Cheltenham Festival 2018: Gold Cup day – live!

Fabulous Saga is setting a fierce pace, stringing out the leading quartet with Paisley Park and Poetic Rhythm among the leaders in the chasing pack as we approach halfway… Everyone over the first four fences, with Fabulous Saga leading from Chris’s Dream by about four lengths. Mulcahys Hill and Beyond The Law are in behind, with Dortmund Park and Santini towards the back… They’re off! A maximum field of 20 will take on the three-mile trip. The last race before the big one – the Albert Bartlett – is moments…

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New talent hard to come by for space companies

WASHINGTON — The space industry’s struggle to draw young professionals is causing its workforce to lose members faster than they are gained, according to research from Deloitte Consulting. “We’ve done a bunch of studies internally looking at the median age across the R&D portfolios for the U.S. government space programs as well as the commercial space market, and the average age of a worker is only getting older,” Jeff Matthews, a space industry veteran who works at Deloitte as a consultant, said March 12 at the Satellite 2018 conference here.…

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New Look closing 60 UK stores: Is YOUR local branch set to shut? FULL LIST of closures

New Look will close a whopping 60 stores across the UK, it emerged today. The chain, which has 593 branches across the UK, have entered in to a CVA. They are the second major high street chain to make such an annoucement in recent weeks, with Toys ‘R’ Us also closing a string of their stores. In a statement, the company said: “New Look today announces a proposal to reduce its UK store estate and rental costs amid challenged trading performance and a difficult retail environment. The Company is today…

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Australia tourism industry under climate change threat – study

The report urged the government to do more to reduce carbon emissions harming Australia’s beaches, national parks and the Great Barrier Reef (AFP Photo/WILLIAM WEST) More Sydney (AFP) – Australia’s multi-billion dollar tourism industry is under increasing threat from climate change with some of the nation’s top natural wonders in the firing line as temperatures and sea levels rise, a study warned Thursday. The report by environmental advocacy group the Climate Council said the government needed to do more to reduce carbon emissions harming Australia’s beaches, national parks and the…

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