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2011-01-03

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Emergency education after disasters

Recovering from the trauma of a natural disaster is not only about rebuilding homes and schools, but also rebuilding broken lives and healing trauma

Recovering from the trauma of a natural disaster is not only about rebuilding homes and schools, but also rebuilding broken lives and healing trauma

News

Mysterious animal deaths spook Arkansas

After birds dropping from the sky it is now fish going belly up in their thousands in Arkansas. Around 100,000 fish have been found dead between

After birds dropping from the sky it is now fish going belly up in their thousands in Arkansas. Around 100,000 fish have been found dead between

Business

Fiat splits to grow

A new year and a new Fiat with the Italian company split in two as Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne tries to revamp it to increase growth and help

A new year and a new Fiat with the Italian company split in two as Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne tries to revamp it to increase growth and help

Business

Bank of America settles mortgage dispute

Bank of America has settled a dispute with the US government-sponsored mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It will pay the

Bank of America has settled a dispute with the US government-sponsored mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It will pay the

Europe

Greek government trims plan for Turkish border fence

The United States’ wall along its border with Mexico has concrete and razor wire to discouraged unwanted migrants. Plans to erect such a fence along

The United States’ wall along its border with Mexico has concrete and razor wire to discouraged unwanted migrants. Plans to erect such a fence along

Europe

Fewer blues for the Danube?

There is a long history of cooperation in the region through which the Danube river flows. A new macro-regional European strategy for the area will

There is a long history of cooperation in the region through which the Danube river flows. A new macro-regional European strategy for the area will

Europe

Football For All

Sport, art and theatre are proven methods to lessen sectarian tensions. What sort of programmes is the European Union financing to reduce

Sport, art and theatre are proven methods to lessen sectarian tensions. What sort of programmes is the European Union financing to reduce

News

Forget cats and dogs, it's raining birds in Arkansas

It was a scene straight out of Alfred Hitchcock’s horror classic ‘The Birds’ . The people of Beebe, Arkansas were seeing in the New Year when on

It was a scene straight out of Alfred Hitchcock’s horror classic ‘The Birds’ . The people of Beebe, Arkansas were seeing in the New Year when on

Culture

Duran Duran bid to reconnect

Veteran popstars Duran Duran have dusted off the cobwebs and released a comeback album – “All You Need Is Now”. Lead singer Simon Le Bon waxed

Veteran popstars Duran Duran have dusted off the cobwebs and released a comeback album – “All You Need Is Now”. Lead singer Simon Le Bon waxed

Science_technology

Raising Eyebrows

A patient in Bangalore, India, known only as Thomas B, had a tumour the size of a golf ball pressing on the optic nerves leading from his eyes to the

A patient in Bangalore, India, known only as Thomas B, had a tumour the size of a golf ball pressing on the optic nerves leading from his eyes to the

Culture

Love & Other Drugs

Love & Other Drugs is a romantic comedy staring Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway. Edward Zwick, the director said: “This is the story of two young

Love & Other Drugs is a romantic comedy staring Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway. Edward Zwick, the director said: “This is the story of two young

Business

iPhone alarm problems continue for some

Some iPhone owners in Europe and around Asia continue to have trouble with the alarm clock built into the mobile phone. The problem came to light

Some iPhone owners in Europe and around Asia continue to have trouble with the alarm clock built into the mobile phone. The problem came to light

Business

Porsche boosted by US court ruling

Shares in German car maker Porsche jumped on Monday after a judge in the US dismissed a lawsuit from a group of hedge funds seeking 1.5 billion euros

Shares in German car maker Porsche jumped on Monday after a judge in the US dismissed a lawsuit from a group of hedge funds seeking 1.5 billion euros

Business

Order surge helps euro zone manufacturing

Manufacturers in the euro zone reported faster expansion of output in December. Those surveyed for the Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index credit a

Manufacturers in the euro zone reported faster expansion of output in December. Those surveyed for the Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index credit a

Nocomment

Free clothes for semi-nude shoppers

Promoting their sale a Madrid store offered free clothes for the first 100 people to arrive in their underwear at the shop.

Promoting their sale a Madrid store offered free clothes for the first 100 people to arrive in their underwear at the shop.

Nocomment

Coptic protest in Egypt

An angry protest broke out during a visit of condolence by Muslim leaders to the head of the Coptic church one day after a deadly bomb attack killed

An angry protest broke out during a visit of condolence by Muslim leaders to the head of the Coptic church one day after a deadly bomb attack killed

Nocomment

Japanese Emperor Akihito's New Year greeting

Thousands of Japanese passed through the Imperial gates in Tokyo to attend Japanese Emperor Akihito annual New Year greeting.

Thousands of Japanese passed through the Imperial gates in Tokyo to attend Japanese Emperor Akihito annual New Year greeting.