Europe and Space Exploration

Space exploration is a major global issue and Europe wants to be in the driving seat. It therefore needs to develop a global vision and a strategic


OPEC frets about weak dollar

OPEC has decided not to change the amount of crude oil it is pumping even though the weaker dollar is pushing up prices which might have an effect on


UBS admits 'serious errors'

UBS has published the results of its investigation into how it lost over 35 billion euros and came close to collapse during the financial crisis


Chile miners hale and hearty

The 33 Chilean miners who were rescued yesterday are still in hospital where it is reported that they are all doing well. Doctors have diagnosed


First man down - last man up

The banner read ‘Mission Accomplished.’ As the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners came to an end, the last man to leave was the first of the rescuers


Ahmadinejad eyes Israel border

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on the second day of his state visit to Lebanon, is in southern Lebanon. At a series of meetings with


Peru arrests terrorist leader

In Peru, police have arrested a leader of the ‘Shining Path‘ terrorist group.   Edgar Mejia, also known as “Comrade Izula” is accused of organising


Miners in rude health for now

Authorities claim the 33 rescued miners are in better physical and mental health than expected after their 69 day ordeal. Still, medics believe the


Chile rescues all 33 miners

The 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days are free.    Foreman Luis Urzua was the last miner to emerge from the rescue

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All 33 Chile miners freed

The operation to rescue the trapped miners in Chile has been a complete success. All 33 men have reached the surface safely. The rescue team has also