BREAKING NEWS

2011-10-07

Business

European banks on the brink

The troubled European banking sector moved to the center of attention of the debt crisis this past week, as the French-Belgian Dexia group is on the

Business

More European bank downgrades

In what is being seen as a warning to European governments to better support the region’s weakened banks, the debt rating agencies have slashed their

World

Arnie honoured in Austria

Keeping his famous promise of ‘I’ll be back’ Arnold Schwarzenegger returned to his home town of Thal in Austria on Friday. Surrounded by hundreds

World

Final push for Sirte

Heavy fighting continues in Colonel Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte, after the new Libyan government forces launched their largest assault so

Business

European banks downgraded

The credit rating of a dozen UK banks has been cut by Moody’s. It based that on the likelihood of less state support in a future crisis. Royal

World

Worker dies at Fukushima

A worker at the ill-fated Fukushima nuclear plant has died. The death of the 56-year-old man is the third at the plant since three of the reactors

World

Birthday for action-man Putin

Police in Moscow moved to break up opponents of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on the eve of his 59th birthday. They were there to remember a former