Posted In: Oil
Commodity prices have fallen sharply after disappointing economic news on jobs and growth in the U.S. Without consumer demand, the commodity prices would continue to fall.
The United Kingdom's gross domestic product rose 0.5 percent from the last quarter of 2010. The small growth is bad news for the U.K., a country still trying to climb out of recession.
For groups that want to end the reign of British monarchs, the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton provides a big, expensive target for criticism.
The debt crisis continues to plague Europe as Greece threatens to default on its $150 billion loan. And voters in Finland are sending an anti-bailout message that could sink future bailouts of Eurozone countries.
Posted In: Agriculture
European farmers rely greatly on government subsidies, but some EU countries are looking to get that help decreased.
French fishermen have been catching bluefin tuna off the coast of Libya for years. But the fighting will keep Libyan boats in France's harbors this season.
Posted In: Entertainment
News Corp's takeover of a U.K. satellite network could spell trouble for newspaper rivals once Murdoch starts bundling TV and print content online.