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2019 set to be one of the hottest years on record – UN experts

This year has been one of the hottest on record, as the world comes to the end of a decade of “exceptional” heat, the...

UN chief calls warns climate change near ‘point of no return’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday the world’s efforts to stop climate change had been “utterly inadequate” so far and there was a...

Climate protesters target east German coal mines

Thousands of climate activists have staged a protest at open-pit coal mines in eastern Germany, pouring on to the premises to urge the government...

Residents who fled California wildfire allowed to go home

Most of the thousands of people who fled a raging California wildfire in the mountains north of Santa Barbara have been told they can...

Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere ‘reach new record highs’

Levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another record high, the World Meteorological Organisation has warned. Concentrations of carbon dioxide, the main gas...

Two dead as floods hit France and Italy

At least two people were killed in France and a landslide collapsed a stretch of elevated road in Italy, leaving cars perched perilously on...

Greenpeace activists spell out climate message on Angela Merkel’s office

Environmental activists have removed a giant letter “C” from the entrance to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party headquarters to protest against...

St Mark’s Square reopens in Venice after flooding forced closure

Tourists and residents have been allowed back into St Mark’s Square in Venice a day after it was closed due to exceptionally high tidal...

Toll rises in Australian wildfires with worsening weather forecast

The death toll in wildfires raging across Australia’s most populous state has risen to four as authorities warned of worsening weather conditions to come. A...

Venice flooding hits second highest level ever

Flooding in the Italian city of Venice has reached its second-highest level ever, after the infamous 1966 floods. The high-water mark hit 74in late on...

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Jeremy Corbyn says he has left Labour in position to win at next election

Jeremy Corbyn has told supporters that his leadership had “changed the agenda on austerity” but that Brexit had prevented Labour from winning power at...

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...
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