• Sport sector can be top of the league in reducing plastic waste said Gove

    Sport sector can be top of the league in reducing plastic waste said Gove

    • April 18, 2018

    The immense influence of sport should be harnessed in the global fight against ocean-toxifying plastic waste, the environment secretary has said. Leaders from Premier League football, swimming and ocean sailing will meet with Michael Gove today to discuss ways of reducing waste at mass sporting events. Such events often generate up to 750,000 plastic bottles

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  • Queen saddened by death of willow, her last corgi

    Queen saddened by death of willow, her last corgi

    • April 18, 2018

    The Queen has been left saddened by the death of her last corgi, Willow. The dog, who was almost 15, was put to sleep at Windsor Castle on Sunday after suffering from cancer, according to the Daily Mail’s Richard Kay. Willow was the 14th generation descended from Susan, a gift to the then Princess Elizabeth

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  • Wildlife suffering hundreds of crimes a year in the UK, report warns

    Wildlife suffering hundreds of crimes a year in the UK, report warns

    • April 17, 2018

    Almost 1,300 crime incidents affecting wild animals in the UK were recorded by wildlife charities in a year, a report suggests. The study by 18 wildlife organisations co-ordinated by Wildlife and Countryside Link and Wales Environment Link, found 1,278 incidents were recorded by charities in 2016, the most recent year for which data is available.

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  • The UK is to review its long-term target to cut climate emissions

    The UK is to review its long-term target to cut climate emissions

    • April 17, 2018

    The UK is to review its long-term target to cut climate emissions as part of global efforts to curb rising temperatures, the UK Government has announced. The announcement raises the possibility the UK could implement a target to reduce emissions to “net-zero” by 2050, tightening the existing goal to cut greenhouse gases by 80% by

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  • The UK is to pledge £212 million to help a million girls living developing Commonwealth nations go to school for longer

    The UK is to pledge £212 million to help a million girls living developing Commonwealth nations go to school for longer

    • April 17, 2018

    The Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge cash with the aim of helping children spend 12 years in school when she gives a speech at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London on Tuesday. In front of an audience expected to include Microsoft founder, philanthropist and anti-malaria campaigner Bill Gates, she is also

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  • The official commemorative tea towel celebrating the royal wedding has gone on sale

    The official commemorative tea towel celebrating the royal wedding has gone on sale

    • April 17, 2018

    Cornflower blue with white detailing, the £9.95 Royal Collection souvenir will have been approved by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The 100% cotton tea towel, measuring 74cm x 48cm, features a gold monogram of the couple’s initials side by side, tied together with a white ribbon and surmounted by Harry’s coronet. Other new items in

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