Greece on Monday took five billion Euros with a seven-year bond just days after being given a lifeline by the European Union to help resolve its unprecedented debt crisis but analysts noted timid demand for the offer.
British Airways has said that the latest strike by cabin crew has cost them £5.5m-a-day - down from £7m for the first walkout. The airline claims it carried 118,575 passengers in total over Saturday and Sunday compared to 86,262 the last weekend.
Eight thousand miles from the United Kingdom in the Falkland Islands more than 150 soldiers from 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment are preparing for war.
The future of the air bridge between Gibraltar and Madrid was in doubt following Ándalus Líneas Aéreas suspension last week of all flights in the face of unpaid debts running into hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The World Trade Organization confirmed China's top position in the global markets saying it had now overtaken Germany as the world's top exporter. The United States comes in third on the list behind Germany.
A Chinese firm has sealed a 1.8 billion USD deal to buy Volvo, the troubled US-owned Swedish car maker, ending more than a decade of ownership by Ford Motors.
United Kingdom companies involved in some of the most cutting edge technology in the defence and security sectors are currently in Santiago for the Air and space air exhibition, FIDAE.
The Palace of Westminster, which houses the British Parliament, was on Saturday the venue of an unprecedented event: its first gay wedding.
Sweden tops the rankings of The Global Information Technology Report 2009-2010, released this week for the ninth consecutive year by the World Economic Forum.
The Falkland Islands are to participate Saturday in ‘Earth Hour’, a global awareness campaign on climate change organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature which spans thousands of cities around the world.