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September 16, 2017 2:29 AM Police search for assailant who detonated bomb in London subway as terror threat level raised to critical

LONDON (Washington Post, NYTIMES) - Police in London were searching for the assailant who detonated a homemade bomb on Friday (Sept 15) that sent a scorching blast of flame and smoke through a London subway car, injuring at least 29 rush-hour commuters and sending panicked crowds scrambling for safety in what police called a terrorist incident. As of Friday 5

September 13, 2017 12:26 PM Goal is to renew Singapore GP contract: F1 supremo Carey

SINGAPORE — Questions over the future of the Singapore Grand Prix have intensified this week as the iconic street race heads into its 10th edition, and its final year of its contract with Formula One’s owners. But in what will be seen as a boost to Singapore’s bid for a renewal, Chase Carey, Formula One chief executive and chairman stressed repeatedly 8

September 13, 2017 11:57 AM F1 boss sheds positive vibes for Singapore renewal

Weekend heralds final season of five-year contract Singapore: Formula One chief Chase Carey challenged the “spectacular” Singapore Grand Prix to keep improving on Wednesday as he made positive noises about striking a new deal to retain the glittering night race. Carey refused to discuss talks about the future of the street race, which snakes past the city’s 9

September 10, 2017 12:29 PM Mo Farah: Briton to run London Marathon in 2018

Britain's Mo Farah will run in the 2018 London Marathon next April in his first event over the distance since switching his focus to road racing. The four-time Olympic champion, 34, retired from competing on the track earlier this year and won the Great North Run for a fourth time on Sunday. "I can't wait to start a new adventure, starting with the world's 5

September 8, 2017 2:34 AM US airlines scramble to evacuate people ahead of Hurricane Irma's US landfall this weekend

MIAMI (REUTERS) - Airlines were racing against the clock to clear as many customers as possible from the likely Florida path of Hurricane Irma, as social and political pressure mounted for carriers to play a bigger role in aiding evacuations. As the powerful storm threatened to rip through the Florida coast this weekend, airlines ramped up the number 2

September 7, 2017 6:55 AM All new Jaguar Land Rover cars to have electric option from 2020

LONDON - All new Jaguar Land Rover cars will be available in an electric or hybrid version from 2020, Britain's biggest carmaker said on Thursday, as it speeds up plans to electrify its model range. Last year, the company, owned by India's Tata Motors , said it would offer greener versions of half of its new line-up by 2020, but it has now ramped up its plans 3

September 7, 2017 12:53 AM New Lotus Evora GT430 Sport revealed

British brand expands range of hardcore road cars. The British brand's fastest model is getting a more toned-down sibling; the Evora GT430 Sport. Lotus has stripped off some of the standard GT430's more hardcore aerodynamics such as a carbon fibre splitter, louvers on the front wheel arches and the large carbon fibre wing. The removal of the aerodynamic 11 2

September 5, 2017 8:43 AM Running track unveiled 16 storeys up at Old Street's White Collar Factory

Silicon Roundabout might be running on a high of tech startup success, but now its inhabitants will be able to literally run on a high platform as well as stop for a coffee or have a meeting. London's highest running track is being unveiled today for the first time, as flexible workplace development White Collar Factory is officially opened. Simon Allford 4

August 22, 2017 1:13 PM Questions raised over navigation of ships in busy waterways following US naval collision

SINGAPORE — The collision involving the destroyer USS John S McCain and a commerical vessel, the second such accident involving an American warship in two months, has raised questions on how ships navigate busy waterways safely. Mr Kirk Patterson, a former dean of the Japan campus of Temple University who has crossed the Pacific in a sailboat and circumnavigated 4

August 16, 2017 8:47 AM Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help after deadly floods

FREETOWN: Sierra Leone's president issued a desperate appeal for help on Tuesday, a day after flooding ravaged the country's capital, killing more than 300 people and leaving hundreds more missing. Touring Regent, one of the worst-hit areas, President Ernest Bai Koroma fought back tears as he said the devastation was "overwhelming us". "Entire communities 8