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Population of critically endangered African rhino ‘slowly increasing’

The number of critically endangered African rhinos is slowly increasing following “immense” conservation efforts, according to the latest figures. An update released by the International...

Greenpeace targets Barclays bank branches in UK over fossil fuel funding

Greenpeace has targeted Barclays high street branches across the UK over the bank’s support for fossil fuels. The environmental campaigners said they had shut down...

Death toll rises as storm moves across Europe

A strong winter storm that has battered Europe with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains has killed at least five people and caused severe travel...

Travel disrupted and schools shut as hurricane-force winds pound northern Europe

Hurricane-force winds and heavy rain have battered northern Europe as the continent felt the impact of Storm Ciara. The weather brought travel disruption to a...

Record high temperature of more than 18C recorded for Antarctica

The continent of Antarctica has experienced its hottest temperature on record, with a research station provisionally recording 18.3C (64.94F) The reading beats the previous record...

Climate change moment of crisis has come, warns Attenborough

David Attenborough has warned that “the moment of crisis has come” and “life-or-death decisions” must be made to tackle climate change. The renowned naturalist and...

Seven people appear in Scottish court after climate activists board gas rig

Seven people have appeared in court after climate activists boarded a gas rig in a bid to prevent it heading out to the North Sea. Three...

Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires

Australia’s government has said it is willing to pay “whatever it takes” to help communities recover from deadly wildfires that have ravaged the country. Prime...

Navy ships and military aircraft called in to Australia’s wildfire crisis

Australia deployed military ships and aircraft on Wednesday to help communities ravaged by apocalyptic wildfires that destroyed homes and sent thousands of residents and...

Raging wildfires trap 4,000 on Australian town’s waterfront

Wildfires burning across Australia’s two most populous states have trapped residents of a seaside town in apocalyptic conditions, destroyed many properties and caused at...

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Firefighters work to contain forest fires near Chernobyl nuclear site

Ukrainian firefighters worked overnight trying to put out two forest blazes in the area around the Chernobyl nuclear power station. The area was evacuated because...

Rita Ora praises mother after NHS frontline return

Rita Ora has praised her “superhero” psychiatrist mother after she decided to return to the NHS frontline amid the coronavirus pandemic. The singer’s mother Vera...

Scotland’s CMO resigns after being criticised for not adhering to social distancing advice

Scotland’s chief medical officer has resigned after being criticised for not adhering to social distancing advice by visiting her second home. Dr Catherine Calderwood apologised...

Grocery workers get recognition for vital work and risks they face during crisis

Grocery workers around the world are among those on the frontline of the Covid-19 crisis and they have earned praise from the likes of...

Bayern Munich to return to training on Monday

Bayern Munich players will return to training on Monday for the first time since the Bundesliga campaign was suspended. The German top flight has been...
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