The government is planning to make the installation of public breathalysers compulsory in bars and night clubs by the summer. The announcement came after at least 17 people died in car crashes last weekend, mostly in drink-related accidents.
The world's biggest cruise ship, the "Independence of the Seas" is the latest in a series of giant cruise ships built for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. The 160,000-ton, 4,370-passenger ship has just been launched in Norway.
A public bus plunged off a bridge in the state of Gujarat in western India, killing at least 44 schoolchildren and three adults, including the driver. Local villagers said several children drowned before rescue teams arrived on the scene.
A train crossed the border on Monday for the first time since a 1965 war between the two countries. The twice-weekly service is expected to restore ties between Hindu and Muslim communities on both sides of the 1947 partition line.
Trains are so packed in Jakarta, Indonesia, that students often travel on roofs of wagons. The dangerous feat also allows them to avoid paying train fares. Rail security devise original strategies to curb this practice. (Report: J.B Chauvin)
Long beset by financial problems, the rail company Eurotunnel has registered its first ever profit. Chairman Jacques Gounon has announced he will pay a first dividend to shareholders in 2009. Economics journalist Reuben Easey analyses.
Air France-KLM has promised Alitalia's unions that it will amend its plans for Italy's troubled flag-carrier. The French-Dutch group’s takeover bid has been hampered by its politicisation in the Italian election campaign, says A. Masciarelli.
Since the arrival of the "Djakarta," thousands of young Malians have been able to buy a handy vehicle for just 300 Euros. Yet, in a country where nobody wears a helmet, traffic accidents have never been so high. (Report: François-Xavier Freland)
First talks between Italian union leaders and Air France-KLM ended in disagreement on Tuesday. Both sides warned the deal may fall through, though the French airline's chairman said he remained confident.
Shares in British low-cost airline Easyjet plunged by 16.4% after the company said increases in fuel costs would erode its full-year profit. Rival airlines Easyjet and British Airways also registered a drop in their share price.