BREAKING NEWS

2011-08-11

Sport

La Liga hit by strike action

The start of the Spanish football season will be delayed by two weeks after the players’ union (AFE) announced strike action. Spanish

Business

Gold Fields profit leaps

Glittering results from Gold Fields, the world’s fourth-largest producer of the precious metal, as it reported a 15 percent rise in quarterly profit

World

Koreas trade blame over shelling

The two Koreas have traded a war of words over this week’s brief military exchange near the border. In the North, state TV in Pyongyang called the

World

Two feared dead in Beirut blast

In Lebanon in the northern Christian suburb of Antelias of Beirut, there are reports an explosion has killed two people. An eyewitness claims there

World

European markets volatile

Europe’s investors have again been hitting the sell button as nerves remain very frayed after a steep sell-off triggered by concerns about the