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'Poo power': ​UK firm turns human waste into clean energy
A UK power company has revolutionized the supply of gas to homes in a method that extracts energy directly from human waste.

02.10.2014 14:04

Location, location, location: $1 million parking spaces for sale in NYC
Manhattan’s One Percenters will now have one more type of real estate investment that the have-nots of the world could never hope to afford: $1 million parking spaces. The spots for sale cost more per square-foot than the luxury building’s apartments do.

09.09.2014 21:24

Australia to reverse plan to dump mud on Gt Barrier Reef
The Australian government is pondering a new plan for disposal of waste from expanding the country’s port of Abbot Point, which would see the dredged mud and sand reused on land instead of being dumped by the Great Barrier Reef, as was initially planned.

09.09.2014 11:11

Tear gas in Istanbul as hundreds rally over construction worker deaths (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Turkish police fired water cannon and tear gas at protesters in Istanbul, where hundreds rallied to vent anger over the deaths of 10 construction employees. The workers were killed Saturday when their elevator crashed down from the 32nd floor.

07.09.2014 17:00

Israel must end restrictions on Palestinian lands, UK MPs say
Excessive Israeli restrictions on Palestinian territories that suppress economic activity cannot be justified on the grounds they protect the Jewish state, a British parliamentary committee has said.

06.08.2014 11:50

Egypt to splash out $4 billion on new Suez project
Egypt is planning to build a new Suez Canal alongside the existing waterway, as part of a multi-billion dollar project to invest in port and shipping infrastructure. This will be a vital source of hard currency to the Arab country.

05.08.2014 14:44

Tale of Two Cities: NYC approves ‘poor door’ for luxury high-rise
New York City is moving forward with a proposal that calls for a new high-rise apartment complex to feature separate doors for wealthy tenants and those living in the building’s affordable housing unit.

21.07.2014 22:56

World's first climate-controlled domed city to be built in Dubai (PHOTOS)
Dubai has announced plans to build the first climate-controlled city on the planet. The area, constructed under a huge glass dome, will accommodate the world's largest shopping center, over 100 hotels, and a wellness district for medical tourists.

12.07.2014 15:51

'US aims to thwart Chinese Silk Road project proclaiming its Asia pivot’
A Chinese idea of creating two New Silk Roads could be a big boom for a lot of people who live along the Silk Road route, and obviously all the countries at both ends of it, China expert Ann Lee told RT.

26.06.2014 09:59

Bulgaria: South Stream doesn’t breach EU laws
Bulgarian officials say the construction of the Russian-led South Stream gas pipeline does not breach EU legislation. The European Commission is concerned the agreement between Russia and Bulgaria violates EU competition law.

26.06.2014 06:43

Berlin airport hired fake engineer to design fire system
The man who designed a malfunctioning smoke extraction system at Berlin Brandenburg Airport – one of the reasons for the delayed airport opening – was not a trained engineer, German journalists revealed.

26.06.2014 04:48

'EU wants to decide who owns the pipeline operating outside it’
Attempts to halt the construction of the South Stream pipeline is another deranged power and land grab by Brussels, trying to dictate its own roles outside the EU, global financial markets expert Patrick Young told RT.

09.06.2014 13:25

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