Lloyds trims losses

There was mixed news from Lloyds, Britain’s largest retail bank. Its losses last year at the equivalent of seven billion euros, were smaller than


BBC to cut output - papers

British state-owned broadcaster the BBC is reportedly considering major cutbacks to its radio, online and TV output. Two British newspapers have


The Dunera Boys, 70 years on

A new exhibition in Canberra, Australia remembers the ‘Dunera boys’, a group of Second World War refugees from Europe, who were shipped to Australia


New bombing rocks Kabul

The Afghan capital has suffered its worst bomb attack of this year. A series of blasts and exchanges of gunfire in Kabul this morning have left at

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Madeira clean up

The cleanup operation has begun on Madeira after the floods and landslides that ravaged the Portuguese island last week.


Three Turkish officers freed

Prosecutors in Turkey have freed three senior retired Turkish military officers. The move appeared to be aimed at diffusing tensions between the