BREAKING NEWS

2010-07-07

Business

OECD frets over lost jobs

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is worried about jobs. It says even though unemployment in the world’s richest countries

Business

Demand strong for AgBank IPO

Despite weak market conditions, Agricultural Bank of China is on track for the biggest ever initial public offering of shares. With a dual listing

Business

Air France-KLM planes fuller

Air France-KLM’s revenues rose strongly in June. Passenger and cargo activity grew faster than the airline’s capacity, which it deliberately kept

Business

French trade deficit widens

A steep drop in exports drove France’s trade deficit in May to its highest in just over a year and a half. It widened to 5.5 billion euros from

Sci-tech

Interpol appeal

Interpol, the International police agency which is based in Lyon, France, has launched a public appeal for sightings of 26 wanted criminals. The

World

Solar Impulse takes wing

Could the skies one day be filled with aircraft like the Solar Impulse? The revolutionary solar-powered plane has taken off on its quest to stay

Culture

Haute couture in Paris

Fashion designers have gathered in Paris France this week to unveil their haute couture collections for next autumn. For Christian Dior, John

Culture

Jude Law/Women Without Men

English actor, Jude Law, has collected a gong at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic. His impressions of the festival

Sci-tech

Worldwide waterworks

Marine biologists in South Africa are trying to reduce the environmental impact caused by undersea nets around the beaches near Durban. The nets are