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'A sign of things to come': India and Pakistan heatwave made 30 times more likely by climate change, study finds
The savage heatwave that has scorched India and Pakistan in recent months was made more likely by climate change and is a harbinger of the region's future, scientists have said in a new study.
KLM faces court over 'greenwashing' adverts and offsetting scheme in first major challenge to aviation industry
Dutch airline KLM is being hauled up in court over accusations its "misleading" advertising amounts to greenwashing, in what is believed to be the world's first such case for the aviation industry.
Hong Kong cardinal, 90, in court accused of breaking China's national security law
A 90-year-old Catholic leader has appeared in a Hong Kong court accused of breaking China's national security law.
US will defend Taiwan if China attacks, says Biden
President Joe Biden has said that the US would intervene militarily if China attacks Taiwan.
Professional cyclist shot dead in alleged love triangle revenge murder by her ex-lover's girlfriend
A woman is being hunted by police on suspicion of shooting dead a professional cyclist who had an affair with her boyfriend.
Man killed in steamroller accident in Ireland
A man has died after an accident involving a steamroller in Ireland.
Ukraine war: Russia's blockade will increase starvation and global instability, UN organisation warns
Russia's blockade of Ukraine will lead to worsening starvation, famine and instability around the world if it cannot be lifted, the World Food Programme has said.
Flights disrupted and people told to stay at home as sandstorm sweeps across Middle East
People were told to stay at home and flights have been disrupted in parts of the Middle East after the latest in a series of unprecedented sandstorms swept across the region.
China to visit Solomon Islands amid fears Beijing is seeking greater influence in Pacific region
China's foreign minister is visiting the Solomon Islands this week amid Western fears that Beijing is seeking greater influence in the Pacific.
Russian diplomat Boris Bondarev resigns over Ukraine war, saying he has 'never been so ashamed of my country' - and fears for his safety
A veteran Russian diplomat has said he is concerned about his safety after he resigned over what he called the "disaster" of his nation's invasion of Ukraine.
- Police concerned about Edinburgh man with dementia who has travelled to Aberdeen 1 hour ago
- Appeal launched to trace man reported missing from Aberdeen 4 hours ago
- ScotRail temporary timetable comes into force for north-east passengers today
- Police appeal for help to trace 27-year-old man reported missing from Aberdeen