VENEZUELA TO FACE MORE EUROPEAN SANCTIONS

VENEZUELA TO FACE MORE EUROPEAN SANCTIONS

EU has decided to apply additional targeted measures against seven members of the security and intelligence forces of Venezuela The...
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Lab explosion In SIBERIA causes fear of deadly disease

Lab explosion In SIBERIA causes fear of deadly disease

GENIES, BOTTLES AND BLASTS  -  Keeping the jinn confined - or not According to the Holy Qur’an, the Jinn are...
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WALLS CAST LONG SHADOWS 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

WALLS CAST LONG SHADOWS 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

The American poet Robert Frost, perhaps best remembered for his evocative poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”, also...
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NORWAY VIOLATED MOTHER’S RIGHTS THROUGH FORCED ADOPTION

NORWAY VIOLATED MOTHER’S RIGHTS THROUGH FORCED ADOPTION

Lack of Norwegian court oversight allows the removal of a child from its mother At what point does the removal...
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PORTUGAL CONVICTED OF VIOLATING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION BY THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

PORTUGAL CONVICTED OF VIOLATING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION BY THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Are politicians exempt from criticism in the media? The ECHR doesn’t think so. The right of citizens to be critical...
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MALTA Swift action needed against increased money laundering and terrorist financing risks says MONEYVAL

MALTA Swift action needed against increased money laundering and terrorist financing risks says MONEYVAL

In its annual reportfor 2018, the Council of Europe anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing body MONEYVAL calls on states to ensure...
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UK’s Ministry of Defence intends to place a £10M contract to develop hypersonic propulsion systems

UK’s Ministry of Defence intends to place a £10M contract to develop hypersonic propulsion systems

Defence Equipment and Support’s Technology Office intends to place a circa 2-year, single sourced contract, of approximate value £10M, for...
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EUROPOL DISMANTLING ILLEGAL ADOPTIONS

EUROPOL DISMANTLING ILLEGAL ADOPTIONS

66 suspected of arranging illegal adoptions, surrogacies and human egg trafficking in Greece On 23 September 2019, Greek law enforcement...
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CROSSRAIL: Europe’s Biggest Railway Infrastructure Project

CROSSRAIL: Europe’s Biggest Railway Infrastructure Project

Crossrail is the biggest railway infrastructure project in Europe and is one of the largest single investments undertaken in the...
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The Norwegian government enterprise Enova supports Equinor’s pilot project for floating offshore wind

The Norwegian government enterprise Enova supports Equinor’s pilot project for floating offshore wind

The state’s decision to support Hywind Tampen through Enova represents a contribution toward demonstrating a technology that can cut greenhouse...
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Science

AT MONACO’s YACHT SHOW : A tiny, high tech submersible

You might expect a Yacht Show as the one of Monaco that took place in the Principality last month to display a array of the most beautifull boats on earth. However that famous event  is…


SCHOTT Delivers World’s Largest Convex Mirror Substrate for the European Southern Observatory’s Extremely Large Telescope

In the ELT, M2 will reflect the light from the 39-m main mirror extremely precisely onto the downstream mirror SCHOTT recently announced that it has manufactured a curved secondary mirror substrate made of ZERODUR® glass-ceramic…


FRENCH RAILWAYS EMBRACE GALILEO

The French national rail company SNCF is taking a lead in adopting Galileo technology to boost customer services, in particular in its high-speed TGV network. With almost 50% of TGV trains already equipped with Galileo…


CERN INVITES THE PUBLIC TO EXPLORE THE FUTURE AT ITS OPEN DAYS

On 14 and 15 September, CERN will throw its doors open wide and invite the public to spend the weekend exploring science. The event will be a unique opportunity to discover the Laboratory’s installations. On…



“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…