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How May's sure thing became political disaster for the ages

World / Politics Jun 11, 2017

How May's sure thing became political disaster for the ages

It was 5:15 a.m. when an exhausted Theresa May entered the campaign war room at Tory headquarters to face her demoralized party workers. Surrounded by discarded food wrappers, inflated blue balloons and empty bottles of beer and wine, May addressed the wreckage of a gamble ...

Jaguar Land Rover wants to make electric cars in Brexit U.K.

Business / Corporate Nov 28, 2016

Jaguar Land Rover wants to make electric cars in Brexit U.K.

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. said it intends to build electric cars in the U.K. if the government can overcome shortfalls in available energy and infrastructure investment, potentially giving Britain a manufacturing boost as it leaves the European Union. Jaguar Land Rover's expression of interest in ...

World 'ill-prepared to face climate risks'

Environment Apr 5, 2014

World 'ill-prepared to face climate risks'

Global warming is depleting fresh water and crops, destroying coral reefs and melting the Arctic, the United Nations said Monday in a report that concludes the world is ill-prepared to face many new threats. Climate change has brought "key risks" that endanger lives and health ...

Extinction threatens quarter of sharks, rays

World / Science & Health Feb 1, 2014

Extinction threatens quarter of sharks, rays

A quarter of the world's sharks and rays are probably threatened with extinction, according to the most extensive assessment of the marine species. Thresher sharks, sawfishes and angel sharks are the most threatened families, according to a study by the International Union for the Conservation ...