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January 12, 2019 6:05 PM Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa and George Ezra among BRIT Awards nominees

LONDON (Reuters) - Singers Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Jess Glynne and George Ezra are among the nominees for next month’s BRIT Awards, Britain’s annual pop music honors, in a list dominated by young talent. Anne-Marie is in the running for four prizes - British Female Solo Artist, Mastercard British Album of the Year for “Speak Your Mind”, British Single 164

December 21, 2018 5:01 PM Exclusive: Mitsui, Saudi Aramco, Russia's RDIF in talks to buy Arctic LNG 2 stakes

MOSCOW/DUBAI (Reuters) - Japan’s Mitsui & Co Ltd (8031.T), Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Aramco are in talks to buy stakes in Novatek’s (NVTK.MM) Arctic LNG 2 project, with the size of the investments still to be decided, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters. Novatek plans to start producing LNG at Arctic LNG 2 in 2022-2023. The plant 102

November 20, 2018 11:19 AM Dead fish to fuel Norwegian Hurtigruten cruise liner

Tara John, CNN • Published 20th November 2018 The cruise industry is booming, thanks to its promise of spectacular views, exotic locales and floating luxury. But as the appetite for ocean travel rapidly grows, there's been growing concern about its environmental impact. Hurtigruten, known for its trips through Norway's fjords and to the Arctic, will power 74

October 9, 2018 7:22 PM Big Oil’s Bet on Natural Gas Is a Slow Burn

Exxon and Shell are among the companies planning big new investments in liquefied natural gas Big Oil is betting on natural gas as the fuel of the future, but companies face a challenge to show they can make as much money producing and selling cargoes of gas as they could from tankers of crude. Last week, Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced a liquefied natural 92

September 18, 2018 3:29 PM Giant 'contracting' creature spotted on beach stuns family: 'It's alive'

Adam Dickinson told his children to steer clear of a massive jelly-like blob they stumbled upon on a New Zealand beach early Monday. The family surrounded the creature, which appeared to be moving. "My initial thought was don't let my kids touch it as they went running up to have a look," Dickinson, who lives in Stanmore Bay, recalled to Fox News. The large 179

August 31, 2018 9:25 AM Norway PM appoints new oil minister in cabinet reshuffle

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg replaced her ministers for oil and transportation in a cabinet reshuffle on Friday, her office said in a statement. Oil Minister Terje Soeviknes of the rightwing Progress Party was replaced by fellow party member Kjell-Boerge Freiberg, a former mayor of a town in the Arctic Lofoten archipelago 62

August 4, 2018 10:02 AM Russian airline says 18 killed in Siberian helicopter crash

MOSCOW – A Russian helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff in Siberia on Saturday, killing all 18 people aboard, its airline said. Preliminary information indicated that the aircraft's blades collided with another helicopter that had taken off beforehand from the same pad in Vankor, above the Arctic Circle about 2,600 kilometers (1600 miles) northeast 55

July 29, 2018 4:30 PM Polar bear killed after attacking cruise ship employee near North Pole

A polar bear was killed after attacking a polar bear guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on the Svalbard archipelago archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole on Saturday. (iStock) A polar bear was shot and killed after attacking a cruise ship employee who was leading tourists off a ship on an Arctic archipelago on Saturday 274

July 29, 2018 4:04 PM Polar Bear Shot and Killed After Attacking a Cruise Ship Guard

A polar bear was shot and killed after it attacked a guard guiding tourists off a cruise ship on Saturday, officials said. The Northern Norway Rescue Coordination center tweeted that an attack occurred earlier this week as tourists from the MS Bremen cruise ship landed on the Svalbard archipelago, located between Norway and the North Pole, as a routine 78

July 19, 2018 2:09 PM On an island in Canada's High Arctic, the glaciers are shrinking

In this July 27, 2008 photo, a chunk of ice is shown drifting after it separated from the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf off the north coast of Ellesmere Island in Canada's far north. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sam Soja) All of nearly 1,800 glaciers on an island in Canada's High Arctic have shrunk since the turn of the century, with three-quarters of them seeing 130