Abbas ready to correct 'errors'

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, in an interview with euronews, has made clear that he will not be deterred by American opposition to


Hansen named All Blacks coach

Steve Hansen has been named the new head coach of World Cup champions New Zealand on a two year deal. The former All Blacks assistant coach has big


UK-France relations chillier

The diplomatic frost at the latest EU summit has been snowballing in the press. Neither the French nor the British hid their displeasure. The air


Fitch downgrades top banks

The rating agency Fitch has downgraded a total of seven major banks on both sides of the Atlantic. In Europe the effected lenders are BNP Paribas


Winter woes as Joachim strikes

Winter has unleashed its fury with Storm Joachim causing chaos across Europe. In Brittany in northern France the crew of a cargo ship had to be


Eurozone new car sales fall

New car sales in the eurozone dropped 3.3 percent in November compared with the same month last year. They were up 1.9 percent in November from


France enters recession

France is in recession according to the official INSEE statistics agency but it said that it will be short and shallow. INSEE sees the economy