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Montevideo, April 20th 2019 - 14:42 UTC

Tag: Dr Theresa Burg

  • Monday, August 6th 2018 - 07:11 UTC

    Brexit deal chances are “60 to 40”; Liam Fox blames EC intransigence

    Mr Fox told the paper that he had not thought the likelihood of no-deal was higher than 50-50, but the risk had increased

    Liam Fox says the chance of a no-deal Brexit is growing, blaming the “intransigence” of the European Commission. The international trade secretary and Brexiteer put the chance of failing to come to an agreement at “60-40”. He told the Sunday Times that Brussels' chief negotiator had dismissed the UK's Chequers proposals simply because “we have never done it before”.

  • Thursday, March 24th 2011 - 06:19 UTC

    The world’s rarest albatross confirmed as a separate species by scientists

    The birds breed on a single volcanic island (Photo by Storm Petrel 1/Dominique Filipini)

    The world's rarest albatross has been confirmed as a separate species by scientists. The genetic analysis solves 20 years of debate over the status of the Amsterdam albatross.
    Canadian researchers have proven that the birds' DNA varies significantly from wandering albatrosses, their closest living relatives.