The Germany captain may have drawn less attention, but was deserving of her moment in the spotlight
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Wednesday 15 July 2009
Tuesday 02 June 2009
Britain's slow but steady march towards renewable energy took a step forward yesterday when plans were revealed for the UK's first power plant to produce electricity from geothermal energy – the Earth's own heat.
Friday 29 May 2009
Thursday 21 May 2009
Late-night noise from spinning wind turbines on an outlying island of Taiwan may have killed 400 goats over the past three years by depriving them of sleep, an agricultural inspection official said on Thursday.
Thursday 07 May 2009
Hundreds of pendulums hang in the huge Turbine Hall of Tate Modern. They're delicate things, polished steel cones hanging by metal threads, rather than something from a grandfather clock or Edgar Allan Poe. William Forsythe's dancers weave in and out, setting them swinging, gently stopping them.
Tuesday 28 April 2009
Sunday 26 April 2009
Monday 20 April 2009
Who would have thought that cashmere jumpers and bed linen could cause such hostility?
Tuesday 14 April 2009
Britain risks missing out on tens of thousands of jobs and failing to hit its renewable energy target unless the state steps in to rescue the struggling wind power industry, the Government will be warned today.
Monday 06 April 2009
Thursday 02 April 2009
Friday 27 March 2009
Although saving money is always welcome in these tricky times, it is with a real pang of sadness that I will be cancelling my direct debit to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, and resigning my membership. Watching birds gives me untold pleasure throughout the year, and I am generally in favour of any society which seeks to help them, but this week the RSPB went rather further than mere protection.
Monday 09 March 2009
Green energy is a great idea. The problem for both those trying to produce it, and other businesses serving the nascent industry, is that investors will not support a company simply because it is doing the world a favour.
Tuesday 17 February 2009
Sunday 11 January 2009
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
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Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
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- 1 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 2 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 3 French woman dies in freak bungee jumping accident
- 4 Greece crisis: Crowdfunding campaign crashes Indiegogo, raises half a million in just three days
- 5 Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck to divorce and end their 10-year marriage