Environment

ROME (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hit the tourist-packed Italian island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, on Monday night, killing at least one person and injuring some 25 others as buildings collapsed, officials said. Residents and tourists on the island ran out on to the streets from homes and hotels. Television
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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – The Chilean government rejected on Monday a controversial $2.5-billion copper and iron project proposed by privately-held Andes Iron after a prolonged evaluation period that conservatives alleged was tainted by political decision-making. Chile’s Ministers’ Committee, a gathering of high-ranking political officials who decide on the fate of controversial projects, pointed to numerous flaws
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ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland’s road agency on Friday imposed a preliminary ban on new registrations of Porsche Cayenne cars equipped with manipulated diesel engine management software. The preliminary ban, imposed on Cayenne cars with three-litre diesel motors of emissions standard euro 6, does not affect cars already registered in Switzerland, the agency said. Sports car
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