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Slim pickings for UK oil and gas drilling

35 minutes ago   |   Energy Voice

Westwood Global Energy reports that as of May 27 there were no exploration and appraisal wells active in the UK. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and oil price crash, there...
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Some optimism for Norway's offshore prospects

35 minutes ago   |   Energy Voice

Westwood Global Energy reports that there was one exploration well programme active as of May 27, plus one development programme with an exploration sidetrack planned. One...
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Sydney man accidentally hit and killed son, 5, in truck

Sydney man accidentally hit and killed son, 5, in truck

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Doug Sproule, 38, was parking his truck in a yard in Picton, south-west Sydney, on May 22, unaware that five-year-old Harrison was behind the vehicle.
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Cyclone Nisarga: India evacuates 100,000 as Mumbai awaits historic storm

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

First cyclone in 70 years for financial capital sparks rush to transfer Covid-19 patients and sanitise temporary shelters At least 100,000 people including coronavirus patients...
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Coronavirus live news: India evacuates Covid-19 patients ahead of cyclone as Brazil deaths pass 30,000

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Yemen aid funding falls short by US$1bn ; Zoom profits double; global cases pass 6.3m. Follow the latest updates India evacuates 100,000 from homes, virus hospital ahead of...
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The Great Gatsby defies virus with October West End reopening

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Play will incorporate face masks and physical distancing into its immersive staging Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A vastly reduced capacity and...
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Uber Eats driver kicked in the face and robbed by thug with a knife 

Uber Eats driver kicked in the face and robbed by thug with a knife 

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Footage emerged of the moment the 20-year-old man was approached by another man wearing a jumper while he sat out the front of Wentworthville Railway Station in Sydney's west.
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‘Talk to Marina' - Chelsea player's agent still courting interest from Serie A giants

7 hours ago   |   CaughtOffside

As we approach the restart of the Premier League season and subsequent opening of the summer transfer window, news that one Chelsea player's agent still appears to be courting...
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US senator: Huawei 5G is like Soviets building west's submarines

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Tom Cotton tells MPs the US will review intelligence sharing if firm's kit is used A Republican senator told MPs that using Huawei kit in 5G phone networks would be akin to...
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Just 6 years after Ebola killed more than 11,000 people, West African nations are bracing for a coronavirus spike

Just 6 years after Ebola killed more than 11,000 people, West African nations are bracing for a coronavirus spike

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Experts fear that a spike in coronavirus cases in West African nations will be devastating for the region. People in countries such as Sierra Leone and Liberia are still...
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Hong Kong: Three million people could come to live in the UK if China...

Hong Kong: Three million people could come to live in the UK if China imposes new law

Boris Johnson has pledged to allow nearly three million Hong Kong citizens the right to live and work indefinitely in the UK, with a route to full citizenship, if China imposes... Read more ...

Tom Cruise 'builds entire COVID-free village for crew of Mission Impossible 7'

Tom Cruise 'builds entire COVID-free village for crew of Mission Impossible 7'

The Hollywood star is determined to finish filming the seventh installment in the long running Mission Impossible film franchise series despite the ongoing global health crisis Read more ...

Norman Reedus bonds with fans as he joins protests in LA sparked by the...

Norman Reedus bonds with fans as he joins protests in LA sparked by the death of George Floyd

Norman Reedus left quarantine to advocate for an end to racial violence after the murder of George Floyd at a Black Lives Matter protest in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Read more ...

New Hyundai Santa Fe facelift adds plug-in hybrid power for the first time

New Hyundai Santa Fe facelift adds plug-in hybrid power for the first time

Hyundai has launched an updated version of its range-topping Santa Fe SUV for 2020, with a significant external redesign, a tweaked interior and a revised engine range. The... Read more ...

HelloFresh severs partnership with Lea Michele after 'Glee' co-star alleges...

HelloFresh severs partnership with Lea Michele after 'Glee' co-star alleges the singer engaged in on-set bullying

HelloFresh announced that it is parting ways with celebrity spokesperson Lea Michele after former co-stars accused the "Glee" actor of hypocrisy and on-set bullying... Read more ...

Grealish explains what he learned from watching Cristiano Ronaldo at Man Utd

Grealish explains what he learned from watching Cristiano Ronaldo at Man Utd

The Aston Villa captain has long been touted as a possible summer transfer target for the Old Trafford club, and he says ex-United star Ronaldo is something of a role model in... Read more ...

Mum of George Floyd's daughter makes heart wrenching speech on her slain dad

Mum of George Floyd's daughter makes heart wrenching speech on her slain dad

Roxie Washington and her six-year-old daughter Gianna took part in a virtual news conference in which the mum choked back tears speaking about her former partner Read more ...

Holly Willoughby was 'riddled with guilt' over missing her children's first...

Holly Willoughby was 'riddled with guilt' over missing her children's first days of school

In a new interview, the This Morning presenter, 39, opened up about being 'riddled with guilt' over missing her two eldest children's first days of school. Read more ...

Jedward show their solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement as they...

Jedward show their solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement as they join protesters in LA

The Irish pop star twins, 28, showed their solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement on Tuesday as they joined protesters in Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles. Read more ...

Mother of George Floyd's 6-Year-Old Daughter Speaks Out: "He Will Never Walk...

Mother of George Floyd's 6-Year-Old Daughter Speaks Out: "He Will Never Walk Her Down the Aisle"

The mother of George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter Gianna is addressing the nation, one week after his death. In a press conference on Tuesday, Gianna and her mother, Roxie... Read more ...