UK car industry must pay up for toxic air 'catastrophe', super-inquiry finds

UK car industry must pay up for toxic air 'catastrophe', super-inquiry finds

[ad_1] The car industry must pay millions of pounds towards solving the UK’s toxic air crisis under the “polluter pays” principle, according to an unprecedented joint inquiry by four committees of MPs. The MPs call the poisonous air that causes 40,000 early deaths a year a “national health emergency” and are scathing about the government’s […]

Joburg woman told to leave UK – Independent Online

Johannesburg – Gail Freathy has never spent more than a day or two away from her husband Paul in 13 years. Now the Joburg-born woman is praying for a miracle after she was given 28 days to pack up her life and get out of the UK. Freathy is hoping that a meeting with the […]

Russia Is ‘Weaponizing Misinformation,’ Says UK Defense Secretary – NBCNews.com

Russia Is ‘Weaponizing Misinformation,’ Says UK Defense Secretary – NBCNews.com

Russia is “weaponizing misinformation” in a deliberate campaign to destabilize governments in the West and expand its influence, warned British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon Thursday. During a speech at St. Andrews University in Scotland on Thursday, Fallon accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of choosing to make his country an adversary of the West following the […]

Met Office issues UK rain and ice warnings – The Guardian

Weekend temperatures are expected to tumble and heavy downpours that blighted parts of the south of England on Friday will now head north, prompting the Met Office to issue a yellow warning for rain in Northern Ireland. Forecaster Mark Wilson said the gales that lashed coastal areas would gradually ease overnight but warned the precipitation […]

Farage first UK politician to meet Trump since election – BBC News

Farage first UK politician to meet Trump since election – BBC News

Image copyright @Nigel_Farage Image caption The president-elect welcomed the UKIP leader at Trump Tower Nigel Farage has become the first British politician to meet Donald Trump since he became US president-elect. A UKIP spokesman said the interim party leader discussed “freedom and winning” with Mr Trump on a visit to Trump Tower in New York. […]

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