Ireland is set to unveil an emergency recession budget Tuesday as the government struggles to contain a surging public sector deficit.
The first eurozone country to go into recession, Ireland's jobless toll has soared to 11 percent.
The situation has been particularly hard on Polish immigrants who arrived during the boom time but dare not go home now.
Apr 7, 2009
North Korea has released first video of what it says shows the launch of a rocket on Sunday.
The American crocodile is starting to make a comeback.
The crocs numbers are expanding, meaning they will be living in more residential backyards as it expands back into its historical range now populated by millions of people.
Jonathan Mann is an Internet minstrel, writing a new song every day to serenade his growing online audience at rockcookiebottom.com.
This is a voiced version of an AFPTV report.
Could the Atlantic coast one day become the outer limits of Paris?
Answering President Nicolas Sarkozy's call for ambitious designs for the Greater Paris of tomorrow, a team of architects has proposed expanding the capital along the Seine, giving it the access to the sea that it lacks.