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New Virus: “Chunder From Down Under?”

  • January 15th, 2013
  • Posted by EUEditor

sydney-2012-nhsuk.jpg“Wotch out for the chunder from down under!”, British tabloids are screaming *; more prosaic but also to the point is this warning from the Eurosurveillance public health service:

“Healthcare institutions are advised to be prepared for a severe norovirus season.” … Read More »

Women In Uniform

  • December 28th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

women-services-aust-2.jpgThe Australian government announced this year (27.9.11) that women in the armed forces will be allowed to serve in any frontline combat roles by 2016.

While women are prominent in many roles already, as senior officers, crew members on warships, air force pilots, and soldiers in Afghanistan, the move excited debate over security and safety issues for all troops, with two sexes in the ranks. … Read More »

Government Change To Left In Denmark

  • September 17th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

denmark-pm-16911.jpgElections in Denmark have produced a change to a centre left government, 16.9.11, to be headed by the leader of the Social Democratic party, Helle Thorning-Schmidt (picture).

It was a narrow victory with the new government expected to hold 92 of the 179 parliamentary seats. … Read More »

NATO Arrests Suspect Pirate (Black) Flagship …

  • February 14th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

nato-pirates.jpgThe NATO patrol has captured a suspected pirate mother ship at sea (12.2.11), operating off the coast of Somalia. … Read More »

Denmark: Royal Twins

  • January 9th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

mary-donaldson-princess.jpgDenmark’s Crown Princess Mary has given birth to a healthy boy and girl in Copenhagen, some days before the time generally expected.

The Princess, 38, nee Mary Donaldson from Tasmania, met her husband, Crown Prince Frederik, 42, during the 2000 Sydney Olympics.  The couple, who shared an involvement in yachting, married in 2004, and have two older children, Christian, 5, and Isabella, 3.

Picture: Wikipedia

2011: More Crime, Terror, Guns?

  • December 31st, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

guns-police.jpgIt may not be a good omen to find police and security forces again amongst the hardest workers of the New Year holiday season, in 2010-11. … Read More »

Watch On Terror: Arrests In Denmark

  • December 30th, 2010
  • Posted by EUEditor

denmark-police-denmarkemborg.jpgPolice in Denmark and Sweden have arrested five men accusing them of planning an attack on the Jyllands-Posten newspaper which published satirical cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed. … Read More »

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