BREAKING NEWS

2010-01-08

Business

Final mile for Saab

Saab’s parent company General Motors has confirmed it is still reviewing the bids it has received, but has also appointed a restructuring firm to

Business

US December job losses rise

Disappointing news on the jobs front from the US. Employers there laid off 85,000 people in December. That was a lot more than economists had

Business

Ferrero 'cools on Cadbury'

Italian chocolate maker Ferrero’s interest in Cadbury has cooled, according to sources familiar with the situation. The difficulties of getting

Business

Markets: 8th January

European shares finished the day up having earlier reacted badly to the unexpectedly weak US employment figures. They initially dampened hopes for

World

A clear look at dirty water

Worldwide, a billion people have no access to clean drinking water. One third of humanity does not even have a basic toilet at home. Two thirds of

World

Italian probe into baby deaths

Italy has launched a second inquiry in a week following a spate of deaths of babies in hospital. The latest probe concerns the deaths of two