Britain's Princess Anne stands at the University of Edinburgh, ...
Sep 26th, 2011
(Reuters) - Britain's Princess Anne stands at the University of Edinburgh, in Edinburgh, Scotland September 26, 2011. Princess Anne was installed as Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh on Monday, succeeding her father Prince Philip, who stepped down in 2010. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT EDUCATION SOCIETY ROYALS) -
LONDON (Reuters) - British electricity prices may be almost double those in Germany within three years due largely to the impact of a new tax aimed at supporting renewable power generation, a report by bank Credit Suisse showed on Wednesday. Rises in retail prices have become a popular bugbear in Britain at a time when wages are falling in real ter... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, will give birth to the future heir to the British throne in the same hospital where the late Princess Diana gave birth to Princes William and Harry, royal sources said on Wednesday. The new royal baby, who will become third in line to the throne behind grandfather Prince Charles and fathe... [Full Article]
LE BOURGET, France (AP) - Unmanned aircraft have helped rescue stranded hikers, worked to contain wildfires and gathered data at nuclear accidents. One helped a Russian tanker find its way through Arctic ice to bring oil to a stranded Alaskan community. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
BEIJING (AP) - In the capital of tropical Laos, two dozen students who see their future in trade ties with neighboring China spent their school year attending Mandarin classes in a no-frills, rented room. It's the start of China's first, and almost certainly not its last, university campus abroad. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]