The Sari Club (cleared bombing site pictured) and Paddy's Bar in central Kuta were bombed in the 2002 attack and 200 innocent people died, along with two suicide bombers … [Read more...] about Feared terrorist leader who is believed to have orchestrated the Bali bombings reveals sick web of secret Jihadist fundraising posing as charity boxes in normal supermarkets
South and central asia
Knippenberg says: 'The two Dutch people came from Amsterdam, a city known for its diamonds, and they were interested in making money. That's why they went to see Sobhraj. He thought no one would miss them because they had been travelling for so long. They were killed not because they were weak but because they were strong. They didn't want to stay in his cult with his friends or buy his gems and so he decided to kill them.' … [Read more...] about ‘If there’s a hell that’s where he belongs’: The man who nailed The Serpent in real life tells how the killer featured in BBC drama ‘got inside of me like some kind of tropical malaria’
When is The Repair Shop on TV? The Repair Shop is on BBC One TONIGHT (January 27). … [Read more...] about The Repair Shop location: Where is it filmed and who pays for the repairs?
What is the carbon budget? The carbon budget is the amount of greenhouse gas that can still be released into the atmosphere without exceeding dangerous levels of climate change – the 2C target agreed by governments. In 2013, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) put a figure on the carbon budget for the first time, announcing that the world burns through about 50bn tonnes of greenhouse gases every year. It is also very likely that more than 20% of emitted CO2 will remain in the atmosphere longer than 1,000 years after manmade emissions have stopped. This means that if we continue to emit at current levels, we will “spend” the carbon budget within 15 to 25 years. Given that we have already used two-thirds of the budget, the IPCC have urged governments to act quickly, using the carbon budget as the basis for international negotiations. … [Read more...] about A beginner’s guide to fossil fuel divestment
By sequencing samples from 430 bats gathered more than a decade ago, they found viruses "nearly identical" to the one that causes COVID-19 in two Rhinolophus shameli bats, otherwise known as Shemal's horseshoe bats, which are found in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Bats living in Cambodia in 2010 carried ‘nearly identical’ pathogen to COVID-19 virus, scientists discover