers after auctioning the rights to develop one of the world’s biggest

World

Is nuclear the answer?

Talk Planet has been receiving many emails and questions. Jean, from France, would like to know whether nuclear energy can contribute or not to