Tuesday 27 September 2011

Financial crisis and volatile markets lead the news

The Eurozone debt crisis and a tumultuous week for world markets was the lead story for the UK press in the week ending Sunday, September 25, according to journalisted.

The debt crisis as world financial markets experience a volatile week, generated 353 articles (including Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, 112 articles and Eurozone crisis, 102 articles); President Mahmoud Abbas demands formal UN recognition of Palestinian State, 188 articles (including US threatening veto, 103 articles); travellers at Dale Farm resist eviction attempts from Basildon council, 120 articles; Labour Party Conference commences in Liverpool, 80 articles.

Covered little, according to journalisted, were growing death toll as huge floods in China force millions from homes, 11 articles; UK surgeons successfully separate two twin girls joined at the head, 9 articles; Nineteen Mount Everest tourists killed in Nepal plane crash, 8 articles.

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