MANILA (Reuters) - A mudslide triggered by heavy rain has buried dozens of houses in a farming community in the southern Philippines, local disaster officials said on Friday. Soldiers and emergency workers rushed to a remote village in the Tubod region in Lanao del Norte province, expecting to...
Broken teapot sold at auction for half a million pounds was bought for £15 in 2016. A cracked teapot that was initially sold for just 15 quid, ended up being sold-on for a huge price after it was put up for auction in the US of A. The blue and white...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Kansai Electric Power Co said on Friday it will decommission two 38-year-old reactors at its Ohi nuclear plant as Japan’s electricity industry struggles to cope with new safety standards imposed after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The widely expected announcement brings to 14 the number of...
Wage growth rose to 2.8% in the three months to February, outstripping inflation for the first time in a year, official figures show. The figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) signal an end to the squeeze on household incomes after the slump in the pound following the Brexit...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska/TORONTO (Reuters) - The would-be developer of the widely opposed Pebble Mine copper and gold project in salmon-rich southwestern Alaska announced on Thursday it will file its first application for a permit. The application is a milestone for a project that seemed dead during the Obama administration....
Wild Truffle Grows on Paris Rooftop, in Scientific Mystery. It's not exactly the sort of thing you expect to find nestled on a rooftop in the centre of the bustling French capital. In fact, experts believe it to be the first discovery of its kind in Paris. The discovery in a hotel...
France's data watchdog fined Google nearly $57 million on Monday, saying the tech giant failed to provide users with transparent information on its data consumer policies and how their personal information was used to display advertising targeting them. The French agency CNIL said U.S.-based Google made it too difficult for...