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Boris Johnson has admitted he is facing an uphill battle to convince world leaders to put up hard cash and hard commitments to reduce carbon emissions. Speaking on his way to New York for the UN General Assembly Summit, the prime minister conceded he had a 40% chance of failure in securing the $100bn he needs in financial pledges from rich nations to help developing countries go green by the critical COP26 climate change summit in November.
Crisis talks for the energy industry and the death of a television star lead the front pages on Monday.
Victoria Covid hotspots: full list of Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus exposure sites and trend in cases. Here are the current coronavirus hotspots and Tier 1, 2 and 3 Covid-19 public exposure site locations in Victoria and Melbourne, and what to do if you’ve visited them
One in three workers would not take a job that required them to be in the office full time, research has found.
US law enforcement said Sunday a body found in a US national forest in Wyoming, where a search was underway for Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, matches the description of the missing woman, whose disappearance has gripped the country.
Voters lined up Monday to cast ballots in Canadian elections that are headed for a photo finish, with liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's bid for a third term threatened by rookie conservative leader Erin O'Toole's strong challenge.
<strong>Exclusive:</strong> Joanna Lumley and Alesha Dixon also among 18 stars warning world will fail to limit disastrous temperature rises without radical changes
The Business Secretary has insisted consumers will not be cut off amid fears more companies could go to the wall.
Gordon Brown urges Joe Biden to avoid ‘vaccine waste disaster’ as ‘use by’ dates expire – ahead of UN summit
Welfare recipients struggle with cost of living as lockdowns drag onThere are growing calls to help more than 800,000 people currently left out of income support measuresGet our free news app; get our morning email briefing People queue outside a Centrelink office in Preston, Melbourne, in March 2020. Photograph: Stefan Postles/EPA
NSW Covid update: cases drop to three-week low of 935, but deaths yet to peak. Premier Gladys Berejiklian has warned again that Covid deaths will keep rising and people should ‘brace ourselves for October being the worst month’
MJ Rodriguez arrives at the Emmys making history as first trans nominee
Giant vegetables tend to be the preserve of the traditional village fete, as local rivals compete for top prizes with their mammoth marrows and colossal carrots.
‘As great as “The Crown” is, it pales in comparison to the real monarchy,’ host says
New foreign secretary will demand ‘immediate and permanent release of all arbitrarily detained British nationals’
Family of the victims have been informed
(Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the unprecedented surge in natural gas prices is a "temporary" problem caused by the global economy coming back after the pandemic, Bloomberg News reported https://bloom.bg/3hQcSYa. "They are caused by the resurgence of the global economy as COVID starts to retreat in parts of the world," he said. British business minister Kwasi Kwarteng said on Sunday following a meeting with the head of energy regulator Ofgem that Britain has plans in place to protect the market and consumers from soaring global gas prices.
At a hilltop research centre high above the canopy, Vincent Medjibe is assessing the power of Gabon’s forests.
“Ted Lasso” took the first two Emmys on Sunday as Hannah Waddingham and Brett Goldstein took supporting actor awards
U.S. authorities have moved 3,300 migrants in the last two days from a Texas border city where thousands of mostly Haitians had gathered under a bridge after crossing the Rio Grande river from Mexico, officials said on Sunday. Some of the migrants were seen arriving later in Haiti."Over the next 6 to 7 days our goal is to process the 12,662 migrants that we have underneath that bridge as quickly as we possibly can," U.S. Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz said during a press conference in Del Rio, T