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Has Britain lost its climate crown?

Reuters 26 Sep 2023
But "this framing only works if you think climate policy is a burden", said Bob Ward, a climate policy researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science, adding that avoiding short-term costs was likely to lead to a greater bill for taxpayers down the road.ROLLBACK OR REALITY? ... She is based in London.

Five Bulgarians suspected of spying for Russia in the UK over three year period are ...

The Daily Mail 26 Sep 2023
Vanya Gaberova, 29, runs a west London beauty salon called Pretty Woman and lived with her boyfriend, an unnamed decorator, in a nearby flat ... Award-winning beautician accused of spying for Russia told customers at her nail bar in west London that she doesn't know who Vladimir Putin is and has 'no interest' in politics.

Homeless hub locations divide council members and public, but mayor says plan still a ‘whole ...

CTV 26 Sep 2023
A deepening political divide over London’s plan to address the homelessness crisis may be a symptom of continued confusion and uncertainty among council’s constituents ... .

Lib Dems conference: Tories face pincer movement as Ed Davey targets Blue Wall

The Irish Times 26 Sep 2023
The Liberal Democrats are trying to storm the Blue Wall, a series of once-safe Conservative seats in affluent areas that are mostly, but not exclusively, clustered around London’s edge ... blue, the Tories risk getting caught in a political pincer attack.Serious gains.

Britain struggles to make climate goals happen

Business Day 26 Sep 2023
But “this framing only works if you think climate policy is a burden”, said Bob Ward, a climate policy researcher at the London School of Economics and Political Science, adding that avoiding short-term costs was likely to lead to a greater bill for taxpayers down the road.
photo: UN / Paulo Filgueiras
A view of delegates inside the General Assembly Hall as Joseph R. Biden Jr., President of the United States of America, addresses the Assembly during the first day of the seventy-eighth session of the General Assembly Debate on theme “Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress and sustainability for all.”

The West is emulating China

New Statesman 26 Sep 2023
Western countries are replacing the failed market fundamentalism with variants of state capitalism, in which the central state intervenes in business and civic life to the benefit of small elites with powerful political leverage – big finance in the City of London and on Wall Street and big tech in Silicon Valley.

UPSC Essentials | Weekly news express : G20 Summit 2023 \u2014 Key takeaways and points to ponder (Part 1)

Indian Express 26 Sep 2023
\u2014 According to Robert Wade, a political economy professor at the London School of Economics, German and U.S ... THEY MUST REFRAIN from threat or use of force to seek territorial acquisition against territorial integrity and sovereignty or political independence of any state; also from use or threat of use of nuclear weapons is inadmissible.

Lailuma Sadid honored with Henry Le Fontaine ‘Humanism’ Award in Belgium

Khaama Press 25 Sep 2023
Before her diplomatic role, Sadid also made significant contributions as a Political Reporter for Pajhwok News Agency, where she covered notable events such as the London Conference in 2006 and the Lisbon Summit in 2010, showcasing her commitment to international diplomacy and journalism.

UK's fossil fuel car ban delay may only stall investment

Reuters 25 Sep 2023
UK delay unlikely to affect global pace of EV shiftAnalysts say delay is political, unsettles investorsSome brands plan to be fully electric before 2030. LONDON, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Britain's decision to delay a ban on new fossil fuel car sales may make little difference to ...

Strolling Through Augustan Rome With Roberto The Roman

Ancient Origins 25 Sep 2023
Like many ancient cities, and some modern, Augustan Rome was a combination of public magnificence and private squalor ... There were over a dozen dedicated to Jupiter alone ... READ MORE… ... in Ancient History from University College London. His research focuses on the social, religious, political, and cultural history of both Greece and Rome ... Top Image ... By ... .

Out in the World: LGBTQ news from Europe and Asia

Washington Blade 25 Sep 2023
AUSTRALIA ... 15, 2023 ... Basketball star suspended over anti-gay remarks ... In the now deleted tweets, Webster replying to a post that asked ... VIETNAM ... Related ... Whoever loses that appeal will have the option to take the case to the Supreme Court in London. This means, regardless of the result, the political and legal battle could go on for months, or even years.

Can a US government shutdown be averted?

Al Jazeera 24 Sep 2023
The US could be headed towards a government shutdown ... end of list ... It is yet another sign of a deeply divided political landscape in Washington ... Presenter ... Guests. ... Thomas GiftDirector at the Centre on US Politics at University College London ... .

Struggling self-employed in UK would prefer salaried job security, report claims

The Observer 24 Sep 2023
According to the authors of The Self-employment Trap, published by the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), stagnant incomes and rising costs are also having an impact on the wellbeing of the self-employed.

Nawaz Sharif to return home as planned, present \u2018agenda of progress' on Oct 21: Shehbaz Sharif

Indian Express 23 Sep 2023
The PML-N president was quoted by Dawn as saying that the meeting (in London) was called to discuss Nawaz's next legal and political steps. Asked if he had returned to London to \u201cgive a special message from the establishment\u201d to Nawaz, the party president was quoted as ...