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Thames · Thames

Greenpeace activists scale Thames jetty to block oil tanker from docking

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
Greenpeace says it has stopped a ship carrying 33,000 tonnes of Russian oil. The ship was carrying oil from the Russian port of Primorsk. The UK has pledged to end all Russian oil imports by 2023. It comes as the average price of a litre of diesel hit a new record high.See the Story
Vladimir Putin · Thames

Activists block tanker carrying 33,000 tonnes of Russian oil docking in Thames

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Greenpeace said because of their actions a 'ship full of Putin’s oil won’t be docking today'.See the Story
Thames · Thames

UK's most dangerous shipwreck: Rotting doomsday hulk 'risks flaming Thames tsunami'

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The SS Richard Montgomery is Britain's most dangerous shipwreck. Royal Navy specialists would have this month begun an eight-week operation to remove the masts from the Second World War supply vessel. The reason for their removal is the fear that their sudden collapse could detonate some or all of the 14,000 munitions still on board.See the Story
Oceania · Tongariro National Park

Woman rescued from Tongariro National Park after weather delayed rescue

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
A woman injured herself tramping at Tongariro's National Park. The woman was on a tramp to the Rangipo Hut with four others when she was injured on Friday. Land Search and Rescue teams were able to reach the woman and assist her out of the park on Saturday.See the Story
Education · Waikato

Mazda Foundation grants support six Waikato projects

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Six Waikato projects in the fields of education, health and the environment have received funding from the Mazda Foundation. During the latest funding round, 23 individuals and organisations across the country received more than $74,000. The Mazda Foundation is funded through a contribution from the sale of every new Mazda vehicle in New Zealand. To see all New Zealand grant recipients visit the foundation's website.See the Story
North America · Thames

London, Ont. offering free swim passes, shuttles due to closure of Thames and Glen Cairn pools - London

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Thames Pool and Glen Cairn Pool will be closed this summer due to infrastructure issues. The City of London is offering free recreation swim passes to those impacted by the closures. The passes allow for 10 free recreational swim sessions and can be used at any City pool from July 1 to September 4.Starting July 4, the City will also begin free bus rides for the rest of the summer to South London Community Pool.See the Story
Thames · Thames

Free rec swim passes for Londoners dealing with Thames, Glen Cairn pool closures

Thames Pool and Glen Cairn Pool will not be reopening with the rest of the municipal pools on July 1. The city announced on Friday it will give anyone affected by the closure of either of the two pools free recreation swim passes and scheduled bus rides to South London Community Pool. The swim passes can be used at any of the city's other nine outdoor pools from July 1 to September 4.See the Story
Desert Road · Desert Road

October woman's father, victim of her husband, reveals new details about the incident

Vito conducted a live broadcast with the father of a woman whose body was found with burn marks on the desert road in 6th of October City. The father of the woman whose body was found on the desert road in 6th of October City said that his daughter was killed while she was pregnant in the third month. Al-Haj Ahmed, father of the October victim, added: “I felt that my daughter had happened to herSee the Story
Business · Coromandel

'Record-high fuel prices': Fullers' ferry price rise 'punishing'

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Fares to Waiheke, Rangitoto Island and Coromandel will increase by an average 8.4 per cent from July 1. Fullers says it racked up losses of $67,000 on the route during the pandemic. But Auckland councillor Chris Darby says the increase is "extreme"See the Story
Taupo · Taupo

Photographer shares Matariki night sky video

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Bevan Percival is a TaupM contract manager and time-lapse photographer. His work is sought after around the world for documentaries, TV channels, advertising and promotional work. He has captured the stars of Matariki many times, mainly in the summer when the constellation is above the horizon.See the Story
Thames · Thames

£770mn finance deal puts R&F back on track in Nine Elms • PrimeResi

Property developer R&F has agreed a £770mn+ financing package for its £1bn One Nine Elms scheme on the south bank of the Thames in London. The funding means that the British arm of Hong Kong-listed property developer Guangzhou R&F Properties is now on track to complete the resi-led...See the Story
Hamilton, New Zealand · Hamilton

Supermarket 'superhero': Man run over by getaway car after helping elderly robbery victim

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
'Superhero' dad stepped in to help elderly woman and ended up needing surgery on his leg.See the Story

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