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Winter Olympics: GB curling pair Dodds and Mouat into semis despite loss Norway

BBC Sport Sunday, 6 February 2022
Team GB's mixed doubles curling pair of Jen Dodds and Bruce Mouat are into the semi-finals despite a defeat by Norway in a repeat of the 2021 World Championship final.
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NATO Claims Nord Stream Leak Is the Result of a Deliberate Act of Sabotage [Video]

NATO Claims Nord Stream Leak Is the Result of a Deliberate Act of Sabotage

NATO Claims , Nord Stream Leak Is the Result of , a Deliberate Act of Sabotage. On September 29, NATO suggested that damage to the Nord Stream pipelines was the result of sabotage. On September 29, NATO suggested that damage to the Nord Stream pipelines was the result of sabotage. 'Newsweek' reports that the alliance said it would retaliate for any attack on critical infrastructure of its member countries and would-be member Sweden. Any deliberate attack against Allies' critical infrastructure would be met with a united and determined response. , NATO ambassadors, via 'Newsweek'. According to NATO, , "all currently available information indicates that this is the result of deliberate, reckless, and irresponsible acts of sabotage. These leaks are causing risks to shipping and substantial environmental damage.". The Nord Stream pipelines transport gas from Russia through the Baltic Sea to Germany. Both the Danish and Swedish governments have echoed that the leaks off their shores were the result of "deliberate actions.". Both the Danish and Swedish governments have echoed that the leaks off their shores were the result of "deliberate actions.". Prior to the leaks being discovered, multiple explosions were recorded. . On September 26, explosions were detected by seismic stations in Denmark, Norway and Finland. The second explosion registered as the equivalent of a magnitude 2.3 earthquake. According to 'Newsweek,' some European officials and energy experts have cautioned against assigning blame until an investigation can be conducted

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England women to end 2022 against Japan and Norway

European champions England will play their final two games of 2022 against Japan and Norway in November.
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Baltic Pipe: Norway-Poland gas pipeline opens in key move to cut dependency on Russia [Video]

Baltic Pipe: Norway-Poland gas pipeline opens in key move to cut dependency on Russia

The pipeline carrying gas from the Norwegian shelf is central to Poland's plan to diversify away from Russian supplies that began years before the invasion of Ukraine.

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Freya the walrus: Mischievous boat-sinker euthanised in Norway [Video]

Freya the walrus: Mischievous boat-sinker euthanised in Norway

A walrus called Freya that has been getting up to mischief in Oslo was euthanised by Norweigian authorities on Sunday.

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Study Finds the Arctic Is Heating Up Faster Than Previously Predicted [Video]

Study Finds the Arctic Is Heating Up Faster Than Previously Predicted

Study Finds the Arctic , Is Heating Up Faster , Than Previously Predicted. NPR reports that new research shows that the Arctic is heating up almost four times faster than the rest of the Earth as a whole. The findings highlight that polar regions are experiencing disastrously rapid climate change. Previously, scientists estimated that the Arctic would heat up about twice as fast as rest of the globe. The new research shows that the region has warmed 3.8 times faster than the planet as a whole in the last 43 years. According to NPR, the study looked at the period between 1979 and 2021. The Arctic is more sensitive to global warming than previously thought, Richard Davy, Mika Rantanen of the Finnish Meteorological Institute, via NPR. According to the study, current computer models used by scientists struggle to capture the relative speed of Arctic warming. NPR reports that the findings suggest future models might need to be adjusted to predict an accurate rate of global warming in polar regions. This will probably be a bit of a surprise, but also kind of extra motivation perhaps. , Richard Davy, a climate scientist at Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center in Norway, via NPR. Things are moving faster than we could have expected from the model projections, Richard Davy, a climate scientist at Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center in Norway, via NPR. The team's findings were published in the journal Communications Earth & Environment

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Riot Games Collabs with Lil Nas X Ahead of 2022 'League' World Championship [Video]

Riot Games Collabs with Lil Nas X Ahead of 2022 'League' World Championship

Riot Games Collabs with , Lil Nas X , Ahead of 2022 'League' World Championship. Two-time Grammy award-winning artist Lil Nas X has been named president of 'League of Legends' by developer Riot Games. Two-time Grammy award-winning artist Lil Nas X has been named president of 'League of Legends' by developer Riot Games. Kotaku reports that the publisher's announcement was made via a press release, but the pop music icon was not actually made the company's president. Kotaku reports that the publisher's announcement was made via a press release, but the pop music icon was not actually made the company's president. The publicity stunt also included a YouTube announcement video. Riot Games renamed the official 'League of Legends' Twitter account "LoLNasX.". According to Kotaku, the pop star will be heavily involved with 'League of Legends' in the buildup to this years 'League' World Championship. An upcoming song by Lil Nas X, called "Star Walkin,'' will be the event's official anthem. He's scheduled to perform the song live at the World's opening ceremony on November 5. He's scheduled to perform the song live at the World's opening ceremony on November 5. Lil Nas X also helped co-design a prestige skin for the game's newsest character, K'Sante, the Pride of Nazumah. On November 3, the skin will be released worldwide and available for download on November 14. Kotaku points out that Riot Games has been at the center of controversy in recent years. Just last year, the company agreed to pay a $100 million settlement over a 2018 gender discrimination lawsuit in which the company was accused of fostering a "men-first" work environment. Just last year, the company agreed to pay a $100 million settlement over a 2018 gender discrimination lawsuit in which the company was accused of fostering a "men-first" work environment. In 2020, an executive at the company was forced to resign over comments he made about George Floyd, whose murder by police sparked nationwide protests. In 2020, an executive at the company was forced to resign over comments he made about George Floyd, whose murder by police sparked nationwide protests

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