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May Day marches around Europe attracted crowds but not the mass demonstrations the economic recession and high unemployment might suggest.
President Obama is to visit the Gulf of Mexico tomorrow to see the efforts being made to control the oil slick now washing up along the Louisiana
Chants of “Putin is Stalin” and “Russia without Putin” did not stop some protesters in Moscow on May Day from carrying the odd Stalin banner.
German left-wing activists have clogged the streets of Berlin in an effort to stop a planned far right parade from going ahead.
Earlier, a small
Reports from Somalia say at least 30 people have been killed and dozens injured in two explosions in the capital Mogadishu.
The blasts happened
More than a hundred thousand people have packed into a square in Istanbul for May Day celebrations, the first since the late 1970s when dozens of
Angry Greeks have marched against planned austerity they say will hurt the poor.
Thousands gathered outside Greece’s parliament in Athens, only
Clashes between mostly left wing protesters and police in Germany ahead of Mayday parades resulted in around fifty arrests last night.
Thousands converge on the Greek capital to rally against government austerity measures.
The mass May day protests in Athens have been called ahead
Bad weather conditions have been hampering efforts to contain the huge oil slick that has begun washing up along the Louisiana coast.
Shanghai has opened the world’s biggest ever World Expo to the public, a celebration of global culture, the economy, science and technology.
The oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico is shaping up, experts say, to become the worst environmental disaster in US history.
Crude oil’s pouring out
The world’s biggest ever Expo has opened in China.
After years of preparation, Shanghai 2010 kicked off with all the possible razzamatazz and
The largest labour unions in Greece are planning a mass protest for May Day, against austerity measures proposed by the government.
More than half