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‘In her memory, a simple, easy pledge,’ TV showrunner 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.
Here’s a riddle: what is four letters, shut for Christmas and grew 18 times in size over the weekend? Why, it’s London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone. From this morning, drivers of petrol and diesel cars that fail to meet new standards are subject to a £12.50 daily charge to drive anywhere within the North and South Circular Roads. Poor air quality gushing from older internal combustion engines spew out Nitrous oxide and particulate matter which contribute to health conditions ranging from asthma and strokes to heart disease and cancers.
Concerts will be singer’s first UK shows since 2017
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Eight people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the deaths of two teenage boys. Essex Police said officers were called to Regency Court in Brentwood at around 1.30am on Sunday and found three people had been injured. No cause of death has been given and post-mortem examinations will be carried out.
While the UK Government has now embarked on a programme of starting to offer 8.5 million who are eligible a third booster vaccine, the number of people in the world’s poorest countries who have been fully vaccinated is just 1.3 per cent. Earlier this year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to supply 100 million surplus vaccines within the next year to poor countries but, as with so many of his promises, he has delivered fewer than 10 per cent of this figure. The lack of equitable global vaccine distribution should be a source of great shame for Britain and other rich nations.
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.
Haiti's capital has been brought to the brink of exhaustion by fuel shortages, after staggered along despite an earthquake, the assassination of the president, gang violence and mass kidnappings
Tyler was known to millions of fans as quirky coffee shop worker Gunther.
The Damascus bookshops and publishing houses that once stood as beacons of Syria's intellectual life are being replaced with shoe shops and money changers, as culture falls casualty to crisis.
Rishi Sunak to launch £1.4bn fund to attract more overseas investment. Money earmarked by chancellor in budget will have particular focus on electric vehicles and life sciences
Beijing and Wuhan marathons postponed as China battles Delta outbreak. Authorities warn Covid cases likely to rise after cases were detected in 11 provinces
Neighbours' Terese Willis considers turning to alcohol as she struggles to cope with her problems with Paul Robinson, but Chloe Brennan finds her in time.
Comedian Dave Chappelle - whose Netflix special sparked a backlash for its comments about the LGBT+ community - has doubled down on his remarks and hit out at "cancel" culture. Chappelle, one of the biggest names in American comedy, told his audience that "gender is a fact" in his hour-long Netflix special The Closer. In his first public remarks since the controversy, he posted on Instagram that he was willing to discuss his show with members of the transgender community but added that he is "not bending to anybody's demands".
Incident ‘not random’ as police say owner of house and arrested man know each other
Sabina Nessa’s sister has called on political leaders to “step up” to keep women safe. Jebina Yasmin Islam, in an interview with ITV, demanded to see change for women after her sister was killed while making a five-minute journey to a pub to meet a friend in south-east London on September 17. “Boris Johnson needs to do something,” Jebina said.
White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the US is ‘deeply alarmed’ by reports of a coup in Khartoum
Tyler played Gunther, the quirky coffee shop manager with bleached hair and an unrequited love for Aniston’s Rachel.
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.