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Chelsea 2-2 Burnley: Blues up to fourth after draw with Clarets

Chelsea 2-2 Burnley: Blues up to fourth after draw with Clarets

Sports
Chelsea moved above Arsenal into fourth position in the Premier League as they were held by Burnley in a thrilling game at Stamford Bridge.With rivals Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester United all losing over the weekend, Chelsea will be frustrated that they could not take full advantage - a win would have lifted them into third, two points ahead of Spurs.All the goals were scored in the opening 24 minutes with Jeff Hendrick giving Burnley an eighth-minute lead before N'Golo Kante equalised after wonderful skill by Eden Hazard. Gonzalo Higuain put Chelsea in front six minutes and 14 seconds after Burnley's opener.However, the visitors were level when Ashley Barnes scored from close range, his ...
CO2 growth in 2018 was fourth highest on record

CO2 growth in 2018 was fourth highest on record

Science
March 22 (UPI) -- The concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere increased 2.87 parts per million at NOAA's Mauna Loa Observatory in 2018, the fourth largest increase in the agency's 60 years of record-keeping. On Jan. 1, 2018, the the average concentration of atmospheric CO2 measured 407.05 parts per million. Twelve months later, the average measured 409.92 parts per million. Three of the four highest annual increases on record have occurred during the last four years. The record belongs to 2016, the year atmospheric CO2 concentrations jumped 3.01 parts per million. Second place goes to 2015, which featured an increase of 2.98 parts per million. Last year's increase ranks just behind 1998's growth of 2.93 parts per million. Last year didn't pass without an ominous CO2 record...
Economists slash growth for fourth quarter after big retail sales drop

Economists slash growth for fourth quarter after big retail sales drop

Finance
Economists slashed fourth-quarter GDP forecasts Thursday, and now see growth closer to 2 percent than 3 percent, after a surprise drop in December retail sales. According to the CNBC/Moody's Analytics Rapid Update, economists in the survey see growth tracking at a median 2.4 percent pace, down 0.7 percentage points. December's retail sales fell 1.2 percent, compared to an expected gain of 0.2 percent. Economists said the report, delayed by the government shutdown, was suspect since it was not consistent with other economic data, like strong December and January job gains. ...
UK growth slows to 0.2% in fourth quarter of 2018

UK growth slows to 0.2% in fourth quarter of 2018

Business
By James Sillars, business reporter UK economic growth eased to 0.2% in the final quarter of 2018 as the clock ticked down to Brexit, official figures show.The preliminary figure from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) represented a significant slowdown on the 0.6% achieved between July and September but was in line with economists' forecasts. It meant that, subject to revisions, the economy grew by 1.4% over the 12 months - its weakest performance since 2014.The pound fell below $ 1.29 following the data release - a fall of almost half a cent - as investors digested the damage from Brexit uncertainty and the wider headwinds in the global economy linked to the US trade war with China. Image: The high street endured a t...
Crystal Palace 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup fourth round

Crystal Palace 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup fourth round

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Tottenham went out of their second knockout competition in four days after defeat by Crystal Palace in the FA Cup fourth round at Selhurst Park.Having lost a Carabao Cup semi-final to Chelsea on penalties on Thursday, Spurs were 2-0 down inside 35 minutes.Connor Wickham marked his first start since November 2016 with a goal before a penalty by ex-Spurs midfielder Andros Townsend doubled the lead. Spurs missed a penalty before half-time when Kieran Trippier blazed wide.'Being realistic, we are doing so well' - PochettinoWat...