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November 28, 2016 6:02 AM What's next for Cuba after the death of Fidel Castro?

A page in Cuba's history has turned with the death of its revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. So what happens now on the communist island? The Caribbean nation is at a crossroads. Fidel Castro's successor Raul Castro has said he himself plans to stand aside in 2018. But first, emerging once and for all from his elder brother's shadow, Raul faces the challenge 28

November 28, 2016 5:09 AM Despite Fidel Castro's death, few expect rapid political changes in Cuba

For Amalia Cortes, a loyal member of Cuba’s “revolutionary” generation, there is no question that Fidel Castro helped transform the country for the better. “Of course I will be in the Plaza de la Revolución to say goodbye to our comandante,” said Cortes, 69, referring to the homage planned this week in a signature Havana square for the late Cuban leader 50

November 27, 2016 8:53 PM Here's what could happen if Trump pulls the US out of the Paris climate agreement

Diplomats who gathered earlier this month in Marrakech, Morocco for COP22, the United Nations climate change summit, already faced a difficult proposition: how to fine-tune and implement the international agreement on climate change drafted last year in Paris. The election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States confounded that process 27

November 26, 2016 6:45 PM Marrakech: 470 companies with over $8tn in m-cap announce climate commitments, present plans

At first glance, the outcomes of the recently concluded UN-sponsored climate negotiations at Marrakech seem to be low-key, lacking the glamour of achievements a year ago in Paris. The most important outcome of the two-week long negotiations was a firm commitment by countries to finalise the rule book for the Paris Agreement by December 2018. So while 86

November 26, 2016 6:28 PM In Life and Death, Castro Splits Cubans, US Policy

In life and death, Fidel Castro split Cubans - those who remained on the island, by choice or lack thereof, and those who left, by rickety raft or plane. Likewise, U.S. policy divided the community on both sides of the Florida Straits. Now the U.S., which in recent years revived diplomatic relations with Cuba, is on the cusp of an administration change 11

November 26, 2016 1:41 PM Former leader of Cuba Fidel Castro dies, brother announces

Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half century rule, has died at age 90. With a shaking voice, President Raul Castro said on state television that his older brother died at 10:29 p.m. Friday. He ended the announcement 38

November 25, 2016 10:51 PM Jaguar Land Rover could create 10,000 UK jobs to build electric vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover could create up to 10,000 new jobs in the UK to meet growing demand for electric vehicles following the launch of the new Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV, according to a report from the Financial Times. The all-electric model’s batteries will be produced in the West Midlands by Warwick Manufacturing Group, with the Magna Steyr production 42

November 25, 2016 3:05 PM Tata JLR to create thousands of jobs in UK

LONDON: In a major boost to Brexit-hit UK, Tata Motors' owned Jaguar Land Rover today announced ambitious investment plans leading to the creation of thousands of jobs in the country as part of its efforts to double its output by 2020. JLR chief executive Ralf Speth confirmed the luxury car manufacturer's aim of doubling its output to 1 million cars by 2020, which 54

November 25, 2016 12:24 PM Jaguar Land Rover Wants to Make Electric Cars in Brexit U.K

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. said it intends to build electric cars in the U.K. if the government can overcome shortfalls in available energy and infrastructure investment, potentially giving Britain a manufacturing boost as it leaves the European Union. Jaguar Land Rover Chief Executive Officer Ralf Speth is moving to double the number of vehicles produced 12

November 25, 2016 2:39 AM Try our quiz to see if you have the skills to work at Bletchley Park

Then you might want to sign up for the new codebreakers school at Bletchley Park. The secret site for cracking German codes during World War Two is set to open its doors to the next generation of cyber boffins in 2018. The former manor house in Buckinghamshire will be home to the free National College of Cybersecurity for 16 to 19-year-olds. It was at Bletchley 17