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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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.