Tag Archives: London

Fosun's chairman makes first public appearance after assisting China probe

By Engen Tham SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Fosun International <0656.HK> Chairman Guo Guangchang attended a company meeting in Shanghai on Monday, two people at the event told Reuters, his first public…

Typhoon threatens central Philippines, 750,000 evacuated

By Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated from the central Philippines on Monday as a typhoon with winds of up to 150 kph (95…

Flood-Hit Cumbria Hit By More Bad Weather

Residents of flood-ravaged Cumbria are being warned to brace themselves for more flooding. River levels are still high from last weekend's flooding & the Met Office has issued a yellow…

India to get Japan's bullet train, deepens defence and nuclear ties

By Nidhi Verma NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Japan will provide $12 billion of soft loans to build India's first bullet train, the two nations announced during a visit by Japanese…

Level crossing safety tips for delivery drivers amid Christmas rush

Delivery drivers in a rush to meet the pre-Christmas demand for cards & parcels have been warned not to put themselves at risk on level crossings. Network Rail (NR) is…

Court rejects Madrid request to provisionally lift Copa ban

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Administrative Court for Sport has rejected Real Madrid's request to temporarily drop its disqualification from the Copa del Rey for fielding an ineligible player. A court…

Government delays decision on airport expansion

LONDON (Reuters) – The government delayed on Thursday the politically-charged decision of where to build a new airport runway in the densely populated southeast of the country for at least…

Britain secures backup electricity capacity for 2019/20

(Reuters) – Britain secured backup electricity capacity for 2019/20 on Thursday, awarding contracts to power plants for 46.35 gigawatts (GW) at 18 pounds per kilowatt per year, according to the…

Decision On Airport Expansion Delayed Again

The Government has delayed making a decision on airport expansion until at least next summer. The announcement came after Prime Minister David Cameron – who had at one stage promised…

New US space mining law to spark interplanetary gold rush

Flashing some interplanetary gold bling & sipping "space water" might sound far-fetched, yet both could shortly be reality, thanks to a new US law that legalizes cosmic mining. In a…