Facing opposition, Britain’s May will bring Brexit deal back to parliament

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday she would bring her Brexit deal back to parliament for a vote in mid-January, pledging to get assurances from the European Union to break the deadlock over Britain’s departure from the bloc. British Prime Minister Theresa May and Britain’s Permanent Representative to the EU Tim Barrow leave after a European ...

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Climate change: The massive CO2 emitter you may not know about

Image copyright Getty Images Concrete is the most widely used man-made material in existence. It is second only to water as the most-consumed resource on the planet. But, while cement – the key ingredient in concrete – has shaped much of our built environment, it also has a massive carbon footprint. Cement is the source of about 8% of the ...

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Oil drops as oversupply, economic growth worries weigh

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Monday on signs of oversupply in the United States and as investor sentiment remained under pressure from concern over the prospects for global economic growth and fuel demand. A gas station worker pumps fuel into a motorbike at a gas station of the Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA in ...

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Bloodhound supersonic car project saved

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Bloodhound car was tested in Newquay, Cornwall, last year A 1,000mph race car project has been saved after an entrepreneur stepped in to buy the business. The Bloodhound supersonic vehicle – built with a jet engine bolted to a rocket – is all but finished. Its future was in jeopardy amid ...

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As smoke clears, capturing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

GAZA (Reuters) – The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is often framed in black and white, an outlook captured by this image of Palestinian youths shrouded by clouds of smoke that block out everything except an isolated moment of protest and defiance. Palestinian demonstrators shout during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the ...

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