BREAKING NEWS

2012-03-28

World

Obama health care objections

Universal health care coverage is a dream that US President Barack Obama has gone to great pains to share with the nation, to turn it into reality

Sci-tech

A Sweet Solution

European scientists are sharing a sweet new solution to one of the bitter enemies of chocolate making. “We have developed technical solutions to

World

When Benedict met Fidel...

They are no ordinary octogenarians.   And when Pope Benedict XVI, head of the Roman Catholic Church, sat down with Cuba’s revolutionary icon Fidel

World

Spain braces for general strike

Spanish unions hold their first general strike since 2010 on Thursday, and as with two years ago the reasons for downing tools are the same; the

Business

UK growth revised down

Britain’s economy shrank more than previously thought at the end of last year. Updated numbers from the UK’s Office for National Statistics show

Business

Russian goes big on bonds

Russia is raising the equivalent of 5.24 billion euros by selling bonds redeemable in five, 10 and 30 years. Sources told Reuters the sale will