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This is a reference to Colin McInnes' Solar Sailing[1].

  1. McInnes, Colin R. Solar Sailing. Springer-Praxis, Chichester, UK, 1999. BibTeX [McInnes1999]
Reference library: BibTeX


XFeeds Test

<xfeeds feedlimit="3" totallimit="10"> http://wiki.solarsails.info/index.php?title=News&action=feed&feed=rss </xfeeds>

This is a test. Here's a URL: http://www.google.com

Here's another: http://www.space.com

This is a test.

Here's another external link: http://www.noaa.gov/


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BBC News - World

Coronavirus: Wuhan to shut public transport over outbreak
Wuhan, a city of eleven million, is to temporarily shut public transport amid the outbreak.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 18:40:47 -0500)

Impeachment: Democrats reject witness swap in Trump trial

Joe Biden says he wants no part of "a farce or political theatre" in the Senate impeachment case.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:43:03 -0500)

Harvey Weinstein trial: Defence hits back after graphic prosecution claims

The ex-film mogul's defence rejects graphic prosecution statements, saying the charges will unravel.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:21:45 -0500)

Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince

The UN experts' call comes amid reports Mohammed bin Salman's phone was used to hack the Amazon boss.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:48:46 -0500)

US plans limits for 'emotional support' animals on flights

Passengers have attempted to bring increasingly exotic animals on board flights.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:10:10 -0500)

Jean-Paul Gaultier: Stars turn out for designer's final show

French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier ends a 50-year career with his last couture runway show.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:47:41 -0500)

Pierre Nkurunziza: Burundi leader to get $530,000 and luxury villa

MPs also backed a proposal for President Pierre Nkurunziza to become the country's "supreme leader".
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 12:55:41 -0500)

Trump says he plans to expand US travel ban

It would build upon an existing ban which bars entry for citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:37:06 -0500)

Luigi Di Maio: Italy populist steps down before key election

Luigi Di Maio took the anti-establishment Five Star party into power after winning elections in 2018.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:53:00 -0500)

Macron berates Israeli police at Jerusalem church

French President Emmanuel Macron berates the security for not leaving a Jerusalem basilica.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 12:35:06 -0500)

Smuggling arrests over transport of '10,000 Kurds' to UK

The suspects allegedly took migrants from France to the UK in refrigerated lorries and rubber boats.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:20:45 -0500)

Ghent Altarpiece: Lamb's 'alarmingly humanoid' face surprises art world

A project to restore the Ghent Altarpiece, a 15th Century masterpiece, surprises art critics.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 12:07:52 -0500)

Protester says she was paid to appear at Huawei hearing

Others told media they were offered around C$100 to hold placard with slogans like "Free Ms Meng".
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:05:31 -0500)

Three generations join Delhi women's citizenship sit-in

Thousands of women are camping out in a Delhi suburb in protest over a law they see as anti-Muslim.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:30:19 -0500)

Yad Vashem: Why Poland won't be attending Holocaust memorial

Poland's president has snubbed an Israeli event to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:16:21 -0500)

Lions and tigers escape circus for vast new home

Seventeen big cats rescued from Guatemalan circuses have moved to a South African wildlife sanctuary.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:36:55 -0500)

Ivory Coast is using plastic waste to build schools

The West African country has partnered with UNICEF to transform landfill waste into bricks for schools.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:32:42 -0500)

Auschwitz: How death camp became centre of Nazi Holocaust

It is 75 years since Soviet Union troops liberated Auschwitz - now marked as Holocaust Memorial Day.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 20:06:25 -0500)

'I have to live on $1,175 a year'

Brazil's army of fruit workers speak of struggling with low pay and dangerous working conditions.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:16:29 -0500)

Schiff makes case against Trump before he opens impeachment trial

House impeachment manager Adam Schiff says he will lay out the timeline and facts behind the inquiry
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:02:55 -0500)

Lebanon protesters angry over new government

Demonstrators return to the streets saying Lebanon's new government does not meet their demands.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:10:14 -0500)

Storm Gloria: Sea foam engulfs streets of Spanish town

Marine foam brought ashore by Storm Gloria floods streets in Tossa de Mar.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 07:19:58 -0500)

Australia fires: 'Incredible' signs of life return to burned bush

Australia's bushfire crisis has crippled habitats, but in some places life is starting to return.
(Tue, 21 Jan 2020 19:08:49 -0500)

China coronavirus: What we know so far

The BBC's online health editor explains what we know about the coronavirus.
(Tue, 21 Jan 2020 19:02:36 -0500)

Trump impeachment: What happened on day one?

After nearly 13 hours of fierce debate, the US Senate adopts ground rules for the trial.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 05:46:26 -0500)

How a boy from Vietnam became a slave on a UK cannabis farm

Ba was a street child in Ho Chi Minh city. He ended up growing cannabis as a slave in the UK - until he escaped.
(Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:33:45 -0500)

Zimbabwe doctors end strike after billionaire's offer

The medics were off work for more than four months, paralysing the country's healthcare sector.
(Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:14:20 -0500)

Pyjamas in public: Chinese city apologises for 'shaming' residents

The local authority said it was trying to promote "civilised" behaviour - but later apologised.
(Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:55:44 -0500)

Immune discovery 'may treat all cancer'

Research is at an early stage but scientists said it had huge potential for destroying cancers.
(Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:18:29 -0500)

Paternity leave: Why Japan is talking about Shinjiro Koizumi

This politician is going on leave to take care of his newborn son, and it's pretty controversial.
(Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:22:05 -0500)

People still want plastic bottles, says Coca-Cola

The drinks giant says it will not ditch plastic outright but will try to recycle more.
(Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:12:59 -0500)