BREAKING NEWS

2011-01-06

Business

Boeing deliveries slip

Boeing has revealed it delivered 462 planes last year. That is less that the previous year’s 481 deliveries when it was catching up after a strike

Boeing has revealed it delivered 462 planes last year. That is less that the previous year’s 481 deliveries when it was catching up after a strike

Europe

Hungarian media law clouds new EU presidency

Hungary takes up the EU presidency amid strong concern by other countries about restrictions on media freedom imposed under a new law. Budapest says

Hungary takes up the EU presidency amid strong concern by other countries about restrictions on media freedom imposed under a new law. Budapest says

Business

Greek PM sees rising support for euro bonds

Greece’s Prime Minister says support is growing for the creation of euro zone bonds to help cut funding costs for troubled member states like his

Greece’s Prime Minister says support is growing for the creation of euro zone bonds to help cut funding costs for troubled member states like his

News

Dead son of Iran's last Shah to be cremated

Alireza Pahlavi, the second son of Iran’s former Shah who died of a gunshot wound on Tuesday, wished to be cremated after death, then for his ashes

Alireza Pahlavi, the second son of Iran’s former Shah who died of a gunshot wound on Tuesday, wished to be cremated after death, then for his ashes

Culture

Once Again About Love

A new exhibition called Once Again About Love has opened at the Fine Art Gallery in Kiev, in Ukraine. Oleg Maslov’s paintings deal largely with

A new exhibition called Once Again About Love has opened at the Fine Art Gallery in Kiev, in Ukraine. Oleg Maslov’s paintings deal largely with

Culture

Season of the Witch

Nicholas Cage, Ron Perlman and Claire Foy star in “Season of the Witch” a supernatural action adventure yarn. The film is set in Europe but the

Nicholas Cage, Ron Perlman and Claire Foy star in “Season of the Witch” a supernatural action adventure yarn. The film is set in Europe but the

Business

Euro zone sentiment data shows divergence

Euro zone economic sentiment jumped to its highest level in 38 months in December according to a regular survey of businesses and consumers by the

Euro zone economic sentiment jumped to its highest level in 38 months in December according to a regular survey of businesses and consumers by the

Business

Microsoft links up with ARM

Microsoft says its new Windows operating system will be able to run on microchips designed by the British company ARM Holdings. That means the

Microsoft says its new Windows operating system will be able to run on microchips designed by the British company ARM Holdings. That means the

Business

Changes for White House economic advisers

There is to be a shake up in the team of experts advising the White House on economic matters. Media reports say the former Federal Reserve

There is to be a shake up in the team of experts advising the White House on economic matters. Media reports say the former Federal Reserve

Business

Record 2010 sales for PSA Peugeot Citroen

French car maker PSA Peugeot Citroen sold 3.6 million vehicles last year – its most ever. That compares with sales of 3.2 million in 2009

French car maker PSA Peugeot Citroen sold 3.6 million vehicles last year – its most ever. That compares with sales of 3.2 million in 2009

Nocomment

Epiphany celebrations in Spain

Thousands of parents and children packed cities and towns across Spain to watch parades marking the eve of the Epiphany, a Christian holiday

Thousands of parents and children packed cities and towns across Spain to watch parades marking the eve of the Epiphany, a Christian holiday

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Sumo champion performs New Year rites

Japan’s sumo grand champion performed the traditional New Year’s rites at a Tokyo shrine in front of thousands of sumo fans and visitors.

Japan’s sumo grand champion performed the traditional New Year’s rites at a Tokyo shrine in front of thousands of sumo fans and visitors.

Special_reports

ECHO from Haiti

Humanitarian emergency response, getting what’s needed to a disaster zone fast… One year after the Haiti earthquake, European Union support towards

Humanitarian emergency response, getting what’s needed to a disaster zone fast… One year after the Haiti earthquake, European Union support towards

Special_reports

The funding battle behind European cartoons

Behind every cartoon are hours and hours of hard work. And it is not just creating the animation, there is also the issue of funding. Numerous forums

Behind every cartoon are hours and hours of hard work. And it is not just creating the animation, there is also the issue of funding. Numerous forums

Science_technology

New cancer test hope

In the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in the US, scientists have made a leap forward in the search for cancer treatments. They have

In the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in the US, scientists have made a leap forward in the search for cancer treatments. They have

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Ankara: students clash with police

Students and police clashed in Ankara as the two sides came face to face at a university.

Students and police clashed in Ankara as the two sides came face to face at a university.

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Training wheels for a turtle

A fractured spine and weak hind legs after an encounter with a lawn mower were not enough to stop Zvika the turtle from carrying his house on his

A fractured spine and weak hind legs after an encounter with a lawn mower were not enough to stop Zvika the turtle from carrying his house on his

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Firemen rescue stranded deer in Baltic Sea

Firefighters have rescued a young deer that became stranded on a sheet of ice drifting in the Baltic Sea off Poland.

Firefighters have rescued a young deer that became stranded on a sheet of ice drifting in the Baltic Sea off Poland.

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Andre Agassi mobbed in Taiwan

Fans crowded the airport’s arrival hall as Andre Agassi, the eight-times grand slam winner, arrived for the Rise of Legends exhibition matches in

Fans crowded the airport’s arrival hall as Andre Agassi, the eight-times grand slam winner, arrived for the Rise of Legends exhibition matches in

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Chinese swimmers brave icy waters

A group of swimmers in Harbin (northeast China) stripped down to their bathing suits and braved the icy waters at the city’s annual ice and snow

A group of swimmers in Harbin (northeast China) stripped down to their bathing suits and braved the icy waters at the city’s annual ice and snow