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No Brexit extension without a good reason, says EU

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By Greg Heffer and Aubrey Allegrtetti, political reporters Brussels has warned a Brexit delay is far from certain as it called for people to “finalise all preparations” for a no-deal divorce. The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier turned up the heat with just ten days to go until the UK is due to leave the Read More

Cyclone Idai 'one of the worst disasters' in southern hemisphere

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By Emily Mee, news reporter The cyclone which ripped through Mozambique before hitting neighbouring Zimbabwe and Malawi has been described as “one of the worst weather-related disasters” in the southern hemisphere.  Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi said the death toll could reach as high as 1,000, while the World Food Programme estimated at least 1.7m people Read More

End of an era: The 30-year legacy of Kazakh President Nazarbayev (PHOTOS)

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The longest-serving Soviet-era leader, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev, has stepped down, leaving behind a three-decade-long era that has shaped the country into what it is now. Nazarbayev held the presidential post since 1990 after serving as prime minister in the Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan. This makes him the longest-serving post-Soviet head of state, and until Read More

Aker BP declares successful exploration well on Froskelår

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3/19/2019 Photo: Evy Glørstad-Clark, senior V.P. exploration in Aker BP. LYSAKER, Norway — Aker BP has successfully completed the Froskelår Main exploration well in license 869 in the Alvheim area. The well has proved oil and gas. The gross resource estimate is 60 MMboe to 130 MMboe. A part of the discovery may straddle the Read More

Deep Ocean Live: Human life threatened by 'tragedy' facing coral reefs

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By David Mercer, news reporter Human life is threatened by the “tragedy” facing coral reefs, a top UN official has warned, as Sky News broadcast live from new depths of the Indian Ocean. On day two of Deep Ocean Live, presenter Mark Austin and Nekton mission pilot Randy Holt descended to 250 metres below the Read More

'You need a sense of humour': EU left 'exhausted' by Brexit

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By Greg Heffer, political reporter Other European Union countries are becoming “really exhausted” by Brexit as the UK’s divorce from the bloc gets “more foggy”. Politicians across the continent have expressed their exasperation following the latest turbulence at Westminster, where Prime Minister Theresa May has been blocked from holding a third vote on her Brexit Read More

RigNet and CertifiedSafety Announce Partnership to offer SmartConnect Connected Worker IIoT Solution with the IntelieLive Data Analytics Platform

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LEAGUE CITY, Texas and HOUSTON, March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CertifiedSafety, a recognized industry leader in industrial safety operations support services, and RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET), the leading provider of ultra-secure, intelligent networking solutions, today announced an agreement to introduce a new, state-of-the-art solution that integrates CertifiedSafety’s “SmartConnect” connected worker solution with RigNet’s IntelieLive Read More

Third person arrested over Utrecht tram shooting

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A third person has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the tram shooting in Utrecht. Public prosecution office spokesman Ties Kortmann said three people are now in custody following the attack in the Netherlands in which three people died and five were injured. Those arrested include the alleged gunman Gokmen Tanis, 37, and two Read More

Riding with 'Uncle Diego': Uber's wild drive for growth in Chile

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Uber driver pulled up to the international airport outside Chile’s capital. As his passenger jumped into his gleaming Suzuki, he glanced around furtively for signs of trouble. FILE PHOTO: A taxi driver holds a flag reading “No more Uber” during a nationwide strike to protest against Uber Technologies in Santiago, Chile Read More