BREAKING NEWS

2010-02-02

World

Oscar Nominations Announced

Avatar has been nominated for nine Oscars including Best Film and Best Director. The Hurt Locker is neck and neck however, also with nine

Business

Boeing warns on orders

US planemaker Boeing expects new orders for commercial aircraft this year to fall short of the number it will deliver because of the effects of the

Business

BP's earnings disappoint

British oil major BP’s earnings were up in the final three months of last year but not by as much as industry analysts had expected. The rise came

World

Concorde: the history of an icon

In 1969, Concorde’s first trial flight was hailed as promising to fly people into a brand-new high-tech future at speeds of 1,330 miles per hour. It

World

Canary Islands rocked by floods

Torrential rain is causing havoc in Spain’s Canary Islands. The worst hit of the popular holiday destinations is Tenerife, where 82 millimetres came

World

Haiti's food coupon chaos

In spite of attempts to ease Haiti’s stuttering aid effort, chaos continues to dog operations. In the capital, Port-au-Prince, the wait for food

Europe

TV Kids

Young French people on average spend three and a half hours per day in front of TV or internet screens or game consoles. That’s about 1,200 hours in

Europe

Adopting the euro

People in the Eastern member states of the European Union have become less enthusiastic about adopting the euro according to a recent Eurobarometer