China to build world's largest floating solar power plant in major commitment to renewable power

A unit of China Three Gorges Corp. is building a 1 billion yuan (£113 million) floating solar power plant, the world’s biggest, in the nation’s eastern province of Anhui. China Three Gorges New Energy started building the 150-megawatt project in July and part of the plant has connected to the grid, according to a 10 December statement. The project features ...

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The Ready Player One trailer is an assault on the senses

Warner Bros has released the first full trailer for Steven Spielberg’s pop culture odyssey and Ernest Cline adaptation, Ready Player One. Set to Van Halen’s ‘Jump’, it gives a good look at the OASIS virtual reality system humans in 2045 have turned to and all the experiences that can be had inside it, from gravity-defying drag races to dance battles ...

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Jose Mourinho's Manchester derby tunnel bust-up: A timeline of what really happened after the game

Twenty different Manchester United and City players and staff were involved in an extraordinary tunnel melee after Sunday’s hard-fought match between the two sides, with Jose Mourinho at the heart of the fracas. Mourinho reportedly had milk and water bottles thrown at him after he strode into the away dressing room to shout at City’s players for their noisy full-time ...

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Champions League last 16 draw live: What time is it and who can Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Spurs and City get?

The Premier League’s representatives are flying high in the Champions League this season and all five have romped into the final 16.  All eyes will be on Monday’s draw as Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham plot a route to the final in Kiev on 26 May 2018.  So what time is the draw and who are the ...

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London property prices set to drop in 2018

London’s property market is in for another rough ride next year, according to Rightmove. Home values in the capital are likely to fall another 2 per cent in 2018 after a 1.8 per cent decline this year, the real estate website operator said Monday. In December alone, prices dropped 3.7 per cent in London and by 2.6 per cent nationally. ...

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Transfer news live: Arsenal and Liverpool face losing stars as Manchester United and Spurs line-up Gareth Bale bid

The winter transfer window is rapidly approaching and every club in the Premier League is busy putting together their Christmas wish list. Neymar smashed the world transfer record by swapping Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain in the summer but many closer to home could follow him in big money transfers in January with speculation about the futures of Philippe Coutinho, Alexis ...

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NHS funding needs cross-party review, says ex-health trust chief after resignation

A “proper” review into NHS funding is needed according to the former boss of one of the NHS’s biggest trusts who resigned from his position at the weekend. Lord Kerslake, the former head of the civil service, also indicated it was time to ask the public about contributing more financially towards the health service to uphold the quality of care in hospitals. The comments ...

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Chongqing's infamous spicy hotpot: What it tastes like and where you can get it

Here are a few things you need to know about Chongqing in southwest China. First, it’s the largest city on earth. Some 37 million people live in its urban area, and that’s growing by a couple of per cent every year.  Second: the city looks like the future. Built around the meeting point of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers, Chongqing ...

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Beeston bus crash: Cyclist, 14, dies in collision

A 14-year-old girl has died in hospital after colliding with a bus while cycling in Nottinghamshire. She was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre after the crash in Trevor Road, Beeston, at about 19:20 GMT on Saturday. Nottinghamshire Police said the girl died in hospital on Sunday afternoon. Police closed off Trevor Road and part of the main Queen’s Road ...

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Barrow murder probe: Man dies after suspected assault

A murder inquiry has begun following the death of a man in Barrow. Emergency services were called to an address in Gloucester Street just after 07:00 GMT on Sunday following reports a 31-year-old had suffered a cardiac arrest. The man had injuries consistent with an assault and later died, police said. Two men have been arrested in connection with the ...

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