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Icelanders were voting Saturday in a general election dominated by climate change, with an unprecedented number of political parties likely to win parliamentary seats. Polls suggest there won’t be an outright winner, triggering complex negotiations to build a coalition government. A record nine parties could cross the 5% threshold needed to qualify for seats in Iceland's parliament, the Althing.
Octopus Energy is exploring a move to take control of Bulb, its rival challenger brand, amid the crisis in Britain's residential energy market that has triggered a swathe of corporate casualties. Sky News has learnt that Octopus Energy is among the parties which have requested access to a data room set up by Bulb's financial advisers in an attempt to secure new funding during the coming weeks. This weekend, it was unclear whether Octopus Energy's interest would extend to mounting a formal bid to acquire Bulb, which has about 1.7 million customers, or whether it was merely exploiting an opportunity to learn more details of a competitor's financial position.
The Hong Kong group that had organized annual vigils in remembrance of victims of the Chinese military’s crushing of the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests voted to disband Saturday amid an ongoing crackdown on independent political activism in the semi-autonomous city. Police had notified the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China last month that it was under investigation for working for foreign interests, an accusation the group denied. The government investigation came during heavy restrictions on Hong Kong civil society following mass pro-democracy protests in 2019 and the imposition of a sweeping national security law by China’s ruling Communist Party last year.
The Tesla CEO revealed his and Grimes' work schedules contributed to their split.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 25 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister, Charanjit Singh Channi is likely to induct half a dozen new faces while four ministers who were a part of the Amarinder Singh-led- government are expected to be dropped from the cabinet.
Chinese state media welcomed telecoms giant Huawei's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, back to the "motherland" on Saturday, after more than 1,000 days under house arrest in Canada, on what they called unfounded charges of bank fraud. But they have kept silent about Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, the two Canadians released from Chinese custody in an apparent act of reciprocation by Beijing. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV carried a statement by the Huawei executive, written as her plane flew over the North Pole to avoid U.S. airspace.
India is aware of new US policy where national interests, or the American perception of them, are a top priority.
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Plans are in place for the qualifying session to be held on Sunday morning if the bad weather persists.
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Stressing on its deterrent effect, Nooruddin Turabi said,"Cutting off of hands is very necessary for security."
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French official Luc Tardif was elected president of the International Ice Hockey Federation on Saturday ahead of the return of NHL players to the Olympics in February. Tardif, who was born and raised in Canada, beat German candidate Franz Reindl by 67 votes to 39 in the fourth round of the election. Tardif has been president of the French hockey federation since 2006.
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