A COSMIC BAT IN FLIGHT ESO’s Cosmic Gems Programme captures the Cosmic Bat’s dusty clouds

A COSMIC BAT IN FLIGHT ESO’s Cosmic Gems Programme captures the Cosmic Bat’s dusty clouds

Hidden in one of the darkest corners of the Orion constellation, this Cosmic Bat is spreading its hazy wings through...
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RECOVERED PAINTINGS BY VINCENT VAN GOGH back on permanent display at the Van Gogh Museum

RECOVERED PAINTINGS BY VINCENT VAN GOGH back on permanent display at the Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh’s works View of the Sea at Scheveningen (1882) and Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen (1884-1885) go...
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FDA announces Project Facilitate to assist physicians seeking access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer

FDA announces Project Facilitate to assist physicians seeking access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer

On June 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Oncology Center of Excellence announced a new pilot program to assist...
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WHO highlights huge scale of tobacco-related lung disease deaths

WHO highlights huge scale of tobacco-related lung disease deaths

The World Health Organization is highlighting the damage tobacco causes to lung health: over 40% of all tobacco-related deaths are...
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CHERNOBYL, APRIL 26, 1986 A date and place that history will never forget

CHERNOBYL, APRIL 26, 1986 A date and place that history will never forget

On April 26, 1986, a sudden surge of power during a reactor systems test destroyed Unit 4 of the nuclear...
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“THE DOME”:  Chernobyl’s € 2.1 billion new confinement structure

“THE DOME”: Chernobyl’s € 2.1 billion new confinement structure

Within months of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Soviet crews contained the radioactive wreckage inside a temporary shelter, a 21-story-tall "sarcophagus." There were...
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PETULANT PARTNERS:  SWITZERLAND AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

PETULANT PARTNERS: SWITZERLAND AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

Take a look at some of Switzerland’s great heroes.   William Tell, of course, famously shot an apple from his son’s...
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Monaco’s Model Students

Monaco’s Model Students

By bringing the United Nations into the classroom, students at the International School of Monaco and Collège Charles III are...
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HIGH FLYER – THIERRY BOUTSEN

HIGH FLYER – THIERRY BOUTSEN

A career in motorsport placed Thierry Boutsen in pole position for success in his next venture, business aviation. But Formula...
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GERHARD SCHRÖDER The Chancellor who came in from the cold

GERHARD SCHRÖDER The Chancellor who came in from the cold

In 1998, Gerhard Schröder became the first politician since World War II to unseat an incumbent chancellor in Germany. He...
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FDA announces Project Facilitate to assist physicians seeking access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer

On June 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Oncology Center of Excellence announced a new pilot program to assist oncology health care professionals in requesting access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer. A…



“THE DOME”: Chernobyl’s € 2.1 billion new confinement structure

Within months of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Soviet crews contained the radioactive wreckage inside a temporary shelter, a 21-story-tall “sarcophagus.” There were many gaps, and most of the sarcophagus wasn’t secured to the underlying structure, leaving the enclosure…


PETULANT PARTNERS: SWITZERLAND AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

Take a look at some of Switzerland’s great heroes.   William Tell, of course, famously shot an apple from his son’s head and later used the same crossbow to kill the tyrannical Habsburg bailiff, Albrecht Gessler,…


Monaco’s Model Students

By bringing the United Nations into the classroom, students at the International School of Monaco and Collège Charles III are learning a set of invaluable life skills as they grow into tomorrow’s global citizens. Chrissie…



Scotland, England and Brexit SHOULD AULD ACQUAINTANCE BE FORGOT

By Jim Gibbons In October 1297 the great Scottish hero Sir William Wallace, together with Andrew Moray, wrote to the leaders of the Hanseatic League in Lübeck, assuring them of safe access to Scottish ports…


EIB : 600 million per year venture debt financing

EU Bank provides EUR 600 million of venture debt financing per year for innovative European companies More than 25,000 high-quality jobs sustained Enormous growth potential of venture financing in Europe as it remains far behind…


New device to help treat carbon monoxide poisoning allowed by the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of a new device, ClearMate, intended to be used in an emergency room setting to help treat patients suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning. The device uses…


A £235m contract to support nuclear propulsion systems in the UK

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has awarded a £235m contract to support nuclear propulsion systems and revealed the name of the third Dreadnought submarine. The multi-million-pound deal with Rolls-Royce Submarines Limited will provide the support, advice…