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Solar outpaces wind for new power capacity

So, edie has analysed this latest batch of data to bring you 10 insights that you probably didn't know about global renewable energy capacity. About 2.8 GW ...


TransCanada gets presidential permit for Keystone XL

Obama said building the pipeline would have undercut USA efforts to reach a global climate change deal that was later clinched in Paris. On January 24, the...


Battle of the airliners: Boeing, Airbus debut new planes

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft, the latest and longest model of the 787 family, has completed its maiden flight, according to Boeing China on Saturday. T...


Kumar Birla, Vodafone CEO call on Communications Minister

Vodafone said it would transfer a 4.9% stake in the combined entity to Aditya Birla Group, leaving Vodafone with a 45.1% stake in the operations. According...


Inflation Tops 2% Target for First Time in Almost Five Years

The figures are consistent with projections of softer consumer spending in the first quarter, partly because of smaller outlays for household utilities amid mil...


Passengers Stranded As Rail Workers Join Strike

Picketing by its staff means it can not guarantee any services across DART and Dublin Commuter trains. The Coach Tourism and Transport Council of Ireland (CTT...


USDA Report Shows 12.2 Million Acres for 2017

Chicago soybeans slid for a second session on Thursday, falling to a five-month low as expectations of higher USA plantings and a record Brazilian crop weighed ...


DuPont in asset-swap deal with FMC, delays close of Dow merger

Shares of FMC Corp (NYSE: FMC) leapt over 17% this morning after the company announced that it will pick up a significant portion of the crop protection busines...


United Kingdom house prices fall for first time in nearly two years

The cost of the average home was £207,308. Robert Gardner, Nationwide's chief economist, noted that there was a mixed picture across the United Kingdom during...


Ofcom mulls Openreach price caps to boost United Kingdom broadband competition

The price changes are part of a wider package suggested by Ofcom, which also wants Openreach to adhere to stricter rules on repairing faults and installing ne...


Judge approves plan on fix for 18000 Flint water lines

The settlement also requires the city maintain at least two centers where residents can pick up free bottled water and tap water filters through September, and...


IRS warns seniors of impersonating phone call scams

The program begins later this spring. The IRS does not call about tax debts before attempting contact in writing, and they do not demand payment by specific met...


Ford gets $1 billion in partnership money with Province, Ottawa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the conditional grants of up to $102.4 million each at a Ford engine plant in Winds...


Manufacturing in China expands

Activity in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly expanded at the fastest pace in almost 5 years in March, adding to evidence that the world's second-larges...


London Police Say Motive Behind ISIS-Claimed Attack Will Likely Remain Unknown

The victim, Piers Mott, was scarred for life, said his widow, Heather. Detectives confirmed that the attack was over within 82 seconds. It is likely that Ma...


EOD Risers: Exxon Mobil Corporation, Intel Corporation, Johnson & Johnson

The rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, December 2 with "Market Perform". While past twelve months price to sales ratio recorded as 0.79 and ...


United Airlines bars 2 girls from flying for wearing leggings

The other two girls boarded a later flight after finding a change of clothes. A condition of this benefit, however, is that passengers abide by a dress code p...


Oil prices rise on talk that OPEC could extend supply cut

Oil prices ticked higher during European morning hours on Thursday, after touching their lowest level since the end of November as the market weighed record-hig...


Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after WWII bomb removed

They swiftly built a quarter-length lead after their more convincing start. "We were better on the day and we wanted it.In the autumn nothing was going our way ...


Oil hits three-week highs as OPEC deal extension seen likely

US crude was 82 cents, or 1.7 percent, higher at $50.33 a barrel, after touching $50.46. "The big falls in gasoline inventories, coming near the end of the re...


Westinghouse Files For Bankruptcy

Toshiba has said it will take a write-down on more than $6 billion over the Westinghouse cost overruns. During talks in Washington this month Japan's Tra...


US Marshals join search for missing 91-year-old judge

Kosik disappeared from his home Tuesday night , which sparked an intensive search involving the U.S. Marshals Service, state police and the Federal Bureau of I...


Trump approves Keystone XL, calling it 'great day' for jobs

The decision caps a years-long fight between environmental groups and energy industry advocates over the pipeline's fate that became a proxy battle over global ...


Oil hits $50 to trade at 3-week high

The West Texas Intermediate for May Delivery added 0.64 US dollar to settle at 48.37 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for...


Australian Government joins local companies in YouTube advertising exodus

An afternoon recap of the day's most important business news, delivered weekdays. The UK government was one of the first major advertisers to halt advertising...


Samsung Electronics' mobile chief says Galaxy S8 sales to beat S7's

As mentioned above, Samsung has fitted the S8 with a lovely curved glass screen. Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus cameras look familiar but the laser focus additi...


Trump walks out before signing executive orders

That's not quite how things usually work, considering Trump likes to have the press take photos of him signing executive orders. The White House said Trump ...


Trump says new trade orders set stage for manufacturing revival

President Donald Trump walked out of an executive-order signing ceremony Friday, without signing the orders. But as someone who is not a career politician and...


Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in 20 years

Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. "Israel is trying to test the seriousness of yesterday's resolution by the Arab summit, and...


Iraq plans to reach 5m bpd oil output capacity before year-end

Late a year ago, Iraq joined a deal by OPEC and non-OPEC members to lower production for six months by 1.8 million barrels a day in order to prop up global oil ...


India's manufacturing growth hits 5-month high in March on strong demand

Final new export orders eased to 51.9 from a preliminary 52.7 and from a final 54.3 in February. While, as compared to February, input prices rose at a slower p...


McConnell Says Gorsuch Will be Confirmed This Week, With or Without Democrats

Most other Democrats have made their opposition clear and 37 senators have indicated support for a filibuster of the nomination, which would force Republicans t...


European Union offers pre-Brexit trade talks, tough on transition

On Thursday, Mr Tusk issued a thinly veiled warning to the United Kingdom not to try and play divide-and-rule with the other 27 member states as talks begin. Mr...


National Football League takes Vegas gamble with approval to move Oakland Raiders, fans divided

He said fans need to mobilize and called for a boycott of Bank of America, whose $650 million loan is helping fund the new stadium in Las Vegas. Owned by A...


Tesla reports record deliveries of vehicles in 1st quarter

The move comes alongside Tesla raising $1.4 billion in a separate offering of stock and debt, increasing its liquidity to mass produce its new , cheaper Mode...