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Some drinks will see their duty levels rise when the changes come into force in 2023 due to their relatively high alcohol levels.
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.
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.
The LBC radio host was blasted last week after mocking the 'Strictly Come Dancing' contestant and calling her a 'chubby little thing'.
The 15-year-old had been fending for himself while taking care of his two younger brothers
The Netherlands’ biggest pension fund says it will stop investing in companies that produce fossil fuels
John Welsby, who has died aged 83, was the final chairman of British Rail as the industry was privatised, having played a vital role in raising the nationalised BR to new heights of efficiency.
The comfiest, cleverest and best-made mattresses you can buy, including pocket sprung, memory foam and hybrid models
A powerful nor’easter storm dumped several inches of rain in New York City and nearby areas, causing flash flooding along roadways on October 26.As of Tuesday afternoon, the storm had dropped 2.73 inches of rain in Central Park, while Newark received 3.08 inches and LaGuardia airport in Queens tallied 2.15 inches, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).This footage, taken in Queens on Tuesday morning, shows vehicles driving through floodwater.The NWS forecast that the storm system would continue to impact the region through Tuesday evening. Credit: @NYCdeb8tr via Storyful
The supermarket has written to 400 of its suppliers to ask how they are performing against carbon reduction targets.
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.
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
Government will also freeze fuel duty to make it cheaper to drive
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reneged on his threat to expel the ambassadors of 10 Western nations over their support for a jailed activist. The reversal came after France, Germany the United States and several other countries issued identical statements saying they respected a UN convention that required diplomats not to interfere in the host country's domestic affairs.“We believe that these ambassadors, who have fulfilled their commitment to Article 41 of the Vienna Convention, wi
SpaceX is resolving toilet spills in its capsules before it launches another crew for NASA
Housing Ombudsman for England Richard Blakeway says he is shocked by the findings of the report into living conditions in social housing in England. Mr Blakeway says there has to be a "change of culture and behaviours" as well as more empathy and respect showed to the tenants to tackle the issue. .
Jordan's King Abdullah II of Jordan has traveled to Poland for talks with Polish President Andrzej Duda
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has praised defender Andreas Christensen for finding his “place” within the team. The Danish international has played in every minute of his six Premier League starts this season, as well as starting each of the defending European champions’ three Champions League outings thus far. Despite some fierce competition for places in Tuchel’s squad, the 25-year-old is looking increasingly assured at Stamford Bridge and recently scored his first goal for the club against Malmo in Europe.
UK public sector workers: how do you feel about the pay freeze being lifted?. We would like to hear your thoughts on the scrapping of the public sector pay freeze in the autumn budget
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