Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Martin Weale, Director of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research in Britain, to find out what the financial disturbances mean for the average person in Europe.
What if people living in conflict zones could predict where violence was going to break out? Kenyan developers are about to launch a new version of the software that will help communities around the world map and predict violence.
The fallout from the travails of Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch is rippling across Europe. And it's come at a time when the continent doesn't need more gloomy economic news. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
Downturns are everywhere, except perhaps in the art market. Take for example the work of controversial artist Damien Hirst. His gold-hoofed cow in a vat of formaldehyde is expected to sell for millions today at Sothebys. The World's Laura Lynch reports.
It's expensive to run an airline these days. Italy's national carrier -- Alitalia -- is desperately looking for cash to stay in business. Some flights may have to be cancelled because there's no money to buy fuel.
The slew of tropical storms that tore through the Caribbean have exacted a much higher toll on Haiti than neighboring nations. Dr. Paul Farmer, vice president of Partners in Health, says deforestation and poverty are responsible for much of the suffering.