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Norway’s Equinor says sanctions prevented it helping on Nord

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Vladimir Soldatkin OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s Equinor said European Union sanctions had prevented it from providing services and equipment to inspect the damaged Nord Stream gas pipelines last year, revealing for the first time why Norwegian assistance was not forthcoming. In September, several unexplained underwater explosions ruptured the Nord Stream 1 […]

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World

Lavrov says West prevented negotiations to end Ukraine war

Comment on this story Comment PRETORIA, South Africa — Moscow was willing to negotiate with Ukraine in the early months of the war but the U.S. and other Western nations advised Kyiv against it, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday. Lavrov’s remarks on a visit to South Africa were similar to those made last […]

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Automotive

MOT failures can be prevented by carrying out regular checks

Engine Number of Google Searches (June 2018-May 2022): 567,030 Worryingly, coming out as the most common car fault are engine-related problems, which is somewhat unsurprising, given that a car’s engine has so many parts that help it run optimally. Most commonly, the engine is affected by damaged spark plugs, inadequate lubrication and a failing oil […]

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Celebrities

Meghan Markle could’ve had Diana’s ring – but ‘selfless’ Harry ‘prevented it’

Meghan Markle’s engagement ring was designed using two stones from his late mother’s collection, having previously offered her engagement ring itself to his brother Source link Related Content Laura Whitmore ‘so excited’ as she lands own chat show after Love Holly Explained Why The Playmates Didn’t Fear Getting Pregnant By Pauline Quirke becomes first Birds […]

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UK

Norway boss: Qatar should’ve been prevented from hosting the 2022 World Cup

Lise Klaveness, president of the Norwegian Football Federation, spoke out strongly about the award of the tournament to the Gulf state at the FIFA Congress in March, and the nation will be sending only one member of staff – an analyst to run the rule over Euro 2024 qualifying opponents Spain. Asked about Norway’s opposition […]

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Entertainment

Ten Commandments: Yul Brynner prevented Charlton Heston upstaging him

Back in the Golden Age of Hollywood, Yul Brynner was best known for starring as King Mongkut in The King and I, both on stage and in the classic movie. Aside from that classic, the Russian-born former circus acrobat’s career highlights included the likes of The Ten Commandments, Westworld and The Magnificent Seven. Hating to be […]

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Entertainment

Black Adam Editor Explains Why Dwayne Johnson’s Image Prevented the Movie Being R-Rated

While many fans would have loved to see Black Adam getting ultra-violent, Dwayne Johnson taking on the lead role meant it could never happen. Warner Bros. Pictures Although Dwayne Johnson is frequently seen beating up bad guys in his blockbuster movies, the actor has found himself a place in a number of family-friendly roles and […]

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Automotive

Car damage caused by E10 can be prevented by following simple steps

Gary Wilson, Head of the Historic and Classic Vehicle Alliance (HCVA) said historic vehicles would likely be fine as long as drivers were “sensible”. He warned, however, that drivers needed to understand the “likely implications” of the new petrol but simple precautions would prevent most damage. Previously speaking to Express.co.uk, he said: “I’m not hearing […]

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UK

Deaths of 45 babies in East Kent could have been prevented

The independent report accused the trust of “callousness and cruelty” in its treatment of women in labour. Maternity services were described by staff as “a vipers’ nest” while a culture of bullying was fostered, putting mothers and babies in danger. Trust chiefs were also slammed for “covering up the scale and systemic nature”, according to […]

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Business

Covid vaccines prevented at least 330,000 deaths among U.S. seniors in 2021, health officials say

Covid vaccines prevented at least 330,000 deaths and nearly 700,000 hospitalizations among adult Medicare recipients in 2021, the Health and Human Services Department said in a new report published Friday. The reduction in hospitalizations due to vaccination saved more than $16 billion in medical costs, according to the HHS report. A 10% increase in vaccination […]