Frank Langfitt

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Mass protests are expected at the climate summit over the next 2 days

Friday, November 05, 2021

Young environmentalists are protesting at the U.N. climate summit in Scotland. They want countries to move faster to reduce carbon emissions in an attempt to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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The U.K. considers its 1st new coal mine in decades even as it calls to phase out coal

Thursday, November 04, 2021

A town in northern England wants to open a coking coal mine to create jobs. But while hosting the U.N. climate summit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is urging countries to slash greenhouse gases.

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Drivers of cars that pollute pay a fee in London's expanded ultra low emission zone

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

London has dramatically expanding its ultra-low emission zone, where older vehicles will face stiff charges as part of a plan to reduce harmful nitrogen pollutants by 30%.

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Biden's stalled climate policies back home may undercut U.S. influence at COP26

Monday, November 01, 2021

President Biden has pledged urgent action on the "existential threat" of climate change. But his struggles to get his plan through Congress may undercut U.S. influence at a global climate summit.

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Britain plans to phase out coal. Why then are there plans to open a new mine?

Thursday, October 28, 2021

There are plans to open the U.K.'s first new coal mine in three decades — just as the government is trying to tout its environmental record as host of the U.N.'s climate meeting.

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U.K. changes its approach and offers Hong Kongers a path to citizenship

Monday, October 25, 2021

Tens of thousands of people from Hong Kong have applied to live in Britain to escape Beijing's tightening authoritarian grip, and to take advantage of an open-door immigration policy by the U.K.

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The fatal stabbing of a UK lawmaker has been deemed a terrorist act

Saturday, October 16, 2021

The Metropolitan Police described the attack against Conservative lawmaker David Amess as terrorism and said the early investigation "has revealed a potential motivation linked to Islamist extremism."

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British lawmaker dies after being stabbed during meeting with constituents

Friday, October 15, 2021

A member of parliament from Britain's ruling Conservative Party has died after being stabbed multiple times while he was meeting with local voters in his constituency.

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British lawmaker killed in knife attack

Friday, October 15, 2021

A British member of Parliament from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party was stabbed to death on Friday while meeting with constituents.

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'Bond' franchise will have to make changes to appeal to a younger audience

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Daniel Craig's tenure as James Bond is coming to an end with the release of No Time To Die. But with Amazon acquiring MGM, where does the 007 franchise go from here?

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'No Time to Die' shows how the Bond franchise can stay relevant — and profitable

Saturday, October 09, 2021

In the 25th Bond film, 007's fellow spies include strong female characters, part of an evolution aimed at attracting new audiences and brands as the franchise makes some big transitions.

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The Nobel Peace Prize goes to journalists in the Philippines and Russia

Friday, October 08, 2021

The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia.

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2021's Nobel Peace Prize winners are revealed

Friday, October 08, 2021

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov have won the Nobel Peace Prize for their fight for freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia.

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The British Government Prepares To Use Army Truck Drivers To Help With Gas Crisis

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Motorists roam greater London in search of open gas stations. The government insists the U.K. is not facing a fuel shortage, just a shortage of drivers who can deliver it to the pump.

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Gas Stations In Britain Are Running Dry Due To The Post-Brexit Truck Driver Shortage

Monday, September 27, 2021

Gas stations across Great Britain are running dry due to a post-Brexit shortage of truck drivers. The government announced a plan to issue 5,000 temporary visas for truckers.

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Boris Johnson Aims To Tighten U.S. Ties In A Visit That Follows A Contentious Month

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

A few weeks ago, Britain was furious with the U.S. over the Afghanistan pullout. In his Tuesday White House visit, Johnson hopes to build momentum ahead of November's U.N. climate summit in Glasgow.

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Deal Between U.S., Britain And Australia Counters China But Angers France

Thursday, September 16, 2021

A submarine deal between the U.S., U.K. and Australia counters China but has infuriated France, which had its own deal to sell subs canceled and is wary of U.S. aims.

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'Ted Lasso' Has Been A Hit In America. Here's How It Landed Across The Pond

Monday, September 13, 2021

The comedy about a relentlessly optimistic American football coach running a London soccer team has attracted British viewers with its comic look at the transatlantic culture clash.

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In London, Thousands Of Red Hearts Honor COVID Victims In Plain View Of Parliament

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Volunteers have painted more than 150,000 red hearts on a wall along the River Thames and people stop to write messages and names of lost loved ones inside the hearts.

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Tension Lingers Below The Surface At The Loyalists' Annual March In Northern Ireland

Monday, July 12, 2021

The annual march in which loyalists celebrate their ties to the United Kingdom comes as Brexit has created a new border in the Irish Sea — and the future of the U.K. is tenuous.

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