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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 3

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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 4

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Royal Mails Govan office goes green with electric vehicles

The delivery office is just a short walk across the River Clyde from the Scottish Event Campus, where Cop26’s delegates will meet Electric-powered posties are to turn Glasgow’s Govan Royal Mail delivery office green for Cop26. It will become Scotland’s first fully electric vehicle hub when the 13 vans and two micro vehicles replace its existing diesel fleet. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed the move and said: “With the eyes […]

todayOctober 29, 2021 5

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Sadiq Khan calls for mandatory face masks on public transport amid Covid fears

It's as the UK continues to average more than 40,000 confirmed coronavirus cases a day for over a week London mayor Sadiq Khan has urged the Government to make face coverings mandatory on public transport as the UK continues to average more than 40,000 confirmed coronavirus cases a day for over a week. The Government has so far been resistant to bringing in so-called Plan B measures, which would see […]

todayOctober 29, 2021 6

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Covid 19 and climate change on the agenda as Pope and Joe Biden meet

US President Joe Biden will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday, where the world’s two most notable Roman Catholics plan to discuss the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change and poverty. The president takes pride in his Catholic faith, using it as moral guidepost to shape many of his social and economic policies. He wears a rosary and frequently attends Mass, yet his support of abortion rights and same-sex […]

todayOctober 29, 2021 7

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Most Britons unconcerned about missing out on Christmas turkey or tree this year

A majority of people in the YouGov survey would be unhappy not being able to see close family members Britons are most concerned about parcel delays and being unable to see loved ones this festive season, but relatively few care about missing out on a Christmas tree or the traditional turkey, a survey suggests. As Covid cases remain stubbornly high, the most upsetting thing that could happen for Britons this […]

todayOctober 28, 2021 4

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Heavy rain brings disruption on roads and railways

A number of weather warnings remain in place Motorists and rail passengers are facing disruption amid heavy rain in southern Scotland and northern England. Weather warnings of heavy rain are in force across those areas, including an amber alert for Cumbria which warns of “danger to life from fast flowing or deep floodwater”. Twelve flood warnings are in place in the Scottish Borders, where the council is advising people in […]

todayOctober 28, 2021 4

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Shell falls short of Dutch court ruling as it sets new 2030 climate target

It will halve its emissions by the end of the decade Oil giant Shell will halve its emissions by the end of the decade, meeting part of a ruling handed down in a Dutch court earlier this year. The company said its so-called Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions will be cut by 50% compared with where they were in 2016. Scope 1 and Scope 2 cover all the greenhouse […]

todayOctober 28, 2021 4

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