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A general view of an oil dock is seen from a ship at the port of Kalantari in the city of Chabahar, 300 km (186 miles) east of the Strait of Hormuz January 17, 2012.President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the expansion, carried out with an investment of $1 billion including $235 million from India, which has more than tripled the port's capacity to 8.
REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File PhotoBy Devika Krishna KumarNEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices eased on Tuesday, weighed down by uncertainty over the outcome of an OPEC meeting this week at which an extension to its price-supporting oil output cuts will be discussed.Brent crude oil <LCOc1> ended the session down 23 cents, or 0.
43 per barrel at 11:42 a.Monday's rally has pushed the Brent's December 2017 contract (LCOZ7) to a premium of $2.
Other ministers said a decision on extending cuts could be taken in November when OPEC holds its next formal meeting.West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude settled at $50.
The extension of film industry tax relief until 2005 will secure up to 40,000 jobs, the industry said last night."This is hugely important for the British film industry," said John Woodward, chief executive of the Film Council.
In a move that will delight Hollywood film studios, the American supreme court yesterday upheld a law extending copyright protection on films for 20 years.The president of the Motion Picture Association of America, Jack Valenti, a veteran campaigner on rights issues, said: "We are pleased that the court has reaffirmed the absolute authority of Congress to set copyright terms.
The RCA says the £27m extension, designed by Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners, complements the nearby, Grade I listed Royal Albert Hall and the Grade II, listed 1960s Darwin building.Sir Christopher Frayling, rector of the Royal College of Art, told EducationGuardian.
It is a powerful, memorable project, that would have seemed inconceivable when the new Tate was first mooted.The new design has the ambiguous, part transparent, part opaque quality of amber, with a stack of galleries visible inside the envelope, trapped like fossils.
Hollywood star Antonio Banderas became the most famous name to fall foul of Spain's efforts to clean up illegal developments when he was ordered yesterday to demolish a large chunk of his beachfront house near Marbella.A court in Andalucía rejected an appeal by Banderas's lawyers against a demolition order handed down in 2003.
When Tate Modern opened in 2000, visitor numbers were expected to be 1.Even though Tate Modern's home, the former Bankside power station, is a colossus, the sheer number of people visiting throughout the year has made an extension almost inevitable.
Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz has won an extension on a $24m (£14.4m) loan in a financial dispute that threatened her rights to her famous images, the two sides said in a joint statement today.
At the annual Tate press conference yesterday, Serota and Lord Browne, the Tate chairman, were unable to announce any advance on fundraising at all over the past 12 months.But they've nothing concrete to show for this renewed enthusiasm yet, and they've only raised a third of the funds required.
The Guggenheim Museum has become the emblem of the northern Spanish city of Bilbao and its main tourist attraction, but now attempts to spread its magic by building an extension in a nearby nature reserve have run into fierce opposition.The museum would be a great boost," said Andoni Ortuzar, local head of the Basque Nationalist party.
Its inspirations extend from Celtic and baronial to Michelangelo and the Glaswegian industrial might of Mackintosh's own time.‘Exquisite’: Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art (1897-1909).
Three years ago I wrote about the European commission's attempts to bring the copyright term of sound recordings in line with the US – where the duration of copyright is 95 years from first publication – and with songwriters' copyright term.No musicians demand to get paid for work they've done that no one is interested in.
And so, it insisted the 50-year copyright term would have hurt the artists, not the record companies.Paul McGuinness, manager of U2, wrote in the Daily Telegraph earlier this summer about "the systemic copyright infringement that has helped wipe out so many musicians, bands and labels in recent years".
Sooner or later it deflates, producing a slow, sad hissing as what once kept it buoyant dissipates into the atmosphere.Last week, the EU ratified a new law extending copyright in music recordings to 70 years.