BREAKING NEWS

2009-12-21

Europe

Spanish EU Presidency

Spain will share the presidency of the European Council with the new full time Lisbon Treaty president during a transition period. What do the

Business

Markets: 21st December

European shares closed the first session of the holiday week sharply higher but with the end of the year approaching trading volumes remained low

Business

Spyker still hoping for Saab

Shares in Spyker soared over 17 percent on Monday after the Dutch luxury carmaker announced a fresh attempt to buy Saab from General Motors. Its

Business

Dubai disappoints on debt

Debt-ridden conglomerate Dubai World has disappointed its creditors by making little progress on securing standstill on its 15 billion euros of

World

Severe weather sweeps Europe

Heavy snow and freezing temperatures have caused Christmas travel chaos across Europe. In Poland as many as 57 people have died since the bitter

World

Eurostar service still frozen

More travel stress facing thousands of people stranded on both sides of the English channel. Eurostar, the company that runs the Channel tunnel