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2013-01-24 09:54:20

An increase in temperatures due to climate change could mean that the Andorran ski resorts have a shorter season in the future, especially in lower areas. A study undertaken by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and the Andorran Sustainability Observatory has analyzed the specific case of the Pyrenean country and predicted that financial losses could come close to 50 million euros. SINC. 22 de enero de 2013 One of the major challenges when studying climate change effects is to...

2009-07-10 12:20:52

Brice Feillu won Friday's stage of the Tour de France but Rinaldo Nocentini's fourth-place finish was enough to give him the overall race lead. Feillu covered the 134.4-mile course from Barcelona, Spain, to Arcalis, Andorra, in 6 hours, 11 minutes, 31 seconds. Christophe Kern was 5 seconds back and finished second while Johannes Frohlinger was 20 seconds more behind. Nocentini was 1 second behind Frohlinger. Friday's route included a Category 1 climb midway through the stage and finished with...

2009-06-09 11:13:41

A World Cup qualifying match between England and Andorra may be played before an empty Wembley Stadium because of a planned rail strike, London officials say. Britain's Football Association held emergency meetings with London police, local officials and transportation chiefs Tuesday over fears that a 48-hour strike by subway workers could make for a dangerous situation at Wembley, where 70,000 fans were expected to attend Wednesday's soccer match, The Daily Telegraph reported. Metropolitan...

2009-03-27 13:42:26

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is prepared to renounce his princely title in the country of Andorra if banking changes do not take place, an official says. French Minister for Family Affairs Nadine Morano said Thursday if officials in the Principality of Andorra do not change the country's secretive banking laws, Sarkozy will officially drop his title of Andorra co-prince, the EU Observer reported Friday. Sarkozy currently shares princely honors in Andorra with the Bishop Joan Enric Vives...

2009-03-13 12:30:09

Switzerland said Friday it would alter its international banking policies to align itself with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Although Swiss Finance Minister Hans-Rudolf Merz said Switzerland was not laying to rest Swiss banking secrecy, the government, he said, was ready to begin negotiations on revising double taxation agreements. While the move faces internal opposition in Switzerland, the country faced international pressure and possible sanctions for its...

2008-06-30 15:00:00

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA--(Marketwire - June 30, 2008) - Enablence Technologies (TSX VENTURE:ENA) ("Enablence" or the "Corporation"), a leading supplier of fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) equipment for residential and business services, today announced that they have successfully integrated and deployed their Trident7(TM) Universal Access Platform to production customers with Servei de Telecommunications d'Andorra (STA). STA began formal full-scale production deployment of their new all fiber...

2008-06-16 09:01:20

PHILADELPHIA, June 16, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (AMEX:HEB) today announced that the arbitration proceeding between Hemispherx and Laboratorios del Dr. Esteve ("Esteve") has been settled and is being dismissed by mutual agreement of the parties. In March 2002 Hemispherx entered into an agreement with Esteve for the sale and distribution of Ampligen(r) in the treatment of patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Spain, Portugal and Andorra. Under the terms of the...

2006-07-21 11:59:20

By Jason Webb MADRID (Reuters) - A boatload of desperate Africans rescued off Malta has become a symbol of Europe's immigration dilemma, with the Spanish fishermen who saved them hailed as heroes as countries haggled over who should take them. After days of diplomatic negotiations, a group of around 50 migrants, most of them Eritreans, left Malta on board two Spanish military planes. They had arrived on the Mediterranean island earlier on Friday aboard the Francisco y Catalina which...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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