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‘Vast gulf’ between what PM is saying and doing on climate change, says Green MP Caroline Lucas
We spoke to Green MP Caroline Lucas about China’s announcement to stop building coal plants in other countries.
Iran’s new hardline president inherits economic crisis and growing tension in Gulf
Iran’s Supreme Leader has officially endorsed the hardliner Ebrahim Raisi as the country’s next president – two days before his inauguration.
‘Life-threatening storm surge’ feared as Hurricane Sally threatens US Gulf Coast
A slow moving storm is promising to dump huge amounts of rain and could wreak destruction across several US states.
The ‘golfgate’ scandal engulfing the Irish government
Agriculture Minister Dara Calleary has resigned following a scandal in which members of the Irish parliament and an EU Commissioner all attended a parliamentary golf society event just a day after restrictions on gatherings were introduced.
Minister resigns as row over Cummings engulfs government’s coronavirus response
The chorus of complaints has resulted in another day of Government ministers fending off allegations that Mr Cummings broke the lockdown rules
Two oil tankers on fire after unexplained explosions in Gulf of Oman
It is still not clear exactly what caused the blasts on the Norwegian and Japanese-owned tankers.
Notre Dame cathedral’s spire collapses as roof engulfed by fire
The fire at Notre-Dame appears to have taken hold in the cathedral’s nave.
‘Heartbreaking’: Glasgow’s renowned School of Art engulfed once again by fire
Glasgow’s world-renowned School of Art has been extensively damaged by another fire – in the midst of a multi-million pound restoration after the last blaze four years ago. 120 firefighters were called to tackle the flames – which First Minister Nicola Sturgeon described as ‘heartbreaking’. Our correspondent Clare Fallon is there.
Avalanche engulfs hotel in Italian ski resort
A ski resort entombed by an avalanche in Italy: as many as thirty are missing as rescue workers battle blizzards to reach the remains of a hotel.
May’s charm offensive in the Gulf
She’s the first woman ever to attend a summit of Gulf Arab states. Pursuing her charm offensive on countries outside the EU, Theresa May told the Gulf Co-operation Council she wanted to build on the trade and investment relationship between Britain and the Gulf
Britain set to join third Gulf war
French fighter jets hit Islamic State targets in Iraq and the US strikes in Syria, as British MPs debate joining a military coalition against the jihadi group.
Drone captures yacht engulfed in huge flames
A £10m luxury yacht in California is destroyed by a giant blaze – all filmed by a drone deployed by the captain of a nearby boat when he saw a plume of black smoke pouring into the sky.
Sandstorm engulfs Iranian capital Tehran
A huge sandstorm and record winds kill at least four people in Tehran, leading to power cuts in the city.
Dust storm engulfs Arizona city
Gusty winds produced a dust storm that engulfed parts of Pinal County in Arizona on Wednesday. Visibility was reduced to a quarter of a mile or less, proving hazardous to motorists.
Welsh town engulfed by flood water
North Wales became the latest area to be deluged on Thursday evening, with the town of Llanberis, in Snowdonia, particularly badly hit.