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Rescue teams in Turkey and Syria work overnight after earthquakes

Rescue teams in Turkey and Syria worked through the night in the search for survivors after a powerful earthquake devastated towns and cities across the region, leaving almost 5,000 people dead and more than 20,000 wounded. On Tuesday, authorities were pulling people out of the rubble in a race against time and freezing temperatures in […]

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UK

One-eyed seal trapped in reservoir dies after failed rescue

A one-eyed seal that forced a fishing lake to close after he gorged himself on £4,000 worth of fish has died after a failed attempt to rescue him. The animal, who had been nicknamed Nelson, first appeared in the lake in December after he swam up a river inlet from the sea to the Marks […]

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Pets

Exotic pets die in fire at South Surrey animal rescue

Article content A “devastating fire” has damaged Urban Safari Rescue Society’s shelter in South Surrey and killed many of the exotic pets in its care. Photo by Grover /Submitted An animal rescue operation in South Surrey is “in triage mode” after a fire that did significant damage to its building and killed a large number […]

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Sports

A tennis star stopped to rescue a seemingly dead bug during his

Italy’s Jannik Sinner faced Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas in the fourth round of the Australian Open. During the decisive fifth set, the 21-year-old world No. 16 stopped to rescue a dead-looking bug. The good karma didn’t pay off, as Sinner lost the match and dropped out of the Grand Slam moments later. Jannik Sinner was […]

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UK

Major North Sea rescue mission launched after man falls overboard

A rescue mission has been launched off the east coast of Scotland after a man fell off the side of an oil rig. A helicopter, an aeroplane, and two oil supply vessels form part of the search for the man who fell off the rig in freezing conditions. The incident, which happened on the rig […]

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UK

Chancellor poised to sign off £500m rescue package for British

Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt is set to approve a support package for British steel and Tata Steel UK with funding worth over £500million. It is hoped that the injection of cash will help prevent thousands of people from losing their jobs. British Steel had requested £300million in support as the company braced for […]

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Pets

Pet of the Week: Two social pets ready for forever homes

Pet of the Week: Two social pets ready for forever homes News-Press Now Source link

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Pets

Lowndes pets desperate for rescue, shelter

Lowndes pets desperate for rescue, shelter Published 7:20 pm Wednesday, January 18, 2023 1 of 1 On Jan. 9, Lowndes County resident Melissa Peak delivered a plea to the County Commission. She requested their help to address a growing problem – the county being used as a dumping ground for abused, abandoned, and neglected animals. […]

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Pets

Plants & Pets: SC cat rescue hosting ‘Flower Power’ fundraiser to

Plants & Pets: SC cat rescue hosting ‘Flower Power’ fundraiser to boost adoptions wpde.com Source link

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Science

UK’s first gigafactory makes redundancies as rescue talks fail

A total of 300 jobs are at risk after Britishvolt, the firm that was setting up the first major factory producing batteries for electric vehicles (EVs), is set to enter administration. It is a significant blow to the UK’s electric vehicle (EV) rollout. The start-up had been planning to set up the plant in Blyth, […]