EU fights against fakes

Last year EU customs authorities seized about 118 million suspected counterfeit and pirated products. What are they, where do they come from and how


Medicine on the web

Is the doctor’s surgery of the future online? A growing number of websites in Britain think so, but doctors’ professional organisations worry about


China goes 3D

Hoping to emulate the success of “Avatar” Chinese producers are starting to make their own 3D blockbusters. The first is an underwater


Who's who in Lulu?

With plenty of passion and acres of flesh, Alban Berg’s opera ‘Lulu’ premiered at the Salzburg Festival in Austria. The modern interpretation by


Meet the robots

On hi-tech this week – Acroban, a humanoid robot who plays with children, technology to control robotic hands and arms and Digoro the ‘Partner Robot’

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Romeria Vikinga in Spain

The Romería is a commemoration of the many Viking invasions which took place on the western coast of Galicia and the northwest of Iberian Peninsula

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Pakistan flood aftermath

Pakistan dispatched medical teams on Monday to the deluged northwest amid fears that cholera could spread in the aftermath of the worst floods in the