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400 billion tonnes of ice melted into the sea in Greenland in 2012. Four times more than in 2003. The ice is melting faster than expected and in regions where the ice was not expected to melt. Should the ice melt altogether then the sea level would rise by 23 feet.

No one in Europe would oppose extension to Brexit talks - Juncker

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - No one in Europe would oppose a British demand for an extension of talks on Britain’s exit from the European Union beyond the March 29 deadline, the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker told the Stuttgarter Zeitung in an interview.

EU would not oppose extending Brexit talks, Juncker said

No EU state would oppose a British demand for an extension of Brexit talks beyond the March 29 cut-off date, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker told German daily Stuttgarter Zeitung Monday. "Any decision to ask for more time lies with the UK.

Theresa May sets course for Brexit disaster

Theresa May sets course for Brexit disaster: The UK prime minister appears to be betting on a deal at the very last minute.

By Tom McTague and Jacopo Barigazzi

LONDON — The emergency sirens are whirring for a no-deal Brexit — only this time it’s not a drill.

Extending Article 50: could Brexit be delayed?

With six weeks to go before the UK is due to leave the EU and no Withdrawal Agreement as yet approved by the House of Commons, there have been calls for the Government to request an Article 50 extension from the EU to delay Brexit day.

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In a debate last week on economic growth in the South West I was keen to stress that there is an area that offers great opportunities to create skilled jobs and a sustainable future and that Cornwall has a specific tale to share. We have a positive track record of caring for our environment.