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Airbus reveals ‘zero emissions’ hydrogen-fuelled plane for 2035

Agencies Paris Airbus has announced plans for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft models that run on hydrogen and could take to the skies by 2035. The European aersospace company revealed three different aircraft ..

Ikea research sheds light on how people spend time at home amid COVID-19

Tribune News Network Doha Almost half of the people in Qatar found themselves spending more time in a different room this year due to COVID-19, an independent research hosted by Ikea has found. In 2020, as per the research, people ..

Richest 1% pollute twice that of poorest 50%: Analysis

AFP Paris The richest one percent of people are responsible for more than twice as much carbon pollution as the poorest half of the world’s population -- 3.1 billion people -- new research showed on Monday. Despite a sharp decrease in ..

AFP Washington A deal to restructure ownership of the popular video app TikTok was thrown into doubt on Monday by US President Donald Trump, who vowed to block any deal that allows its Chinese parent firm to retain any control. The ..

AFP New York Shares of embattled auto startup Nikola were under renewed pressure on Monday following the sudden resignation of company founder Trevor Milton in the wake of fraud allegations. The Phoenix-based company said in a ..

Tribune News Network Doha Commercial Bank (CB) has announced they it successfully closed a dual-tranche $227.5 million syndicated term loan facility recently with competitive pricing and well-diversified investors by tapping ..

Tribune News Network Doha S&P Global Ratings is to host two virtual panel discussions around COVID-19’s overall impact on the Islamic Finance sector and GCC ratings, respectively. The online event will feature a number of leaders ..

AFP Washington Negotiators in Washington have made no progress on getting a new economic aid package through Congress but a top White House official on Monday suggested such spending may not be necessary. Democrats and Republicans ..

AFP Berlin German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Monday said he still believes ratification of an EU trade deal with South America is possible, despite European anger over deforestation in Brazil. Even without reopening the ..

AFP Washington Massive sums of allegedly dirty money have flowed for years through some of the world’s largest banking institutions, said an international journalism investigation published Sunday, which denounced ..

AFP Oslo Oslo on Monday announced it is seeking to invest 16.8 billion Norwegian kroner ($1.8 billion or 1.6 billion euros) to develop carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology. The government unveiled the proposed investment in ..

AFP Paris Bailouts provided to Air France-KLM by the French and Dutch governments will keep the airline flying less than a year, its CEO Benjamin Smith said Monday and evoked the possibility of injecting new capital. In an interview ..

AFP Hong Kong Shares in banking giant HSBC plunged to a 25-year low on Monday on fears it could be added to a Chinese list of firms deemed a threat to national security and following news it had been accused of allowing fraudulent ..

AFP Frankfurt am Main Lufthansa said on Monday it will slash more jobs on top of 22,000 previously announced cuts and put more planes out of service as the coronavirus continues to crush travel demand. The German airline group said in a ..