Laura Millan Lombrana Bloomberg News Published 12:00 AM EDT Jun 17, 2019 Lithium miners are seeing investor interest go up in smoke. The flow of capital into the cannabis industry is draining investments into lithium producers that supply the raw mineral key to power the electric-vehicle revolution. Mining companies and analysts at the Lithium Supply and Markets Conference in Santiago last week said they couldn’t help but notice the half-empty rooms at the sessions — and the lack of investors and fund managers among attendants. The picture was remarkably different from last year’s event, when prices for the mineral used in rechargeable batteries were at historic highs. This year prices have fallen 17%. “A lot of the risk capital that had gone into the lithium sector is now running into cannabis,” said Tobias Tetter, managing director at Zurich-based fund manager Commodity Capital AG. The lithium market “absolutely needs more investment, not … [Read more...] about Pot takes spotlight away from lithium and threatens EV boom
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PUBLISHED: 19:32 03 May 2019 | UPDATED: 23:11 04 May 2019 Steve Russell Arthur Simmons with sister Elsie Picture: FAMILY COLLECTION Archant Suffolk Second World War veteran honoured by France and Russia for helping secure their freedom Arthur Simmons: schoolboy Picture: FAMILY COLLECTIONArthur Simmons was working in a Woodbridge chemist's when the Second World War began. He was very much at the sharp end when it finished.For May 8, 1945 – Victory in Europe Day – found him aboard HMS Rhododendron. The ship was returning to Scotland from what would be his final Russian convoy task.“I was a coder, and when the news came through that the war in Europe was over I well remember the feeling of great relief,” he told us in 2015. “At the same time I thought how, only nine days earlier, our convoy had lost HMS Goodall (a frigate), torpedoed by a U-boat with the loss of 95 lives, and the German navy also lost two U-boats.Arthur … [Read more...] about How teenager Arthur took ancient Sutton Hoo nails!
A WOMAN killed herself because she couldn’t live without her boyfriend who was run over and killed by a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver, an inquest heard. Semi-professional footballer Jason Francis, 29, was struck the driver and later passed away in on December 22 last year. His long-term partner Alice Robinson, 26, was then discovered dead at the house they shared in Perth, Australia, two hours later. The British couple, originally from Shropshire, had moved to Australia last year after travelling the world together. Alice was said to be "heartbroken" and "distraught" following Jason's death and later took her own life, according to her mother Dawn. RAF FIRE FIGHTER Coroners officer Clare Hope told the inquest in Shrewsbury today: "Jason Francis, from Bridgnorth, was an asbestos worker, semi-professional footballer and RAF fire fighter. "He was a pedestrian involved in a road traffic accident and sadly passed away as a result of the injuries he sustained." The inquest was … [Read more...] about Woman, 26, ‘killed herself because she couldn’t live without her beloved boyfriend’ who was run over and killed by Domino’s Pizza delivery driver
A HEARTBROKEN young British woman is understood to have taken her own life hours after her boyfriend was run-over and killed by a Domino's Pizza delivery driver. Brit rugby player Jason Francis, 29, tragically died after being mowed down just yards from his door after a boozy night out with pals in Australia on Saturday. His devastated girlfriend of eight years Alice Robinson "couldn't live without" him, according to her devastated family. Ms Robinson's heartbroken mother, Dawn, wrote on social media: "I am devastated to let everyone know that my beautiful daughter was so distraught she could not bear to live without her beloved Jase and chose to take her own life." The young Brit was found dead in "non-suspicious circumstances" hours after looking out the window and seeing the aftermath of her boyfriend's tragic crash. Dawn's emotional tribute continued: "My husband and I now grieve for the loss of two wonderful people that brought light to everyone's life. "RIP my gorgeous … [Read more...] about Brit girlfriend ‘kills herself’ hours after boyfriend, 29, was killed by Domino’s delivery driver because ‘she couldn’t live without him’
A HEARTBROKEN young British woman is understood to have taken her own life hours after her boyfriend was run-over and killed by a Domino's Pizza delivery driver. Brit rugby player Jason Francis, 29, tragically died after being mowed down just yards from his door after a boozy night out with pals in Australia on Saturday. His devastated girlfriend Alice Robinson "couldn't live without" her boyfriend of eight years who she moved to Perth with less than a year ago. Ms Robinson only learned of her boyfriend's tragic crash after looking outside to see emergency services on the street, according to Perth Now. She was found dead in hours later in "non-suspicious circumstances" in the Mawthorn suburb. Ms Robinson's heartbroken mother, Dawn, posted an emotional tribute to her daughter on social media. She wrote: "I am devastated to let everyone know that my beautiful daughter was so distraught she could not bear to live without her beloved Jase and chose to take her own life. "My husband and I … [Read more...] about Brit girlfriend ‘kills herself’ hours after boyfriend, 29, was killed by Domino’s delivery driver