Britain's centuries-old science institute The Royal Society ...
May 18th, 2011
(AFP/File) - Britain's centuries-old science institute The Royal Society was Wednesday awarded Spain's prestigious Prince of Asturias Prize for Communications and Humanities for promoting "knowledge for the benefit of humanity."(AFP/File) -
LONDON (Reuters) - Google Inc's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is due to meet British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday as a participant of an advisory group just days after UK lawmakers lambasted the Internet company's tax affairs. The meeting is a routine one and has been long-planned, will include other high-profile business peop... [Full Article]
By Marion Douet TOURNEMIRE, France (Reuters) - A long slow retreat from nuclear power in France or indecision over policy could be very risky as skilled staff retire and young people reject careers with an uncertain future, the state-funded atomic safety research institute said. If France does decide to pull out of atomic energy it should follow Ge... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Royal Mail moved a step closer to privatisation on Thursday after the appointment of a firm to set up an employee share scheme, one of the pre-conditions for a sale. Under the 2011 Postal Services Act, which paves the way for privatisation, some 10 per cent of shares in Royal Mail will be set aside for the employee... [Full Article]