Markets: 18th December

European shares closed lower though in thin year-end trade. They declined after the European Central Bank forecast more bank writedowns in the


End of the road for Saab

General Motors has said it will wind down operations at its loss-making Swedish unit after an attempt to sell it to small Dutch luxury carmaker


Cash still king at COP 15

The burning of fossil fuels produces greenhouse gases, which are the main cause of climate change. In the Danish capital it appears that is the


Auschwitz sign stolen

One of the most poignant symbols of the Holocaust has been stolen. Overnight, the iron sign above the entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp


Hopes fade for 39 missing crew

Dozens of crews members are still missing after a cargo ship carrying livestock sank in a storm off the Lebanese coast. Six bodies have been


Obama Speaks at Copenhagen

The final day of the Copenhagen summit began with a morning of speeches by top politicians. However, as leader of the country with the world’s