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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.
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.
Despite grappling with the fallout over leaked documents, Facebook reported $9 billion in profits from July to September, a solid increase compared to the same period last year. Also, carmaker Tesla joins the small club of companies valued at over $1 trillion, and workers at a New York City warehouse aim to become the first group of Amazon employees to form a union in the US.
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.
Northern California found itself in the crosshairs of a powerful “atmospheric river” on the morning of October 24, as heavy rainfall moved into the region.As of Sunday morning, more than two inches of rain had fallen over the previous 24 hours in San Francisco, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Higher totals were reported in Santa Rosa and elevated areas north of San Francisco. The storm system was also expected to dump feet of snow at higher altitudes in the Sierra Nevada.Bay Area transit authorities reported disruptions to service due to the weather.This footage, taken in San Francisco on Sunday morning, shows stormy weather in the city. Credit: Edie Schaffer via Storyful
The NHS is to get a £6 billion Budget boost for operations and screening in a bid to reduce record backlogs, Rishi Sunak will announce this week.
Fisherman Max Maguire was stabbed to death outside a Royal British Legion in the New Forest.
Kerry Miles, 37, had been trying to visit a patient at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford, Essex, last August.
Social media abuse “which rots away the very foundations of society” must be stopped, 50 Conservative MPs have told technology giants.
Journalists' inboxes are filling up with emails from the Treasury. The National Living Wage - that's the minimum wage for people aged over 23 - will rise to £9.50 next April, helping around two million workers. Ministers cannot say what public sector pay will be, because the pay review bodies consider various factors for each occupation.
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.
SpaceX is resolving toilet spills in its capsules before it launches another crew for NASA
On average, those living in poverty paid more, Labour said.
Radio 1 presenter Adele Roberts revealed she is undergoing surgery for bowel cancer on Instagram
A family from Queensland, Australia were pulling out of a parking lot when they spotted a mysterious exploding light in the sky. The footage has become a hit on social media, where people are divided about what the object might be. Some say it's clearly a meteor, while others remain unconvinced...
The global supply chain crisis has meant the Government will need to find more money to fix Britain's cladding crisis with a mooted £2bn tax rise unable to cover escalating costs, experts have warned.
Sewage would be diverted on to roads if it cannot flow into rivers, a Tory MP warned on Monday, as the Government was accused of enabling water companies to dump raw waste into waterways.
A powerful “atmospheric river” moved through Northern California on the morning of October 24, brining heavy rainfall to the region, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.As of Sunday afternoon, the NWS said up to 5.16 inches of rain had fallen over some parts of San Francisco during the previous 24 hours. Flood warnings were issued for the San Francisco area and motorists were warned not to attempt to drive through the floods.This footage shared by the San Francisco Fire Department shows vehicles stuck in floodwater. Later in the footage, residents and fire crews can be seen clearing flooded streets and removing downed trees. Credit: San Francisco Fire Department via Storyful
Hooked on Squid Game? Here are 10 of the best K-dramas to watch next. From a shocking drama set in the cut-throat world of Korea’s elite universities to a thriller about a time-travelling walkie talkie, here’s what to binge
‘Long hours, gruelling work’: Gourmet Traveller’s restaurant award winner calls for industry change. Back after a two-year break, the accolades acknowledge an industry in a state of flux