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A climate campaigner who was attempting a world-first circumnavigation of mainland Britain to raise awareness about global warming has been seriously injured and a member of her support staff has been killed after a paramotor accident in the western Highlands of Scotland. Sacha Dench had been dubbed the "human swan" as she attempted a 3,000-mile journey in a motorised paraglider ahead of November's COP26 UN climate change conference. Dan Burton, a member of her support staff, was killed during the incident on Saturday afternoon near Loch Na Gainmhich.
France has cancelled a meeting between Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly and her British counterpart planned for this week after Australia scrapped a submarine order with Paris in favour of a deal with Washington and London, two sources familiar with the matter said. Parly personally took the decision to drop the bilateral meeting with British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, the sources said.
Emma Blackmore is deafblind and said she feels disabled care users have been ‘put on the back burner’.
Alarm raised over business ‘barriers’ which ‘cost jobs and money in the UK’ – as public unhappiness confirmed
Retailers and recycling charities have said shopper demand for items without plastic wrapping declined after the pandemic hit.
Make UK said the return to manufacturing growth could be undermined by the proposal.
Fewer than one in 12 businesses have a plan to reach net zero – despite this being official Government policy.
The Peep Show star also ruled out appearing on Strictly Come Dancing.
The Senate's nonpartisan parliamentarian says Democrats can’t use their $3.5 trillion package bolstering social and climate programs to give millions of immigrants a chance to become citizens
The Foreign Secretary is meeting Hossein Amir-Abdollahian at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday
PM urges world leaders to fulfil $100bn global warming pledge to developing world
The Scottish Government said older residents in care homes are the first to be offered the booster coronavirus vaccine from Monday.
Gordon Brown urges Joe Biden to avoid ‘vaccine waste disaster’ as ‘use by’ dates expire – ahead of UN summit
Tens of thousands fed up with being ‘taken for granted’, Unison say
The Metropolitan Police are confident that Knife Crime Prevention Orders will save lives despite the courts turning down their first two applications.
Mandy Moore puts the red in red carpet at this year's Emmys
Government will do ‘whatever it can’ to prevent failure of further energy companies
The four-part series is hosted by wildlife cameraman and presenter Hamza Yassin.
Huge fundraising by Revolut, Hopin and Cinch helped push the UK’s credentials as Europe’s premier tech hub to new heights.
The show will have a different look and feel as it is held in September rather than its traditional slot in the spring.