BREAKING NEWS

2009-11-08

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China boosts African aid

Beijing has promised to boost aid to African countries including more than 6.5 billion euros worth of low interest loans over the next three years

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Lighting the way

Old style light bulbs – incandescent or filament bulbs – are disappearing from the shelves. In France, bulbs like that of more than 100 watts have

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US healthcare reform moves closer

President Barack Obama has won a big victory on US healthcare reform.    The vote was close — 220 to 215 — but the lower house of the US Congress