One in three European freshwater fish facing extinction

Washington, Nov 3 : New data has revealed that many freshwater fish in Europe face the danger of extinction.

Nazi doctors’ training college in Germany up for sale

London, Sept.27 : A manor house in an idyllic north-east German village, which was once used as a college to train Third Reich doctors’, is up for sale.

According to The Times, these trained doctors went on to sterilise “sub-humans” - the mentally and physically handicapped, and gypsy women, and ran a terrifyingly thorough euthanasia programme.

Now, the cash-strapped elders of Alt Rehse where the manor house, which trained about 20,000 doctors is located, want to get rid of the house.

ESA’s ‘Don Quijote’ to search for small, earth threatening asteroids

Paris, Sept 21 : The European Space Agency (ESA) has embarked on a ‘Don Quijote’ mission that would chart out the trajectory of small asteroids to see if these rocky bodies are in line with a collision with Earth in the future.

The Don Quijote mission is a project based in two phases.

The first phase will see a spacecraft rendezvous with an asteroid and go into orbit around it. It would monitor the asteroid for several months, precisely determining its position, shape, mass and gravity field.

Microsoft Slashes X-Box 360 Prices In European Countries

Microsoft Xbox 360Amsterdam: Microsoft Corp is slashing the estimated retail price for its Xbox 360 in European markets by 50 euros to 349.99 euros. It also plans to instigate a new model, Xbox 360 Elite, which will have a 120 gigabyte hard disk and rate 449.99 euros.

The company alleged that the lesser price for the Xbox model with a 20 gigabyte hard drive would be in effect from August 24.

Fed Cut Spurs European Stock Markets

European markets turned positive as it gained the highest in a year. The increase in the market was because of the US Federal Reserve cutting down the lending rates.