Romania reinstates president

The Romanian parliament has upheld a court decision to reinstate the country’s President Traian Basescu. Basescu was suspended after a political


Pussy Riot launch appeal

The lawyer representing the three members of the Russian female punk band, Pussy Riot has launched an appeal against their sentences. The three


German businesses downbeat

The latest survey of companies by the Ifo economic think tank shows business sentiment dropped for the fourth month in a row in August. It is now


Cambodia's endangered animals

Sun bears – the world’s smallest species of bear, are at risk of extinction with habitat loss and illegal hunting to blame. Organisation “Free the

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Duck and eat

The first ever duck egg eating contest has been held at Dekalb Market in Brooklyn, New York. Contestants must eat a fertilised duck egg with a