BREAKING NEWS

2010-08-24

World

42 die in China plane crash

A Chinese airliner with 91 passengers on board has crashed in the north east of the country. State media say 42 bodies have been recovered at the

World

42 die in China plane crash

A Chinese airliner with 91 passengers on board has crashed in the north east of the country. State media say 42 bodies have been recovered at the

Business

Aer Lingus back in profit

Aer Lingus returned to profit in the second quarter of the year, thanks to cost cuts that more than offset losses from the Icelandic volcanic ash

Business

US home sales slump 

Sales of previously owned US homes slumped by a record amount in July to their lowest pace in 15 years, suggesting further loss of momentum in the

World

Nepal crash leaves no survivors

Retrieval of passengers’ remains in Nepal’s remote Mount Everest region continues. When their craft went down in bad weather, all 14 people on board

World

Survivers relive hostage ordeal

One of the survivors of Monday’s Philippine hostage drama has been describing the ordeal. Identified only as Mrs Leung, the weeping woman told

Business

Lindt enjoys sweet sales

Swiss chocolate maker Lindt is upbeat about sales for this year. It said strong demand for its premium chocolates boosted its market share in the