Story | May 8, 2011
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Story | Nov 5, 2013 | 1:35 PMNorwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
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Story | Mar 7, 2014 | 10:14 AM
Por Kate Kelland LONDRES, 7 mar (Reuters) - La tuberculosis se estÃ¡ concentrando en inmigrantes, adictos a las drogas, pobres y vagabundos en las grandes ciudades de Europa occidental pese a los progresos para reducir los Ãndices nacionales de la...
Story | Mar 7, 2014 | 8:00 AM
By Kate Kelland LONDON, March 7 (Reuters) - Tuberculosis is becoming concentrated among immigrants, drug addicts, and the poor and homeless in Western Europe's big cities despite progress in reducing national rates of the disease, experts said on Friday....