BREAKING NEWS

2012-07-04

Europe

EU parliament rejects ACTA

The EU parliament has overwhelmingly rejected the global anti-piracy agreement, ACTA. MEPs ditched the controversial deal fearing it threatened

World

Cyprus' presidential position

Only days after becoming the fifth eurozone country to seek a bailout, Cyprus is taking charge of the EU’s rotating council presidency. But

Business

Fraud case opened over Bankia

Responding to a lawsuit brought by one of Spain’s smaller political parties, a Spanish court has opened a fraud case looking at the actions of former

World

Cyprus in the EU spotlight

The European Union is currently undergoing one of the most turbulent economic periods in its short history, with political, ideological and financial

Business

Sweden holds borrowing rate

Sweden’s central bank has kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.5 percent and plans to keep it there for just over one year. But in a

Business

Eurozone still weak

The eurozone economy is still shrinking. The latest surveys of purchasing managers for the manufacturing and services sectors showed a slight