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
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'