BREAKING NEWS

2011-12-22

World

A wage for living

It is Christmas time again. Despite the crisis, British people are spending nearly 84 billion euros on seasonal shopping, up 1 per cent from last

Business

Hungary debt junked

Hungary is having to pay more to borrow money after the ratings agency Standard and Poor’s downgraded the country’s credit score to junk. Hungary’s

Business

British Airways to buy BMI

British Airways is buying BMI from Lufthansa for just over 200-million euros, shutting out rival bidder Virgin Atlantic. The deal still needs to be

World

Key facts about "El Gordo"

  – Spain’s Christmas Draw shares 2.25 billion euros in prizes.    - The chances of winning something are 5.3%   1st prize: €4,000,000 2nd

World

Dozens dead in Baghdad blasts

A series of explosions has rocked the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. Around 60 people are dead and more than 180 are reported injured. Apparently