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  • Saturday, December 16th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    London sq ft can reach as much as 5.860 US dollars

    Brimming with posh stores and elegant shoppers, New York City has always held a certain cachet. But there is something that the US's largest city can no longer claim: the world's most expensive residences.

  • Friday, December 15th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update

    Headlines: A close shave for cash; Status: to have and to hold?; De-mining study; Attorney General's shock resignation; This week's cruise visits; New Playground to open; Legislative Council meets today; Get ready for the Raft Race.

  • Thursday, December 14th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Bajii Yangtze dolphin “is functionally extinct”

    Bajii Yangtze dolphin

    The Baiji Yangtze Dolphin is with all probability extinct reports a scientific expedition from the Institute for Hydrobiology Wuhan, China, and the Swiss-based Foundation. During six weeks they desperately searched the Yangtze River for a specimen but in vain.

  • Wednesday, December 6th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    China forecasted to expand above 10% next year

    China's growth next year is forecasted to exceed 10% and consumer prices should be in the range of 1.5% according to the latest estimates from the People's Bank of China, reports the Chinese agency Xinhua.

  • Thursday, June 1st 2000 - 19:00 UTC

    Queen's Abandoned 1968 Argentina Visit “Inconvenient” say Newly Released Documents

    Foreign Office documents just released in Britain reveal that a planned visit to Argentina by the Queen in 1968 was abandoned by Harold Wilson's Labour Government because it was feared she would become involved in the Falklands Islands sovereignty dispute. But the British Government did not give the real reason. They made an excuse that the travel arrangements were “inconvenient”, according to the documents now made available by the Public Record Office.