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Chile’s Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists

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By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda (Reuters) – Chile’s 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March. Gino Casassa, chief of the Snow and Glacier Division of Read More

Zara owner Inditex appoints new CEO in drive for digital growth

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MADRID (Reuters) – Zara owner Inditex said it would split its dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla to lead the company and appointing Carlos Crespo as new CEO in a sign of the importance of digital strategy in driving sales growth. FILE PHOTO: A mans hold a Zara shopping bag outside Read More

Senegal imports turbines for West Africa’s first big wind farm project

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DAKAR (Reuters) – Senegal started importing turbines for its first large-scale wind farm on Thursday, the biggest such project in West Africa that will supply nearly a sixth of the country’s power. Privately-owned British renewable power company Lekela expects the wind farm, located in Taiba Ndiaye, about 100 km from the capital Dakar, to reach Read More

Interim results for the period ended 31 March 2019

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Highlights Gross contract earnings backlog1 increased from $7.3 billion to $10.3 billion. Golar’s (“Golar” or “the Company”) total operating revenues decreased from $181.9 million in 4Q 2018 to $114.3 million in 1Q 2019. Adjusted EBITDA1 decreased from $121.2 million in 4Q 2018 to $62.9 million in 1Q 2019. After recognition of $28.4 million of unrealized Brent oil Read More

Doctors told to restart life support for paralysed patient

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French doctors have been ordered to resume giving food and water to a quadriplegic – just 12 hours after they switched off his life support against his parents’ will. The fate of Vincent Lambert, who has been in a vegetative state since a motorcycle accident in 2008, has renewed a fierce debate over the right Read More

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting

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THE HAGUE (Reuters) – A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year’s gathering to be the company’s last. Environmental activists demonstrate outside the Royal Dutch Shell’s annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of the use of fossil fuel, in Scheveningen, Netherlands Read More

Royal wedding: How much will it cost?

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Everyone knows weddings are pricy. Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding to Prince Harry in the UK will take things to the next level. Seasoned wedding planners estimate the cost for the May 19 wedding could reach £1 million ($1.4 million) or more. The cost for special security raises the bill much further. Still, even the most Read More

Liberals secure unlikely victory in Australia’s surprising federal election result

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Australia’s Liberal Prime Minister Scott Morrison has claimed victory in the federal election in a stunning turnaround as virtually all opinion polls spelled success for the rival Labor Party. Australia’s center-right Liberal-National Coalition is set to return to government as the election results show it has secured an unbeatable lead over its major competitors. With Read More

‘Nightmare scenario’ or ‘anything’s possible?’ French split on whether inter-EU war can occur

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A new poll found that the French are divided on whether a war can break out among EU members, while over half of them believe that the bloc may collapse in two decades or less. RT asked people in Paris what they think. The data was released earlier this week by the European Council on Read More

Palladium boom gives South African miners only temporary reprieve

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LONDON (Reuters) – A surge in palladium prices has thrown struggling South African mining companies a lifeline. But it may not be enough. FILE PHOTO: Ingots of 99.97 percent pure palladium are stored at a plant owned by Krastsvetmet, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of non-ferrous metals, in Krasnoyarsk, Russia April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Ilya Read More