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Month: November 2021

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Barack Obama urges climate activists to listen to other peoples concerns

The former US President says it's not enough to inconvenience them by 'blocking traffic in a protest' Former US president Barack Obama has urged climate activists to “do a little more listening” to those reluctant to take action. Speaking at Cop26 in Glasgow, President Obama told delegates it would not be enough to “inconvenience (sceptics) by blocking traffic in a protest”, and that work should be done to understand why […]

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MPs must sort out the mess after standards row says Commons Speaker

Sir Lindsay Hoyle says they need to have confidence that the system for disciplining members is 'fair and effective' MPs need to have confidence the system for disciplining members who break Westminster rules is “fair and effective”, Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has said. At the start of a three-hour emergency Commons debate following the row over the treatment of former cabinet minister Owen Paterson, Sir Lindsay said it was […]

todayNovember 8, 2021 2


Weetabix workers step up strike action in pay and conditions row

The strike expands on action that has been ongoing since September Workers at two Weetabix factories will launch four-day strikes from Monday in a dispute over pay and conditions. Members of Unite at the cereal firm’s Kettering and Corby factories have been on strike every Tuesday and Wednesday since September. The union claims engineers face cuts to their pay, terms and conditions, describing it as another example of “fire and […]

todayNovember 8, 2021 13


Josh Gad addresses possibility of third Frozen film

Frozen star Josh Gad has addressed the possibility of a third instalment of the animated box office juggernaut. The actor voices Olaf the snowman in the films, which also feature Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel as princesses Anna and Elsa. The first film was released in 2013 and was a huge success, winning two Oscars, while the much anticipated sequel was released in 2019. Addressing the possibility of a third […]

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Sophie Ellis Bextor to embark on 24 hour kitchen disco for Children In Need

Sophie Ellis-Bextor will attempt to dance for 24 hours in a fundraising bid for BBC Children In Need. The challenge will follow on from the Kitchen Discos the singer hosted during lockdown, when she encouraged people to sing and dance in their own kitchens as she livestreamed from home with her own family. Since May last year, she has also hosted several Kitchen Disco shows on BBC Radio 2 and […]

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Companies that do not go green will become collateral damage of net zero

That's according to former energy minister, Greg Barker Companies that are not able to ditch their fossil fuel habits do not have a future, a former energy minister has said. Greg Barker, who is now the chairman of aluminium giant EN+, said companies that fall behind in the race to net zero would see their business models challenged. “The idea that there won’t be any collateral damage in the economy […]

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Rapper Travis Scott says hes working to help the ones that were lost after 8 die at his music festival

He's urged anyone with information about what happened to come forward to authorities Travis Scott has said he is working to help the families of “the ones that was lost” after at least eight people died and several more were injured at his Astroworld music festival. The rapper was on stage at the event in Houston, Texas, on Friday when the crowd surged forward in what police have described as […]

todayNovember 7, 2021 6


UB40 founding member Astro dies after short illness

The news was announced via the band's Twitter account Former UB40 member Astro, real name Terence Wilson, has died after a short illness, his current band has confirmed. The musician went on to perform with breakaway group UB40 featuring Ali Campbell and Astro. A statement on the band’s official Twitter said: “We are absolutely devastated and completely heartbroken to have to tell you that our beloved Astro has today passed […]

todayNovember 7, 2021 2


Sajid Javid urges people to get Covid 19 booster jabs to save Christmas

Three million more people in England are being invited to have their coronavirus booster jabs next week The elderly and vulnerable have been urged to get their Covid-19 booster jabs as part of a “national mission” to help avoid a return to coronavirus restrictions over Christmas. So far almost 10 million people in the UK have received a top-up jab, but around 30% of over-80s and 40% of over-50s in […]

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