BREAKING NEWS

2012-08-17

Europe

Merkel backs ECB's Draghi

The world’s financial market have been given a boost by apparent support from German Chancellor Angela Merkel for European Central Bank intervention

Business

Eurozone trade rises

Trade volumes for the eurozone rose in the first six months of this year according to the latest EU figures. Exports were up by eight percent from

World

Drought and heatwave

Exceptionally hot, dry weather has been making headlines, notably for the effect on grain crops, causing the prices of these commodities to soar