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Seas to rise about a meter even if climate goals are met - study

Added: 22.02.2018 9:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sea levels will rise between 0.7 and 1.2 meters (27-47 inches) in the next two centuries even if governments end the fossil fuel era as promised under the Paris climate agreement, scientists said on Tuesday. Early action to cut greenhouse gas emissions would limit the long-term rise, driven by a thaw of ice from Greenland to Antarctica that will re-draw global coastlines, a German-led team wrote in the journal Nature Communications. Sea level rise is a threat to cities from Shanghai to London, to low-lying swathes of Florida or Bangladesh, and to entire nations such as the Maldives in the Indian Ocean or Kiribati in the Pacific.

Ed Sheeran Isn't Married--He's Wearing an Engagement Ring

Added: 22.02.2018 9:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

It's no secret that Ed Sheeran is a romantic at heart. After he was spotted performing in London over the weekend wearing a silver ring on that finger, the 27-year-old...

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Seas to rise about a meter even if climate goals are met - study

Added: 22.02.2018 8:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sea levels will rise between 0.7 and 1.2 meters (27-47 inches) in the next two centuries even if governments end the fossil fuel era as promised under the Paris climate agreement, scientists said on Tuesday. Early action to cut greenhouse gas emissions would limit the long-term rise, driven by a thaw of ice from Greenland to Antarctica that will re-draw global coastlines, a German-led team wrote in the journal Nature Communications. Sea level rise is a threat to cities from Shanghai to London, to low-lying swathes of Florida or Bangladesh, and to entire nations such as the Maldives in the Indian Ocean or Kiribati in the Pacific.

Industry Experts Forecast the Futures of 5 Awards-Season Favorites

Added: 22.02.2018 8:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

While this has been an undeniably weird year for Hollywood, there’s one familiar element: a bumper crop of breakout talent. The diversity of this group — from a Pakistani stand-up comic to a London-born actor of Ugandan heritage — is especially welcome and raises the question: So, what’s next? We ...

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Robert Mueller charges lawyer with lying in Russia election meddling probe

Added: 22.02.2018 7:34 | 0 views | 0 comments


Robert Mueller, the man leading the Russian election meddling investigation, has charged a lawyer with making false statements to his team.  Alex Van Der Zwaan was charged with “willfully and knowingly making materially false, fictitious and fraudulent statements” to investigators.  Mr Van Der Zwaan was an attorney with a law firm which worked with Ukraine’s justice ministry in a case against the politician Yulia Tymoshenko.  The lawyer had communications with Robert Gates, a Donald Trump campaign aide who was charged alongside colleague Paul Manafort by Mr Mueller’s team last year.  Alex Van Der Zwaan arrives at Federal District Court in Washington Credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh There have been reports over the weekend that Mr Gates has struck a bargain with investigators and is prepared to plead guilty – though nothing has been announced.  Mr Van Der Zwaan was charged on February 16 in federal court in Washington and news of the move emerged on Tuesday.  It is unclear exactly how Mr Van Der Zwaan fits into Mr Mueller’s wider investigation, which is looking into how Russia interfered in the US election of 2016.  Mr Van Der Zwaan, 33, worked in London with the New York law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. 

Philippine Airlines debuts at Business Travel Show, London

Added: 22.02.2018 7:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Philippine Airlines is exhibiting at the Business Travel Show for the first time in 2018 having launched a brand-new aircraft - the B777-300ER - on its daily route into London at the end of 2017.

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Seas to rise about a meter even if climate goals are met - study

Added: 22.02.2018 7:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sea levels will rise between 0.7 and 1.2 meters (27-47 inches) in the next two centuries even if governments end the fossil fuel era as promised under the Paris climate agreement, scientists said on Tuesday. Early action to cut greenhouse gas emissions would limit the long-term rise, driven by a thaw of ice from Greenland to Antarctica that will re-draw global coastlines, a German-led team wrote in the journal Nature Communications. Sea level rise is a threat to cities from Shanghai to London, to low-lying swathes of Florida or Bangladesh, and to entire nations such as the Maldives in the Indian Ocean or Kiribati in the Pacific.

New London park rules are passed, and council insists: no fines for kids climbing trees

Added: 22.02.2018 6:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

A London council has insisted that children will not be fined hundreds of pounds for climbing trees in its parks after controversial new by-laws were passed.

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Facebook mentors London startups in its first in-house incubator

Added: 22.02.2018 6:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

The social network is set to run three incubator courses in London throughout 2018 -- one for community-focused businesses, one for Facebook and Instagram creators and one for Facebook page admins.

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Robert Mueller charges lawyer with lying in Russia election meddling probe

Added: 22.02.2018 5:39 | 0 views | 0 comments


Robert Mueller, the man leading the Russian election meddling investigation, has charged a lawyer with making false statements to his team.  Alex Van Der Zwaan was charged with “willfully and knowingly making materially false, fictitious and fraudulent statements” to investigators.  Mr Van Der Zwaan was an attorney with a law firm which worked with Ukraine’s justice ministry in a case against the politician Yulia Tymoshenko.  The lawyer had communications with Robert Gates, a Donald Trump campaign aide who was charged alongside colleague Paul Manafort by Mr Mueller’s team last year.  Alex Van Der Zwaan arrives at Federal District Court in Washington Credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh There have been reports over the weekend that Mr Gates has struck a bargain with investigators and is prepared to plead guilty – though nothing has been announced.  Mr Van Der Zwaan was charged on February 16 in federal court in Washington and news of the move emerged on Tuesday.  It is unclear exactly how Mr Van Der Zwaan fits into Mr Mueller’s wider investigation, which is looking into how Russia interfered in the US election of 2016.  Mr Van Der Zwaan, 33, worked in London with the New York law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. 

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