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International News Archive - June 28, 2012

Which Pig Has The Best Legs?

The search is now on for the pig with the best legs as part of a new research project to progress the health and welfare of pigs on farms across the UK.

Solar Impulse Plans Return To Rabat And Journey Home

The Solar Impulse team will begin the preparations for their return home to Switzerland, with a return flight to Rabat-Sale International Airport planned for Friday, June 29

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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