Up to 10 British tourists are feared to be among 90 people killed in a horrific plane crash in Thailand as it attempted to land during heavy wind and rain.
World-renowned economist Alan Greenspan has warned that Britain's housing market is set to turn and predicted a difficult time ahead for homeowners
Britain's biggest sale of breeding lambs has been cancelled because of restrictions on animal movements.
The Government will give planning approval for the world's first large scale wave farm off the UK coast.
The European Union's top justice official is advocating for the bloc to open it's doors to 20 million more immigrant workers over the course of the next two decades.
Last Saturday kicked off a record five days of Fiestas Patrias celebrations, as the entire nation celebrates its Declaration of Independence from Spain, declared nearly two centuries ago. Most work came to a grinding halt Friday at mid-day, as thousands prepared for a quick exit to coastal or mountain retreats, or a fun-filled weekend of dance and music at the hundreds of 'fondas' that will dot city and rural landscapes during the five day celebration.
Former top US central banker Alan Greenspan abandons his trademark reserve Monday, in a new book which takes swipes at the White House for everything from its motives for invading Iraq to its unbridled spending.
Representatives from indigenous communities from across Latin America will join international experts in Bariloche, in a bid to articulate their concerns over threats to their ancestral lands.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, after nationalizing oil, electricity and telecommunications this year, said private schools that fail to teach a ''socialist'' curriculum will be taken over by the state.
Ministers took dramatic action in an attempt to end the crisis at Northern Rock as Chancellor Alistair Darling announced the Government would guarantee all deposits with the bank.