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Chester Zoo fire: £120k raised after blaze to be spent on conservation

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMembers of the public filmed the fire as it took hold Chester Zoo says £120,000 pledged by well-wishers following a fire will be spent on “conservation projects”. The blaze broke out in the Monsoon Forest area on Saturday, destroying much of its roof. Orangutans, macaques, gibbons and larger birds were saved, but ...

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North Korea condemns U.S. sanctions, warns denuclearization at risk

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a constructions site of Yangdeok, in this undated photo released on October 31, 2018 by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA/via REUTERS. SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea on Sunday condemned the U.S. administration for stepping up sanctions and pressure on the nuclear-armed country, warning of a return to “exchanges of fire” ...

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ABB to sell Power Grids division to Hitachi in $11 billion deal

A man takes pictures of the logo of Swiss power technology and automation group ABB ahead of a news conference to present the company’s full year results, in Zurich, Switzerland, February 8, 2018. REUTERS/Moritz Hager TOKYO/ZURICH (Reuters) – ABB (ABBN.S) will sell 80.1 percent of its Power Grids division to Japan’s Hitachi (6501.T), the Swiss engineering group said on Monday, ...

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Another Brexit referendum would increase uncertainty: UK business minister

Britain’s Secretary of State for Business, Greg Clark, arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British business minister Greg Clark said that a second Brexit referendum would increase uncertainty for the country and his preference would be for parliament to back Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Clark was speaking on BBC ...

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Asos issues profit warning over fashion discounting

Image copyright Asos Online fashion retailer Asos has warned of lower profits this financial year after “unprecedented” discounting hit its trading in November. Despite sales growth of 14% from September to November, it had seen “a significant deterioration” in November. Economic uncertainty plus weaker consumer confidence had led to “the weakest growth in online clothing sales in recent years”. “As ...

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