BREAKING NEWS

2011-12-19

World

North Korea's uncertain future

The world is holding its breath over what will happen next in North Korea, as the 29-year old heir of Kim Jong-il is set to take power. Euronews

World

Kim's death alerts uneasy region

Regional reactions to Kim Jong-Il’s death vary. Japan’s chief cabinet secretary, and not the prime minister, announced the country’s condolences at

Business

Saab reaches end of the road

The Dutch owner of Saab has filed for bankruptcy, ending a nine-month battle to rescue the struggling Swedish carmaker. That comes after Saab’s

World

No gender please, we're pupils

Some people think that educating boys and girls separately boosts academic success. Others feel that single-sex schools have no place in the modern

Business

Sony hangs hopes on Vita

Sony has started selling its latest handheld videogame device — the PlayStation Vita. It is in the shops in Japan, just in time for the