Centre-leftist Alvaro Colom won Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday, denying power to a retired general who had sought to unleash the army to fight a violent crime wave. Colom, a soft-spoken textile businessman, beat Gen.
German retail sales were stronger than expected in September but fell on a yearly basis for the second month in a row owing to a calendar effect, official figures released on Wednesday, October 26th showed.
Derry boasts the hallmarks of a classic New Hampshire town -- white-steepled churches, fading red-brick textile mills and autumn foliage that's exploding in brilliant reds and yellows. But one thing is missing: a growing pool of young workers.
Reckitt Benckiser , the world's biggest household goods maker, met forecasts with a 14 percent rise in third-quarter profits and raised its targets for a second time, but its shares slipped as margins stayed flat.
The European Commission wants to negotiate a new anti-counterfeiting agreement with major trading partners including the United States, Japan and South Korea, the EU's trade commissioner said Tuesday, October 22nd.
From hair cropped short, to smoking cigarettes and making-up in public, the Roaring 20s revolutionised women's wear and lifestyles like no other era before, according to a show kicking off in Paris this weekend.