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12 global cities make pledge to divest from fossil fuel

Ten cities around the world have joined New York and London in committing to divest from fossil fuel companies as part of efforts to...

Unilever to replace carbon from non-renewable fossil fuels in cleaning products

Consumer goods giant Unilever will replace 100% of the carbon derived from fossil fuels in its cleaning and laundry products with renewable or recycled...

Protests in Mauritius over fuel oil spill from grounded ship

Thousands of people have taken part in a protest in the capital of Mauritius over the government’s handling of an oil spill from a...

Vladimir Putin lambasts billionaire over oil spill in Arctic region

Russian President Vladimir Putin chastised the billionaire owner of a nickel giant for negligence over a massive fuel oil spill that has inflicted huge...

Tropical storm kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala

Rain from Tropical Storm Amanda has left at least 17 people dead and seven missing while causing extensive damage across El Salvador and Guatemala...

India forced to deal with heatwave and plague of locusts as it battles Covid-19

As if Covid-19 was not enough, India grappled with scorching temperatures and the worst locust invasion in decades as authorities prepared for the end...

‘Once-in-a-decade-type’ storm lashes 1,200 kms of Western Australia’s coast

Tens of thousands of homes and businesses lost power, buildings were battered and trees were uprooted as a vast stretch of the west Australian...

David Attenborough warns climate change ‘swept off front pages’ by Covid-19

David Attenborough has said the coronavirus pandemic has swept the problem of climate change from the front pages. The broadcaster and naturalist, who celebrated his...

Attenborough calls for ‘respect’ for nature in wake of pandemic

A new relationship that “respects rather than exploits the wonders of nature” must be created in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Sir David...

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...

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David Silva joins Real Sociedad and is honoured with Manchester City statue

Real Sociedad have completed the signing of former Manchester City midfielder David Silva. The Spaniard officially left the Premier League club on Saturday after their...

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could face a month out with injury

Manchester City could be without record goalscorer Sergio Aguero for a month, boss Pep Guardiola has revealed. The Argentinian suffered a muscular problem as he...

China’s Ant Group could raise nearly £26.5bn in record share offering

China’s Ant Group will try to raise nearly £26.5 million in its initial public offering in Shanghai and Hong Kong, which would make it...

Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue

Factory workers, students and business owners in Belarus have gone on strike to demand that President Alexander Lukashenko resign after more than two months...

White rhino born at Disney World

A 150-pound white rhinoceros was born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World in Florida over the weekend. The as-yet-named rhino was...
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