Four two-month old hedgehogs eat cat food in a garden where they were found last week in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
Northeast Passage through the Arctic slashes time and money for mariners and could be a boom for Russia. But it raises concerns about ice loss induced by global warming.
The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Barack Obama appears to be an effort to spur on, rather than reward, peacemaking.
Commended for trying more US cooperation with the world, he must be wary of also compromising US ideals.
A hotly contested election campaign concluded with reconfirmation that Norway won't join the EU.
Though questions remain about how to bring electricity to shore, Europe sees offshore wind power as a crucial component in its effort to reduce carbon emissions.