The first trailer for “The Iron Lady” has been released giving a glimpse of Meryl Streep as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and from the looks of it the Oscar winning actress might have what it takes to convince audiences that she can step into the Baroness' shoes.
Foot and mouth disease, FMD, brucellosis, rabies and Pest des Petites Rumiants (PPR) are the next disease-elimination targets for FAO and OIE following success over rinderpest. The FAO conference officially recognized last week global freedom from the deadly cattle virus.
European policymakers grappling with problems in Greece, Portugal, Ireland and Spain should follow the path set by the Uruguayan government a decade ago, dealmaker William Rhodes told CNBC on Thursday.
This Sunday's edition of London’s The News of the World will be its last, News International chairman James Murdoch has said, after days of increasingly damaging allegations against the paper.
The Falkland Islands Government has announced support for a new phase of work, which should help to alleviate the housing shortage in Stanley. Lack of home ownership, especially for those on lower incomes has been a problem in the capital for many years.
The World Health Organization, WHO praised Uruguay and Canada as pioneers on legislation demanding large graphic health warnings on package of tobacco, on the release of its third periodic report on the global tobacco epidemic.
Rockhopper Exploration plc announced on Thursday a further drilling of four wells offshore the Falkland Islands. The first of them, 14/10-6, will be the third appraisal well on the Sea Lion feature where the discovery of oil at commercial rate has been confirmed.
Hard-pressed Portugal received strong support from the European Central Bank on Thursday after the bank pledged to keep providing it with liquidity in spite of ratings agency Moody's downgrading its debt to ‘junk’ earlier this week.
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, Food Price Index rose one percent to 234 points in June 2011 – 39% higher than in June 2010 but four percent below its all-time high of 238 points in February of this year.
The European Central Bank (ECB) decided on Thursday to raise interest rates to 1.5% from 1.25% in an attempt to cool inflation in the 17-nation Euro zone. ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet said that inflation, now 2.7%, was likely to remain clearly above the ECB 2% target over the coming months.