Mar 20, 2013 13:28 EDT
Outrageous costumes and hand-scrawled lyrics are among hundreds of items going on show in a major London retrospective tracing David Bowie's relentless self-reinventions over five decades.
Mar 20, 2013 12:43 EDT
Cyprus closed its banks this week to avert a run on savings and secure a bailout for its near-bankrupt economy, but the move has dealt another blow to companies already hit by the global financial crisis.
Mar 20, 2013 08:55 EDT
Debt-hit Cyprus was scrambling Wednesday to secure funding for its banks after lawmakers rejected the terms of an EU bailout deal, soliciting Russia, the church and state institutions for cash.
Mar 20, 2013 07:31 EDT
German retail giant Metro said Wednesday profits were hit by one-off restructuring charges and portfolio changes last year, but it is pencilling in "moderate" sales growth this year.
Mar 20, 2013 07:13 EDT
Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest bank, said Wednesday that writedowns and legal costs hit its 2012 earnings harder than expected and it has now been forced to restate last year's profits.
Mar 20, 2013 05:18 EDT
Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest bank, said Wednesday that writedowns and litigations costs hit its 2012 earnings harder than expected and it has now been forced to restate last year's profits.
Mar 20, 2013 04:17 EDT
The government has given the go-ahead for the first of a planned new generation of nuclear power plants.
Mar 20, 2013 01:54 EDT
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called an emergency meeting of party leaders Wednesday in a frantic search for a viable plan B after MPs rejected the terms of an EU bailout aimed at saving Cyprus from bankruptcy.
Mar 20, 2013 01:28 EDT
The Sea Shepherd anti-whaling fleet docked in Australia Wednesday claiming victory over Japan, as Canberra indicated fugitive founder Paul Watson would not face arrest if he came ashore.
Mar 20, 2013 00:19 EDT
Several United States players have problems with coach Jurgen Klinsmann, a Sporting News online report says, days before a key World Cup 2014 qualifying home match.
Mar 19, 2013 23:26 EDT
The government gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the first of a planned new generation of nuclear power plants.
Mar 19, 2013 23:18 EDT
The Sea Shepherd anti-whaling fleet docked in Australia on Wednesday claiming victory over Japan, as the activist group urged Canberra to grant fugitive founder Paul Watson free passage into the country.
Mar 19, 2013 22:25 EDT
Italy's Flavia Pennetta booked herself a second-round clash with World No. 1 Serena Williams at the Miami Masters after a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Swede Johanna Larsson.
Mar 19, 2013 19:26 EDT
Eurozone finance ministers said Tuesday they still stood ready to help Cyprus after the island's parliament voted down a debt bailout accord which included an unprecedented bank deposit levy.
Mar 19, 2013 17:30 EDT
Thousands of demonstrators burst into cheers and applause as their MPs on Tuesday flatly voted down a painful EU bailout plan aimed at rescuing Cyprus from bankruptcy.
Mar 19, 2013 17:11 EDT
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on Tuesday announced an order for 175 Boeing 737-800 airplanes in a major fleet expansion three weeks after the EU blocked its takeover of rival Aer Lingus.
Mar 19, 2013 13:26 EDT
International patent filings increased by 6.6 percent in 2012 from the previous year, with China, Japan and South Korea posting double-digit growth, the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) said Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 13:19 EDT
Europe's main stock markets suffered further losses and the euro slid on Tuesday as Cyprus' international bailout appeared close to unravelling.
Mar 19, 2013 13:18 EDT
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle pledged Tuesday further investment and aid for Tunisia if it stays on track in turning its Arab Spring revolution into a democratic success story.
Mar 19, 2013 12:19 EDT
Britain gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the first of a planned new generation of nuclear power plants.