Oct 262013

Climate change ‘spreads crop pests’: Global warming is helping pests and diseases that attack crops to spread around the world, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. Researchers from the universities of Exeter and Oxford found crop pests are moving towards the poles as regions warm.
2 September 2013


World War I wills: The last wishes, thoughts and concerns of more than 230,000 soldiers who died in World War I are to be made available online.
30 August 2013


Manning given 35 years for leaks: SA military court in the US has sentenced Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst who leaked hundreds of thousands of documents to Wikileaks, to 35 years in prison. The judge at the court martial in Fort Meade also ruled he should be dishonourably discharged from the US army.
23 August 2013


World Athletics Championships: The World Athletics Championships have ended in Moscow with a third gold medal for Usain Bolt. The first of three big international sporting events hosted by Russia over the coming years was described by the head of world athletics as a “wonderful celebration”.
19 August 2013


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