Tullow Oil shares tumbled by nearly 12% yesterday on the back of the Irish-founded exploration firm announcing plans to launch a five-year convertible bond aimed at raising $300m (€270m) to help fund the further development of its assets in western and eastern Africa.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
An EgyptAir mechanic whose cousin joined Islamic State in Syria is suspected of planting a bomb on a Russian passenger plane that was blown out of Egypt’s skies in late October, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
My study window looks out over a 10-acre meadow with a small hill on the far side. Under the grass on the hill there’s esker sand and gravel laid down in the last Ice Age. Back in the days when the main forms of transport round here were powered by horses and donkeys people had to be more locally self-sufficient, particularly for heavy items like sand and gravel, and a small quarry was opened up on the west side of the hill.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation’s most perplexing and expensive mysteries.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015