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International News Archive - March 11, 2013

Comet PANSTARRS Visible In UK And Irish Skies

A comet discovered by a Queen’s University Belfast supported project will be visible in UK and Irish skies from tomorrow evening (Tuesday 12 March) onwards.

Environmental Change Impacts Differ For Male And Female Migratory Shorebirds

Extensive shell fishing and sewerage discharge in river estuaries could have serious consequences for the rare Icelandic black-tailed godwits that feed there.

Reserve Bank Of Australia Falls Prey To Second Hack In Two Years

The Australian news network is reporting today that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has twice now been hacked as a result of “highly sophisticated online raids.” The first of these attacks occurred in 2011 leading up to the G20 summit being held that year in Cannes, France.

Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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