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Rolls-Royce and easyJet upbeat about hydrogen-powered jet engine

LONDON, England: In a world aviation first, British company Rolls-Royce has announced that it has successfully tested a hydrogen-powered aircraft ...


Qatar vows to retaliate after London transport bans advertising

LONDON, England: The Financial Times has reported that after London's transport authority banned Qatar's tourism advertisements this week on the ...


UK holds $65 million in alleged criminal bank account

LONDON, England: The UK National Crime Agency has obtained a civil recovery order for some $65 million of suspected criminal ...


ECB announces schedule for 2023 domestic cricket season

London [UK], November 30 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday announced the schedule for the 2023 ...


Research reveals how women can reduce risk of hip fracture

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): Increasing their intake of protein and drinking regular cups of tea or coffee is a ...


Six common COVID myths busted by a virologist and a public health expert

Almost three years into the pandemic, myths and misinformation remain widespread. Here we, a virologist and a public health researcher, ...


England defender Ben White leaves World Cup squad for personal reasons

DOHA, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- England defender Ben White has left the squad's training camp in Qatar and is not ...


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Failed negotiations results in 1 day rail strike in Austria

VIENNA, Austria: During a 24-hour strike by Austrian rail workers held this week over issues related to pay, rail traffic ...

Sweden begins trial of two citizens charged with spying for Russia

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Two Iranian-born Swedish brothers were put on trial this week after being charged with spying for Russia and ...

Italy to raise billions with windfall tax on energy companies

ROME, Italy: A draft of the government's 2023 budget seen by Reuters indicates that Italy plans to charge energy companies ...

Ireland to collect deposits on beverage bottles beginning in February

DUBLIN, Ireland: Details have been released by the government for a new deposit to be paid when purchasing drinks in ...

Germany hopes to encourage foreign residents to become citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In an effort criticized by the conservative opposition, Germany's socially liberal government is moving ahead with plans to ...

China scoops up cheap Russian oil Bloomberg

Refiners have reportedly increased purchases as latest EU sanctions are about to kick inChina's oil refiners have started to snap ...

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US single-family home prices fall in September

CHICAGO, Illinois: Amidst higher mortgage rates, which are curbing demand, several surveys showed that U.S. single-family home prices slowed again ...

U.S. stock markets take a back seat, Nasdaq Composite retreats 21 points

NEW YORK, New - U.S. stocks were little changed at the close Friday after a volatile week.A labor report released ...

HSBC sells holdings to Royal Bank of Canada

HONG KONG: Paving the way for a potential bumper payout to shareholders, HSBC has agreed to sell its business in ...

US set Thanksgiving weekend record with 197 million shoppers

WASHINGTON D.C.: The National Retail Federation (NRF) has reported that even as inflation has negatively affected many household budgets, heavy ...

Exxon Mobil closing oil division in Equatorial Guinea in 2026

IRVING, Texas: Exxon Mobil Corp will wind down oil production in Equatorial Guinea in West Africa after its license expires ...

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China will have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon warns

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to a Pentagon report, if China continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, it could have a ...


China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...


William, Kate plan US trip in bid to tamp down royal controversies

LONDON, England: Prince William and his wife Kate, the new Prince and Princess of Wales, will travel to the U.S. ...


Citing lessening risks, Australia lowers threat levels

SYDNEY, Australia: For the first time in eight years, Australia lowered its terrorism threat level from "probable" to "possible," due ...


Some protest plan to thin New Jersey forest to protect from fire

TRENTON, New Jersey: As part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest, up ...


Failed negotiations results in 1 day rail strike in Austria

VIENNA, Austria: During a 24-hour strike by Austrian rail workers held this week over issues related to pay, rail traffic ...


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