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Johnson warns doomsday device of climate change is ticking in Cop26 speech

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned world leaders that the longer they fail to tackle climate, the higher the cost when they are forced “by catastrophe” to act. Addressing world leaders including US President Joe Biden, India’s Narendra Modi and German chancellor Angela Merkel, Mr Johnson said the world was in roughly the same position as James Bond as he tries to deactivate a doomsday advice in his films. But […]

todayNovember 1, 2021 8

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NHS chief Stephen Powis Use 111 service before going to AE departments

NHS England’s national medical director, Professor Stephen Powis, said the coming months are likely to be “extremely tough”, amid pressures from a combination of Covid-19 and seasonal flu People are being urged to go online if they need care for something urgent but not life-threatening, instead of rushing to busy A&E departments as the health service faces a “winter like no other”. Television adverts, social media posts and billboards all […]

todayNovember 1, 2021 14

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Support rail travel by charging fair price for carbon emissions

A true price for carbon would remove a big reason for travellers to fly from London to Amsterdam – or other routes with good alternatives, the boss of Eurostar has said. Jacques Damas said that “there is no point to fly” between the two cities, but that airlines were able to undercut rail because they faced lower costs and did not have to pay for the cost of the carbon […]

todayNovember 1, 2021 5

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JCB signs multi billion pound deal for fuel of the future green hydrogen

Construction equipment firm JCB has signed a deal worth billions of pounds to buy hydrogen generated by non-fossil fuel based sources. The deal for green hydrogen was signed with Australian firm Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) in a partnership the company called the first of its kind. It will mean JCB will purchase 10% of FFI’s green hydrogen production, with FFI dealing with production and logistics and JCB and a third […]

todayOctober 31, 2021 4

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Sexist nicknames have no place in police canteens says Police Federation chair

Police need to call time on elements of canteen culture where “sexist nicknames and derogatory remarks are made”, the National Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales said. John Apter, head of the organisation which represents more than 130,000 officers from the rank of constable to chief inspector, wrote in the Sunday Times of the need for culture change in the wake of the Sarah Everard murder. Police […]

todayOctober 31, 2021 15

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Activists interrupt Alok Sharmas speech to youth climate conference

Activists have interrupted a speech by Alok Sharma, the MP who is the president of the Cop26 conference. Mr Sharma was speaking at the closing ceremony of the COY16 youth conference on Saturday evening when a group of delegates stood up and branded him a “hypocrite” for the UK Government’s support of the Cambo oil field. The young delegates led chants from the crowd before walking out of the auditorium […]

todayOctober 31, 2021 6

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Queen was on very good form during weekly conversation says PM

Boris Johnson has said the Queen was “on very good form” during her weekly conversation with the Prime Minister, despite being told to rest by doctors. The monarch will no longer travel to Glasgow for the Cop26 climate summit and has been instructed by physicians to only undertake “desk-based duties” for two weeks. The development comes after the Queen underwent tests in hospital last week and cancelled a two-day trip […]

todayOctober 30, 2021 4

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Boris Johnson warns of new dark ages if global warming is not confronted

The world could be heading for a new “dark ages” if it fails to tackle global warming, Boris Johnson has warned as he appealed to the world’s leading economies to do more to cut emissions. Standing in Rome’s Colosseum, the Prime Minister likened the impact of unrestricted climate change to the fall of the Roman Empire. “Civilisation could go backwards and history could go into reverse,” he said in an […]

todayOctober 30, 2021 11

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12 flood warnings in place as southern Scotland braces for more heavy rainfall

A dozen flood warnings are in place for Scotland after several days of heavy downpours. The extreme rainfall has caused major damage, with two bridges spanning the River Annan being washed away and firefighters being called to a rescue operation in Whitesands, Dumfries. The Met Office yellow weather warning is in place until 12pm on Saturday. Another alert for heavy rainfall has been issued for most of Sunday until 6am […]

todayOctober 30, 2021 6

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