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UK-GERMANY NEUCONNECT INTERCONNECTOR COULD PROVIDE MODEL FOR CHEAP CLEAN ENERGY DISTRIBUTION

In late-July, the European Investment Bank (EIB) agreed on the financing structure of NeuConnect, the first ever energy link connecting Germany and the United Kingdom, two of the largest electricity markets in Europe.

The investment to build the interconnector will amount to EUR2.8 billion, with the EIB set to contribute up to EUR400 million for the financing construction of the section within the European Union (EU).  Other financiers include the UK Infrastructure Bank, which will focus on the stretch within UK maritime and land territory, and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC).

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International News Services is southern England ‘Media Company of the Year’

International News Services has won a prestigious business award for southern England – being named Media Company of the Year by the UK’s Southern Enterprise Awards for dynamic small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The agency was one of 5,000 businesses assessed by organiser SME News, Britain’s national publication for groundbreaking and innovative businesses.

SME News has the story about our agency – see Global News Agency Offers Specialist Media Outlets a Window on the World

Also see https://www.sme-news.co.uk/awards/uk-southern-business-awards/

The award panel said:

“20 years established, International News Services clearly owes its longevity and client reach within the industry to its highly experienced multilingual international team of reporters and editors, alongside its honest, upfront and trustworthy approach to its clients across the globe.

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GROWING DESIRE FOR WELLNESS EXPANDS SALE OF NICHE BEAUTY PRODUCTS FOR EXERCISE AND ATHLETICS

The intersection between beauty products, fashion and sport has never been so mainstream. This was evident last year when popular yoga and athletic-apparel brand, Vancouver, Canada-based Lululemon Athletica Inc launched in June (2019) its own athleisure gender-neutral beauty and personal care line (BPC), called ‘lululemon selfcare’.

Comprised of a dry shampoo, deodorant, face moisturiser, lip balm, and more recently, body lotion, the line is sold only in North America and available in gym or travel sizes.  “For over 20 years, lululemon has been focused on solving athletes’ needs.…

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UK VAPING COMPANIES EYE LIBERALISATION SHOULD BRITAIN QUIT THE EUROPEAN UNION



E-cigarette manufacturers in the United Kingdom pondering a Brexit from the European Union (EU) that is currently scheduled for January 31 are hoping to benefit from looser rules than currently apply in the EU, if the UK does quit the EU.…

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NEW FINTECH SERVICES DEVELOP FAST ANTI-FRAUD CHECKS THAT DELIVER SECURITY AND SWIFT CUSTOMER SERVICE



A harmonisation of regulatory frameworks and increased sharing of data between financial institutions may help overcome the “metronomic tension” within financial businesses balancing effective fraud detection and low user friction, say experts. With more challenger banks delivering services, real-time checks based on artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics may ensure the speed customers expect in digital transactions does not compromise security, including during onboarding.…

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INTELLIGENT MATERIALS DELIVERING BETTER FUNCTIONALITY AND SECURITY TO BEAUTY PACKAGING



INTELLIGENT materials make for packaging with better functionality and security, and innovative producers worldwide are developing better protection for personal care products.

Market researcher Smithers Pira, in a January 2018 report The Future of Active & Intelligent Packaging to 2023, notes potential uses for cosmetics manufacturers includes greater levels of engagement with customers, more personalised products and enhanced security and tracking features.…

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GLOBAL DECOMMISSIONING INDUSTRY GROWS AS OI AND GAS OFFSHORE STRUCTURES REACH END OF OPERATIONS



A WAVE of oil and gas structure decommissioning in the North Sea, a steady continuing flow in the USA’s Gulf of Mexico fields, and a similar longer-term challenge in south-east Asia are concentrating minds on the infrastructure needed to dismantle such equipment safely.…

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INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY AND MATERIALS HELP OIL AND GAS SECTOR CLEAN UP - AND SMARTEN UP - PROTECTIVE CLOTHING



As an industry much maligned for its heavy carbon footprint, the oil and gas sector is increasing its use of sustainable materials and manufacturing methods making textiles used for its protective clothing. This segment has also been focusing on improving the comfort and aesthetics of this apparel.…

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HIGH DEMAND FOR TRAINED AML PROFESSIONALS IS KEEPING PAY LEVELS HEALTHY



 

WITH anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) controls becoming ever more comprehensive, strategic and widespread, the demand for trained AML/CFT professionals is growing. Salaries are increasing, as a result. This good compensation reflects the fact that AML work is becoming increasingly demanding because of regulatory requirements, said Michael Harris, director, financial crime compliance, at LexisNexis Risk Solutions.…

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BULGARIA HAS USED LOW COSTS TO BUILD EXPORT SALES – AND LOOKS TO QUALITY TO MAINTAIN THEM



BULGARIA’S plastics industry has been making the most of the growing demand for supplies from major western markets. The sector has been particularly buoyant over the past five years, with Bulgaria’s comparatively low costs and occasional regulatory light touch making its plastics companies competitive with competitors in western Europe.…

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