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Sweden Wants Your Garbage for Energy

Martin Almqvist / Johnér Images / Corbis<p>Every day, some 300 trucks arrive at a plant outside the city of Göteborg on the west coast of Sweden. They carry garbage, but they are not there to dump the cargo. Instead, they deliver it to the plant’s special ovens, which burn it, providing heat to …

Sustainability

Obama, Cameron vow to stand firm against Islamist extremists | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed a united front on Wednesday against the threat posed by Islamist extremists and their “distorted ideology.”<p>U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron (L) talk at the start of …

North Africa

Satellite images reveal devastation of Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria

New satellite photographs have laid bare the catastrophic scale of the latest Boko Haram atrocities, which are thought to have left hundreds of people dead and thousands of houses burnt or razed in two Nigerian towns.<p>The militant group attacked the neighbouring towns of Baga and Doron Baga on 3 …

Africa

Sierra Leone now has means to control Ebola epidemic: UN

"Sierra Leone is in much better shape today to control Ebola than it was a few weeks ago," UN Ebola mission chief Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said at a press conference in the capital Freetown Friday, on his first visit to the west African countries ravaged by the outbreak.<p>"From everything I've seen …

Disease

Sierra Leone declares first Ebola-free district

Pujehun, in the south east, has had no cases for 42 days after early decision to clamp down on public gatherings<p>A district in Sierra Leone has been declared Ebola-free, the first to be given the all-clear after 42 days with zero recorded cases of the virus.<p>Pujehun, in the south-east of the country, …

Disease

'No operational impact' in US Centcom hacking

The US military's Central Command (CENTCOM) has said that there was "no operational impact" on military networks from a hacking incident carried out by people claiming to be working on behalf of of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).<p>Central Command confirmed on Monday that its Twitter …

Middle East

Divers retrieve cockpit voice recorder from AirAsia Flight 8501 wreckage

Divers have retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501, the second of two so-called "black boxes" that are likely to provide crucial evidence of why the Airbus A320 crashed in the Java Sea with 162 people on board.<p>The recorder was freed early Tuesday from …

Airplanes

Underground dining: a supper club on a Tube carriage – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 8:00 am, May 15, 2013 in Food & Drink<p>For once, the term ‘underground’ really is an apt description for this supper club, hosted by the …

easyliving.co.uk

A Fence of Mirrors Reflects the Changing Landscape | Colossal

<p>Created by artist Alyson Shotz, this reflective picket fence is made entirely of mirrors and has been installed in several locations since 2003. The …

Found: Mysterious asteroid falling apart at a rate of 1 mile per hour

Peering deep into the asteroid belt between Jupiter and Mars, scientists have spotted the first disintegrating space rock ever observed.<p>The rock is crumbing slowly -- its disparate pieces gliding gently away from each other at the sluggish rate of one mile an hour, slower than human walking …

Hubble Space Telescope

The Secret History Of The London Brick

<i>Main image by Lee Jackson in the Londonist Flickr pool.</i><p>The London stock brick is an unlikely icon: it is unassuming, unrefined, pock-marked and …

Shh! Have you tried London's top secret dining joints? | Features

The capital offers meals with a bit more mystery<p>Put your Zagats down, chuck that Hardens in the bin, you need to find the secret gems of London’s …

30 reasons why London music rocks

1. THE BEST BANDS IN THE WORLD I’m real happy for you and I’ma let you finish, but London has spawned some of the greatest bands of all …

England

1,001 things not to do in London No 137: buy a coffee – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:15 pm, April 6, 2013 in Fun London<p><i>Time Out’s Executive Editor Michael Hodges has been dallying with danger so you don’t have to. This</i> …

London House

The 1990s may have been all about Blair, Britpop and ‘Baywatch’, but in smart restaurants the trend was to stack up their food into towering, …

England

Five international film festivals happening in London this week – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 7:30 pm, November 1, 2013 in Arts & Entertainment<p>The recent bonanza of international film festivals continues over the next seven days with …

The Best of London Fashion Week, A Photo Diary

When it comes to Fashion Weeks, there's no rest for the weary, so immediately after the last show in New York, I jetted across the pond to see the fall 2014 collections in London. London is probably one of my favorite Fashion Week cities because it feels a bit grittier, and the clothing and …

Is It Possible to Feel as Committed to Your Relationship If You're Just Living Together, Not Married?

Moving in together is a big step, but is it enough to feel truly committed? Sharing a bed and maybe even a mortgage seems like it would make most people feel pretty serious about being together.<p>Is domestic bliss enough?<p>But a new study has shown that couples who live together but aren't married …

Our Favorite Looks From London Fashion Week

Take These Calorie-Torching Workouts With You Anywhere (Literally!)

With all that goes on in our very busy days, it can sometimes be challenging to get to the gym. (Travel time alone can be a bummer!) But that's where this new app can help—you can take the gym (and personal trainers) <i>with</i> you.<p>Hot5 is a cool—and free!—app that features more than 50 five-minute, …

The Sex and the City 3 Movie: Why We Still Want It, Why We Need It Now, and What a Happy Ending Would Look Like

I tend to think of a third <i>Sex and the City</i> movie the same way I think of a mirage: It's fun to fantasize over for a second, but let's face it, it's not real.<p>Maybe the mirage association isn't so random, considering I wasn't a fan of the desert-set second film—but we'll get to that in a second. …

The See by Chloe Top Everyone Wants, at a Price Only Glamour Readers Can Get | Glamour

We immediately fell for this See by Chloe top for so many reasons: its silky sweatshirt shape, its of-the-moment tropical print, and its go-with everything black-and-white color scheme.<p>We pretty much want to wear it more times a week than is socially acceptable, and we thought you might feel the …

Star Wars High Fashion Is Now a Thing: May Rodarte, Preen, and Balenciaga Be With You

If you're not already up to speed on your *Star Wars *lingo and trivia, better start prepping now for fall—because if the runways are to be believed, the iconic film series is going to be one of the biggest fashion trends later this year.<p>At New York Fashion Week, the <b>Rodarte</b> sisters showed a …

The Leather Look Within Reach: 5 AMAZING Leather Pieces for Under $200!

We gals in the Northeast may be facing a bit of an Indian summer at the moment, but no amount of sunshine can keep me (or Fawnia!) away from the leather pieces in my closet that I've been waiting to rock since that first gust of autumn blew in. Whether you're already a bit of a rocker chick like …

How to Wear the Same Pair of Pants Three Times in One Week

It's finally gotten to the point where you can wear denim (and not overheat!), and I couldn't be more excited. Evidently, actress Emmy Rossum seems to feel the same way! The star was spotted wearing the same pair of Old Navy coated jeans three times last week (which is awesome, am I right?). Let's …

15 Supercool Color-Block Sweatshirts to Get Cozy in This Weekend

I've been into sweatshirts for a while now, but this season's batch of color-block cuties have really got me excited. Oversize with a vaguely '80s vibe, they totally speak to my love of elevated casual clothing—plus, they're insanely easy to wear. Pair them with slim jeans and heels, like Hanneli …

Work Outfit Idea: The Riding Blazer, Take Two!

We've already established the fact that the riding blazer is the next best thing since, well, Rachel Bilson. But if you weren't convinced Monday when I modeled it, sink your teeth into this juicy look modeled by blogger Ashley Fultz of The Style Editrix:<p>I know I said to avoid fitted pants with this …

Wear It to Work: How 3 Washington, D.C., Women Dress for the Office

Tricks for nailing outfits that have personality in a conservative, tradition-bound culture.<p>On Brandon: coat, Belstaff; top, Giulietta; skirt,Tanya Taylor; pumps, Tabitha Simmons<p><b>Her job</b>: Abbey Brandon, 24, is a press assistant at the Bipartisan Policy Center and has a Beltway style blog, …