Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s embattled chief executive, Carrie Lam, said it was her government’s decision, and not Beijing’s, to respond to a single protester demand…View More ‘Not a change of mind’: Lam says extradition bill was already dead
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The government’s chief advisor on climate change has warned that the prime minister’s plan to eliminate Britain’s contribution to global warming will fail unless cuts…View More Climate change advisor says PM’s plan will fail unless it is dramatically stepped up
Mental health hospitals designed to look after hundreds of children with autism and learning difficulties are to be deemed unfit for purpose in a damning…View More CQC to propose sweeping changes to ‘unfit for purpose’ mental health units
New Zealand’s parliament has voted to ban all types of semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles following the Christchurch attacks. The gun reform bill passed 119-1…View More New Zealand MPs vote to change gun laws
From 2022, a range of new safety features will be included in new cars under EU legislation. The measures include limiting the speed of the…View More How will cars change under new EU rules?
BRITS change their clocks twice a year – remembered by the catchy phrase, spring forward, fall back. But why do we bother with daylight saving…View More Why do the clocks change, will we ever stop changing them back and forward and why do we use GMT?
New Zealand’s climate change minister has been assaulted in the street while on his way to Parliament House. Green Party co-leader James Shaw was punched…View More NZ shock over climate change minister attack
MPs vote on whether to adopt Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal – and the world wide web turns 30. :: Add to Apple Podcasts, Google…View More Will Theresa May change 116 minds and pass her Brexit deal?
Motorists who run over a cat would have to report it to police under a law change being called for at Westminster. The move aims…View More Cat protection: Law change bid to make drivers report hitting the household pet
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. Earth’s temperatures spike, Australia locks out a wealthy political donor and House Democrats…View More Climate Change, Australia, President Trump: Your Thursday Briefing
What is your name? Where are you from? This is how most introductions start in India. And my answer to the second question has always…View More ‘Why a name change killed my city’s soul’