BREAKING NEWS

2010-11-17

Business

Roche to cut costs, jobs

Swiss drugmaker Roche has revealed plans to slash costs including cutting jobs. It intends to reduce its outgoings by the equivalent of 1.8 billion

Business

GM boosts size of share sale

General Motors has set the final terms for its landmark initial public offering of stock. It is boosting the number of shares for sale and could

Sci-tech

Robots with a human touch

Already familiar characters in countless sci-fi movies, humanoid robots are well on the way towards stepping off the silver-screen and into daily

World

Germany warns of terror plot

Germany on Wednesday tightened security at airports and train stations, citing intelligence reports which show Islamist militants plan to strike the