Section: Global

Stories of global reach and relevance

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Europe’s network of roads: I’ll tak’ the e-road

Nicholas Kerr

[European routes] are not acknowledged within the United Kingdom, which already has its A, B and even occasionally C roads. Nevertheless, if you travel any distance at all in Great Britain or Northern Ireland, sooner or later you will be using or crossing an E-road.

Light pollution: Stargazing in Qatar

Khurram Elahi

Light pollution often hinders would-be stargazers. Nowadays it has become so bad around the world that there are a plethora of dark sky apps and websites to help even the novice astronomer at least find a starting point in their quest for another world.