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Greta Thunberg stuck on floor of crowded German train after climate summit

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has tweeted a photo of herself sitting on the floor of a German train surrounded by lots of bags. She posted...

Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

Marathon international climate talks in Spain have ended with negotiators postponing a key decision on global carbon markets. After two weeks of negotiations on tackling...

UN climate talks in limbo as compromise sought

Officials presiding over this year’s UN climate talks say they plan to propose a compromise to bridge yawning differences among countries that have been...

Officials begin recovery of bodies left on White Island following eruption

Authorities in New Zealand have begun recovering the bodies of eight victims left behind on volcanic White Island following the deadly eruption. A traditional blessing...

Observers allowed back into UN climate talks after protest

The United Nations says dozens of observers expelled from its annual climate meeting in Madrid will be allowed back into the venue. Some 100 people...

Greta Thunberg asks media to focus on other young climate activists

Environmentalist Greta Thunberg is urging the media to pay more attention to other young climate activists. The 16-year-old Swede has drawn huge crowds with her...

Extinction Rebellion protester, 91, tells British court he ‘trembles’ for future generations

A 91-year-old man has told a court he deliberately disobeyed police orders during an Extinction Rebellion protest because he “trembles” for future generations dealing...

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...

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Cardi B has defended her husband Offset after he gave their two-year-old daughter Kulture a Hermes Birkin bag. The handbags, named after the actress...

Tourists face restrictions amid fears of new coronavirus spikes

Pubs, clubs and restaurants are emerging as front lines in global efforts to prevent the resurgence of coronavirus. With Europe’s summer season kicking into high...

Rising virus totals force rethink of bars, schools and tourism

Bars may be off the menu and many schools look set to remain closed for months to come as coronavirus causes more illness and...

Chinese and US diplomats spar over Hong Kong

A statement from the Chinese side late on Wednesday said that vice foreign minister Zheng Zeguang had summoned US ambassador Terry Branstad to protest...

Barack Obama and Kanye West accounts hacked in Bitcoin Twitter scam

High-profile Twitter accounts, including those of Barack Obama, Elon Musk and Kanye West, have been hacked as part of a widespread cryptocurrency scam. The accounts,...
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