Monday, January 24th 2011 - 19:02 UTC

Merger Takes Place

Airline workers fear the merger will cost jobs

British Airways and Iberia have registered their merger, forming a holding company International Airlines Group SA.

Sunday, January 23rd 2011 - 22:43 UTC

Exit Polls Show Portuguese Leader Cavaco Silva is Re-elected

The re-elected President  Anibal Cavaco Silva

Portuguese voters Sunday re-elected Anibal Cavaco Silva for a second term in office, showing that they want political stability. However, there are difficult months ahead asd the country has to face up to the European Union crisis.

Sunday, January 23rd 2011 - 20:18 UTC

Spain-China Expand Alliance

Telefónica chairman Cesar Alierta

Spanish Telefónica and Chinese operator Unicom agreed on Sunday to expand their alliance, both investing a further U$ 500 million in the other. Under the agreement, China Unicom could get a seat on Telefónica.

Sunday, January 23rd 2011 - 20:13 UTC

Thousands Bid Farewell to Ark Royal

HMS Ark Royal

Around 250 sailors led crowds on a march through Portsmouth, to say a final farewell to the axed aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal. Portsmouth is the Royal Navy flagship's home.

Friday, January 21st 2011 - 18:58 UTC

Tourism Forum to Focus on Growth and Development

Senior representatives of the private sector, governments, and United Nations organizations will meet next March in the Principality of Andorra to analyze tourism and its key role in international economic growth and development at the Global Tourism Forum Andorra 2011 (March 6-7, 2011).

Friday, January 21st 2011 - 13:08 UTC

Unilateral Facts

Argentina has recently stepped up pressure on Britain over the Falklands by criticising British actions as “unilateral” and hence a breach of UN Resolution 31/49. This article places this current phase of the Falklands dispute in perspective and considers which side’s unilateral acts have been more significant.

Thursday, January 20th 2011 - 16:52 UTC

UK Unemployment at Record High

Employment Minister Chris Grayling

The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics show that the number of unemployed in the UK has increased by 49,000 to 2.5 million, with a record number of young people out of work.

Wednesday, January 19th 2011 - 22:29 UTC

United States Welcomes China’s Success

President Obama greets Chinese President Hu Jintau at the White House

President Obama welcomed Chinese President Hu Jintao to the White House on Wednesday and praised China’s success.

Tuesday, January 18th 2011 - 14:03 UTC

International tourism 2010: multi-speed recovery

International tourism recovered strongly in 2010 according to the advance release of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer.

Tuesday, January 18th 2011 - 00:50 UTC

Eurogroup: 'No Bailout Fund Decision Imminent'

Eurogroup president Jean-Claude Juncker

The Eurogroup president Jean-Claude Juncker has said that no decision on a bailout fund will be made at the meeting of finance ministers in Brussels.


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