British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has made it clear that he has no intention of conceding the party's leadership, hoping to silence internal plotting against him with a make-or-break speech during the Labour convention.
French postal unions called for a strike to protest the decision to privatise the state-run company, demanding a public debate on the subject. More than half of the French population opposes the privatisation.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, battling internal opposition at his Labour Party's annual conference, said he "wanted to do better", but also that he had no intention of conceding the party's leadership.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown came out of his Labour Party's annual conference - where he faced growing discontent and rebellious MPs - pledging to do "whatever it takes" to tackle the financial crisis.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown heads to his Labour Party's annual conference on Saturday, to fight a growing rebellion that could force him out of office. Earlier he rallied MPs, saying "we can come through this difficult time".
Amid frantic, last-ditch talks to try to save Alitalia, some unions signed a draft deal with CAI, a consortium prepared to invest in the beleaguered Italian airline, amid fears the airline may start cancelling flights Monday.