BREAKING NEWS

2011-02-23

Business

Barclays wins Lehman lawsuit

Lehman Brothers hurried sale of much of its US operations to Barclays at the height of the financial crisis was fair, a bankruptcy court judge has

World

Exodus to leave Libya

On Libya’s western border with Tunisia, thousands passed the checkpoints in a matter of hours, weighed down with as many of their belongings as they

Sci-tech

A photovoltaic oasis

In the harsh, isolated, semi-desert region north of Cairo in Egypt, 150 acres has been planted with beans, peas and orange trees. But there is a

Business

Nasdaq considers NYSE bid

The Nasdaq exchange is reportedly looking at launching a rival bid for NYSE Euronext rather than see it merge with Germany’s Deutsche Boerse