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Owen Paterson: Ex-Tory minister faces suspension after lobbying on behalf of two companies
A former Conservative minister should be suspended from the Commons for lobbying on behalf of two companies, a standards body has ruled.
'Beyond a joke': Anger after government refuses to back bid to protect waterways from raw sewage
Campaigners have expressed their anger after the government voted down an amendment to a bill that would put a legal duty on water companies to stop raw sewage from being dumped into waterways.
Climate change promises fall short and risk 'destabilised world and endless suffering', UN says
The latest global climate promises to cut emissions are not yet enough to stay under the dangerous threshold of global heating that would trigger severe climate breakdown, UN scientists have warned.
COVID: Coronavirus plan C 'proposed', Department of Health science chief reveals
A COVID "plan C" has been proposed, according to a Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) science chief.
Queen back to virtual royal duties after hospital stay for 'preliminary investigations'
The Queen has carried out her first official engagements since being told to rest by doctors and spending a night in hospital.
Walter Smith: Former Rangers, Everton and Scotland manager dies aged 73
Former Rangers, Everton and Scotland boss Walter Smith has died at the age of 73.
Manchester Arena inquiry: MI5 officer admits different decisions could have stopped bombing attack
A senior MI5 officer has admitted that making different decisions could have stopped the Manchester Arena bombing, an inquiry into the attack has heard.
COP26: Animal Rebellion protesters climb Defra and Home Office building with message for world leaders
Animal Rebellion protesters have scaled up the side of the Defra building in the hope of pushing world leaders into addressing carbon emissions from farming and fishing at COP26.
Harwich incident: Border Force involved in search and rescue mission off the coast of Essex
A search and rescue operation is under way off the coast of Essex.
Kent Conservative councillor apologises after colleagues make 'insensitive' bet on £20 Universal Credit cut
A Tory councillor has apologised after his colleagues held a sweepstake on when Labour would bring up the controversial Universal Credit cut in a recent meeting.