Europe’s biggest insurance company, Allianz disappointed investors as its property and casualty insurance business came in below expectations during
There was good news on the US jobs front as employers there cut far fewer workers than economists had expected in July.
The number of jobs lost
Mixed economic news from Germany where exports in June surged at their fastest pace in nearly three years.
They rose by a much bigger-than
France’s top bankers have been summoned by President Nicolas Sarkozy to defend their bonuses.
Sarkozy is pressuring French banks not to pay big
Royal Bank of Scotland posted a net loss of 1.16 billion euros in the first-half.
The weaker-than-expected results included sharply higher bad
Better-than-expected US jobs numbers reversed early losses on Europe’s stock markets on Friday and shares ended at their highest in nine months
The conflict erupted on August 7, 2008 when Georgia attempted to retake control of South Ossetia following a series of clashes with separatists
An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire which killed nine people at a retirement home in the northern Belgian town of Melle.
At least 10 people have been killed after being caught in a mudslide in the Philippines.
The victims were coming back from climbing the Minatubo
Gravely ill in a London hospital, Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs has been released from prison, a day before his 80th birthday.
His life on the
The Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud has been killed in a US missile attack, a close aide has confirmed.
Mehsud was a key strategist and
Georgia marked the first anniversary of the war with Russia with a minute of silence in front of the parliament building in the capital Tbilisi
Heavy flooding has provoked numerous casualties in the Philippines and Taiwan.
With rescue workers still in action, the precise death toll has yet
You may not be familiar with his name, but you’ll certainly remember his films.
John Hughes who died yesterday after a heart attack in New York
Wanted Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud has been killed in an American drone missile attack, according to Pakistani intelligence officers.
A fire has ripped through an elderly people’s home in Belgium killing nine pensioners.
A further three victims are reported to be in a critical
A Russian court has refused a request from the family of Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya to halt the retrial of three men accused of being
Bonfires in Tbilisi, Georgia mark the anniversary of a conflict whose embers still glow a year after
hostilities officially ended.
Sonia Sotomayor has won Senate approval and become the first Hispanic justice to sit on the US Supreme Court.
The Democratic-led Senate voted
After one of the worst months on record for bus crashes, Russian President Dimitri Medvedev has urged State road safety officials to restore order
One of Britain’s most infamous criminals, Ronnie Biggs has spent his last night under prison guard having been granted a compassionate release from
Russia and Turkey have signed a deal on a gas pipeline that puts Ankara in a pivotal position over energy supplies to Europe.