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Theresa May plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero

Theresa May will pledge to push ahead with plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 despite warnings about the huge costs – and her impending departure from Downing Street The UK will become the first major economy to put the ‘crucial’ target into law  Chancellor Philip Hammond raised concerns that it […]

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Factbox: U.S. eyes lasers, F-35s, 'Star Wars' tech for missile defense

(Reuters) – The U.S. Missile Defense Review, unveiled on Thursday at the Pentagon, underscored the ways the American military is studying to detect and defeat ballistic missile attacks. Here is a look at some aspects of U.S. plans outlined in the report’s summary. – Examining improvement of the current primary anti-ballistic missile system, known as […]

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Fury at Major’s lacklustre plans to mark 50th anniversary of D-Day

Spam fritter making and sandcastle building: Fury at John Major’s lacklustre plans to mark 50th anniversary of D-Day Veterans were left upset when initial plans to remember the Normandy Landings in 1994 included sand-castle building contests Wartime icon Dame Vera Lynn even threatened to pull out, prompting the government to come up with far more […]

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Ancient cathedral plans to install a 40ft helter skelter

Ancient cathedral plans to install a 40ft helter skelter… to reverse the slide in visits A 40ft traditional fairground ride will be installed in nave at Norwich Cathedral Diocese says it will give visitors ‘chance to experience the space in a new way’ Residents who live near the cathedral say fairground ride is ‘dumbing down […]

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Denmark plans to banish unwanted migrants to small, remote island

Denmark plans to banish rejected migrants or those with criminal records to Lindholm, a small island.  (AP) Denmark is trying to banish migrants whose applications have been rejected or who have a criminal record to a small, remote island that currently contains a crematory and laboratories. The plan adopted Friday by the center-right government and […]

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EU drops plans for a 10,000-strong border force

EU drops plans for a 10,000-strong border force after several countries said the move would erode national sovereignty The EU’s Austrian presidency said the flagship plan exceeds ‘what is feasible’ Some member states feared it’d erode their right to control national borders Others had concerns about funding a force that the European Commission unveiled in […]

TV & Movies

Neighbours announces plans to kill off a fan favourite

Neighbours has announced plans to kill off a fan favourite this summer – aka winter for UK viewers. For the first time in its 33-year history, Neighbours will be airing all through December and into the new year, as well as marking its 8,000th episode. According to the soap, the devastating death of a fan […]