Leaking drains, heavy rainfall and building work have been blamed for triggering the recent foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in Surrey, England according to reports made public Friday in London.
Asia-Pacific leaders agreed on Saturday to adopt a long-term aspirational goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Australian Prime Minister John Howard said.
Luciano Pavarotti's voice rang out a final time inside Modena's cathedral in northern Italy, as a recording of the great tenor singing with his father highlighted a funeral attended by family, dignitaries and close friends.
Google Inc. is best known for finding information online, but sometimes the Internet search leader also works behind the scenes to look for missing people like renowned aviator Steve Fossett.
Central America is still in shock from the death and destruction that slammed ashore with Hurricane Felix earlier this week.
An extensive search is underway for record-breaking US adventurer Steve Fossett, who went missing in his blue and white single engine Citabria plane in the Nevada desert. He was reportedly last seen taking off from the private airfield at the Flying M Ranch near Yerington, Nevada, on Monday evening.
Hurricanes swept ashore in Nicaragua and Mexico within hours of each other Tuesday, the first time Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes have made landfall on the same day since the National Hurricane Center began keeping records in the 1940s.
Potentially catastrophic Hurricane Felix is blowing quickly westward across the Caribbean Sea towards Honduras and Nicaragua. The National Hurricane Center in Miami measures the storm's maximum sustained winds at 165 miles per hour with higher gusts.
A United Nations climate change conference, preparing the way for a major December summit in Bali, wrapped up in Vienna Friday, with countries reaching agreement that a global approach is crucial in tackling the issue.
Annual sales of organic products have hit a record £2 billion - but home-grown supplies are struggling to meet growing demand.