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Coronavirus latest news: Air pollution 'worsened UK's virus death toll'

Coronavirus latest news: Air pollution 'worsened UK's virus death toll'

7 hours ago   |   The Telegraph


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The politics of the Green Deal

The politics of the Green Deal

8 hours ago   |   Politico

Chapter 2 URSULA'S LABORS THE PEOPLE THE CONUNDRUM THE MATRIX THE DILEMMA In the second chapter of The Wonk's Survival Guide to the European Green Deal , POLITICO looks at the...
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Thousands of coronavirus deaths could be linked to air pollution, study finds

11 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

More than 6,000 coronavirus-related deaths in the UK could be linked to long-term exposure to air pollution, a study has found.
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The Trump administration is burying dozens of studies detailing the promise of renewable energy

The Trump administration is burying dozens of studies detailing the promise of renewable energy

14 hours ago   |   Grist

This story was produced in collaboration with InvestigateWest , a nonprofit newsroom in Seattle with a focus on the environment, public health, and government accountability It...
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The Reader: Calm down over traffic calming - give it a chance

23 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

Since the pandemic began, TfL and many London boroughs have made huge strides towards providing space for pedestrians to move safely on our streets. They're rolling out more...
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Will COVID-19 give Santa Ana officials an excuse to ignore the city's lead crisis?

Will COVID-19 give Santa Ana officials an excuse to ignore the city's lead crisis?

23 hours ago   |   Grist

Four years ago, California passed a groundbreaking environmental justice bill that requires the state's local governments to address pollution, contamination, and other hazards...
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Small increases in air pollution linked to rise in depression, finds study

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Exclusive: Cutting pollution levels may help to reduce rates of mental health problems, say scientists Small increases in people's exposure to air pollution are linked to...
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Farmers who pollute rivers will be stripped of their post-Brexit subsidies

Farmers who pollute rivers will be stripped of their post-Brexit subsidies

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Ministers are developing a new approach in which post-Brexit farm subsidies, managed under the Environmental Land Management Scheme, will give farmers incentives to stop polluting.
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Pakistan shift Zimbabwe T20Is from Lahore to Rawalpindi

3 days ago   |   Cricket365

The Gaddafi Stadium Lahore will no longer stage the three T20I matches between Zimbabwe and Pakistan due to the onset of severe seasonal smog in the city. The T20Is will be...
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Trump seized on Biden's promise to 'transition away from oil,' but the move away from fossil fuels is nothing new

Trump seized on Biden's promise to 'transition away from oil,' but the move away from fossil fuels is nothing new

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump attacked former Vice President Joe Biden during Thursday night's debate for promising to "transition from the oil industry" as...
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Locked phones will be banned from UK store shelves from December 2021

Locked phones will be banned from UK store shelves from December 2021

Ofcom has announced that phone resellers will no longer be able to sell locked phones in the UK. The new regulation comes into effect from December 2021, with the aim of making... Read more ...

BBC's Victoria Derbyshire apologises for saying she would break 'Rule of Six'

BBC's Victoria Derbyshire apologises for saying she would break 'Rule of Six'

The BBC's Victoria Derbyshire had said she would not be adhering to the current 'rule of six', if it is still in place on December 25, so that her family of seven could join... Read more ...

Tinder launches ‘Face to Face' video chat function

Tinder launches ‘Face to Face' video chat function

Take your online dating to the next level Tinder is set to launch a new video experience that allows you to connect visually with your matches, without having to exchange... Read more ...

Tom Parker and wife Kelsey welcome baby after terminal brain tumour diagnosis

Tom Parker and wife Kelsey welcome baby after terminal brain tumour diagnosis

Max George let slip his The Wanted bandmate Tom Parker had welcomed his second child during an appearance on Lorraine Read more ...

Minister claims holiday activities 'more important' than free school meals

Minister claims holiday activities 'more important' than free school meals

Nadhim Zahawi, the business minister, said this morning that the 'best way' to deal with poverty was through local government programmes and through the welfare system. Read more ...

A British student was fined $8,600 for breaking COVID-19 quarantine after...

A British student was fined $8,600 for breaking COVID-19 quarantine after posting an Instagram photo of herself at a restaurant

Summary List Placement A British student was fined £6,600 after authorities said they found her breaking quarantine rules after a flight, including visiting a restaurant, and... Read more ...

Seven Al-Qaeda leaders killed in US drone strike

Seven Al-Qaeda leaders killed in US drone strike

People attend the funeral of fighters killed in a Russian airstrike in the town of Idlib, northern Syria Seven senior Al-Qaeda leaders are believed to have been killed in a US... Read more ...

Brian May admits he's 'grateful to be alive' after suffering a heart attack

Brian May admits he's 'grateful to be alive' after suffering a heart attack

Speaking candidly on Tuesday's GMB about his ordeal, the Queen icon, 73, said he was in 'excruciating' pain after having stents fitted to clear his three blocked arteries. Read more ...

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi look so in love in...

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi look so in love in never-before-seen royal wedding photo

Princess Beatrice stunned royal fans with her surprise wedding to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in... Read more ...

Uber fires ethnic minority drivers based on a 'racially-biased' star-rating...

Uber fires ethnic minority drivers based on a 'racially-biased' star-rating system, a new lawsuit claims. It accuses Uber of 'intentional race discrimination.'

Summary List Placement A former Uber driver filed a lawsuit against the taxi app on Monday, claiming it discriminates against ethnic minority drivers by firing workers based on... Read more ...