A dried up lake bed is seen through a bird watching hide in ...
Oct 13th, 2009
(AFP/File) - A dried up lake bed is seen through a bird watching hide in the "Las Tablas de Daimiel" national park near Ciudad Real, in 2006. Underground fires have been raging for weeks in a wetlands area in southern Spain, sparked by the dry summer and the overuse of water for agriculture, an environmentalist said Tuesday.(AFP/File/Pedro Armestre) -
CARDIFF (Reuters) - Britain may be as much as three quarters of the way through the process of working off the high debt levels which have weighed on the economy since the financial crisis, a top Bank of England policymaker said on Friday. Paul Fisher, one of nine members of the bank's rate-setting committee, said growth would remain weak whil... [Full Article]