BREAKING NEWS

2009-12-22

Business

Markets: 22nd December

With market makers slipping away for the holidays trading was thin on Tuesday, but European stocks held firm and closed at a 14-month high, up 0.67

Business

UK in recession in Q3

The latest official figures have shown that Britain’s economy remained in recession in the third quarter. Construction was up by more than in the

Business

OPEC output stays unchanged

OPEC members have agreed to leave the amount of oil they pumps unchanged, but some of them expressed concern that certain countries are not complying

World

Eurostar trains back running

There is light at the end of the Channel Tunnel. Several long, cold days of travel hassle for Eurostar passengers have come to an end. High-speed

Europe

Africités Summit roundup

Every three years, representatives of local authorities and local governments across Africa hold a summit to discuss how they can better serve the

World

Eurostar back on the tracks

More than 700 passengers climbed on to the first Eurostar train in three days this morning taking them from Paris to London. Service had been

World

Stay sober on the piste

British authorities are warning skiers to stay sober on the piste after a spate of drink related accidents and even deaths on the slopes. Ski

World

Eurostar back on track

Eurostar’s wheels are turning again. The cross-channel trains re-started a limited service today when a Eurostar train left the Gare du Nord station