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Britain to order ships with zero emission technology from 2025

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The James Newman Woolwich Ferry crosses the River Thames in front of Canary Wharf, London’s financial district February 6, 2015. REUTERS/Russell Boyce OSLO (Reuters) – Britain’s government on Thursday said all new ships ordered from 2025 and aimed for its waters must be equipped with zero emission technology, as part of a new plan to Read More

Wizz Air CEO looks to connect the dots with new long-range A321s

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FILE PHOTO: CEO of Wizz Air, Jozsef Varadi speaks during the unveiling ceremony of the 100th plane of its fleet at Budapest Airport, Hungary, June 4, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo/File Photo LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Wizz Air will use 20 new extended-range, narrow body Airbus jets primarily to connect existing destinations in its disparate network Read More

Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early

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LONDON (Reuters) – Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is accelerating even faster than scientists had feared. General view of a landscape of partially thawed Arctic permafrost near Mould Bay, Canada, in this handout Read More

’60 years to save Venice’: Crumbling city at ‘point of no return’

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It’s 6am in St Mark’s Square, a time when this place is at its majestic best. This is Canaletto’s Venice. Beyond the palaces, the rising sun glistens on the water of St Mark’s Basin. And then the spell is broken. A massive cruise liner cuts across my view. It’s a week since the MSC Opera Read More

Bump in the night: FX flash crashes put regulators on alert

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LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The increasing frequency of flash crashes in the $5.1 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market has regulators scrambling for answers. FILE PHOTO: A currency dealer works in front of electronic boards showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) (C), the exchange rates between the Chinese yuan and South Korean won (L), and Read More

HSBC plans retail wealth headcount boost; eyes Singapore expansion

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – HSBC Holdings PLC plans to boost its Asia retail wealth management staff by about 300 by end of this year, with Europe’s biggest lender by assets sharpening its focus on Singapore to add to its presence in core markets of Hong Kong and China. FILE PHOTO: An aircraft flies past the Read More

A decade after the crash, Barclays bets again on bundling U.S. home loans

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LONDON (Reuters) – Ten years on from the global financial crisis caused by a crash in bonds tied to U.S. home loans, Britain’s Barclays is betting a return to that market can bring in bumper revenues to fortify its investment bank. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the trading floor of Barclays Bank at Canary Wharf Read More

UK firms likely to scrap planned investment on a no-deal Brexit: BoE’s Broadbent

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LONDON (Reuters) – British companies are likely to cancel projects that they have put on hold because of Brexit uncertainty if the country leaves the European Union without a deal to smooth the shock, Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: The Canary Wharf financial district is seen at dusk Read More

UK firms likely to cancel investments after a no-deal Brexit: BoE’s Broadbent

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FILE PHOTO: The Canary Wharf financial district is seen at dusk in London, Britain, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Marika Kochiashvili/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British companies are likely to cancel projects that they have put on hold because of uncertainty about Brexit if the country leaves the European Union without a deal to smooth the shock, Read More