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Joe Biden commits to slashing US greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 - nearly doubling its previous target
President Joe Biden has committed the US to halving its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
COVID-19: 55 new cases of Indian 'double mutation' variant found in UK in latest week
A further 55 cases of the coronavirus "double mutation" variant first detected in India have been discovered in the UK in the week to 21 April, Public Health England (PHE) has said.
COVID-19: More than 11 million have had both jabs in UK - as coronavirus vaccine figures for local areas revealed
More than 11 million people in the UK have now had both doses of a coronavirus vaccine, new figures show.
COVID-19: 'I'm hoping collaboration can continue across borders' says Novavax vaccine maker
The British manufacturer of the next coronavirus vaccine likely to be approved for general use in the UK has called on international governments to cooperate to ensure the global rollout is not interrupted by disputes.
Concerns as Cabinet Secretary Simon Case oversees fallout from Boris Johnson's Downing St refurbishment
Britain's most senior civil servant is personally overseeing the fallout from the refurbishment of Downing Street, Whitehall sources have told Sky News.
Bay City Rollers singer Les McKeown dies aged 65
Bay City Rollers singer Les McKeown has died at the age of 65, his family has said.
Climate change: Poland's coal pollution dilemma - 'I need fresh air... but there is no fresh air'
In his neat flat in the Polish town of Rybnik, Emil Nagalewski sips a coffee, strokes his cat and then asks if we want to see how he stops his family being poisoned by the air around us.
'Pervasive racism' blamed for unequal treatment of black and Asian war casualties
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered an "unreserved apology" after a new report found up to 350,000 predominantly black and Asian service personnel have not been formally remembered in the same way as their white comrades.
House of Commons declares Uighurs are being subjected to genocide in China
MPs have declared that Uighurs and other ethnic and religious minorities in China's Xinjiang region are being subjected to genocide.
COVID-19: Coronavirus passports for foreign travel will be available 'as soon as possible'
Britons' prospects of booking a foreign holiday this summer have been given a boost, with the government saying coronavirus passports will be available "as soon as possible".