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Climate change is turning parts of Antarctica green

Global warming is causing parts of Antarctica to turn green, scientists have said. New research suggests warming temperatures due to climate change are causing summer...

2.6m people flee as Cyclone Amphan batters India and Bangladesh

A powerful cyclone has slammed ashore along the coastline of India and Bangladesh where more than 2.6 million people have fled to shelters in...

Sadiq Khan: London’s air quality ‘dramatically improved’ since Covid-19 lockdown

London’s air quality has “dramatically improved” due to a cut in traffic caused by the coronavirus lockdown, Sadiq Khan said. Figures published by the mayor...

Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano spews ash and lava

Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano spewed a column of ash 500 metres into the sky in the longest eruption since the explosive collapse of the...

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...

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India’s coronavirus cases surge by another 96,000 infections

India’s coronavirus cases have jumped by another 96,424 infections in the past 24 hours, showing little signs of slowing down. The health ministry raised the...

Scots physicists lead £10m project taking quantum technology ‘to another level’

A team of physicists based in Scotland are to lead a £10 million project to take the development of faster, thumbnail-sized quantum technology “to...

Shoebox-sized Covid-19 test kit could make ‘huge difference’ in winter fight

A portable Covid-19 test which aims to diagnose the disease in 90 minutes could make a “huge difference” in hospitals ahead of the winter...

Trump ‘suggested Covid-19 might stop him shaking hands with disgusting people’

A former adviser to US vice president Mike Pence has said Donald Trump once suggested that Covid-19 might be a good thing because it...

BBC defends same-sex Strictly Come Dancing pairing following complaints

The BBC has defended introducing a same-sex pairing on Strictly Come Dancing after receiving complaints about the move. Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Nicola Adams will...
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