On Monday a river of toxic sludge burst out of the reservoir of an aluminia factory in Hungary. The deadly mud is estimated to have covered an area
Britain’s prime minister has insisted that cuts to child benefit payments are fair. This came after the coalition government announced that higher
Two western targets have been attacked in Yemen by suspected al Qaeda militants. A British embassy vehicle was fired on, and a Frenchman was killed
Ireland’s credit rating has been cut to A- from AA+ by Fitch which put its rating on a negative outlook because of the huge cost of cleaning up
Rain in Hungary is accelerating the spread of toxic sludge, from an aluminium plant, into rivers which flow into the Danube. To find out more about
France has warned its citizens travelling to Britain to be on their guard amid fears that the British transport system and tourist sites are prime
Strikers at France’s top oil port have been meeting unions from nearby refineries over possible joint action.
That raised the prospect of a halt to
Neither company would confirm it, but it looks like Rio Tinto will abandon a planned iron-ore joint venture with rival BHP Billiton.
The European Union and South Korea have signed a free-trade deal which could double the amount of commerce between them.
The accord will eliminate
Emerging markets are propping up the global economy’s sluggish recovery according to the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook
The latest EU figures have confirmed economic growth in the euro zone did jump in the second quarter but, worryingly, consumer demand contributed
The first major exhibition of Gauguin’s paintings for over 50 years has just opened at the Tate Modern in London.
Un Homme Qui Crie, A Screaming Man, which won the Jury prize at Cannes has just opened in cinemas in France and Belgium.
There is anger in the UK over planned cuts to child welfare benefit.
The coalition government have announced that higher earners will no longer
Debt saddled Liverpool Football Club has approved the sale of the reds to New England Sports Ventures, owners of the Boston Red Socks, for around 350
The government of Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Taliban representatives are in secret talks to bring an end to the war in the country.
More NATO lorries have gone up in smoke in Pakistan, after the fourth attack on a supply convoy in just six days.
Militants attacked dozens of
They are used to big launches at the Frankfurt Book Fair, but this one is BIG!
The biggest Atlas in the world measures two-by-three-metres and
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has told the European Union that the bloc should stop pressing China to revalue the yuan as the currency’s value will
Authorities in Hungary say the clean up operation from the industrial toxic mud spill will cost millions of euros and take up to one year to
Europe remains on edge, despite police crack-downs on groups suspected of links to terrorist organisations.
A series of arrests in the south of
A rocket has been fired at a car carrying the deputy chief of the British diplomatic mission in Yemen.
Officials say a member of staff has been
Smokers in Russia are under pressure to quit the demon weed after the Kremlin revealed it is to introduce a raft of anti-smoking measures.
Authorities in Hungary say the clean up operation from the industrial toxic mud spill will cost millions of euros and take up to one year.
At least eight civilians and one policeman have been killed in Afghanistan after an attack on a police convoy.
Around 25 people were taken to
A tidal wave of toxic red mud has swept through several villages in western Hungary, engulfing everything in its path.
Belgium’s King Albert II hosted leaders and ministers of the ASEM countries on the second day of the eighth Asia-Europe meeting.
Britain’s Prince Charles visited Jodhpur in the Western Indian state of Rajasthan.
Passengers of Cebu Pacific Airlines were in for a surprise when air hostesses sprung into a dance number in mid-flight.