International News Archive - December 07, 2010


The OECD and the EU Commission said on Tuesday that over half of adults in the European Union are overweight or obese, placing more pressure onto their own health, their nations' health systems and the wider economy.

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.