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Oil prices climb after encouraging US jobs report

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 09:06

Oil prices surged higher on Friday, pushed up by better-than-expected US jobs numbers and tensions over the Ukraine crisis.

Scottish leader says opinion polls show independence race tightening

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 16:12

Scotland`s First Minister Alex Salmond said on Monday that latest opinion polls showed the race for independence was tightening as he pledged that oil and gas policy in the North Sea would be more stable under an independent Scotland.

Oil price hits 8-month low on generous supplies

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 03:33

New York`s main contract West Texas Intermediate for February delivery shed 67 cents to USD 91.66 per barrel, a level last seen on May 1.

Thousands of Dutch take icy New Year`s dip

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 19:29

Tens of thousands of revellers across the Netherlands braved the chilly winter weather on Wednesday to take a traditional New Year`s plunge in the North Sea`s icy waters.

Man charged in Britain over North Sea ferry fire

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 03:20

A man was charged on Monday with causing a fire onboard a ferry carrying more than 1,000 people from Newcastle to Amsterdam, British police said.

Seven people airlifted from fire-hit North Sea ferry

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 07:22

A fire has broken out on a ferry in the North Sea, causing seven people to be airlifted to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation, British coastguard officials said.

Seven people airlifted from fire-hit North Sea ferry

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 07:21

A fire has broken out on a ferry in the North Sea, causing seven people to be airlifted to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation, British coastguard officials said.

Norway: Cargo ship on fire in North Sea; 32 aboard

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 14:25

Norway`s rescue service says a cargo ship with 32 people aboard is on fire in the North Sea and an attempt to evacuate it has been called off because of stormy weather.

Norway: Cargo ship on fire in North Sea; 32 aboard

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 14:25

Norway`s rescue service says a cargo ship with 32 people aboard is on fire in the North Sea and an attempt to evacuate it has been called off because of stormy weather.

Storm-battered northern Europe slowly gets back to normal

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 22:23

Countries in northern Europe lashed by a storm that killed 16 people were on Tuesday still struggling with power outages and travel disruptions a day after the tempest.

Britain gears up for worst storm in years

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 16:30

Hurricane-force winds and heavy rains have been forecast for tomorrow as Britain braces for its worst storm since 1987.

British firms halt Super Puma flights after North Sea crash

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 10:53

British aviation firms have suspended all flights of Super Puma helicopters after four people were killed in the latest in a series of accidents in the North Sea oilfields, officials said today.