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Brent oil hits 11-year low as global supply balloons

By Jessica Resnick-Ault & Catherine Ngai NEW YORK (Reuters) – Brent oil cratered to its lowest price in more than 11 years on Monday, as demand for heating oil slumped…

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Oil prices hit eleven-year low as global supply balloons

By Catherine Ngai NEW YORK (Reuters) – Brent crude oil prices hit their lowest in more than 11 years on Monday, while U.S. crude flirted with seven-year lows on more…

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Self-driving delivery robots could be Santa's new helper

By Matthew Stock Fleets of small autonomous robots could shortly become a familiar presence on public pathways with the advent of ground-based drones that aim to improve local delivery of…

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Enraged cabbies unite worldwide against Uber in 2015

New Delhi (AFP) – From London & Paris to New Delhi & Sao Paulo, traditional taxi drivers united worldwide against Uber in 2015, a year that saw riots, legal battles…

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Self-driving delivery robot could be Santa's new helper

By Matthew Stock Fleets of small autonomous robots could shortly become a familiar presence on public pathways with the advent of ground-based drones that aim to improve local delivery of…

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Culture war brews over S.African golden rhino figurine

Pretoria (AFP) – For years, South Africa's apartheid government ignored the significance of a "golden rhino" figurine that provides undeniable proof of a sophisticated society existing before white men arrived….

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Culture war brews over S. African golden rhino figurine

Pretoria (AFP) – For years, South Africa's apartheid government ignored the significance of a "golden rhino" figurine that provides undeniable proof of a sophisticated society existing before white men arrived….

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British government branded 'gutless' over London runway delay

London (AFP) – The British government was on the back foot Friday after being branded "gutless" for further delaying a decision on where to build a much-needed new runway for…

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Britain delays decision on London airport expansion

London (AFP) – Britain on Thursday said it would delay announcing where to expand London airport capacity to assess environmental impact, yet critics said the move smacked of "gutless" political…

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Ivory price drop 'signals waning Chinese demand'

Nairobi (AFP) – Illegal ivory has halved in value in China according to new research, leading to hopes that the demand which drives poaching in Africa might be on the…

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