BREAKING NEWS

2010-08-26

Business

BHP woos Potash shareholders

Shareholders of Potash Corporation are the subject of a charm offensive by BHP Billiton’s boss this week. He is in North America explaining why

World

France sends more Roma home

As French and Romanian politicians discussed the Roma situation in Paris, a further 250 Roma were being sent back home. They left via the Paris

Business

Euro zone lending picks up

More people living in the euro zone took out loans in July, according to the latest figures from the European Central Bank. Loans to the private

World

Mother Teresa centenary feted

Celebrations marking the centenary of the birth of Mother Teresa have been continuing all day in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) where she founded her

World

No jail for HIV German pop star

A German pop star has been handed a two-year suspended sentence for infecting a former lover with the HIV virus, while keeping her own HIV status a

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Mourning in Hong-Kong

Moments of mourning for the survivors and family members of the eight Chinese tourists killed in a bungled hostage rescue in Manilla, Philippines.

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Gay pride in Nepal

Nepal’s gay community had its first international gay parade in the streets of the Nepalese capital, Katmandu.