Dramatic scenes followed an explosion in uptown Manhattan as emergency services attempted to clear the area surrounding the blast. Juan Ponce, who lives close to where the explosion took place, captured this footage minutes after the blast. Ponce said the windows of a store a block away from the explosion shattered due to the strength of the blast. Credit: Juan Ponce
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The leader of one of the UK's largest pharmaceutical companies, Nikki Yates is calling for businesses to encourage more women to take up careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Germany's biggest utility plans to halve its dividend for 2013 and shut more than a quarter of its power plants. As Hayley Platt reports its in response to a surprise rise in renewables across Europe.