BREAKING NEWS

2011-01-12

World

Lebanese government collapses

Despite emergency meetings on Tuesday, the Lebanese government has effectively collapsed following the resignations of 11 government ministers from

Business

Portugal passes bond test

Debt-ridden Portugal has passed a key market test by being able to sell its benchmark 10-year government bonds at a lower interest rate than in the

World

Lebanese government collapses

The Lebanese government has effectively collapsed following the resignations of 11 government ministers over a dispute about the UN investigation

Business

Airbus lands historic order

Airbus has won the world’s biggest ever commercial aircraft order – 180 planes for Indian low cost airline IndiGo. Most are for an upgraded

Business

Record UK goods trade gap

The UK’s goods trade deficit rose to a record high during November – a development that will raise further concerns about fourth-quarter economic

Business

Shutdowns boost Brent oil

The price of Brent crude oil has been above 98 dollars a barrel for the first time in 27 months. That comes amid production shutdowns and growing

Sci-tech

Playing for health

Consider the following health problems, related by three different people: “Every day I said to myself: ‘Tomorrow I’ll start to eat properly