Britain's Prince Charles rides an electric bicycle during ...
Jul 27th, 2011
(Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles rides an electric bicycle during the Start Garden Exhibition and Pop-Up Restaurant at Clarence House in central London July 27, 2011. REUTERS/Ben Stansall/Pool (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS SOCIETY ROYALS) -
Strasbourg (France) (AFP) - Europe's rights court on Wednesday will hear claims from the family of an Iraqi civilian who suffered an unexplained and violent death after being taken captive by British troops in 2003. The Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) will consider whether Tarek Hassan was detained in an "arbitrary ... [Full Article]
By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has made a fresh appeal for more organic farming, insisting his approach was based on science rather that "a quirk" and dismissing those who would prefer he keeps his opinions private. Charles, who turns 65 this week, has often voiced strong views on t... [Full Article]
By David Brett LONDON (Reuters) - Heavyweight miner Rio Tinto helped keep the FTSE 100 in positive territory on Thursday, offsetting weakness in housebuilders after the Bank of England removed a mortgage support scheme. Rio Tinto enjoyed hefty gains in an otherwise subdued session - adding 8 points on its own to the FTSE 100 - as investors responde... [Full Article]
NEW YORK (AP) - The Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold Friday for nearly $1 million - the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]