BREAKING NEWS

2009-12-23

Business

Markets: 23rd December

European shares finished up, albeit in thin pre-holiday trade. However the bourses trimmed their earlier gains partly due to disappointing housing

Business

US homes sales mixed

There have been mixed signals on the recovery of the US property market. Sales of newly built single-family homes unexpectedly fell to their

Business

Volvo sale to Chinese closer

Ford has confirmed it is selling Volvo to China’s Geely and said it expected the deal to be completed by the middle of next year. Swedish based

World

Christmas in space

A Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts from America, Russia and Japan has docked successfully at the International Space Station. The