The European Parliament’s influential environment committee has backed a plan to auction carbon-dioxide production permits from 2020 to electricity
There are those who say they must have got it right – because some on the side of industry said the environment committee’s vote was too much, and
The black Monday suffered by global stock markets has been the headline news across Europe. In whatever language you choose to say it, panic has
European Union finance ministers have said they will take all necessary measures to protect the banking system and deposits of individual savers. To
A number of car makers are cutting production in Europe in response to falling sales. General Motors has shut its Opel factory at Bochum in Germany
Despite the best efforts of governments, central banks and financial institutions, public confidence in the world economy continues to erode. Repeat
Tuesday marks the second anniversary of the assassination of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, an event which remains a source of huge concern
A young woman, aged about 20, is believed to have died and many others were were hurt in a suspected car bomb explosion during rioting on the streets
There is no sign of an end to the the world’s financial woes. Share markets continued to be extremely volatile on Tuesday as governments around the
Acting Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is asking Russia to reconsider arms sales to Syria and Iran.
Olmert met Russian President Dmitry
The Nobel Committee has given this year’s award for physics to three Japanese scientists who have shed light on the make-up of the universe.
One of France’s most eagerly awaited and expensive art exhibitions – Picasso and the Masters – opens in Paris this week.
Directed by Clint Eastwood, Angelina Jolie’s latest film Changeling is based on a true story. She plays Christine Collins, who’s son was kidnapped in
As cities become ever bigger and more populated, so the demands of living conditions for citizens are changing apace. What’s the European response to
Pollution from transport is it one of the leading causes of the poor air quality in Europe’s cities. What is Brussels doing to encourage the use of
The slight sense of renewed optimism in world stock markets seemed to evaporate this morning, with banks in particular taking a battering. There had
Thailand’s image as a peaceful, tropical paradise has taken a further battering, as anti-government protestors clashed with riot police. Some people
This year’s Nobel prize for physics has gone to three scientists from Japan for their work on sub-atomic physics.
The announcement of the second
Turkey has threatened to send its army back into northern Iraq to attack Kurdish rebels in retaliation for the deaths of 17 of its soldiers in a