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Appetite for 'warm meat' drives risk of disease in Hong Kong and China

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

A wet market, where animals are freshly slaughtered rather than chilled was identified as the source of the coronavirus outbreak. But experts have long warned of dangers Each...
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Chrysaor hands in decom plan for southern North Sea platform

6 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

Chrysaor has submitted its decommissioning plans for a southern North Sea platform to the UK Government. The operator wants to remove the Caister CM installation and attached...
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Prince Charles at the World Economic Forum: “the only limit is our willingness to act”

16 hours ago   |   Royal Central

The Prince of Wales has delivered a keynote speech about climate change at the World Economic Forum this afternoon, calling it a crisis largely of our own creation. The World...
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Lexus turned its GX luxury SUV into a camper van with a pop-up tent on the roof - see inside

Lexus turned its GX luxury SUV into a camper van with a pop-up tent on the roof - see inside

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Lexus has debuted the GX Overland Concept which has a pop-up tent on top of the vehicle. The "quick deploying" tent includes a bed, awning, and shower area. The off-roader...
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Greta Thunberg gets UK royal seal of approval

18 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

DAVOS, Switzerland - Two rich and powerful septuagenarian men, two very different responses to teenage climate activists. Britain's Prince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the...
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Reshape economy to fight climate crisis, Prince Charles tells Davos

18 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Prince tells political and business leaders that what good is extra wealth ‘if you can do nothing but watch it burn?' The Prince of Wales has urged business and political...
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'Reimagined' Princes Street Gardens would host 15 major events a year under new business plan

'Reimagined' Princes Street Gardens would host 15 major events a year under new business plan

22 hours ago   |   The Scotsman

All ticket events would be allowed to be staged in Edinburgh's West Princes Street Gardens on up to 15 days every year under plans for a £25 million revamp to turn it into a...
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Davos 2020: Mark Carney and Prince Charles to speak - day two live

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Rolling coverage of the second day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, including Mark Carney on the climate emergency and Prince Charles on sustainability Day One: Trump vs...
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Insurance out of step with African piracy risk

1 day ago   |   Energy Voice

Higher insurance premiums for maritime work in the Indian Ocean is out of step with reality, according to Dryad Global's annual report. The Indian Ocean, where premiums are...
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Davos World Economic Forum 2020 - in pictures

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum takes place in Davos from 20 to 24 January, 2020. The event brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, corporate and...
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Coronavirus could have jumped to humans from snakes, researchers say

Coronavirus could have jumped to humans from snakes, researchers say

Researchers say the coronavirus is likely to have been passed to humans from snakes Scientists believe the deadly coronavirus spreading around the world from China could have... Read more ...

Police say that at least one person is dead and 7 others are injured after...

Police say that at least one person is dead and 7 others are injured after shooting in downtown Seattle

Police on Wednesday night confirmed that a gunman opened fire in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night, killing one person and injuring seven others. The Seattle Times said seven... Read more ...

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty is being investigated for allegedly...

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty is being investigated for allegedly punching a 13-year-old boy

Gritty, the Philadelphia Flyers' irascible mascot, has been accused of attacking a young fan. Chris Greenwell said his 13-year-old son Brandon was punched by the mascot at an... Read more ...

Kobe Bryant says there are WNBA stars who 'could most certainly keep up' in...

Kobe Bryant says there are WNBA stars who 'could most certainly keep up' in the NBA

NBA legend Kobe Bryant said he thinks some of the WNBA's brightest stars could play in the NBA. In an interview with CNN , the Black Mamba said there are current WNBA players... Read more ...

Experts question whether China can fulfill phase-one trade promises to the US

Experts question whether China can fulfill phase-one trade promises to the US

China said it would buy an additional $200 billion worth of American imports the next two years as part of a phase-one trade deal with the US. The Trump administration has... Read more ...

Amid bull-run, 3 Tesla analysts disagree on how much further the stock has...

Amid bull-run, 3 Tesla analysts disagree on how much further the stock has to climb

Tesla reached a $100 billion market capitalization Wednesday, a record for the company. Some analysts think Tesla's bull run is just getting started, while others think it's... Read more ...

Wuhan, China, is about to be quarantined as the coronavirus outbreak grows...

Wuhan, China, is about to be quarantined as the coronavirus outbreak grows. The city has 3 million more residents than New York City

A mysterious coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed 17 people and infected more than 544. The outbreak has spread to at least six other countries, including... Read more ...

Willian José to Tottenham ‘close' with striker set for flight to London - AS

Willian José to Tottenham ‘close' with striker set for flight to London - AS

Harry Kane's immediate replacement? Tottenham are reportedly close to signing Real Sociedad striker Willian José, with suggestions the player will now travel to London to... Read more ...

15-year-old Coco Gauff says she 'still needs practice' before getting her...

15-year-old Coco Gauff says she 'still needs practice' before getting her driver's license after astounding comeback win at Australian Open

15-year-old tennis sensation Coco Gauff pulled off an impressive comeback against Sorana Cirstea on Wednesday at the Australian Open, setting up a rematch with Naomi Osaka in... Read more ...

Tesla's market value hits $100B for the first time

Tesla's market value hits $100B for the first time

Shares in Tesla soared as much as six percent in early market trading on Wednesday, which pushed the electric car-maker's market valuation to $104.5 billion for the first time... Read more ...