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Animal Rebellion campaigners scale a UK government building in Westminster ahead of COP26 climate summit in Glasgow next week. The group demands an end to subsidies for meat and dairy farming in a protest against environmental changes.
Four migrants, three of them children, drowned on Tuesday after a boat in which they and 23 others were trying to cross from Turkey to Greece sank, the Greek coast guard said. Greece is one of the main routes into the European Union for asylum-seekers crossing from Turkey in flimsy, overcrowded rubber boats. The boat sank off the Greek island of Chios where strong winds were blowing, a coast guard statement said.
Sweden’s climate activist Greta Thunberg will speak at the rally in Glasgow on November 6
A new report sets out guidelines for institutions coming under pressure to make changes.
The latest vote result is in.
LONDON (Reuters) -Bank of England interest rate-setter Silvana Tenreyro said she needed more time to judge how the end of the government's job-saving furlough scheme was affecting the labour market, adding to signs that she sees no urgency to raise rates. "Uncertainty over the effects of the furlough scheme should be resolved over the coming months, which should help paint a clearer picture of the position of the labour market," Tenreyro said in a speech to the Centre for Economic Policy Research. Around 1 million workers were probably still on the government's job retention scheme when it expired at the end of September, according to estimates, raising the risk of a rise in unemployment and under-employment.
Foreign tourists will soon roam Cambodia's ancient Angkor Wat temples once again, after officials on Tuesday flagged a partial reopening to vaccinated travellers.
Philippos of Greece weds Nina Flohr in AthensView on euronews
Sudanese armed forces have fired live rounds on people protesting against an apparent military coup in Khartoum, the government said on Monday, as the country's top general dissolved the transitional government.
As the BBC Radio DJ undergoes bowel cancer surgery at 42, Abi Jackson talks to an expert about the symptoms everyone needs to be aware of.
Children will be exempt from new vaccination requirements that enter into force on 8 November
The Scottish First Minister made the plea ahead of the Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow.
Even with new and updated climate action plans, and pledges from major polluters, the world is on track for 2.7C of warming, a UN report shows.
Social media abuse “which rots away the very foundations of society” must be stopped, 50 Conservative MPs have told technology giants.
The chancellor is set to increase the national living wage to £9.50 in Wednesday's budget. It will rise by 6.6% from the current living wage of £8.91 per hour for those aged 23 and over from 1 April, which the government says will give full-time workers an extra £1,000 a year. The national living wage is what the government has called the national minimum wage for anybody above 22-years-old since 2016.
The government promised an interest-free alternative to student loans in 2013 but little progress has been made
A free trade deal between the UK and India would offer a bonanza for Scotland’s whisky industry, a government minister whose appointment prompted a cronyism row has said.
Australia will aim for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 but will not pass legislation about the goal. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government would instead rely on consumers and companies to push towards emission reductions. Australia had so far refused to join countries such as the UK and US in pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 ahead of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow next week.
A judicial inquiry has begun into the death of Eric Garner
Adele has announced she will perform in London in 2022 in what will be her first live shows in five years - with some fans reporting her website has "crashed" already before the tickets are even on sale. The 33-year-old singer, whose high-profile comeback single Easy On Me broke records when it debuted at number one last week, with the highest first-week streams of any track in chart history, will play at Hyde Park in July. Adele shared the news on Twitter and Instagram on Tuesday morning with a simple "Oiii Oiiiiiiiiiiiii" message signposting fans to register for a presale on her website.