US$103.5m for Russian Nobel medal to aid Ukraine.
Dmitry Muratov, the Russian editor-in-chief of the independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta has auctioned off his Nobel Peace Prize medal for US$103.5 million (£84 million).
Dmitry Muratov said all the money from the … Read the rest
Aiden Aslin has been sentenced to death, by the Russian controlled separatists, for defending his country against the Russian invasion.
Mr Aslin moved to Ukraine in 2018, and is a Ukraine citizen, with a Ukraine fiance.
He has been a … Read the rest
What happened with the UK fuel crisis?
According to the BBC, the crisis began more than 10 days ago when BP said it had run out of petrol in a number of its outlets.
That prompted motorists to fill up … Read the rest
EU and UK Truck Driver Shortage.
The EU is grappling with a driver shortage of its own. The problem existed in both the U.K. and the EU even before the pandemic — in 2019 some 24 percent of trucker positions … Read the rest
Asteroid Bennu could be on course for impact with Earth.
That’s the headline that caught my attention, presumably designed to get us all worried.
But the story goes on to say it MIGHT hit Earth in about 300 years time, … Read the rest
The 21st April 2021 is Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th birthday.
We wish her well for the day.
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, or as we all know her, Queen Elizabeth II, was born on 21 April 1926 in London.
Her husband … Read the rest
Buckingham Palace has announced that Prince Philip has died aged 99.
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, has died at age 99, Buckingham Palace has announced.
The prince married Princess Elizabeth in 1947, five years before she became Queen, and … Read the rest
Clean Technology for Rare Earth Minerals..
Ore from a mine near Dubbo in Australia, is now being processed in Korea with a new ‘clean’ technology, which is being closely watched by other operators.
China’s dominance in the processing sector may … Read the rest
Rare Earth Production is concentrated in China..
Producing rare earths creates toxic waste water, gases and tailings — left-over materials that aren’t sellable — which includes ammonia and thorium that can severely damage the lungs and liver.
In 2013, China … Read the rest
World COVID-19 Recorded Deaths in October 2020..
By 30 October there has been an average of 391,476 cases per day, and an average of 5,834 deaths per day, during this month.
By 15 October there has been an average of … Read the rest