DuPont gets taste for Danisco

Shares in European food ingredient groups have been given a boost by US chemical giant DuPont’s move to takeover Danish company Danisco which makes


Nintendo set for 3DS launch

Nintendo says it will ship about 1.5 million of its new 3D-capable handheld game players in Japan in the first month after its launch at the end of


Winter thaw floods German rivers

Heavy rain and melting winter snow have caused many rivers in Germany to burst their banks, flooding several cities and large swathes of the country


Scores dead in Iran plane crash

At least 77 people are now known to have died in a plane crash in northwest Iran. The IranAir Boeing 727 crashed on Sunday night close to the city


Dozens dead in Iran Air crash

At least 72 people are dead and 32 injured after an Iran Air Boeing 727 crashed in bad weather in northwestern Iran. Authorities say the plane came