BREAKING NEWS

2010-06-29

Business

New York Forum: Amar Bhide

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

Business

New York Forum: Deven Sharma

One of the cities under pressure in the wake of the financial crisis is New York. And it is there that business leaders and economists recently got

Business

Iraq approves Shell gas deal

Iraq’s cabinet has approved a joint venture project with Royal Dutch Shell and Japan’s Mitsubishi to capture natural gas in oil fields in the

Business

Spanish retail sales fall

Retail sales in Spain were down for the second consecutive month in May. Year-on-year they were 1.9 lower. In April they fell 2.4 percent

Europe

EU travellers' rights boost

A Europe-wide publicity campaign being launched in 23 languages aims to provide passengers easier access to information about their rights when they

Culture

Cartoons take off in Portugal

Aeroplanes and flying machines were the theme at this year’s PortoCartoon World Festival, one of the main humoristic drawing shows. Some 600 artists

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General strike in Greece

Greece’s fifth general strike since February: Clashes broke out as parliament pondered pension reform aimed at tackling the national debt crisis.