BREAKING NEWS

2012-08-22

World

People flee Ecuador volcano

It has proved deadly in the past so Ecuador is taking no chances. The Tungurahua volcano, 135 kilometres southeast of the capital Quito, is

World

More floods hit southern Russia

More flooding has hit the southern Russian province of Krasnodar, just weeks after over 170 people died there in flash floods. This time, four deaths

World

Melis happy returns

Happy Birthday to Consolata Melis. At 105, she is the oldest member of the world’s oldest family. Consolata and her eight siblings have a combined

Business

Greece: more time, more cuts?

Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is on a charm offensive meeting eurozone leaders to try to persuade them that all his country needs is more