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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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Queen to make rare TV address amid Covid-19 crisis

The Queen is to address the nation on Sunday delivering a message about the coronavirus outbreak, Buckingham Palace has said. Expectation has been growing about...

Coronavirus deaths in Scotland rise to 172 as Sturgeon warns peak still to come

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned the coronavirus peak is still some time away as she announced the number of deaths in Scotland has...

UK tourists stranded in Bolivia and Ecuador to be brought home on special flight

A flight has been chartered by the Government to repatriate UK travellers stranded in South America. The special flight will pick up tourists in La...

Thousands of extra beds planned in UK stadiums, leisure centres and hotels

The new NHS Nightingale Hospital in east London is just part of a nationwide push to increase capacity on a huge scale. Outside London, work...

Bernie Ecclestone: I don’t see what’s different about being a father at 89

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed he will be a father again at 89 – saying it would make no “difference” if he was 29. The former...
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