Tag Archives: England

World’s largest hybrid ship to ferry passengers between UK, France

An artist’s impression of the Saint-Malo at sea. According to Brittany Ferries will have a battery capacity of 11.5 megawatt hours. Brittany Ferries A ship set to carry passengers between the U.K. and France in the next few years will be the largest hybrid-vessel ever built, according to operator Brittany …

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Champions League Final ‘disorganization’: ‘I was close to death,’ says former Liverpool star as Paris police response is in the spotlight

CNN  —  For Liverpool and Real Madrid fans, last Saturday’s Champions League final was supposed to be the magical conclusion to a long, arduous season. Tens of thousands of fans filtered through Paris towards the Stade de France ready to watch Liverpool and Real Madrid go head-to-head for European club …

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Airbus sets up UK facility to focus on hydrogen tech for aircraft

A model of one of Airbus’ ZEROe concept planes, photographed in November 2021. The firm has said it wants to develop “zero-emission commercial aircraft” by the year 2035. Giuseppe Cacace | Afp | Getty Images Airbus is launching a U.K.-based facility focused on hydrogen technologies, a move which represents the …

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Liverpool takes control of Champions League semifinal after dominant victory against Villarreal

CNN  —  Liverpool produced an impressive performance to beat Villarreal 2-0 in its Champions League semifinal first leg on Wednesday. Jurgen Klopp’s side was at its devastating best to take full control of the tie, striking twice in the second half to take a healthy advantage into the second leg …

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Manchester City and Liverpool play out pulsating draw to keep Premier League title race in the balance

CNN  —  The Premier League title race remains nip and tuck after Manchester City and Liverpool played out a pulsating 2-2 draw on Sunday in Manchester. City took the lead in the first five minutes when Kevin De Bruyne’s deflected shot flew past a despairing Alisson in goal. But Liverpool …

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UK Covid cases are back on the rise as travel restrictions dropped

Shoppers walking along Oxford Street in London on Dec. 21, 2021. Tolga Akmen | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — Cases of Covid-19 are rising once again in the U.K., according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, just as the government lifts its remaining travel restrictions. …

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Britain resurfaces huge tidal energy plan amid Ukraine crisis

An aerial shot of the Severn Estuary from 2010. Jamie Cooper | Sspl | Getty Images An independent commission in the U.K. is to revisit the possibility of using the Severn Estuary, a large body of water between England and Wales, to harness tidal energy. The commission will be set …

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Everton suspend sponsorship deals with three Russian companies

The Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov photographed in Moscow, Russia, on March 19, 2015. Sasha Mordovets | Getty Images News | Getty Images Everton have suspended all commercial and sponsorship activities with Russian companies USM, Megafon and Yota with immediate effect in the wake of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. The …

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Karen Bardsley: Manchester Derby is a ‘battle for rights,’ says England goalkeeping legend

CNN —   The upcoming FA Cup 5th round clash between archrivals Manchester United and Manchester City will be a “battle for rights,” veteran goalkeeper Karen Bardsley says. “It does get a little spicy, you know?” the Manchester City keeper told Connect the World’s Becky Anderson in Dubai this week. …

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Flooded, disused coal mines could change how our homes are heated

LONDON — The ramifications of the Industrial Revolution, which had its roots in 18th-century Britain, were huge. Britain’s abundance of coal — as well as the ease with which it could be accessed — was a crucial ingredient in this historical turning point, powering the steam engines which helped drive …

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