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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 »

Eurovision Euphoria

  • May 30th, 2012
  • Posted by EUEditor

eurovision-victory-loreen2012.jpgThe glitzy-ditzy Eurovision show brightened up Baku for a week and delivered the prize to the favourite, the Swedish singer Loreen with Euphoria — a singer and song already cruising at No.1 through much of Europe. … Read More »

Two Winners: Different Kinds Of Stars

  • October 12th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

kylie-doctorate.jpg schmidt.jpgIn a busy week for Australian achievers, the singer, song-writer and actor Kylie Minogue received a high honour from a British university, and the ANU astrophysicist Brian Schmidt shared the Nobel Prize for Physics.


Kylie Minogue, 43, received an Honorary Doctorate in Health Science from the Anglia Ruskin University at Chelmsford in England (6.10.11). … Read More »