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Horsemeat Scam Leads to 66 Arrests in Europe

Horsemeat Scam Leads to 66 Arrests in Europe

European policing agency Europol has informed that police in Spain has arrested 65 people of an organized gang for selling horsemeat across Europe. As per investigative agencies, the meat was not fit for human consumption. The suspects have been public health violations, money laundering, forgery and animal abuse, among other crimes.

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Sensor malfunction led to Schiaparelli’s crash landing: ESA

Sensor malfunction led to Schiaparelli’s crash landing: ESA

A sensor malfunction was likely responsible for the European Space Agency's (ESA's) Mars lander Schiaparelli's crash landing last month, a preliminary investigation suggested.

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First Ubuntu-powered tablet now available for preorder in Europe

First Ubuntu-powered tablet now available for preorder in Europe

On Monday, Ubuntu maker Canonical and Spanish electronics manufacturer BQ announced that the preorders for the world's first Ubuntu-powered tablet - called 'Aquarius M10 Ubuntu Edition' - have been opened by BQ in Europe.

Announcing that European customers can now place preorders for the BQ Aquarius M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet, Canonical and BQ said that the cost of the tablet starts at _249 (approximately $278). The shipping of the tablet is likely to commence in the second week of April.

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Astronomers finds hypergiant star that sheds massive amounts of mass

Astronomers finds hypergiant star that sheds massive amounts of mass

A team of astronomers have discovered a hypergiant star that is believed to be shedding massive amounts of mass each year before it creates a massive supernova explosion.

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DNA study unveils Black Death plague was infecting people as long as 5,000 years ago

DNA study unveils Black Death plague was infecting people as long as 5,000 years

Black Death plague had devastating effect on Europe in 14th century. The plague in which more than a third of Europe's populated was killed in that time period happened due to a microbe called Yersinia pestis. Not much was known about the origins of the plague, but now a new research has found that the microbe was infected people as long as 5,000 years ago.

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Scientists to Knock 750-Metre Wide Asteroid off Course Using Probe

Scientists to Knock 750-Metre Wide Asteroid off Course Using Probe

A US-European team, jointly in an attempt to save earth from meteorite strike, will knock an asteroid off its course. The mission will crash a probe into the smallest of a pair of binary asteroids to see if the object’s path can be altered.

The joint mission called ‘Asteroid Deflection & Assessment (Aida)’ will try to knock 750-metre wide asteroid Didymos off course using its mini-moon Didymoon in 2022.

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Electrolux surpasses Q4 profit expectations

Electrolux surpasses Q4 profit expectations

Home appliance maker Electrolux posted a slightly bigger than expected rise in fourth quarter core earnings on Wednesday.

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Europe set to launch mini 'spaceplane' Demonstrator

Europe set to launch mini 'spaceplane' Demonstrator

The unmanned Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) is going to launch atop a Vega rocket from South America. The wedge-shaped craft is designed with an aim to collect information on how space objects fall back to Earth. Europe is ready to launch its mini 'spaceplane' demonstrator.

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Euro-Area Companies step up hiring as ECB embarks on 1.1 trillion-euro quantitative-easing program

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Euro-area companies have increased hiring as manufacturing and services activity from Germany to Spain accelerated faster than the estimations of economists.

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Astronomers expect comet probe to wake-up near the Sun

Astronomers expect comet probe to wake-up near the Sun

Astronomers have said that they expect a dormant probe that landed on a comet to wake up again when the comet reaches near the Sun.

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