Kiev awaits Tymoshenko verdict

A Kiev court will hand down its verdict on Tuesday in the corruption trial of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. Prosecutors are


Dexia - first of many?

The fragility of Europe’s banks has been highlighted by the implosion of Franco-Belgian lender Dexia. It has had to be rescued by the French and


EU leaders delay planned summit

European Union leaders have delayed a summit planned for next Monday by almost a week. The postponement is to buy time to agree a crisis strategy


Floods batter coast of Turkey

Flash floods in the Mediterranean coastal province of Antalya in southern Turkey have claimed the lives of three people while a further five are


Vettel hungry for more

Sebastian Vettel insists he and Red Bull are not going to rest on their laurels after the German became Formula One’s youngest double world champion


Athens waits on its money

Greece is wrapping up talks with officials from the European Union, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank — the so-called Troika — on


US economists win Nobel prize

The winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for Economics have been announced in Stockholm with the award going to US economists Thomas Sargent and