N Korea helping Iran with nuclear testing
telegraph.co.uk - 30/01/2007

North Korea is helping Iran to prepare an underground nuclear test similar to the one Pyongyang carried out last year. Under the terms of a new understanding between the two countries, the North Koreans have agreed to share all the data and information they received from their successful test last October with Teheran's nuclear scientists. North Korea provoked an international outcry when it successfully fired a bomb at a secret underground location and Western intelligence officials are convinced that Iran is working on its own weapons programme.

Fears over deadly hospital bugs
BBC - 30/01/2007

The deadly Clostridium difficile hospital bug is on the rise, while MRSA superbug rates are falling too slowly to meet government targets. The Health Protection Agency figures show the C difficile rate rose by 5.5% in England during the first three quarters of 2006 to 42,625.

Drug company 'hid' suicide link
BBC - 30/01/2007

Secret e-mails reveal that the UK's biggest drug company distorted trial results of an anti-depressant, covering up a link with suicide in teenagers. Panorama reveals that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) attempted to show that Seroxat worked for depressed children despite failed clinical trials. And that GSK-employed ghostwriters influenced "independent" academics.

Cardinal warns of 'new morality'
BBC - 30/01/2007

Ministers have been accused of trying to impose "a new morality" by ruling Catholic adoption agencies should not be exempt from gay rights laws. Tony Blair has ruled against an opt-out despite agencies saying they will close rather than act against their beliefs. However they are to be given 21 months to adjust to the new regulations.

Great Barrier Reef could soon die
BBC - 30/01/2007

Australia's famous Great Barrier Reef could be dead within decades because of the effects of global warming, according to a leaked report. The study warns that the organisms which make up the reef's coral could be bleached, because of warmer seas.

Queensland to drink waste water
BBC - 29/01/2007

People in the Australian state of Queensland will soon have to start drinking water containing recycled sewage, the state premier has warned. Premier Peter Beattie said he had scrapped a referendum on the issue, because there was no longer a choice. He also warned other Australian states might eventually have to do the same because of mounting water shortages.

Younger Muslims 'more political'
BBC - 29/01/2007

Young Muslims are much more likely than their parents to be attracted to political forms of Islam, a think tank survey has suggested. Support for Sharia law, Islamic schools and wearing the veil is much stronger among younger Muslims, a poll for the centre-right Policy Exchange found.

New call to save EU constitution
BBC - 27/01/2007

The 18 EU countries that have ratified the bloc's draft constitution have urged the nine other members to help revive the entire beleaguered document. Representatives of the states, meeting in Spain, called for the other nine members not to scrap the constitution but to help build on it.

Iran prepares people for 'messiah miracles'
WorldNetDaily - 27/01/2007

Government broadcasts series on imminent appearance of apocalyptic Islamic 'Mahdi'. Official Iranian radio has completed broadcasting a lengthy series on the imminent appearance of a messianic figure who will defeat Islam's enemies and impose Islamic Shiite rule over the entire world even speculating on specific dates the so-called "Mahdi" will be revealed.

Iran plans satellite launch
CNN.com - 26/01/2007

Iran has converted a 30-ton ballistic missile into a launch vehicle that will be used to send a satellite into space soon, Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine reported on its Web site on Thursday. Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the chairman of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, spoke about the upcoming launch to religious students and clerics in Qom, the industry trade publication said.

Forecaster sees active Atlantic hurricane season
Reuters - 25/01/2007

The Atlantic hurricane season will be exceptionally active this year, according to a British forecasting group, raising the possibility that killer storms like Hurricane Katrina could again threaten the United States.

US military unveils new weapons systems
BBC - 25/01/2007

US military unveils heat-ray gun, 'plans stealth shark spies' and looks into 'black ice'!

Nigerian houses swallowed by sand
BBC - 24/01/2007

Ciroma Mohammed is standing on the spot he says was once occupied by his house in north-east Nigeria. "We lose houses to the desert every year," he says from the village of Bulamadu in Yobe State. The fine sand is swallowing up houses and roads every year. Almost all the villagers in this dusty arid region say they have lost homes and farms to the Sahara Desert which is expanding southwards. "What we do is that when the sand moves and buries our homes and farms and even our wells, we simply keep retreating southwards," says Aminu Mahmud, another villager who says he has already lost two different houses to the sand.

Al-Qaeda deputy 'mocks Bush plan'
BBC - 24/01/2007

Al-Qaeda's deputy leader has mocked US President George W Bush's plan to increase Iraq troop numbers in a video message, according to a US website. In the tape, apparently intercepted by US-based terrorism think tank Site, Ayman al-Zawahiri challenged Mr Bush to send "the entire army" to Iraq. The Iraqi insurgents would "bury 10 armies like yours", he said.

Magistrate quit over gay adoption
BBC - 24/01/2007

A Christian magistrate who quit family court duties because he does not agree with adoption by gay couples is taking his case to an employment tribunal. Andrew McClintock, who had served in the family courts in Sheffield for 15 years, said civil partnership laws clashed with his religious beliefs.

“Just what is an APOSTLE?”
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