BREAKING NEWS

2012-03-16

Business

Fed keeps easing option open

In this edition of Business Weekly, we bring you the Federal Reserve’s plan to keep US interest rates close to zero until 2014. Host Stefan Grobe

World

Belgium mourns children

The death of many children and their minders when their coach was returning from a ski holiday in Switzerland has affected Belgians on a national

Business

New Ipad boosts Apple appeal

Shares in the computer giant Apple hit a record high after the latest version of their tablet went on sale and proved to be hot property. Pavements

World

Drought hammers Spain, Portugal

Large parts of Spain and Portugal are desperate for rain, nearing the end of the driest Iberian winter in more than 70 years. Spain got less than 30

World

Philippe Poutou

A blue collar worker and committed union leader, Poutou continues his day job while running for president. Although he left school with little in the

Business

New iPad gives Apple appeal

Shares in the computer giant Apple hit a record high as its latest version of the iPad proved to be in hot demand. Customers lined the streets to

World

Belgium mourns bus crash dead

Belgium is holding a national day of mourning for those who lost their lives in the Swiss bus crash. It is the country’s first since 2004, which