Italian fashion

Italian fashion week is underway in Milan with the industry staggering along the catwalks having been dealt a body blow by the economic crisis


End of the road for Hummer

General Motors has said it will wind down production of Hummers after government regulators in Beijing refused to approve a bid by a small Chinese


Iberia's profits slump

Spanish airline Iberia posted a deeper than expected net loss of two hundred and seventy three million euros for last year which it called “the worst


European banks upbeat

As they reported their 2009 figures, several major European banks were upbeat about the year ahead. France’s biggest high street bank, Credit


European telecoms results

France Telecom has posted a net profit of three billion euros for last year, which was about what was expected by analysts. Europe’s third-largest


14 schools re-open in Madeira

There are signs Madeira is getting back on its feet, after floods and landslides wrought havoc on the island over the weekend. Fourteen schools in

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Westbank clashes

Clashes erupted between Israeli soldiers and dozens of stone-throwing Palestinian youths in the biblical West Bank town of Hebron.

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Orly airport strike

With 50 percent of flights cancelled at Orly Airport, mostly short and medium-haul journeys and a quarter of flights at Roissy, disruption is