The United Kingdom car production fell to its lowest level since 1956 in 2022 as output was hit by global shortages of semiconductor chips, figures show. A total of 775,014 cars were built in 2022, down 9.8% from the 859,575 made during the previous year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said.Add your comment!
Soaring gas prices in 2022 means that the Norwegian Tax Administration will collect a record US$ 89,5 billion, triple the previous record of 2021, according to the tax revenue office. Likewise it has revised upwards petroleum revenue by 20%.Add your comment!
Alberto Fernández will have a bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz Saturday. The European leader is on a South American tour which also includes Chile and Brazil.Add your comment!
An Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization convening Friday might decide to declare the end of the public health emergency stemming from Covid-19. The committee's decision is to be announced on Jan. 30.Add your comment!
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva Thursday discussed the future of democracy and the current environmental crisis over the telephone with his French colleague Emmanuel Macron in a conversation that lasted more than one hour, Agencia Brasil reported.1 comment
United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights Volker Türk is arriving Thursday in Caracas from Colombia for talks with the Nicolás Maduro administration about human rights, where the latest reports have been anything but favorable.Add your comment!
Some 140 people, including 50 Scots, have gathered for the biggest-ever Burns supper held in Antarctica. Workers at the British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera Research Station in Antarctica celebrated the life of Robert Burns at what is believed to be the world’s most southerly knees-up on Saturday 21 January.Add your comment!
The Veterinary Service section from the Falkland Islands Department of Agriculture has announced that it has received a reported outbreak of avian pox amongst Gentoo penguins in the Falklands.2 comments
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is expected to celebrate Scottish culture this evening by hosting a reception in Downing Street to celebrate Burns Night. Guests, including faith group leaders, will be welcomed to the event with sounds of traditional bagpipes and drums, and will be able to enjoy Scottish cuisine from stalls in an indoor-street market.Add your comment!
Alberto Fernández Wednesday met European Council President Charles Michel at Casa Rosada to discuss the importance of strengthening the bilateral agenda European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac).1 comment