Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon faces new questions over whether her government misled the country’s highest court over the Alex Salmond affair. It centres on the date she first learned of complaints of sexual harassment against Mr Salmond, her predecessor. Ms Sturgeon gave the Scottish Parliament a date of 2 April 2018. That has already
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The volume of exports going through British ports to the EU fell by 68% last month compared with January last year, according to research. The Road Haulage Association’s chief executive Richard Burnett told The Observer that the organisation had also found 65-75% of vehicles arriving from the EU were returning to the bloc empty. This
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7:43 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Concert Tour won the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes by a half-length over Freedom Fighter on Saturday at Santa Anita, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish of Kentucky Derby hopefuls. Ridden by Joel Rosario, Concert Tour ran seven furlongs in 1:24.06 and paid $2.80,
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This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including about Tesla Semi’s new prototype, Tesla’s new Supercharger factory, GM’s ‘No Way Norway’ ad, and more. The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network,
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Fuel prices are displayed at an Exxon Mobil Corp. gas station in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil endured a dreadful year by virtually every measure in 2020. The Irving, Texas-based company reported four consecutive quarters of losses, incurred the biggest write-down
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Originally published on WRI’s Blog.By Devashree Saha, Tom Cyrs and Alex Rudee  The Biden administration has committed to a historically ambitious climate agenda. We can expect a profound shift in U.S. federal climate policy — from one of continued domestic rollbacks and international disengagement, to one of forward progress and cooperation. This is critical, as it is not possible to
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The parents of murdered journalist Kim Wall have said helping with a TV series about the police investigation into her death stopped them from falling down a “big black pit”. Joachim and Ingrid Wall, both journalists themselves, were integral to the police investigation when 30-year-old Swede Kim went missing after interviewing Danish inventor Peter Madsen
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