Critics like to cite research showing the rise in the world’s average surface temperatures has slowed down since 1998. But is it true?
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Wednesday 05 December 2012
319 people reported missing in New Bataan town
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Toyota has bumped up its profit expectations for the year to £6bn, despite its sales in China, the world's biggest car market, withering away due to a domestic boycott of Japanese cars as part of a territorial dispute.
Thursday 18 October 2012
Diageo, the world's biggest spirits group, said a postponed duty-free shipment and a weak South Korean market hampered quarterly trading.
Thursday 11 October 2012
Jocelyne Sibuet is France’s ultimate interior designer. Dubbed the French Martha Stewart, Sibuet is co-founder of (the super chic) Sibuet Hotels & Spa Group and author of A French Country Home: Style and Entertaining. She searches far and wide to kit out her hotels, chalets, restaurants and spas in the French Alps, Paris, Lyon and in the South of France. Here, she talks inspiration, favorite hotels and decorating mistakes with Annie Deakin.
Tuesday 14 August 2012
The Prime Minister wants to make the 'Pacific Solution' even tougher
Monday 06 August 2012
I am, I have to admit, a massive loser. Not in that way. What I mean is, I lose my personal possessions with the same facility other people have for breathing or sleeping. I've said goodbye – or rather, not said goodbye – to two pairs of headphones and, er, four iPhones this year. Shudder then, at the new BookBook iPhone holder (£49.99), which keeps your phone snug, while also acting as your wallet, with room for notes, credit cards and train tickets.
Monday 16 July 2012
On move-in Monday she will pick up the key to her little Olympic home by the sea. Only a few people in the world ever do that. Then, 11 days later, she will move up to the capital to carry the flag of the Cook Islands, at the head of an 11-strong team, including three officials, into the world spotlight of the brand new Olympic Stadium in London. Only a few Olympians in the world ever do that.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
It may be a curlew or a kakapo. It may be the baiji, or a bat. But no one knows for sure, now, what is the rarest creature on the planet.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Still golden, after all these years, San Francisco's most celebrated landmark turned 75 at the weekend with a display of pomp, pageantry, and fireworks so extravagant that they could be seen from space.
Monday 28 May 2012
Did you spend your weekend rubbing oily shoulders at a swamped lido, coughing up salt water at the beach, or calling out the fire brigade to extract you from a minute paddling pool?
Friday 20 April 2012
WH Smith is stepping up the expansion of its travel shops overseas to places as far flung as Fiji after the division helped to raise its half-year profits and dividend.
Saturday 07 April 2012
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Members of the Tongan royal family in traditional dress watch as pallbearers carry the casket of King George Tupou V from an aircraft at Fua'amotu airport yesterday.
Friday 23 March 2012
The media and internet entrepreneur Richard Wolfe scooped up the best part of a £65m pay day yesterday after his Travel Channel International was bought out by the US media company Scripps International, which broadcasts the US equivalent.
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Friday 24 February 2012
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
Hard line on immigration could cost Tories the election
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- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London