Synchronous electric clocks are regulated by the number of cycles in an alternating current power supply, and are running late across Europe as a result of recent fluctuations in the current caused by a grid-sapping row between Serbia and Kosovo. Photo: Handout

Serbia-Kosovo electricity row is sapping the European grid, and causing some clocks to run six minutes slow

Electric clocks that rely on the frequency of the power supply have fallen victim to ‘political disagreements’

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Synchronous electric clocks are regulated by the number of cycles in an alternating current power supply, and are running late across Europe as a result of recent fluctuations in the current caused by a grid-sapping row between Serbia and Kosovo. Photo: Handout
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