BREAKING NEWS

2011-08-24

Sport

Japan shines again in Paris

Japan’s Aiko Sato held her nerve to edge out Brazil’s Rafaela Silva and secure the under 57 kilo title at the World Judo Championships in Paris on

Sport

Rodriguez wins stage five

Spain’s Joaquim Rodriguez produced a flawless run to outclass his rivals and clinch stage five of the Tour of Spain in Valdepeñas de Jaén on

World

Chile in two day strike

Chile has seen its first two-day national strike since the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship. This follows clashes with police in recent weeks as

World

Rebels improvise in Tripoli

With breaks for self-congratulation in Tripoli, real skirmishing continues. The rebels are improvising in their drive to defeat Muammar Gaddafi

Business

No cheers from Heineken

Dutch brewer Heineken is warning that weak consumer sentiment and a damp European summer will depress its earnings for this year. After profits for

Business

German businesses downbeat

Germany companies are feeling more pessimistic with business morale there posting its steepest drop since the aftermath of the Lehman Brothers