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The weather: bring me sunshine

As the Met Office predicts another decade of washout summers, can science change our weather for the better?<p>It wasn’t supposed to be like this. Back in the early 1990s, when scientists made their first predictions about what global warming would do to the weather of the British Isles, the crystal …

Weather

Al-Qaida linked operatives arrested in Spain, says minister

Spanish police have arrested eight men who formed part of a terrorist recruitment network that sent 50 men to carry out attacks for al-Qaida-linked …

India floods: Rescuers work to evacuate thousands left stranded

Soldiers were working to evacuate tens of thousands of people still stranded in northern India where nearly 600 people have been killed in monsoon flooding and landslides.<p>With further bad weather and heavy rainfall predicted over the next two days, there was an added urgency to reach approximately …

FAA to loosen rules on in-flight electronic devices, says WSJ

Airline passengers may be able to use their favorite electronic gadgets from takeoff to landing if new FAA guidelines come to pass.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to ease the restrictions on the use of certain devices at lower altitudes, according to the Wall Street Journal.<p>Citing …

Mobile Devices

Opposition allies vow to end Syria imbalance

"The United States and other countries, in their various ways - each choosing its own approach - will increase the scope and the scale of assistance to the political and military opposition. That is why we are working with our allies gathered here today to coordinate our support to the Syria …