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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.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said he will take the steps to radically simplify alcohol duty with a system designed around the principle of "the stronger the drink, the higher the rate", as well as a 'draught relief' - a new, lower rate of duty on draught beer and cider.
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.
The LBC radio host was blasted last week after mocking the 'Strictly Come Dancing' contestant and calling her a 'chubby little thing'.
Government will also freeze fuel duty to make it cheaper to drive
SpaceX is resolving toilet spills in its capsules before it launches another crew for NASA
New episodes will be released on November 17.
Heathrow "on the cusp of a recovery" its chief executive has said after the airport posted its first full quarter of passenger growth since 2019. Britain's busiest airport benefitted from strong pent-up demand for travel as pandemic-related restrictions continue to ease around the world. Heathrow chief executive John Holland-Kaye said: "We are on the cusp of a recovery which will unleash pent-up demand, create new quality jobs and see Britain's trade roar back to life - but it risks a hard landing unless secured for the long-haul."
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.
The monarch, 95, held audiences by video-call from her Berkshire royal residence, Windsor Castle.
A data engineer told MPs the company’s own research showed Instagram is more dangerous for teenagers than other social media such as TikTok.
Carl Davies changed his plea before a jury was sworn in at Caernarfon Crown Court.
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.
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".
Thirty youth climate activists “occupied” London’s Science Museum on Tuesday night in protest at its sponsorship deals with fossil fuel companies. Members of the London branch of the UK Student Climate Network (UKSCN London) held a candlelight vigil at the famous landmark for “the victims of the Museum’s fossil fuel sponsors: Shell BP, Equinor and Adani”.
Starbucks is raising its U.S. employees’ pay and making other changes to improve working conditions in its stores
New Zealand will gradually loosen its border quarantine system, which has been among the toughest in the world throughout the pandemic
The House panel investigating the Jan_ 6 Capitol insurrection has focused some of its early work on the planning behind a massive rally at which President Donald Trump falsely claimed to have won reelection and told his supporters to “fight like hell.”
The president of Lithuania met with a mother concerned for her LGBT+ child’s future, and the future of every other child like them.
Sunak cuts £2bn from R&D budget but will fund Cummings science agency. Chancellor announces £800m for Aria, a new body that will fund ‘high-risk, high-reward’ technologies