Latest Biscay Stories

2012-04-13 12:01:21

Today, the potato is firmly established in our diet, but in actual fact it has only been with us for little more than two centuries, and at first it was not even appreciated as a foodstuff.

2010-09-21 12:59:00

NEW YORK, September 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - WISeKey and Microsoft Cooperate to Empower Biscay Citizens by Transforming Local Government Services WISeKey, a leading IT security company, and Microsoft, announced at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) meeting that they had successfully worked with the Biscay government to launch a next-generation citizen services platform (CSP). When citizens log on to the Biscay portal, they no longer have to go through a vast variety of...

2009-06-17 10:10:21

AZTI-Tecnalia, the Basque technological centre specialising in marine and food research, has developed a system for monitoring the coast in order to observe and monitor maritime processes along our coastline.

2006-07-03 11:20:00

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Anchovy fishing will be banned in the Bay of Biscay until the end of the year to preserve stocks, the European Commission said on Monday.

2005-08-17 04:20:00

U.S. surfer Mike Dobos emigrated to this tiny Basque village just to ride its wave. Eight years later, one of the most famous waves in the world has disappeared.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.