Articles by Gregory Viscusi, Helene Fouquet, Geraldine Amiel, James Regan and Rudy Ruitenberg

President Macron Vows to Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral Ravaged by Huge Fire

President Emmanuel Macron vowed to rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris after a massive fire ravaged the 850-year-old Gothic monument and left France in shock over the extensive damage to one of the nation’s most iconic landmarks. The blaze raged …

Australian Safety Regulator Faults Rolls-Royce over Qantas Engine Explosion

Rolls-Royce Plc repeatedly failed to identify a defect that caused one of its engines to explode on a Qantas Airways Ltd aircraft carrying more than 400 people over Indonesia three years ago, an Australian safety regulator found. In its final …

Australia’s Main Iron Ore Port Braces for Direct Tropical Cyclone Hit

A powerful tropical cyclone is on course for a “direct hit” on Australia’s Port Hedland, which handles a fifth of the world’s seaborne-traded iron ore, with evacuations starting on Tuesday ahead of forecast 200 kph (125 mph) winds and torrential …

Cyclone Heidi Shuts Australian Iron Ore Ports, Oil Fields

A tropical cyclone bearing down on Western Australia forced the closure of some of the world’s largest iron ore ports and several offshore oil fields on Wednesday, the first major series of shutdowns in what is forecast to be a …

Tropical Cyclone Shuts Australia Coal Port, Threatens Sugar Fields

A tropical cyclone forced Australia’s second-biggest coal port to close on Friday, bringing millions of tons of coal shipments to a halt and threatening to damage thousands of acres of sugar-cane fields. Australia’s Dalrymple Bay coal terminal ceased operations due …