Dutch report: More info needed on flying over conflict zones
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A Dutch safety watchdog says airlines around the world need more and better information to make risk assessments about flying over conflict zones. The Dutch Safety Board issued a report Thursday following up on its publication i
Legendary Italian Architect and Designer Alessandro Mendini Dies at 87
Alessandro Mendini, the renowned Italian architect and designer known for his famous Proust Armchair and the Groninger Museum, has passed away aged 87.Born in Milan in 1931, Mendini played a crucial role in the development of Italian, Postmodern, and Radical
Renault has sympathy for Williams after «tough winter»
Williams's new car, the FW42, only started running at Barcelona on Wednesday afternoon, with George Russell limited to 23 laps as the team effectively completed a public shakedown.Renault almost missed its own shakedown deadline before testing began, and aske
Global smartphone growth stalled in Q4, up just 1.2% for the full year: Gartner
Gartner’s smartphone marketshare data for the just gone holiday quarter highlights the challenge for device makers going into the world’s biggest mobile trade show which kicks off in Barcelona next week: The analyst’s data shows global smart
Ticktum's campaign in the off-season AWS was intended to get him over the FIA superlicence points threshold required to enter F1.Although he took two poles in the opening Buriram round, he’s only made one podium appearance and, combined with the decision no
Adani Enterprises could win Carmichael mine approval within two years: Official
The firm, which plans to start producing around 10 million tonnes of coal a year and eventually ramp up to 27.5 million tonnes, has been at loggerheads with environmental activists in the eight years since the project was first proposed.
Venezuela gets fuel from Russia, Europe but the bill soars
The South American nation exports crude but its refineries are in poor condition - hence the need to import gasoline and diesel for petrol stations and power plants, as well as naphtha to dilute its heavy oil.
Williams says F1 team not in «crisis mode» but needs fixes
Williams missed the first two days of testing because of build delays to its FW42, but rookie George Russell was able to give the new challenger its first laps on Wednesday afternoon.The team is hopeful that its competitiveness will not suffer because of the
Diageo Launches Limited Edition ‘Game of Thrones’ Inspired Single Malt Whisky
While everyone is eagerly awaiting the return of “Game of Thrones” in April, Diageo launches Game of Thrones Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection. It has officially hit stores in some European countries, as per the Diageo website.To mark the eighth and fi
JD.com’s drones take flight to Japan in partnership with Rakuten
Chinese e-commerce company JD.com is taking its drone delivery system to Japan. Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce giant, just announced a partnership with JD that will see its drones and unmanned vehicles become a part of Rakuten’s own unmanned delivery
Saudi Aramco to sign China refinery deals during Saudi crown prince visit
Saudi Aramco, the world#39;s top oil exporter, will sign a memorandum of understanding to build a refinery and petrochemical project in the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning in a joint venture with China#39;s defence conglomerate Norinco.
The business model for the circuit and its biggest race is built on the annual payment from the Major Events Trust Fund that has always covered the sanction fee paid to the F1 organisation, and which in effect makes the Grand Prix a “free” event for the v
China central bank sees benchmark rate cut as last resort, may use other tools
But the People#39;s Bank of China is likely to cut market-based rates and further lower banks#39; reserve ratios to boost credit growth and reduce firms#39; borrowing costs, according to the sources involved in internal policy discussions.
Pali Highway traffic to be affected following landslide
HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii transportation officials say traffic on the Pali Highway bound for Honolulu will be diverted into the Kailua-bound lanes after large debris and concrete fell onto the highway during a landslide. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports stat