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Queen bestows honours on Stella McCartney and ‘God particle’ scientist

Queen Elizabeth II has bestowed the bi-annual British honours. Recipients included a fashion designer, an illustrator and a scientist.

London’s Olympic security under renewed scrutiny

The UK's Olympic security plans have come under fresh scrutiny after several people on a terror watch list were waved through airport border controls.

Visa blocks WikiLeaks payments again

Visa has closed a donation channel to WikiLeaks again after a payment processor briefly accepted money transfers to the anti-secrecy site.

WikiLeaks posts huge encrypted file to the web

WikiLeaks has posted a huge encrypted file, sparking speculation that those behind the organisation may be prepared to release more information.

Medieval African possibly found buried in Britain

A 13th century skeleton unearthed on the grounds of a friary may be the earliest physical evidence that Africans lived in England in medieval times.

Scientists: 2007 could be hottest year on record

A resurgent El Nino and persistently high levels of greenhouse gases are likely to make 2007 the world's hottest year ever recorded, climate scientists said on Thursday. The warmest year on record is 1998, an El Nino year when the average global temperature was 0,52 degrees Celsius higher than the long-term average of 14 degrees.

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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