Oct 262013

What next for the royal baby boy?: The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy. For the first time in British history, it made no difference if the royal child was a boy or a girl – the baby would be third in line to the throne regardless. But the new law, which was changed especially for this baby, will not be put to the test.
23 July 2013


Congo deforestation in surprise fall: Scientists say that the cutting down of trees in one of the world’s largest rainforests has dramatically decreased. A new study shows that deforestation in central Africa’s Congo Basin has fallen by about a third since 2000. The study is published in the Royal Society’s journal.
22 July 2013


Detroit goes bankrupt: Detroit has become the largest US city ever to file for bankruptcy, with debts of at least $15bn. Once the heart of the US car industry, Detroit’s population has fallen from two million in the 1950s to 713,000 today.
19 July 2013


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