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Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint

Labour in power would change law to reveal imported emissions and ‘carbon leakage’The UK will stop hiding its “true impact” on the climate by revealing its consumption of carbon emissions from across the world, Jeremy Corbyn was due to pled...

Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint

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Corbyn pledges Labour will back referendum on any Brexit deal Leader says his party would ‘do whatever is necessary to stop a disastrous no-deal outcome’Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour will back a second referendum on any Brexit deal put to parliament, but warned of a “deliberately inflamed divide” as he sought to calm tempers among senior party figures....
00:30, 2019-05-30

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as cities like Las Vegas or Hamburg...
17:30, 2019-06-13

Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint There are a lot of superlatives that can be used to describe the U.S. military. It represents the biggest chunk of the federal budget. It’s extremely good at killing people. And it’s also a prolific carbon emitter and serial oil user.Read more......
15:30, 2019-06-13

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
22:30, 2019-06-19

Finland pledges to become carbon neutral by 2035 New left-leaning government sets ambitious target as it plans major rise in public spendingFinland’s new left-leaning coalition government has pledged to make the country carbon neutral by 2035 as part of a policy programme that includes a major increase in public spending on welfare and infrastruct...
18:15, 2019-06-04

Corbyn decries BBC's 'inaccuracies' over Labour antisemitism Labour leader says Panorama adopted ‘predetermined’ critical positionJeremy Corbyn has said there were “many, many, inaccuracies” in the BBC Panorama documentary about antisemitism in the party, saying that the programme adopted a “predetermined position” before it was aired.The Labour leader made t...
17:30, 2019-07-13

New UK PM must put Brexit plan to second referendum: Labour's Corbyn Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday said Britain's next prime minister must put their Brexit plan to a second referendum on European Union membership, saying his party would campaign to remain....
15:45, 2019-07-09

Labour's Corbyn calls for investigation over report he is 'too frail' to be UK PM British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn called on the head of the civil service to investigate a Times newspaper report which cited unidentified senior officials as saying they were concerned he was too frail to be prime minister....
10:00, 2019-07-02

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labour threatened to spiral out of control....
02:00, 2019-07-16

| Labour's Jeremy Corbyn backs second Brexit referendum Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party, has said it is "right to demand" a second referendum on any deal about the country's departure from the European Union, or Brexit....
21:30, 2019-06-19

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
17:15, 2019-05-27

Pompeo pledges not to wait for Britain’s elections to ‘push back’ against Corbyn and anti-Semitism In a secret recording, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also said the Conservative Party’s losses in European Parliament elections demonstrated “an absolute failure of leadership.”...
16:30, 2019-06-08

Labour hits back at reports of frail Corbyn health MPs and activists rebut claims that party leader is not physically or mentally up to jobThe Labour party has hit back at a newspaper investigation that claims senior civil servants are worried Jeremy Corbyn is too frail to become prime minister and could resign as leader over health concerns.Anonymo...
15:45, 2019-06-29

UK's Jeremy Corbyn says Labour Party backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc....
16:45, 2019-07-09

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's ruling body....
23:00, 2019-07-07

Jeremy Corbyn lambasted by Labour MPs in ‘worst meeting as leader’ MPs criticise Labour’s handling of Brexit and complaints of harassment and antisemitism Labour MPs tore into Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit strategy at a party meeting on Monday night, with several MPs loyal to the leadership saying they felt ashamed to vote for the party at the European elections and urgin...
09:15, 2019-06-11

Senior Labour figures call for Corbyn to apologise to whistleblowers Jeremy Corbyn is facing a revolt from senior Labour figures calling on him to apologise for the party's response to an investigation into its antisemitism problem....
21:15, 2019-07-15

Support for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour plummets to lowest level in polling history Support for the Labour Party has dropped to just 18%, pushing the party into fourth in an opinion poll for the first time. The result matches lowest score for the party since polling began in the 1940s. Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit strategy and his leadership more broadly remains under intense scrutiny. L...
10:30, 2019-07-05

UK PM candidate Gove: rushed no-deal Brexit would give Labour's Corbyn power Michael Gove, one of the leading contenders to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said rushing into a no-deal Brexit could trigger a national election that would surely propel Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to power....
08:45, 2019-06-06

#expelmetoo: Jeremy Corbyn and deputy at war over European elections purge of Labour party members Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a revolt led by his deputy today over the expulsion of Labour members who voted for rival parties in the European elections....
13:45, 2019-05-29

John McDonnell says he cried with joy when Jeremy Corbyn reached Labour leadership shortlist in 2015 Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has admitted that he cries "all the time" and burst into tears when Jeremy Corbyn reached the Labour leadership shortlist in 2015....
15:15, 2019-06-01

Labour slips to fourth place in opinion poll as pressure builds on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit stance Jeremy Corbyn has come under increasing pressure to secure a clear Brexit position for Labour as a new opinion poll showed the party has slipped into fourth place....
08:00, 2019-07-04

Jeremy Corbyn says new Labour MP Lisa Forbes 'is not racist in any way' following calls for her to be suspended Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted that the party's newest MP Lisa Forbes is "not a racist in any way" following calls for her to be suspended....
22:45, 2019-06-08

Brexit news latest: Diane Abbott says Labour wants second referendum 'for any deal' as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn Fresh Labour splits emerged today over the party's pivot towards a second Brexit referendum in the wake of its disastrous European election performance....
16:30, 2019-05-28

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complaints about anti-Semitism....
14:45, 2019-05-31

Alastair Campbell claims 'senior' figures in Corbyn's office said vote against Labour Alastair Campbell has claimed "senior" figures in Jeremy Corbyn's office recommended voting against Labour after he was expelled from the party for backing the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
21:30, 2019-05-28

Senior Labour figures play down 'civil war' claims as Jeremy Corbyn 'held captive' by top aides Senior Labour figures have played down claims the party is in the grip of a "civil war" following reports Jeremy Corbyn's top aides have been keeping the party leader "captive"....
13:30, 2019-07-07

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book explains...
09:15, 2019-06-24

Apollo 11: the fight for the first footprint on the moon The decision to let Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon was controversial – especially with his colleague Buzz AldrinIt was 1969. The last year for President Kennedy’s pledge to land a man on the moon and return him safely “before this decade is out”. Nasa was not sure it could be done i...
20:45, 2019-05-25

Stasi's pervasive footprint across two Berlins revealed In the former prison where the East German secret police locked up dissidents, a museum has painstakingly mapped the vast web of locations through which the Stasi carried out social control — and planned coups....
01:30, 2019-06-12

How to minimize your 'noise footprint' | Paige Towers Noise pollution is an environmental and public health crisis. Here are some simple steps to fight backThe modern world is too loud. Noise pollution wreaks havoc on the behavioral patterns and stress levels of wildlife. Ecosystems shift in the wake of chronic noise: seed dispersers, pollinators and t...
12:30, 2019-06-07

Societe Generale Private Banking: Building a pan-European footprint Societe Generale has had a presence in Luxembourg since 1893, making it the oldest foreign bank in the Grand Duchy. As well as being one of the market leaders, Societe Generale is now the fifth largest employer in Luxembourg’s thriving and business-oriented financial services industry....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Fortnite Fortbyte 23 Location Found between RV campsite, gas station, monstrous footprint Found between an RV campsite, a gas station, and a monstrous footprint is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
02:00, 2019-07-13

Next Big Thing in ETFs: Less Transparency Capital Group, Legg Mason and JPMorgan plan exchange-traded funds that bet on stocks without daily disclosure of investments, drawing on a small New Jersey firm’s model....
16:15, 2019-07-13

Price transparency is exactly what the doctor ordered On behalf of doctors across America and their patients, I am writing to underscore the importance of the executive order President Trump signed this week on “Improving Price and Quality Transparency in Healthcare.” Everyone will benefit from this, save for those who profit from keeping Americans in ...
08:15, 2019-06-28

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last week with a "serious illness"....
16:00, 2019-07-02

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance factors....
08:30, 2019-07-05

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor. His own appointment had followed an election campaign, he noted....
14:45, 2019-07-05

WHO agrees watered-down resolution on transparency in drug costs World Health Organization members agreed on Tuesday to push for clearer drug pricing but stepped back from proposals by activists to force pharmaceutical firms to disclose the cost of making medicines....
15:30, 2019-05-28

G20: May asks Saudi prince for transparency in Khashoggi case Prime minister urges open legal process over murder and raises Yemen concernsTheresa May has raised concerns about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the humanitarian cost of the conflict in Yemen during a face-to-face meeting with the Saudi crown prince at the G20 summit in Osaka.The prime minister ...
15:45, 2019-06-29

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
23:45, 2019-07-02

India Criticises Lack Of Transparency In UNSC Sanctions Committees India has strongly criticised the lack of transparency in the functioning of the UN Security Council's Sanctions Committee which took over a decade to blacklist Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief......
13:45, 2019-06-07

One year on, GDPR brings transparency to handling of personal data The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is celebrating its first anniversary on May 25, 2019, has had a significant impact on personal data protection. All companies doing businesses with other companies located in the EU must comply with the law or face hefty fi...
19:01, 2019-05-24

Bats Targets Transparency with Dedicated Data Feeds for U.S. Listed ETFs KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 1, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today announced the planned introduction of the Bats ETF Implied Liquidity Feed, which provides investors with a critical reference view of ETFs versus ...
03:30, 2019-05-22

Apple Transparency Report Reveals India Sought Data for 49 Devices The Indian government asked Apple to provide information related to customers' data for 49 devices like iPhones in the July-December 2018 period – almost 100 percent increase from the earlier......
09:00, 2019-07-04

Wall Street watchdog to boost transparency about using 'cooperation' for penalty reductions Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog on Thursday said it plans to be more transparent about its process for determining when a securities brokerage qualifies for a reduced penalty in exchange for so-called "extraordinary cooperation."...
18:45, 2019-07-11

Universal Music Group on master tapes fire: 'We owe artists transparency' Company to investigate 2008 storage unit fire in which up to 500,000 master recordings by Aretha Franklin, Elton John and others may have burnedUniversal Music Group CEO and chairman Sir Lucian Grainge has said that the company owes its artists “transparency” over the loss of up to 500,000 master re...
16:15, 2019-06-19

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more uniform rules between exchange-traded and less-regu...
01:45, 2019-05-23

'AGT': Howie Mandel leaves a literal footprint on golden buzzer for this ambitious student Joseph Allen tried out for "AGT" to see how big a footprint he can leave on the world. His audition ended with Howie Mandel leaving a literal footprint.        ...
06:15, 2019-06-05

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach and ownership of an ad....
13:01, 2019-06-10

Trump issues executive order increasing transparency in hospital prices, doctor fees President Trump on Monday issued an executive order that would pressure insurers, doctors and other providers to disclose more information about health-care prices....
21:15, 2019-06-27

How College Board's Environmental Context Dashboard highlights algorithm transparency vs. explainability issue The Environmental Context Dashboard is a tool to provide socio-economic metrics on student populations for university admissions officers. Here's a look at the data as well as potential bias and transparency issues....
05:30, 2019-06-10

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Trump to issue executive order seeking transparency on healthcare costs: Wall Street Journal U.S. President Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order on Monday asking health insurers and doctors to disclose new details about healthcare costs, in an attempt to improve price transparency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
01:30, 2019-06-21

Missouri governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed that nearly all employees on Gov. Eric Greitens's staff had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
08:30, 2019-07-09

UK opposition leader Corbyn: We must have an election Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election....
13:30, 2019-05-24

Corbyn calls on next PM to put Brexit deal to second referendum Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the next PM to put their Brexit deal or a no-deal exit to a second referendum, saying Labour would campaign for Remain in those scenarios....
15:15, 2019-07-09

UK's Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum: The Times British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn will back a move on Wednesday for the Labour Party to change its Brexit policy and support a second referendum in all circumstances, The Times reported, citing a senior Labour source....
05:30, 2019-06-19

Corbyn ally suspended after 'antisemitic rant' One of Jeremy Corbyn's close allies has been suspended from the party after he was recorded claiming Labour’s antisemitism crisis was "whipped up" by the Israeli embassy, according to Sky sources....
14:45, 2019-05-31

Jeremy Corbyn's message to Donald Trump Jeremy Corbyn tells crowds at an anti-Trump protest in Whitehall that the president should "think on, please, about a world that is one of peace and disarmament"....
05:30, 2019-06-05

Corbyn writes to top civil servant over 'too frail' claims Jeremy Corbyn has written to Britain's most senior civil servant to demand a "speedy and thorough independent investigation" into reported claims the Labour leader is "too frail" to be prime minister....
13:00, 2019-07-02

Corbyn defies call to start referendum campaign 'now' Jeremy Corbyn has defied calls from Labour MPs to start campaigning for a Brexit referendum but agreed any deal passed by parliament should be put to one....
23:30, 2019-05-30

PMQs: Does May believe Hammond or Johnson on Brexit, Corbyn asks Jeremy Corbyn asks Theresa May who she believes - Philip Hammond, who is totally against a no-deal Brexit, or Boris Johnson, who is happy to accept one?...
16:45, 2019-07-03

Jeremy Corbyn open to meeting with Trump, despite rejection Jeremy Corbyn fired up a crowd of anti-Trump protesters in London on Tuesday, as he implored the president to “chase down” racism. The Labour Party leader — who is seeking to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May — also said he was open to having a “dialog...
17:15, 2019-06-04

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls rule out coalition with Corbyn or Johnson Liberal Democrats leadership hopefuls have ruled out going into coalition with either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson, branding both men "Brexiteers"....
03:30, 2019-06-01

Corbyn rubbishes 'civil service' claims about his health Jeremy Corbyn has angrily questioned the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly told a newspaper he was "too frail" to become prime minister....
00:30, 2019-06-30

Growing calls for Corbyn to boot out anti-Semitism row MP Jeremy Corbyn is facing growing demands to kick Chris Williamson out of the party as a long-time ally of the Labour leader has insisted the controversial MP "has to go"....
17:00, 2019-06-28

MPs tell Jeremy Corbyn: get a grip or lose a general election Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says frontbenchers are ‘totally exasperated’ by the party’s handling of antisemitismSenior MPs from both wings of the Labour party expressed fears last night that they could lose a snap general election to a reinvigorated Tory party led by Boris Johnson becau...
02:15, 2019-06-30

Brexit: Corbyn under pressure to clarify backing for second vote Facing a Boris Johnson premiership, Labour shadow cabinet to debate its stanceJeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is set to debate Brexit on Monday, as the prospect of a Boris Johnson premiership accelerates Labour’s drift towards supporting a second referendum.Corbyn is coming under renewed pressure to ...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
05:30, 2019-05-27

Corbyn criticised as 'pathetic' over response to oil tanker attacks Jeremy Corbyn has been called "pathetic" after saying the government needed to provide "credible evidence" that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers....
12:45, 2019-06-15

Corbyn to outline Brexit strategy – but unlikely to back remain Labour leader under pressure from shadow cabinet over position on fresh referendumJeremy Corbyn plans to use a speech in the coming days to outline the latest evolution in Labour’s Brexit policy – but is expected to stop well short of the clarion call for remain demanded by his deputy, Tom Watson.Th...
01:30, 2019-06-19

In full: Theresa May's Brexit letter to Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister Theresa May has written a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urging him to back her new Brexit deal, saying she has met the party's Brexit demands. Here is her letter in full:...
11:15, 2019-05-22

Jeremy Corbyn shrugs off referendum calls after byelection win Labour leader says ‘not yet’ to calls for people’s vote, urging Tories to call general electionJeremy Corbyn has indicated he will not bow to party pressure and move immediately towards demanding a second referendum, after Labour narrowly beat the fledgling Brexit party in the Peterborough byelectio...
09:00, 2019-06-08

Corbyn wishes Amazon 'many happy tax returns' on its 25th anniversary Labour leader sends barbed message to the online retailer’s founder, Jeff BezosThe Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has sent a barbed birthday card to Jeff Bezos to mark Amazon’s 25th anniversary, wishing the company “many happy tax returns” and demanding it pays more UK tax, pays its staff better and ...
16:30, 2019-07-05

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson as the next prime minister were an "unacceptable interference" in Britain's affairs....
01:30, 2019-06-02

Corbyn backs referendum on Brexit deal after voter exodus To break parliamentary deadlock, deal has to be put to public vote, Labour leader saysJeremy Corbyn has pledged to support a second referendum on any Brexit deal after the Labour leadership came under overwhelming pressure to halt the exodus of its remain voters who backed pro-EU parties at the Euro...
02:00, 2019-05-28

Corbyn to join anti Trump protesters after snubbing banquet The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will join thousands of anti-Trump protesters on the streets of central London today, as Scotland Yard's Commissioner warns her officers will take firm action against any protesters who break the law....
04:30, 2019-06-04

Donald Trump meets with Nigel Farage - after turning down Corbyn NIGEL Farage arrived at the the US ambassador's residence in London this afternoon for a meeting with President Donald Trump - after he turned down a sit-down with Corbyn...
19:15, 2019-06-04

Jeremy Corbyn calls for general election following May resignation – video Jeremy Corbyn has welcomed Theresa May’s resignation and called for an immediate general election. The Labour leader said the vision of the country outlined in her speech was not one he recognised, and that a new Conservative leader would not solve the issues facing the UK Continue reading......
16:15, 2019-05-24

Jeremy Corbyn to lead massive protest against Trump in London Jeremy Corbyn will lead a protest of thousands raging against President Trump in London on Tuesday after the British labor leader snubbed the president at a formal banquet hosted by the Queen. Corbyn — who aspires to become the UK’s next prime minister — promised to “stand in solidarity” with demons...
02:45, 2019-06-04

UK opposition leader Corbyn: Real danger of no-deal Brexit There is a danger of a no-deal Brexit and Britain's main opposition Labour Party will do everything it can to stop that from happening, its leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Mike Pompeo tells Jewish leaders he would 'push back' against Corbyn US secretary of state made comments in recording leaked to Washington PostLabour has accused Donald Trump’s top official, Mike Pompeo, of trying to stop Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister, after he was caught on tape telling Jewish leaders that he would “push back” against the party’s leadership....
22:30, 2019-06-09

Donald Trump: I turned down Jeremy Corbyn's request to meet – video Donald Trump has revealed he turned down a request from Jeremy Corbyn to meet, as the Labour leader joined a protest against his state visit and declined to attend a dinner hosted by the QueenTrump says he turned down Corbyn's request to meetLatest on Trump's state visit – live news Continue reading...
01:15, 2019-06-05

The Londoner: Tony Blair blasts Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism Former PM says Labour leader is anti-Semitic but "doesn't think he is"/ James Cleverly and Matt Hancock show pulling power/ Grayson Perry on Glastonbury...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Boris Johnson: Vote for Nigel Farage and you'll get Jeremy Corbyn Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-election winner hit by backlash over 'anti-Semitic' likes online...
12:15, 2019-06-07

Man Pledges To Do 100 Holes Of Golf A Day For Charity LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Bradley Sutherland has set a goal of 100 holes of golf in a day to raise money for the Larry Gilbert-Dave Bunnell Foundation. The organization that provides support for junior golfers in the area. Sutherland received donations, pledges, and bonuses for birdies and eag...
22:30, 2019-06-19

Pompeo says White House will 'push back' against Jeremy Corbyn's anti-Semitism Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised Jewish leaders that the White House won’t wait for UK’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to become prime minister to “push back” against him and his actions that would make the life of Jews in Britain more difficult....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Low pay in the garment industry still a reality despite pledges – study Report finds fashion brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the University of Sheffield said that, despite ambitio...
16:45, 2019-05-30

Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
23:45, 2019-07-03

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Joshua pledges to ‘beat up’ Ruiz in rematch British heavyweight Anthony Joshua lost his world titles in a stunning upset in New York The post Joshua pledges to ‘beat up’ Ruiz in rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
03:45, 2019-06-04

Trump pledges $16B to farmers hurt by trade war President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," specifically the tariffs on Chinese goods. (May 23)        ...
02:00, 2019-05-24

Star Manager Woodford Pledges to Cut Borrowing A fund run by star investor Neil Woodford is aiming to slash its debt and pledged to recruit more independent directors to its board while it attempts to assuage investor concerns over the value of its investments....
15:15, 2019-06-28

Theresa May pledges to make UK aid spending more eco-friendly Prime minister will tell G20 leaders they are last generation that can limit global warmingTheresa May is to pledge that Britain’s aid budget will in future be spent in a more environmentally sustainable way and tell her G20 counterparts: “We are the last generation of leaders with the power to limi...
04:30, 2019-06-29

Facebook Pledges to Move Dumb and Eat Shit Slipping-on-a-banana-peel-into-a-pile-of-rakes firm Facebook, a name which is now synonymous with massive, irreparable fuckups, has recommitted itself to mistakes, failures, and harebrained flights of fancy. We know this because they said so, and they’re proud of it!Read more......
00:15, 2019-07-10

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of what awaits us in 2050 if a UK government pledge to cut greenhouse emissions to "net zero" is to be ...
12:15, 2019-06-16

Pathways to a low-carbon China Fulfilling the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, if not 1.5 C — will be impossible without dramatic action from the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, China. Toward that end, China began in 2017 developing an ...
12:30, 2019-07-09

How much carbon does our lumber sequester? Enlarge (credit: US BLM) Carbon sequestration is generally thought of as locking carbon out of the atmosphere semi-permanently by incorporating it into rocks or forests that are then preserved. But there's a large cache of carbon in a form that's not especially permanent: the wood we use in our bu...
17:45, 2019-07-07

An escape route for carbon As many of us may recall from grade school science class, the Earth’s carbon cycle goes something like this: As plants take up carbon dioxide and convert it into organic carbon, they release oxygen back into the air. Complex life forms such as ourselves breathe in this oxygen and respire carbon diox...
23:00, 2019-06-12

Nigel Farage, Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders have their say as European election results roll in Political leaders have reacted to the European election results after it emerged the Brexit Party and the Liberal Democrats were the biggest winners in the UK, punishing the Tories and Labour....
10:00, 2019-05-27

Centre-left looks set to win Denmark election on welfare pledges Voting began in Denmark on Wednesday in a parliamentary election that could deliver the Nordic region's third leftist government in a year as voters rebel against austerity they fear could dismantle their cherished welfare model....
08:15, 2019-06-05

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4)        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

Center-left looks set to win Denmark election on welfare pledges Denmark holds a parliamentary election on Wednesday that could deliver the Nordic region's third leftist government in a year as voters rebel against austerity they fear could dismantle their cherished welfare model....
00:45, 2019-06-05

Green pledges £25m more to save Arcadia empire ‎ Sir Philip Green has handed another £25m to Arcadia's pension scheme in an eleventh-hour deal that improves his chances of averting the collapse into administration of his Top Shop empire....
01:45, 2019-06-05

U.K.'s Boris Johnson Pledges to Deliver Brexit With or Without a Deal Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become the U.K.’s next prime minister, laid out his plan to take the country out of the European Union by Oct. 31, if necessary without a divorce deal to smooth Britain’s exit....
19:00, 2019-06-12

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not ready to open talks with the Western-backed government in Kabul....
11:30, 2019-06-01

Hunt pledges £6bn war chest to handle no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt will tell MPs he is planning to ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit which will include a £6bn war chest for farmers and fishermen exporting to Europe....
07:45, 2019-07-01

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding its ability to find just the right image to accom...
23:00, 2019-06-29

New president pledges to cure 'sick child' El Salvador El Salvador's new President Nayib Bukele took office on Saturday pledging to cure the Central American country that he described as a "sick child" following years of violence and migration that has strained relations with the United States....
01:30, 2019-06-02

Amazon pledges support for future government work Tech giants often work alongside the government to help with a variety of projects and the head of Amazon's cloud computing division has revealed that the company is open to working with any government agency that follows the law.This is in stark contrast to its top rivals, Microsoft and Google...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Boeing pledges $100M for families of 737 Max crash victims Aviation giant Boeing said Wednesday it's setting aside $100 million for families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max 8 that killed 346 people....
20:30, 2019-07-03

UPDATE 5-Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
00:15, 2019-07-04

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is needed....
23:30, 2019-05-28

Steyer pledges to spend $100M on 2020 presidential bid, already going up with TV ads Billionaire progressive activist and Trump impeachment advocate Tom Steyer is planning to pour millions of his own money into his newly launched campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination....
01:00, 2019-07-10

Johnson pledges to make all immigrants learn English Tory leadership contender says English is not first language in too many parts of countryBoris Johnson has said there are “too many parts of our country” where English is not spoken as a first language and that he would require all immigrants to Britain to learn English.At a hustings event for the C...
16:30, 2019-07-05

MacKenzie Bezos pledges at least half her wealth to charity Jeff Bezos’ former wife, known as world’s 22nd richest person with $36.6bn fortune, signs up to the Giving PledgeMacKenzie Bezos, who recently became the world’s fourth richest woman after her divorce from Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon, has promised to give away at least half her...
00:00, 2019-05-29

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half of $35B fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos said on Tuesday that she would pledge half of her enormous fortune to charity, something her ex-husband, Jeff, has been criticized for not doing. ...
23:00, 2019-05-28

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges to Donate Half of Her Wealth MacKenzie Bezos, one of the richest women in the world, has committed to donate at least half of her wealth to charity after her divorce from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos....
21:15, 2019-05-28

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
21:00, 2019-05-28

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
19:01, 2019-05-28

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create jobs and growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy....
04:30, 2019-07-15

Airbus pledges counter-punch to new Boeing mid-sized jet Airbus hinted on Tuesday at a price battle to counter a possible new Boeing aircraft in the middle of the jet market, promising a "left hook, right hook" salvo from two of its well-established models....
17:45, 2019-05-21

| Aid pledges to cyclone-ravaged Mozambique inadequate - UN chief UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said funds pledged to help Mozambique recover the devastation of two successive cyclones "is far below what is needed"....
17:45, 2019-07-13

Airbus pledges boxers' counter-punch to new Boeing mid-jet Airbus held out the prospect of a clash over prices to counter any decision by Boeing to launch a new aircraft in the middle of the jet market, by promising a "left hook, right hook" counter-punch with two of its existing models....
14:45, 2019-05-21

UK's Hammond pledges to fight a no-deal Brexit from outside government British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Monday he would not stay in his job when the country's next prime minister takes over next week, and he would do everything he could to stop a no-deal Brexit....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Simeone pledges future to Atletico despite player exodus "Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has pledged his future to the Liga club despite an expected exodus of senior players from the Estadio Metropolitano in the close season."...
15:30, 2019-05-22

Shell pledges to reveal the taxes it pays in every country Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC will disclose how much tax it pays in every country in which it operates, an executive told a Dutch parliamentary panel on Wednesday, in a report to be published later this year....
23:45, 2019-05-29

Hamilton pledges no repeat of Rosberg F1 feud with Bottas Given how dominant Mercedes has been in Formula One this season, it seems the only thing that could stop the Silver Arrows at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix might be another outbreak of infighting        ...
19:45, 2019-05-21

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive officer said on Friday....
23:45, 2019-05-31

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill government coffers. Instead of imitating Canada’s broa...
18:45, 2019-05-21

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
01:15, 2019-06-29

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
18:01, 2019-05-26

Tom Brady pledges to break diet and eat this if ‘Jeopardy!’ phenom lost New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady put his intense diet on the line Monday, betting that if “Jeopardy!” phenom James Holzhauer lost he would do the unthinkable: eat a strawberry....
17:45, 2019-05-21

'It was a political lynch mob': Steve King pledges to fight GOP over his exile Rep. Steve King, hellbent on making a congressional comeback, is vowing to fight the GOP and force his way back on to the committees from which he was exiled.But the Iowa Republican is finding little support from his colleagues for the doomed mission, which comes nearly six months after King was kic...
16:00, 2019-06-05

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure its European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed rules....
14:45, 2019-06-13

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a snap election....
14:00, 2019-07-08

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion industry aims to tighten up its ethical guidelines....
07:15, 2019-05-22

India Pledges To Contribute USD 5 Million To UN Palestine Refugee Agency India has pledged to contribute USD 5 million in 2019 to the UN Palestine Refugee Agency, even as it voiced concern over the agency's difficult financial situation due to voluntary contributions from......
10:15, 2019-07-02

Jeremy Hunt pledges to cancel student debt for entrepreneurs Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to cancel student debt for those who start up their own businesses and employ others....
20:01, 2019-06-27

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the United States, and said on Sunday more details would soon be released....
20:30, 2019-06-09

Michael Bloomberg pledges $500M to shutter U.S. coal plants Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg Pledged Thursday to donate $500 million to a new campaign that aims to shutter U.S. coal plants by 2030 to curb climate change, his philanthropist foundation said. ...
08:30, 2019-06-07

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effort from both Renault and Nissan will be needed, he said. Senard on Wednesday faced investors for the first time since taking the helm at Renault....
22:45, 2019-06-12

Hunt pledges £60bn war chest to handle no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt will tell MPs he is planning to ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit which will include a £6bn war chest for farmers and fishermen exporting to Europe....
03:45, 2019-07-01

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of full fiber broadband by 2025....
23:15, 2019-06-16

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges To Donate Half Of Her $36 Billion Fortune MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by......
20:15, 2019-05-28

Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos pledges to donate half her fortune Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos has signed on to Warren Buffet's Giving Pledge, agreeing to donate at least half of her fortune to charity.        ...
22:30, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 2-Erdogan pledges return to low interest rates in Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he remains opposed to the country's tight monetary policy and pledged a "definitive solution" to soon lower the central bank's key interest rate from 24%....
18:15, 2019-06-20

Mike Pence pledges to rebuild after Oklahoma flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is pledging to rebuild parts of Oklahoma damaged by flooding. Pence, his wife and federal agency heads on Tuesday toured Tulsa-area neighborhoods swamped after the swollen Arkansas River left its banks. Damage extends downstream into Arkansas following h...
01:30, 2019-06-05

Google Pledges $1 Billion For Housing Crisis Near California Headquarters Google on Tuesday pledged to commit more than $1 billion to help address the severe housing crisis in the region that includes its headquarters and Silicon Valley....
05:30, 2019-06-19

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley peers helped create as the technology industry hired tens of thousands of high-paid workers. The pledge anno...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Venezuela opposition pledges equal treatment for creditors in possible restructuring Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from power, according to a document published on Wednesday....
05:15, 2019-07-04

Joe Biden, Echoing Obama, Pledges to Shore Up the Affordable Care Act Mr. Biden, detailing his health care plan in Iowa, paraphrased a notorious promise made by Mr. Obama: “If you like your private insurance, you can keep it.”...
01:45, 2019-07-16

| UK's Boris Johnson pledges post-Brexit migration controls British leadership hopeful Boris Johnson pledged to introduce a new points-based system to control migration after Brexit, addressing a key issue from the EU referendum but not explicitly promising to cut numbers....
19:00, 2019-06-27

UK PM hopeful Gove pledges to talk to Germany, Ireland to win better Brexit Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Britain's Theresa May, said on Monday if he became prime minister he would try to win changes to a Brexit deal by opening talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar....
15:15, 2019-06-17

Boeing Pledges $100 Million to Families, Communities Hurt by 737 MAX Crashes Boeing pledged $100 million in financial support to families and communities affected by two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX plane, part of the company’s effort to restore its reputation shaken by the tragedies....
23:30, 2019-07-03

Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 UK to put down legislation but Greenpeace warns of impact on developing nationsTheresa May has sought to cement some legacy in the weeks before she steps down as prime minister by enshrining in law a commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, making Britain the first major economy to do ...
03:30, 2019-06-12

Pantry ingredients can help grow carbon nanotubes Baking soda, table salt, and detergent are surprisingly effective ingredients for cooking up carbon nanotubes, researchers at MIT have found. In a study published this week in the journal Angewandte Chemie, the team reports that sodium-containing compounds found in common household ingredients ar...
10:00, 2019-05-29

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
18:15, 2019-05-30

Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 46 people Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in critical condition. (July 9)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
20:30, 2019-05-26

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
04:45, 2019-05-28

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was called by one of the victims when she became ill....
05:45, 2019-05-23

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
21:45, 2019-07-05

Scheer’s climate plan puts focus on ‘tech not taxes’ with $2.5B in pledges The Conservative leader's long-awaited climate plan pitches $2.5 billion in new spending that puts the emphasis on private sector green tech investments....
07:45, 2019-06-20

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for school safety....
04:45, 2019-05-29

Amazon boss' ex-wife pledges half her $36bn fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to give away to charity half of the reported $36bn (£28.4bn) she received following her divorce....
03:30, 2019-05-29

Danish center-left opposition wins election on welfare pledges Denmark appeared set to become the third Nordic country in a year to form a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election rebelled against austerity measures and dealt a blow to right-wing nationalists....
04:00, 2019-06-06

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledges to decriminalize immigration violations, expand immigrant cap Sen. Elizabeth Warren outlined plans to decriminalize immigration violations and reform the process of detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants if elected president in 2020....
07:00, 2019-07-12

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her fortune to charity after Amazon divorce MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give away half her fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
16:15, 2019-05-28

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemetery — known as Potter’s Field — and mana...
03:30, 2019-05-31

Australian state pledges $420 million to fix fire-prone building cladding Australia's second most populous state Victoria pledged on Tuesday to spend A$600 million ($422 million) replacing flammable building cladding in the wake of London's fatal 2017 Grenfell Tower blaze....
10:30, 2019-07-16

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set that kind of goal....
13:15, 2019-06-12

Atmospheric carbon levels are leaping. We can't afford more years like this Each year of high emissions adds to the stock of carbon in the air, bringing us closer to catastropheOne of the many ironies of the climate crisis is that as temperatures change and extreme weather becomes more common, we need more energy to maintain comfort. Hotter summers have driven an increase i...
21:15, 2019-06-11

Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions The Dutch government is presenting a comprehensive raft of measures aimed at slashing the Netherlands’ emission of carbon blamed for warming the Earth’s atmosphere by 50% by 2030...
15:45, 2019-06-28

Ontario Court of Appeal rules carbon tax is constitutional Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Trudeau's environmental policies....
19:15, 2019-06-28

Build more nuclear reactors to reach net zero carbon target – CBI Business group says nuclear programme will be key for low carbon economy in UKThe UK should keep building large-scale nuclear plants and “mini-nuke” reactors to help reach a net zero carbon target by 2050, according to Britain’s biggest business group.In a letter to the business secretary, Greg Clar...
05:15, 2019-06-28

EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but there is no unanimity yet, a senior EU official said on Wednesday....
06:15, 2019-06-20

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
22:45, 2019-06-27

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
18:45, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some of the world’s major oil producers have committed to supporting “economically meaningful” carbon pricing regimes at the end of a Vatican summit on climate change. The companies, i...
17:45, 2019-06-14

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero by 2050....
01:30, 2019-06-21

Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal The company is joining other oil companies and corporate giants to endorse a plan from the Climate Leadership Council to tax fossil fuels and pay the dividends to taxpayers....
16:15, 2019-05-21

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberately disrupt or phase out business areas that are unfit for a net zero-carbon economy, according to a report.The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has s...
10:45, 2019-06-19

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and Stephen Martin on the sustainable development goalsTheresa May is deceiving us, either deliberately or through ignorance, with regard to the goal of re...
21:15, 2019-06-16

Breaching a “carbon threshold” could lead to mass extinction In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain threshold. Now an MIT researcher has observed a similar phenomenon in a completely different system: Eart...
21:15, 2019-07-08

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate President Peter Courtney said the majority Democrats la...
19:30, 2019-06-29

Thawing permafrost releasing more carbon than previously thought The problem of thawing permafrost is worse than climate scientists thought. New research suggests previous studies have underestimated the rate at which thawing permafrost is releasing carbon into the atmosphere....
22:00, 2019-07-03

Picking up Branson’s rocketing carbon bill | Letters Virgin Galactic | Headlines | Women’s tennis | Saw joke | Bull run | IzalI was surprised to find no mention in your report (Floating into space: Branson reveals plans to list Virgin Galactic on stock exchange, 10 July) of the environmental costs of using a huge aircraft and a rocket ship to give sup...
23:30, 2019-07-10

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00:45, 2019-05-23

Alberta’s carbon tax cut helping to fuel love for big trucks A recent report from the International Energy Agency found Canadians are driving the least fuel-efficient vehicles in the world and are emitting the most CO2 per kilometre driven....
00:30, 2019-05-31

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
00:45, 2019-06-29

Alberta provincial carbon tax dead, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
00:30, 2019-05-31

'Money to share' - MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her Amazon fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
19:00, 2019-05-28

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third supplier....
00:01, 2019-05-23

Matildas player Aivi Luik pledges to donate 1% of earnings to charity – video The World Cup-bound midfielder says joining the Common Goal global movement was 'a no-brainer' after being introduced to the idea by her teammate Alex Chidiac. The pair have decided to give 1% of their earnings to the growing global cause, which tackles social issues by raising money for what it ter...
23:45, 2019-05-29

Warren pledges to reverse Justice policy that prevents indicting sitting presidents The Democratic presidential candidate said she would also push Congress to make changes to the law that make clear a president can be charged with obstruction of justice....
17:01, 2019-05-31

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading solar company said on Thursday, citing new research....
20:45, 2019-06-13

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns...
07:45, 2019-06-07

EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target EU nations hoping to help lead the fight against global warming by agreeing to go carbon neutral by 2050 at a summit on Thursday engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to ease fears among central and eastern states that such a commitment could cost jobs....
17:30, 2019-06-20

46 people hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Canadian hotel A hotel in the Canadian city of Winnipeg was evacuated and 46 people were hospitalized Tuesday due to high levels of carbon monoxide exposure.       ...
02:45, 2019-07-10

3 dead in San Antonio home; high levels of carbon monoxide SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police say a man and his two children have been found dead in a house where the electricity had been off since Friday and a generator was located inside. Police say the homeowner stopped by the house late Monday after not being able to reach the 56-year-old resident or...
00:15, 2019-06-05

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summit this week....
22:45, 2019-06-17

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
01:45, 2019-06-21

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
17:30, 2019-06-20

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 years, with the rest of the investments coming from th...
17:30, 2019-06-04

EU energy chief says Europe must commit to carbon neutrality by 2050 Reluctant European Union nations must be convinced to back the goal of zeroing out carbon emissions by 2050, the bloc's energy chief told the European Parliament on Thursday, saying the fight against climate change topped the political agenda....
12:30, 2019-07-04

Dozens hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Winnipeg motel Forty-six people have been hospitalized and 15 are in critical condition after they were exposed to carbon monoxide at a motel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, city officials said Tuesday....
06:00, 2019-07-10

Oil pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed to federal carbon tax Premiers Scott Moe and Francois Legault find common ground in wanting Ottawa out of what they see as provincial territory, but remain split on pipelines....
07:15, 2019-07-11

Daimler Plans to Make Its Cars Carbon Neutral by 2039 The carmaker's new climate plan is bold—for a company. But it falls short of recommended emissions cuts and shows the limits of corporate self-policing....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Sen. Joe Manchin: Bloomberg's carbon initiative would 'punish' West Virginians Sen. Joe Manchin, D., W.V., has argued that philanthropist Mike Bloomberg's new carbon initiative would "punish" his constituents and fail to combat climate change in the way it intends to....
17:45, 2019-06-12

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau's Liberal government in Ottawa....
05:30, 2019-05-23

Seven taken to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning after gas leak in Sydney home Five children and two adults found suffering from nausea and dizziness after leak traced to a pool heaterFive children and two adults in Sydney’s east have been rushed to hospital after a carbon monoxide leak which has been traced to a pool heater.Emergency services were called to the home on Wentwo...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Tech's favorite bag brand will sell you a $600 carbon fiber tripod Peak Design is known for its trendy (and pricey) camera bags and straps -- it's the kit du jour for photographers and vloggers. And now it's adding a travel tripod to the fold. It might not be the most exciting product launch ever, but it looks like......
01:00, 2019-05-22

Ontario court upholds validity of Trudeau's federal carbon tax Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government, in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Trudeau's environmental policies....
21:45, 2019-06-28

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
23:00, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-'Money to share' - MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her Amazon fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
18:15, 2019-05-28

Ex-wife of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos pledges half of her £27.5 billion fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to donate at least half her fortune to charity, just months after finalising her divorce from the world's richest man....
18:01, 2019-05-28

Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledges $100G to families of bikers killed in NH crash New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft pledged Saturday to donate $100,000 to the families of seven motorcyclists killed in a New Hampshire crash last month....
00:45, 2019-07-14

Amazon CTO Vogels battles through protesters in AWS keynote as company pledges $700 million to upskill workers Amazon CTO Werner Vogels noted protesters during a keynote and said: "I'm more than willing to have a conversation, but maybe they should let me finish first."...
18:30, 2019-07-11

Andy Burnham reveals 2038 carbon target for Greater Manchester Plans for airport expansion and new roads lead to mayor being accused of ‘empty rhetoric’ The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has pledged to make the region carbon neutral by 2038,more than a decade earlier than the target date adopted by the European commission, at the unveiling of a new...
21:00, 2019-06-13

Tata Chemicals plans first UK industrial carbon capture demo plant Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) plans to build Britain's first industrial-scale carbon capture and utilization (CCU) demonstration plant to trap emissions for use in sodium carbonate manufacturing, the firm said on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Nuclear power doesn't stack up without a carbon price, industry group says Nuclear could provide cheap energy but would only be competitive with gas and coal if carbon pollution is priced, nuclear association saysAustralia would need to adopt a carbon price for nuclear power to be economically viable, a peak lobby group for the sector says, as it welcomes a push by the Nat...
23:45, 2019-06-03

The World's Second-Largest Rainforest Is Losing the Carbon It’s Held for a Thousand Years The Congo Basin is the second-largest rainforest on Earth, and like most tropical forests, it’s getting chewed up by humans. That’s a problem for the climate, and not just because trees are a natural sponge helping to mop up humanity’s ever-rising carbon emissions. New research suggests that as tree...
01:45, 2019-07-04

‘Anything That Moves the Ball Forward.’ Some Green New Deal Supporters Back Carbon Tax, Too How should we fight climate change? The most progressive Democrats say the answer is something like the Green New Deal, a massive government program aimed at reorienting American society. A more traditionally conservative answer is something like a carbon tax, making greenhouse gases more expensive ...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Global carbon emissions rose at the fastest rate in seven years: report Global carbon emissions skyrocketed last year at the fastest rate in seven years — prompted by a weather-related spike in energy demand, according to a newly released report from BP. There was an unusual number of hot and cold days last year, which prompted increased demand for both heating an...
23:30, 2019-06-11

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal carbon pricing program and focus on promoting green technologies....
06:15, 2019-06-20

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have blocked the EU from inching closer to a net-zero carbon emissions target for 2050.European leaders meeting in Brussels sparred over the EU’s role in tackli...
23:45, 2019-06-20

Carbon emissions from energy industry rise at fastest rate since 2011 BP report reveals swings in global temperatures are increasing use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry last year rose at the fastest rate in almost a decade after extreme weather and surprise swings in global temperatures stoked extra demand for fossil fuels.BP’s annual g...
21:15, 2019-06-11

EU summit draft conclusions back call for carbon neutrality by 2050 European Union leaders may agree to back going carbon neutral by 2050 on Thursday, according to language in the latest draft conclusions for their summit seen by Reuters....
06:15, 2019-06-20

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing such a plan could be introduced in weeks....
05:30, 2019-05-23

Russia's hypersonic weapon is reportedly running short on carbon fiber Russia's plans to build a hypersonic weapon system that can travel at more than 20 times the speed of sound, and also evade US missile defenses, has predictably rattled the world. Last year, Russian President Vladimir Putin boasted that the Avangard......
08:45, 2019-07-02

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
21:15, 2019-06-12

It's high time to create a World Carbon Bank | Kenneth Rogoff We could use a global carbon tax to give developing countries incentives to phase out coalAlthough much derided by climate-change deniers, not least Donald Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal hits the nail on the head with its urgent call for the US to lead by example on global warming....
11:15, 2019-07-09

Indoor carbon dioxide levels could be a health hazard, scientists warn CO2 in bedrooms and offices may affect cognition and cause kidney and bone problemsIndoor levels of carbon dioxide could be clouding our thinking and may even pose a wider danger to human health, researchers say.While air pollutants such as tiny particles and nitrogen oxides have been the subject of...
20:15, 2019-07-08

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18:45, 2019-05-21

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in part using revenues from reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts....
22:45, 2019-06-04

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
20:45, 2019-05-21

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it. The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
02:30, 2019-06-13

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goal being moved to a footnote in the final summit statement....
06:30, 2019-06-21

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement....
02:00, 2019-06-21

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms such as those in the Green New Deal. This is troubling: If enough Republicans are beguiled into striking a deal with Democrats who favor restrictions ...
01:15, 2019-07-02

Rock star Bret Michaels pledges $10,000 donation in honor of Vandy pitcher's daughter Vanderbilt pitcher Tyler Brown won a national title and learned his 1-year-old daughter will not need another surgery anytime soon while in Omaha.       ...
20:15, 2019-06-27

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protection of human rights and social progress”, said the top Nigerian diplomat who will be the next President of the General Assembly....
19:01, 2019-06-04

Labour antisemitism row: 30 whisteblowers come forward Labour's Jewish affiliate has said that 30 whistleblowers have come forward to detail their experiences of the party's handling of antisemitism allegations....
17:15, 2019-07-11

What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how? Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Labour has 'failed' to address antisemitism, says top MP Labour has "failed" to address the issue of antisemitism and there should be more "tolerance" of differing views at the top of the party, a leading MP has said....
00:30, 2019-07-08

Tom Watson: My job is to hold the Labour Party together Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson tells Sophy and Matt about his 'craziest moment' at Glastonbury and how he's learned to love the Labour supporters who dislike him....
12:30, 2019-06-12

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel....
21:00, 2019-07-10

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21:00, 2019-06-17

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs....
06:15, 2019-06-20

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standards alongside carbon tax if elected In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Scheer surmises the new standards could increase the cost of gas by at least four cents a litre over and above the government's carbon tax....
00:00, 2019-07-09

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where pollution-related sicknesses are already a reality....
19:30, 2019-05-24

Carbon Dioxide Concentration in the Earth’s Atmosphere Has Hit Levels Unseen for 3 Million Years The concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere has reached levels not seen for 3 million years, scientists at Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii said Monday – offering a dire warning about the impact of human activity on the planet. The observatory’s sensors registered ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Carbon pollution import tax proposed by Biden and Inslee would be unworkable, economists warn Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Jay Inslee both took a shot at China and other heavy-polluting countries this week by releasing climate change plans that would tax imports of carbon-intensive goods....
07:45, 2019-06-07

Shell Quest carbon capture and storage project reaches milestone of 4M tonnes Shell Canada says the Quest carbon capture project near Edmonton has reached the milestone of four million tonnes of stored carbon dioxide, equivalent to the annual emissions of about one million cars....
23:45, 2019-05-23

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters - and appealed to climate change deniers to listen to science....
22:30, 2019-06-14

'Labour must find backbone and back second referendum' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has said the party must fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
08:45, 2019-05-26

Are your tinned tomatoes picked by slave labour? How the Italian mafia makes millions by exploiting migrants. By Tobias Jones and Ayo AwokoyaOn 6 August last year, 14 immigrant farmhands in Foggia, on the ankle of the Italian boot, were coming home from a 12-hour shift picking tomatoes in 40C heat. The minibus carrying them was registered in Bulga...
10:15, 2019-06-20

Watson: Labour's antisemitism response 'deplorable' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has hit out at the party's dismissal of claims of interference in cases of antisemitism, saying the response to the allegations was "deplorable"....
17:15, 2019-07-11

Labour antisemitism whistleblower: 'In 30 years I’ll be very proud of myself' Louise Withers Green fears attracting abuse, but has hopes for the party’s redemptionIt was in February, while on holiday with her former Labour colleagues in Berlin, that Louise Withers Green decided she had to speak out about her role in investigating antisemitism in the party.The former disputes ...
14:45, 2019-07-11

Labour lifts suspension of MP embroiled in antisemitism row Labour has lifted the suspension of MP Chris Williamson, who claimed the party had been "too apologetic" about its handling of antisemitism allegations....
02:15, 2019-06-28

Labour u-turn over decision to readmit antisemitism row MP Labour has been forced into an embarrassing U-turn over a decision to reinstate left-wing MP Chris Williamson, who had been suspended in an antisemitism row....
02:00, 2019-06-29

Labour 'must move now' on switching Brexit position John McDonnell has told Sky News that Labour needs to "move now" on shifting its Brexit stance, as union boss Len McCluskey insisted there was "no panic"....
19:15, 2019-06-30

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look at how a Labour government plans to pay for the m...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Labour 'poised to support second Brexit referendum' Jeremy Corbyn is set to shift Labour's policy to support a second referendum, under pressure from pro-European colleagues, Sky sources have said. ...
14:30, 2019-06-19

The Londoner: Labour's mixed feelings over win Labour MPs express fears that Peterborough result excuses anti-Semitism/ Ruth Wilson on "ferocious" Glenda Jackson/ Liam Gallagher throws some shade/ Will the Penny (Mordaunt) drop?...
16:15, 2019-06-07

Labour suspends NEC member over antisemitism claims Pete Willsman was recorded claiming an Israeli agent had infiltrated the partyLabour has suspended a controversial member of its ruling national executive committee (NEC) after he was recorded claiming that an Israeli agent had infiltrated the party.Pete Willsman, an ally of Jeremy Corbyn, also said...
17:45, 2019-05-31

Whistleblowers to take legal action against Labour Party Two former Labour officials who criticised the party's handling of cases of alleged antisemitism are planning to take legal action against the party....
17:15, 2019-07-14

Factbox: What would a UK Labour Party government nationalize, and how? Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to nationalize energy and water infrastructure if it can oust Prime Minister Theresa May's ruling Conservatives from power, reversing decades of pro-privatization public policy....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Labour to end energy consumer 'rip-off' and renationalise network Jeremy Corbyn and Rebecca Long-Bailey will say heat and electricity are a human rightLabour will announce plans on Thursday to seize back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders in an effort to fight climate change and end fuel poverty.Jeremy Corbyn and the shadow business secr...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Tom Watson on Brexit: ‘Me leave Labour? It’s leaving me’ Deputy leader calls for party to back a second referendum and remaining in the EU Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he believes his party would be “leaving me” if it cannot fully endorse a second referendum, hours after giving a speech in which he said it should be the party of remain.Wat...
00:30, 2019-06-18

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants....
09:15, 2019-06-22

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
15:30, 2019-05-21

| WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn: Hunt and Johnson are perusing post no-Deal Brexit trade deal with Trump UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Conservative leadership candidates Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson of using the possibility of a no-deal Brexit as a way to form a new trade agreement with Donald Trump's US administration. WATCH NOW....
09:30, 2019-07-15

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Donald Trump of spreading 'hate' as he makes speech at London demonstration Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Donald Trump of spreading "hatred" and "racism" while speaking at a major demonstration against the US President's state visit....
18:15, 2019-06-04

Civil service to probe claims staff said Jeremy Corbyn would not be 'physically or mentally' up to being prime minister The civil service is set to launch a probe into claims senior officials said Jeremy Corbyn would not be "physically or mentally" up to the job of prime minister, Labour has said....
21:30, 2019-07-03

UK Brexit party scores big as Conservatives, Labour falter Veteran politician Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the governing Conservative Party and opposition Labour to humiliating defeats....
16:45, 2019-05-27

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted the reality of the climate emergency.A dividing l...
03:45, 2019-06-06

Hancock attacks 'antisemitic' Labour at Tory hustings Health Secretary Matt Hancock has attacked Labour at a hustings event, where he apparently warned of the danger of an "antisemitic party" taking power....
00:30, 2019-06-06

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is “necessary and appropriate” after a petition was filed against the practice.The remark cam...
19:00, 2019-06-05

UK Labour lawmakers unlikely to back May's Brexit deal: McDonnell Lawmakers from Britain's opposition Labour Party are unlikely to be persuaded to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal when she puts it to a vote in parliament next month, the party's finance chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Watson 'undermining' Labour on antisemitism to 'attack leadership' Labour's deputy leader has "undermined" efforts to handle antisemitism complaints in order to "attack the leadership", according to a member of the party's governing body....
22:00, 2019-07-08

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if the next Conservative prime minister negotiates a fresh Brexit deal....
22:00, 2019-07-08

Ex-Labour official to defend breaking gagging order Labour's ex-head of disputes will argue whistleblowing laws allow him to give testimony to journalists on the party's handling of antisemitism allegations, Sky News understands....
22:00, 2019-07-08

Labour pivots to support second EU referendum after election slump Labour has performed a dramatic pivot to support an EU referendum "now" because it is "highly unlikely" the party can force another general election....
10:30, 2019-05-28

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
20:30, 2019-05-28

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc...
14:30, 2019-07-09

Labour antisemitism row: Formby hits back at Watson The general secretary of the Labour Party has accused the party's deputy leader Tom Watson, of "traducing her" while she is undergoing cancer treatment, as the bitter row over antisemitism continues....
13:45, 2019-07-12

Labour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit Party to use opposition day debate for motion backed by Letwin, SNP, Lib Dems and GreensToday’s political developments - live updatesLabour will on Wednesday launch the first step in an audacious cross-party parliamentary bid to block a new prime minister forcing a no-deal Brexit, backed by the form...
18:30, 2019-06-11

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
02:30, 2019-06-12

UK's Labour Party spars with BBC over charges of anti-Semitism British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn's office interfered in independent party discipline processes aimed at rooting out anti-Semitism, the BBC said on Wednesday, a claim that the Labour Party sharply rejected....
03:15, 2019-07-11

Inside the neo-Nazi plot to kill a Labour MP – podcast A plot to kill a Labour MP and a police officer was only disrupted after an informant within the neo-Nazi group National Action blew the whistle. Robbie Mullen passed the details on to Hope Not Hate’s Matthew Collins. Here, they tell their extraordinary story. Also today: the columnist Aditya Chakra...
04:45, 2019-05-23

Controversies make it seem that Labour is failing to listen to critics Tuesday saw the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launch an investigation into Labour's handling of antisemitism allegations. Meanwhile, the party expelled Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former director of communications, after he admitted to voting Liberal Democrat in the recent EU elect...
10:30, 2019-05-29

Labour will call for no-confidence motion in next Tory PM, McDonnell says Shadow chancellor says any incoming prime minister should go to the country and seek a mandateLabour will try to force a vote of no confidence in the next prime minister as soon as they take office, John McDonnell said, as Conservative candidates throw their hats into the ring to succeed Theresa May...
16:00, 2019-05-25

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill. The post Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:30, 2019-06-29

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit. The post Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit appeared...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Trump Climate Advisor Compared 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' to Hitler's Treatment of Jews in Bizarre Interview The New York Times published a shocking article over the Memorial Day long weekend about the Trump regime’s dangerous policies on climate change. But one quote in the article really stuck out:Read more......
14:00, 2019-05-28

Automatically kick out antisemitic members, Starmer urges Labour Labour should change its rules to automatically throw out members involved in "clear" cases of antisemitism, a member of Jeremy Corbyn's top team has said....
14:15, 2019-07-10

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as labour row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labour roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
08:45, 2019-07-05

Trump's labour secretary quits after Jeffrey Epstein case row US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has quit amid criticism of his handling of a plea deal with billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls....
00:45, 2019-07-13

Labour body to back Panorama anti-Semitism whistleblowers Whistleblowers who spoke to the BBC Panorama programme about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party will be given support by the body representing hundreds of MPs and peers....
12:15, 2019-07-16

UK equalities body probes Labour Party over anti-Semitism LONDON (AP) — Britain’s human rights watchdog says it is investigating whether the country’s main opposition Labour Party is guilty of illegal anti-Semitism. The Equality and Human Rights Commission says it is examining whether the party “unlawfully discriminated against, harassed ...
17:00, 2019-05-28

UK's Labour discusses timing of no confidence vote with Conservative lawmakers Britain's Labour Party will call a no confidence vote in the government when it believes members of the ruling Conservatives will support it, a party spokesman said....
13:15, 2019-07-07

UK Labour expels ex-Blair spin doctor Alastair Campbell LONDON (AP) — One of the best-known figures in Britain’s Labour Party for the last 20 years, Alastair Campbell, says he has been expelled for backing another party in last week’s European Parliament election. Campbell became a famous figure as the pugnacious spin doctor to then-Prime Min...
17:00, 2019-05-28

UK Labour Party plan consultation on price of nationalising industries Britain's opposition Labour Party will consult on the best way for parliament to determine the price of nationalising water and energy infrastructure, Labour finance policy chief John McDonnell said on Tuesday....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Labour split over 'futile' gagging orders amid new antisemitism row Labour's shadow cabinet is split over the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in relation to former staff, as the party braced itself for another row over its handling of antisemitism allegations....
23:00, 2019-07-07

Labour’s plans for cheap green energy are no more than electric dreams Proposals for renationalising gas and electricity are based on hopes of buying companies on the cheapLabour’s plans to renationalise water, energy and rail companies have widespread support and with good reason: these industries are failing to meet the legitimate expectations of the public.The quest...
18:30, 2019-05-21

EU elections: Tories and Labour suffer as Brexit Party triumphs The Conservatives and Labour have fallen victim to a Brexit backlash from voters in the European elections, with the Brexit Party coasting to victory....
09:15, 2019-05-27

Tories and Labour may move to Brexit extremes to stop the bleeding It is customary on nights like last night, where both Labour and the Tories have performed badly, for political journalists to trot out the trusty, if glib cliche, that voters were saying "a plague on both your houses"....
09:15, 2019-05-27

UK opposition Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek to prevent Prime Minister Theresa May's successor taking the country out of the European Union without a deal, its finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Sunday....
13:15, 2019-05-26

This government is neglecting cycling – Labour would change that | Andy McDonald MPs must stop prioritising cars over people if we are to stand a chance of meeting climate goalsThe UK is among the worst countries in Europe for cycling participation, and the government is predicted to achieve just a third of the 800m extra cycling trips by 2025 it had aimed for. What’s more, much...
11:15, 2019-07-09

Never again can Labour find itself on the wrong side of a historic choice | Tom Watson Appealing to Leavers and Remainers has failed : we must prevent a hard BrexitVoting in the European elections is over, with the results about to come in. The Tory leadership race, which will be won by a hardline Brexiter, has just begun. Everyone who cares about the Labour party and the country is b...
12:00, 2019-05-26

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
08:15, 2019-05-26

Labour deputy demands expulsion 'amnesty' over Euro elections Labour members who backed other parties in the European elections should be granted an amnesty from expulsion, the party's deputy leader has demanded....
14:15, 2019-05-29

On World Day Against Child Labour, Leaders Share Thoughts On Twitter This year's World Day Against Child Labour theme is "children shouldn't work in fields, but on dreams." According to International Labour Organisation, today 152 million children are still in child......
10:15, 2019-06-12

UK Labour moves to prevent new PM pursuing no-deal Brexit: Starmer Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday it had brought forward a motion for parliament to take control of government business to prevent a new prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit....
17:30, 2019-06-12

UK's Labour aim to seize parliamentary time to try and stop no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it would try to take control of the parliamentary agenda on June 25 in order to give lawmakers the opportunity to introduce legislation aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit....
17:00, 2019-06-11

Labour must back Remain to survive, warns Tom Watson memo Deputy leader fears ‘catastrophic’ vote loss to Lib Dems and GreensLabour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has warned MPs and peers that an analysis of the party’s losses in recent local and European elections that was presented to the shadow cabinet last week dangerously underestimated the crisis it wi...
06:30, 2019-06-23

Brexit Party loses to Labour in tight Parliament race Britain's opposition Labour Party have held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England in a tight by-election race, denying Nigel Farage's Brexit Party a first seat in Parliament....
09:15, 2019-06-07

Trump snubs UK Labour leader, calls him a "negative force" U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had decided not to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on his trip to Britain, describing him as a "negative force"....
17:30, 2019-06-04

Opposition Labour narrowly denies Brexit Party its first seat in UK parliament Britain's opposition Labour Party narrowly held on to a parliamentary seat in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Farage's insurgent Brexit Party to win by less than 700 votes....
09:45, 2019-06-07

Labour MP reported to chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protest A Labour MP has been reported to the party's chief whip for telling campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching at a primary school "you're right"....
12:15, 2019-06-09

Labour must back second Brexit vote or lose next election, Tom Watson warns Deputy leader says far more Remain supporters than Leavers have abandoned the partyLabour’s deputy leader Tom Watson today warns that his party will lose the next general election and any chance to form a radical, reforming government unless it quickly rewrites its Brexit policy and commits wholehea...
12:00, 2019-05-26

Tom Watson: Labour must find some backbone and back second Brexit referendum... fast Labour's deputy leader has said the party must "find some backbone" and fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election....
12:00, 2019-05-26

Labour MP Stella Creasy bombarded with teddies and notes in 10 years of harassment Labour MP Stella Creasy was pursued for 10 years and showered with bizarre gifts including soft toys and a tobacco pipe by a man who wanted her to be his wife, a court heard....
11:45, 2019-06-19

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
06:30, 2019-07-16

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
05:15, 2019-05-24

Tory rebels line up with Labour to say: We'll unite to block no deal Senior Tories today hit out at leadership contenders threatening to suspend Parliament to ram through a no-deal Brexit as MPs prepared for a crunch vote to block such an "anti-democratic" move....
13:15, 2019-06-12

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to allocate more funding to address a global surge in subsistence farming at every level. ...
00:30, 2019-06-13

UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay Plans by Britain's opposition Labour Party to nationalize utilities including the country's electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurting many small shareholders, one of the country's main business groups warned on Tuesday....
23:45, 2019-05-21

We must have a green industrial revolution. And Labour will lead it | Rebecca Long-Bailey We must draw on our history to find a way through the environmental crisis that faces usWhere I grew up, visits to Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum were a staple rainy-day activity. I remember the clanking of the huge, iron waterwheel and being amazed by its power. It was the plentiful rain,...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – office complexes and luxury apartments for the wealthy of Shanghai Continue reading......
11:00, 2019-06-18

Labour leader to meet Britain's top civil servant over newspaper report Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will meet Britain's top civil servant on Wednesday to demand an independent investigation into a report citing unidentified senior officials as expressing concerns over his health, his spokesman said....
16:30, 2019-07-03

Labour MP Jess Phillips: "I'm Just Trying To Constantly Remind People, 'Don't Forget Women'" In the August 2019 issue of Vogue, features director Giles Hattersley meets Jess Phillips, Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley – and Britain's brightest new political star...
11:00, 2019-07-04

How Anti-Semitism in Britain’s Labour party made me feel Jewish again Two weeks ago I went to my local synagogue for the first time in 33 years. This was surprising, chiefly because I haven’t set foot in a shul in all this time apart from a couple of weddings and the odd bar mitzvah. In 2001, I had even gone as far as marrying a non-Jew.......
05:00, 2019-07-07

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish....
14:45, 2019-05-28

'Purged' North Korea Official, Thought To Be In Labour Camp, Re-Appears A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official......
04:45, 2019-06-03

Alastair Campbell's expulsion from Labour will be reviewed, Shami Chakrabarti says Labour will review its decision to expel Alastair Campbell from the party after he voted for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections, the shadow attorney general has said....
17:15, 2019-05-30

Britain's Labour Party Leader Warms to Referendum on Brexit Deal Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said Wednesday that any Brexit deal should be put to a referendum, the strongest signal yet that a major British political party is willing to officially back a vote that could cancel the U.K.’s exit from the European Union....
01:45, 2019-05-30

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the climate crisis under new regulations being proposed by the Labour party, addressing energy use, greenhou...
14:00, 2019-05-31

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who was reportedly sent to a labour camp has attended a concert alongside the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, state media have said.There had been speculation about the fate of Kim Yong-chol...
13:00, 2019-06-03

Deutsche Bank CEO pledges tough investment bank cuts as shares hit low Deutsche Bank's chief executive promised shareholders "tough cutbacks" at its underperforming investment bank on Thursday as he battled to convince them he can turn around Germany's biggest lender, whose shares hit a record low....
18:45, 2019-05-23

UK Labour politicians slam party for re-admitting lawmaker in anti-Semitism dispute Senior politicians in Britain's Labour opposition expressed fury with their party on Thursday for readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended over comments he had made about anti-Semitism and demanded that leader Jeremy Corbyn intervene....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Claresholm welcomes foreign workers in new pilot project to address labour shortages A new pilot project from the federal government will see Claresholm welcome more foreign workers next year, helping address long-term labour shortages in the town....
09:15, 2019-06-22

Mary Honeyball quits Labour party in protest over Europe and anti-Semitism Jeremy Corbyn suffered a new blow today as one of London's longest serving MEPs quit the Labour Party in protest at the party's shift to the left under his leadership....
14:15, 2019-05-24

Labour party wins Dutch vote in European election: exit poll The Netherlands' Labour party won most Dutch votes for the European Parliament on Thursday, according to an exit poll, a surprise result that gives a boost to European Commissioner Frans Timmermans, Labour's lead candidate....
22:30, 2019-05-23

Labour members pile on pressure to kick out MP Chris Williamson in anti-Semitism row Grassroots Labour activists and MPs are piling pressure on Labour's most senior figures to push for suspended MP Chris Williamson to be expelled from the party....
17:45, 2019-07-05

British Labour Party readmits lawmaker suspended over anti-Semitism comments Britain's Labour opposition risked further souring its relationship with the Jewish community after readmitting a lawmaker who was suspended for suggesting the party had been "too apologetic" about anti-Semitism....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harmful effects, the United Nations labour agency said on Wednesday. ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Labour peer Lord Brookman claimed £50,000 in expenses despite not speaking in Lords for year A Labour peer claimed nearly £50,000 in allowances over the space of a year despite not making any written or spoken statements in the House of Lords....
14:45, 2019-05-31

Labour frontbencher Barry Gardiner denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues backing a new public vote....
01:30, 2019-06-10

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service to the idea of gender equality in the boardroom. ...
20:00, 2019-05-22

Alastair Campbell booted out of Labour Party after voting for Lib Dems in European elections Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the Labour Party after voting for the Liberal Democrats at the European elections....
16:30, 2019-05-28

The future of work ‘with social justice for all’ tops agenda of centenary UN Labour conference The Centenary International Labour Conference got underway on Monday at the UN in Geneva, with ILO chief Guy Ryder, calling on hundreds of delegates from around the world to help “construct a future of work, with social justice for all”....
03:00, 2019-06-11

Tory leadership race: Johnson and Hunt condemn Trump's 'go home' tweets and suggest Corbyn is anti-Semitic Both Tory leadership rivals have condemned Donald Trump after he told four congresswomen of colour to go back to their "broken and crime infested countries."...
06:30, 2019-07-16

Expel Labour Party members automatically for clear anti-Semitism, says Sir Keir Starmer Labour members guilty of "clear cases" of anti-Semitic behaviour should automatically be thrown out of the party, a shadow cabinet minister urged today....
14:45, 2019-07-10

Brexit news latest: Labour-affiliated unions agree party should back second vote Labour-affiliated union chiefs have agreed the party should support a second referendum on any Brexit deal as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn to change tack....
02:45, 2019-07-09

In upset, Dutch Labour party wins European Parliament vote-exit poll The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in Dutch voting for the European Parliament, easily beating an upstart right wing populist party, an exit poll showed....
22:30, 2019-05-23

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arising from yet another bruising encounter between Jeremy Corbyn and his frustrated MPs, widely described as the worst meeting since the last one.The charg...
18:30, 2019-06-11

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson pledges 'Australia-style immigration system' if he becomes prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system if he becomes prime minister as he moved to seize the initiative in the Tory leadership race....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'thorough' probe into civil servants claiming he is 'too frail' to be prime minister Jeremy Corbyn has called for a "speedy and thorough" independent probe after senior civil servants allegedly claimed that he is "too frail" to be prime minister....
00:45, 2019-07-03

Earth's carbon dioxide levels are highest they've been in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists announced.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-04

Labour civil war deepens with Diane Abbott retweeting call for Tom Watson to go amid anti-Semitism row Labour's civil war intensified today as Diane Abbott retweeted a call for deputy leader Tom Watson to consider quitting in the ongoing row over anti-Semitism....
19:00, 2019-07-12

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Tories and Labour plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be held now....
07:00, 2019-05-31

Former Labour home secretary also admits to voting Lib Dem and calls for Alastair Campbell's reinstatement to party A former Labour home secretary has admitted he also voted for the Liberal Democrats, and called on the party to reinstate the membership of Alastair Campbell....
01:15, 2019-05-29

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour conference; updates on Iran’s and North Korea’s nuclear programmes; tackling today’s problems with food; and updates on the relations between Kosovo and...
00:15, 2019-06-11

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
14:45, 2019-05-21

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
20:30, 2019-06-18

Brexit: Labour to force vote on motion allowing MPs to pass bill ruling out no-deal – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Leadsom’s campaign launch - SummaryMark Harper’s camnpaign launch - SummaryLabour to force vote on motion to allow MPs to pass no-deal billHow the Labour...
18:30, 2019-06-11

Chris Williamson: Labour at centre of fresh storm after MP is re-admitted into Party after suspension over anti-Semitism comments Labour is at the centre of a fresh storm over its handling of anti-Semitism allegations after Chris Williamson's suspension from the Party was lifted....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Monday’s Daily Brief: biodiversity and forests, labour and road safety, women’s rights, and fallen UN staff remembered This Monday, we cover: how one million species face extinction; the importance of safeguarding forests; a look at labour inequalities worldwide; efforts to tackle road safety; a new intergenerational campaign for the realization of women’s rights; and a memorial service honouring fallen UN staff....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protestors' rights baffled; the decline of foreign investm...
00:15, 2019-06-13

Brexit news latest: Shadow chancellor John McDonnell backs second referendum after disastrous European election for Labour Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell has backed a second Brexit referendum after a disastrous night for the Labour Party in the European elections....
18:30, 2019-05-27

#expelmetoo: Furious members who voted against Labour in European elections dare party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell's expulsion Furious Labour members have dared the party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell was expelled for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
13:45, 2019-05-29

European elections 2019 results: Nigel Farage plans to take Brexit Party to general election as Tories and Labour slump as - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have 10 MEPs, with vote share falling by 11 per cent - Green Party wins 7 MEPs - UKIP fails to take any ...
10:00, 2019-05-27

Tom Watson calls anti-Semitism a 'sickness' in the Labour party Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has described anti-Semitism as a growing "sickness" in the party, amid fresh complaints following an explosive episode of Panorama....
13:15, 2019-07-11

Labour anti-Semitism row intensifies with 'Kick Out Chris Williamson' campaign A Labour pressure group today launched a campaign to kick Chris Williamson out of the party as infighting over its handling of anti-Semitism intensified....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Labour deputy Tom Watson steps up call for second referendum saying 'our hearts are Remain' Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has reiterated his call for the party to fully commit to a second EU referendum, insisting "our future doesn't need to be Brexit"....
20:00, 2019-06-17

Women's World Cup and Paralympics to get protected TV status like men's finals and Olympics under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels....
17:30, 2019-06-13

'Brexit Party' supporters tell British-Asian Labour MEP to go home during acceptance speech A newly-re-elected Labour MEP of British-Asian Sikh heritage was heckled by people telling her to "go home" during her acceptance speech in the West Midlands....
18:30, 2019-05-27

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos pledges future to Real Madrid "Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos confirmed on Thursday that he wants to \u0027retire\u0027 at Real Madrid, ending speculation that he was set to move to China."...
10:15, 2019-05-31

Labour MP Roger Godsiff to be 'reminded of MP responsibilities' by chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protesters Labour MP Roger Godsiff will given a dressing down by the party's chief whip and "reminded of his responsibilities as an MP" over his support for campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching....
01:30, 2019-06-10

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts on Facebook....
18:15, 2019-06-02

Labour Party backlash after Peterborough by-election winner Lisa Forbes liked 'anti-Semitic' posts online Labour MP Lisa Forbes, who won the Peterborough by-election on Thursday, is facing a backlash from within the Labour Party after it emerged she had liked Facebook posts that were accused of being anti-Semitic....
12:15, 2019-06-07

Labour's warnings to whistleblowers 'scandalous', says ex-Lord Chancellor Labour's legal crackdown on party whistleblowers appearing in a documentary on anti-Semitism was described today as "scandalous" by former Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer....
14:00, 2019-07-08

Women's World Cup and Paralympics would be added to TV's 'crown jewels' under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels....
08:45, 2019-06-13

The Mid-Engine C8 Corvette's Steering Wheel Is A Nice Evolution FACT: You can’t steer a car without a steering wheel. Saab was wrong about joysticks back in the day. And since the new mid-engine 2020 C8 Chevrolet Corvette is a car people will want to steer, it follows that it will—it must—have a steering wheel. Now, you’re looking at it. Incredible!...
20:45, 2019-07-12

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey's....
21:15, 2019-07-12

Minnesota State Fair pulls offbeat menu item: doughnuts with syringes The Minnesota State Fair is dropping a new food item -- doughnut bits with a side of syringes -- a snack apparently too extreme even for an industry perpetually pushing culinary boundaries....
00:15, 2019-07-13

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said....
00:30, 2019-07-13

Wild police chase turns into ‘action movie’ when suspects jump from RFK Bridge A wild police car chase straight out of “The Fast and Furious” took place on the Robert F. Kennedy bridge Thursday when a car-full of men fled from police, crashed into a wall — then jumped off a highway exit ramp to escape, law enforcement sources told The Post Friday. The action ...
01:15, 2019-07-13

Pence still won’t divulge reason for abrupt NH trip cancellation: ‘I can’t discuss it’ Vice President Pence said Friday he still “can’t discuss” the reason for his mysterious, last-minute decision earlier this month to abandon plans to fly to New Hampshire and instead return to the White House....
05:15, 2019-07-13

Singer R Kelly, Charged With Sex Crimes, Made Girls Call Him "Daddy" Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested Thursday night in Chicago on new federal sex-crime charges, just months after he was charged at the state level with abuse and aggravated sexual assault....
06:15, 2019-07-13

Jon Favreau is already writing season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’ for Disney+ At this point, it’s hard to figure out when Jon Favreau sleeps anymore, with the jack-of-all-trades writer, director, and actor just coming off roles in Avengers: Endgame as well as Spider-Man: Far From Home and preparing to debut his CGI-heavy remake of Disney’s The Lion King in theater...
06:15, 2019-07-13

This 6-year-old from India died in the Arizona desert. She loved dancing and dreamed of meeting her dad It's been a month since Border Patrol agents found 6-year-old Gurupreet Kaur's remains just north of the US-Mexico border. But for her family, no matter how much time passes, the pain is fresh....
06:30, 2019-07-13

AOC Slams ‘Manufactured Cruelty’ at US Southern Border in Testimony Before House Panel Four Democratic congresswomen shared harrowing accounts about conditions facing migrant detainees at the southern border before a House panel Friday, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who took the unusual step of asking to be sworn in before testifying after Republicans challenged her repor...
06:45, 2019-07-13

Blind date: ‘I told her I wouldn’t call myself straight’ Summer, 26, art publisher, meets Mark, 32, technical delivery managerWhat were you hoping for?I was told he was a cyclist, so nice legs. Continue reading......
07:15, 2019-07-13

Russell Westbrook says goodbye to Oklahoma City in touching post Russell Westbrook had spent his entire 11-year career in Oklahoma City. After being traded, he thanked the organization and the community.       ...
07:15, 2019-07-13

What links Tulip, Carnation, Bulldozer and Jeans? The Weekend quiz From Coronation Street to Shakespeare, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 The British Guiana 1c Magenta is the world’s most valuable what?2 Which literary dame appeared in Coronation Street in 1961?3 Which shy mammals might gather in a cete?4 The Diadochi fought for control over whose empire...
11:15, 2019-07-13

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on Chinese mainland over extradition bill Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of Chinese traders, seizing on another grievance following major unrest over an extradition bill....
14:15, 2019-07-13

A new drinking water crisis hits US military bases across the nation The U.S. military's use of firefighting foam that contains a potentially dangerous chemical compound could have serious health consequences for workers....
15:15, 2019-07-13

'My mother-in-law called me Walter White': how magic mushrooms rescued me from grief After our daughter’s death I was overwhelmed by pain and anxiety. Microdosing home-grown mushrooms helped me copeIt was spring when my wife’s waters broke, three months early. We rushed to hospital, terrified. If our daughter arrived now, she might not survive. If she did, she would probably be plag...
17:30, 2019-07-13

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the edge of an opposition bastion despite a September truce deal....
19:15, 2019-07-13

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection efforts are enough....
19:30, 2019-07-13

Protein-Rich Foods: Include These High Protein Vegan Foods In Your Weight Loss Diet There are a plethora of vegan protein sources available for those following a plant-based diet. Try these protein-rich foods to fulfill your protein requirement....
20:00, 2019-07-13

A duel with no secrets but does Roger Federer have greater shock potential? | Kevin Mitchell The two great champions know each other’s game inside out and the Swiss is going to have to find something extra to halt Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon finalThere are no secrets between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, nothing new to learn after 47 matches staring at each other across the net, 15 ...
00:15, 2019-07-14

Tina ‘Knowles’ Black Excellence and Urges Us To Never Dim Our Light As a people, we’ve been known to make it out on top in some of the most unfortunate circumstances. With all that we have been through, we still manage to find a way to celebrate the beauty that comes with being black. Even when you trod us down into the dirt, still we rise and celebrate our black ex...
02:00, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 5-Part of Manhattan plunged into darkness, utility says restoring power A blackout hit more than 40,000 customers in Manhattan on Saturday, plunging subway stations and shops into darkness and sending thousands of people into the streets after a transformer explosion on New York's West Side....
05:00, 2019-07-14

Thousands lose power, Broadway theaters close due to 'mechanical issue' Tens of thousands of customers lost electricity in Midtown Manhattan and Broadway theaters canceled performances Saturday night due to a "mechanical issue."...
05:15, 2019-07-14

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs in the U.S. Huawei Technologies is planning extensive job cuts at its U.S. operations as the Chinese technology giant continues to struggle with its American blacklisting....
07:45, 2019-07-14

Scores dead as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
14:00, 2019-07-14

Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer: Wimbledon men's singles final – live! Wimbledon men’s singles final latest from Centre CourtNew Zealand v England: Cricket World Cup final – live!F1: British Grand Prix – live!And email Jacob or tweet him with your thoughts 2.15pm BST First set: Djokovic* 1-1 Federer (*denotes server): Federer misses a couple of forehands, allowing Djok...
15:30, 2019-07-14

Cardinals pitching legend Bob Gibson diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson, who won the Cy Young and National League MVP awards with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1968, announced he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer....
16:45, 2019-07-14

Short of perfection: Indoor football team suffers season's first loss in title game The Arizona Rattlers lost a 10-point lead in United Bowl to lose to the Sioux Falls Storm in the Indoor Football League's championship game.       ...
17:15, 2019-07-14

Bryan Robson urges Paul Pogba to ignore transfer talk, agent and focus on Man Utd Bryan Robson believes agents have too much influence on modern players and the Manchester United great hopes wantaway midfielder Paul Pogba continues to knuckle down amid ongoing speculation....
18:30, 2019-07-14

Japan earns first Group One win in Grand Prix de Paris on Bastille Day • Colt’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe odds widely cut to 9-1• Trainer Aidan O’Brien says ‘We were very happy with him’Japan has the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe firmly on his agenda, after an exploratory trip here resulted in victory in the Grand Prix de Paris. Seizing such an important French prize on Ba...
22:30, 2019-07-14

Hong Kong Demonstrators Broaden Agenda as Protests Spread Protests that began six weeks ago as a challenge to Beijing’s growing reach are broadening into a movement pursuing a range of political and social grievances, with demonstrations—and clashes with police—spreading to more parts of the city....
01:30, 2019-07-15

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks with America today, right now and anywhere," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday....
05:30, 2019-07-15