BREAKING NEWS

2012-08-28

World

Arafat poisoning claims inquiry

Prosecutors in France have opened a murder inquiry into the 2004 death of Yasser Arafat in a military hospital near Paris. The former Palestinian

World

France drives down fuel prices

The French government has struck a deal with the energy industry to cut fuel prices at the pump by six cents a litre. The agreement will last for

World

Syria's Day After project

As Syrian rebels sing praises to Allah as their war goes on, other of the Assad regime’s detractors continue preparing for what may come out of the

World

Summer Learning

Researchers say that on average, students lose about a month of progress in maths skills each summer, so many projects are now promoting learning for

Business

Italy's debt costs fall

Italy’s two-year borrowing costs fell nearly two percentage points at an auction of debt on Tuesday. Rome sold all it wanted to – three billion