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Horsemeat is Everywhere, Including IKEA

At the beginning of the year, the European Union was hit in the proverbial gut with a scandal that called into question, what, exactly, was everyone eating? After all of the concern and safeguards put…

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Calorie Consumption of European Countries (Infographic)

While the U.S. is well-known as a country with an obesity epidemic, you might not know that many European countries are also increasingly struggling with the problem of obesity. The World Health …

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Stress Costs Business Billions

Increasing job insecurity and pressure in the workplace caused by the tough economic climate is taking its toll on Europe's workers. Finance News Videos by NewsLook var nl_rand = "qLze94nUOU…

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Italian Engineers Pioneer Floating Solar Panels

Solar panels floating on the sea: the idea may sound like something from science-fiction, but an Italian firm has made it a reality. In the first scheme of its kind in the world, the panels turn on th…

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Sinking Britain

The British Coastlines are threatened by erosion by the North Sea, with the nation debating what they can do to hold back the rising tide in their ever-shrinking island. Tilting geology and rising sea…

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Poland’s Abandoned Animals Taken in from the Cold

As Europe's cold snap continues, some are sparing a thought not just for people affected by the freeze, but for animals too. Images of a center for abandoned animals in Celestynow, Poland. World…

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Saving Poland’s Lynx

Eradicated from much of Europe 150 years ago, lynx populations remain dotted across isolated forested regions. An estimated 200 of the solitary big cats live in Poland, where a group of veterinarians …

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Anti-GMO: European Victory

BASF quit. The German chemicals and biotech giant, who had been fighting hard for 13 years to get approval for Amflora, its genetically modified starched-uppotato for industrial use, is giving up on …

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Italian Researchers Learn How Birds Fly Together

As flocks of starlings descend on Rome, Italian researchers study how huge numbers of birds are able to move simultaneously. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "eGeevlv3nHZ9SyAH", NewsLo…

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How Could Sprouts Be So Damn Healthy, Yet So Damn Dangerous?

Dominating the news cycle this weekend was not so much about announcements of presidential bids and summer blockbusters, but an old terror rearing its ugly head E. coli. E. coli, short for Escherich…

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