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Australia `brings a smile` with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Australia `brings a smile` with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Published 14/11/2017

In the grand tradition of Britain's Boaty McBoatface, Australian authorities are christening one of the ferries crossing Sydney's world famous harbour Ferry McFerryface, but some union workers aren't amused. [more…]

Australia ‘brings a smile’ with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Australia ‘brings a smile’ with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Published 14/11/2017

SYDNEY (Reuters) - In the grand tradition of Britain’s Boaty McBoatface, Australian authorities are christening one of the ferries crossing Sydney’s world famous harbour Ferry [more…]

Germany`s money `obsession` has clouded its view on Europe: Macron adviser

Germany`s money `obsession` has clouded its view on Europe: Macron adviser

Published 03/05/2017

FILE PHOTO: Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 presidential election, attends a campaign rally in Paris, France, May 1, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo

Germany's fixation on the idea that other European countries want its money has clouded its view on the need for closer euro zone integration, and this stance must change, said a top adviser to French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron.

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South Koreans could raise sunken ferry if test of lift goes well

South Koreans could raise sunken ferry if test of lift goes well

Published 22/03/2017

Barges are seen during a salvage operation of sunken ferry Sewol at the sea off Jindo, South Korea, March 22, 2017. News1 via REUTERS

Salvage experts in South Korea could on Wednesday begin raising a ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing more than 300 people, most of them children on a school trip, finally meeting the demands of mourning families.

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Myanmar ferry sinks, killing at least 14, with scores missing

Myanmar ferry sinks, killing at least 14, with scores missing

Published 17/10/2016

A ferry sank in a river in northwestern Myanmar, killing at least 14 people with scores missing, a rescue official said on Monday.

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