BREAKING NEWS

2010-11-27

News

Demonstrators in Dublin protest austerity cuts

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Dublin to protest against harsh austerity measures promised by the Irish government. Organisers estimate

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Dublin to protest against harsh austerity measures promised by the Irish government. Organisers estimate

News

Violence threat hangs over Ivory Coast poll

Candidates in Ivory Coast’s presidential election have called for an end to violence as the country prepares for Sunday’s poll. The latest rally

Candidates in Ivory Coast’s presidential election have called for an end to violence as the country prepares for Sunday’s poll. The latest rally

News

Snow brings pleasure and pain to Northern Europe

Heavy snow has been causing problems across swathes of Northern Europe. Parts of the UK have seen up to 35 centimetres of the white stuff, with the

Heavy snow has been causing problems across swathes of Northern Europe. Parts of the UK have seen up to 35 centimetres of the white stuff, with the

News

Catalonia set to oust Socialists in key regional vote

Catalan nationalists look set to oust the ruling Socialists in Sunday’s election for the regional parliament. Discontent is rife over high

Catalan nationalists look set to oust the ruling Socialists in Sunday’s election for the regional parliament. Discontent is rife over high

News

Haiti-chaos and killer cholera provide election backdrop

The shattered presidential palace in Cholera hit, earthquake ravaged Haiti. It is against this backdrop that Haitians prepare to go to the polls in

The shattered presidential palace in Cholera hit, earthquake ravaged Haiti. It is against this backdrop that Haitians prepare to go to the polls in

News

Quantas resumes A380 flights after engine woes

Australian carrier Quantas has resumed Airbus A380 flights, three weeks after a mid-air engine blow out grounded the fleet for safety

Australian carrier Quantas has resumed Airbus A380 flights, three weeks after a mid-air engine blow out grounded the fleet for safety

News

Anti-North Korean protests on eve of war games

Pressure is building on South Korean President Lee Myung-bak for a more robust response to North Korea, four days after the North launched an

Pressure is building on South Korean President Lee Myung-bak for a more robust response to North Korea, four days after the North launched an

News

Protesters target Italian government

A banner read “The young and jobs are the future,” as members of Italy’s biggest trade union marched in Rome calling for immediate action against job

A banner read “The young and jobs are the future,” as members of Italy’s biggest trade union marched in Rome calling for immediate action against job

News

Elections

As Haiti prepares to vote for a new president, for many, the question is not if the country can overcome its well-documented challenges but whether

As Haiti prepares to vote for a new president, for many, the question is not if the country can overcome its well-documented challenges but whether

News

Swiss set to approve controversial immigrant vote

Switzerland’s far-right People’s Party, the SVP, appears on course for a strong referendum victory over the expulsion of foreign criminals. The

Switzerland’s far-right People’s Party, the SVP, appears on course for a strong referendum victory over the expulsion of foreign criminals. The

News

FBI sting teenager in fake Christmas bomb plot

A Somali born teenager has been arrested in Portland, Oregan after he attempted to detonate a car bomb at a Christmas tree lighting

A Somali born teenager has been arrested in Portland, Oregan after he attempted to detonate a car bomb at a Christmas tree lighting

News

Washington braced for more Wikileaks exposure

US diplomats have been hard at work trying to control the fallout from the imminent release of close to three million confidential documents by the

US diplomats have been hard at work trying to control the fallout from the imminent release of close to three million confidential documents by the

News

Portugal: are budget cuts enough?

Portugal has taken a big step towards resolving its economic woes, after approving an austerity budget for 2011. But will this budget be enough to

Portugal has taken a big step towards resolving its economic woes, after approving an austerity budget for 2011. But will this budget be enough to

News

Irish voters punish government over debt crisis

Pressure is mounting on Ireland’s embattled government after it was punished by voters angry at the country’s economic crisis. The ruling Fianna

Pressure is mounting on Ireland’s embattled government after it was punished by voters angry at the country’s economic crisis. The ruling Fianna

News

EU denies Portugal is seeking bailout

The head of the European Commission has dismissed reports that Portugal is joining Ireland in seeking a European bailout. Speaking in Paris, Jose

The head of the European Commission has dismissed reports that Portugal is joining Ireland in seeking a European bailout. Speaking in Paris, Jose

News

China warns US and South Korea over exercises

China has warned America and South Korea not to stage military acts near its coast, ahead of joint naval drills due to start on Sunday in the Yellow

China has warned America and South Korea not to stage military acts near its coast, ahead of joint naval drills due to start on Sunday in the Yellow

News

Cholera-ravaged Haiti gears up for election

Haiti goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, in the midst of a cholera epidemic and with the Caribbean nation still reeling from

Haiti goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, in the midst of a cholera epidemic and with the Caribbean nation still reeling from

News

Major new breakthrough for CERN scientists

One of the world’s leading laboratories for particle physics has produced another remarkable discovery. The ATLAS project superheated the smallest

One of the world’s leading laboratories for particle physics has produced another remarkable discovery. The ATLAS project superheated the smallest

News

Tension in Ivory Coast ahead of presidential vote

Tension has marked the run-up to the decisive round of Sunday’s presidential election in Ivory Coast. Huge rallies for the sitting president and his

Tension has marked the run-up to the decisive round of Sunday’s presidential election in Ivory Coast. Huge rallies for the sitting president and his

News

Barack Obama injured in basketball game

Barack Obama has been left bloodied and bruised after a basketball game with family and friends. A stray elbow left the US President needing a

Barack Obama has been left bloodied and bruised after a basketball game with family and friends. A stray elbow left the US President needing a