Up to a quarter of supermarket milk deliveries by the UK’s biggest dairy supplier have been unable to get through because of a shortage of lorry drivers. Speaking to Sky News, managing director of Arla Foods UK Ash Amirahmadi warned of a “summer of disruption” unless bold action is taken by the government to tackle
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In this article TSLA NEOEN-FR Elon Musk speaks at Hornsdale wind farms in Australia for an event for Tesla Getty Images A fire occurred within a Tesla Megapack at one of the largest batteries in the world in Australia’s Victoria state around 10:15 a.m. local time on Friday, CNBC has confirmed. The cause of the
The amount of ice that melted from Greenland on Tuesday alone would be enough to cover the whole US state of Florida in two inches of water, scientists have warned. The autonomous Danish territory is suffering significant melting as Arctic temperatures soar. While the number of gigatons lost is not as extreme as in 2019,
1:45 AM ET NBA Insiders The first three picks of the 2021 NBA draft went as planned: Cade Cunningham to the Detroit Pistons, Jalen Green to the Houston Rockets and Evan Mobley to the Cleveland Cavaliers. But then, starting with the fourth pick, chaos ensued, with intriguing selections and draft-night trades taking over the spotlight.
The International Space Station (ISS) was thrown briefly out of control on Thursday when jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russian research module inadvertently fired a few hours after it was docked to the orbiting outpost, NASA officials said. The seven crew members aboard – two Russian cosmonauts, three NASA astronauts, a Japanese astronaut, and
Grant Shapps has defended France’s position on the UK’s ‘amber plus’ travel list, saying the decision was made due to cases of the Beta coronavirus variant in the north of the country. On Wednesday, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the move was made because of the “prevalence of the so-called Beta variant, in particular in
NatWest has restored shareholder dividends after swinging back into profit, significantly beating expectations. The state-backed bank posted a pre-tax profit of £2.5bn for the six months to June, compared with a loss of £770m the year before. It makes NatWest the latest bank to smash forecasts, following on from both Barclays and Lloyds earlier this
When CEO Elon Musk reflects on the last decade, he grounds himself in Tesla company goals that were designed to spur the world’s transition to clean energy. Today, he is practical yet optimistic — he sees a future in which energy production moves from reliance on fossil fuels to pragmatic sustainable energy generation. A pervasive
High winds, a beaming sun, a remote landscape — the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL’s) Flatirons Campus might be a familiar environment to military servicemembers. Here at “Fort Renewable,” down a dirt road from the main research campus, military Quonset huts are dispersed among energy assets like solar photovoltaics and battery storage. Compared to a
In this article AMZN Andy Jassy, CEO Amazon Web Services, speaks at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, October 25, 2016. Mike Blake | Reuters Amazon is set to announce its second-quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. Here’s what Wall Street is expecting: Earnings: $12.30 per share, according to analysts surveyed by
Kenya’s president has told Sky News that vaccine nationalism “has really shown how unequal this world is” – and has vowed to fight “day and night” to ensure that developing countries are treated equally. Uhuru Kenyatta is calling for intellectual property rights relating to coronavirus jabs to be released so his country can manufacture its
Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney – accusing the company of breaching her contract when it offered the film Black Widow on its streaming service at the same time as it was released in theatres. The actress’s earnings are based partly on the film’s box office takings and, in court papers, she said the movie was
Mercedes-Benz has announced several new electric vehicle premieres at the upcoming IAA mobility show in Munich. IAA Mobility Show is positioning itself as the new major mobility/car show in Europe, and several automakers, bike companies, and more are expected to unveil new electric vehicles at the event. Today, Mercedes-Benz confirmed that it will be amongst those
President Joe Biden has called on states and local authorities in the US to offer residents $100 (£71) to get vaccinated against COVID-19. State and local governments will be able to access a $350bn (£250bn) coronavirus aid fund to pay for the incentives, the US Treasury has promised. Federal workers and onsite contractors will also
In this article COST-GB This photo, from 2019, shows a Scania cargo e-truck being powered by overhead electrical power lines on the A5 autobahn in Germany. Alex Kraus | Bloomberg | Getty Images The U.K.’s Department of Transport has commissioned a consortium to look into the viability of using overhead wires to power long-distance trucks.