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Metro mayor fails in bid urging Avon pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuels

Two council leaders left the room at a crucial moment meaning no vote on divestment could take place The West of England metro mayor has failed in a bid urging a local government pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuels. Dan Norris attempted to formally call on the Avon pension fund to cut all investments in fossil fuel companies, at a West of England combined authority (Weca) meeting.

bristolpost.co.uk ,  6 hours ago 0
Metro mayor fails in bid urging Avon pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuels

UK's oldest LGBT+ theatre group scammed out of £12,500 with show on the line

The 34-year-old company's director was left 'completely devastated' Peter Scott-Presland from Homos Promos is currently celebrating 50 years as an openly gay creative artist The UK’s oldest LGBT+ theatre group has been devastated by a cruel scam, losing the £12,500 they had put aside for a special new production.

mylondon.news ,  11 hours ago 0
UK's oldest LGBT+ theatre group scammed out of £12,500 with show on the line

Satellite Images Thought To Reveal Size Of North Korea's Underground Arms Factory

Features spotted on satellite images by a researcher in America are thought to offer clues about the huge size of an underground factory in North Korea. Open source researcher Jacob Bogle used the images to try and glean information about the country's secretive Kanggye General Tractor Plant, which is located to the north of the country in Chagang province.

unilad.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 6
Satellite Images Thought To Reveal Size Of North Korea's Underground Arms Factory

Manchester United target Paulo Dybala as 'Cristiano Ronaldo replacement' and more transfer rumours

Man United could be set to do battle with Arsenal over another player, with the two clubs already in a race for Lisandro Martinez. Manchester United could be set to do battle with Arsenal over another player this summer, with reports in Italy linking them to Paulo Dybala.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  16 hours ago 0
Manchester United target Paulo Dybala as 'Cristiano Ronaldo replacement' and more transfer rumours

Daily Schmankerl: Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal all battling for Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry?; Chelsea swooping in for FC Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong?; Why Kai Havertz wears #29; and MORE!

What a weekend...but now it’s Bayern Munich time. Share this story United eyeing big Gnabry move? (Metro) Manchester United has been rumored to have interest in Bayern Munich star Serge Gnabry, but now the Red Devils might be getting a bit more serious about the pursuit:

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Daily Schmankerl: Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal all battling for Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry?; Chelsea swooping in for FC Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong?; Why Kai Havertz wears #29; and MORE!

West of England metro mayor Dan Norris calls on Avon Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels

Metro mayor Dan Norris is calling on the region's local government pension scheme to cut links with fossil fuels. The Labour head of the West of England Combined Authority (Weca), whose staff are members of Avon Pension Fund along with thousands of employees from the region's four councils, has tabled a motion to the Weca committee on Friday (July 1) calling on the scheme to "divest entirely from fossil fuel stocks" and commit to 2030 carbon neutrality.

radstock.nub.news ,  1 day ago 3
West of England metro mayor Dan Norris calls on Avon Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels

'Over 1.5 million people' went to London Pride 2022 in 'biggest and most inclusive event in history'

Organisers have described 2022 Pride as the 'biggest and most inclusive event in history' The number of people at London's Pride parade yesterday (Saturday, July 2) broke the all-time record, with more than 1.5 million showing up. After waiting three years for the LGBT+ march to be rescheduled after it was postponed twice due to the pandemic, protestors and party-goers made up for lost time yesterday by turning out en masse, reports Metro.

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'Over 1.5 million people' went to London Pride 2022 in 'biggest and most inclusive event in history'

Manchester United target German attacker as potential Cristiano Ronaldo replacement

Transfer News: Manchester United tracking Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry after Cristiano Ronaldo request According to the Sun (h/t the Metro), although Manchester United are adamant on keeping Cristiano Ronaldo, winger Serge Gnabry, who turned down a new deal with Bayern, has already been earmarked as a potential replacement.

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Manchester United target German attacker as potential Cristiano Ronaldo replacement

McDonald's shares warning of shortages so some items unavailable at certain restaurants

Bad news for McDonald's fans as there has been some temporarily unavailable items It's been a challenging couple of months for McDonald's fans. Last year they had to grapple with the milkshake shortage of the summer and more recently there were tomatoes missing in Teeside. It seems the chain has been facing several minor supply chain issues.

mylondon.news ,  2 days ago 5
McDonald's shares warning of shortages so some items unavailable at certain restaurants

Medical emergency forces closure of Metro between Winson Green and Bull Street

A medical emergency has forced the Metro to stop running between Winson Green and Bull Street, Birmingham. West Midlands Metro tweeted: "Due to a medical emergency at Soho Benson Road , trams are not currently operating between Winson Green and Bull St. A normal service is in operation between Wolverhampton St. George's and Winson Green.

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Medical emergency forces closure of Metro between Winson Green and Bull Street

Top Moor Side accident: Traffic being diverted after crash closes road near M621 Holbeck junction

Traffic is being diverted away from Top Moor Side tonight after a crash closed the road. Leeds Travel Info confirmed the news on their Twitter. "Road traffic collision has resulted in the closure of Top Moor Side by the junction with M621 Junction 2A in Holbeck."

yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk ,  3 days ago 16
Top Moor Side accident: Traffic being diverted after crash closes road near M621 Holbeck junction

What Tom Cruise’s co-stars and celebrity admirers have to say about him as screen legend turns 60

Today is Tom Cruise’s birthday and in lieu of being able to raise a glass and cheers the screen legend in person (like that was ever an option) we’ve gathered some of Hollywood’s best for their two cents on the man. Having cruised back onto the pointy end of the box office in his fighter jet for Top Gun: Maverick in May, Tom is still at the top of the game decades after bursting onto the Hollywood scene in the 80s.

metro.co.uk ,  3 days ago 0
What Tom Cruise’s co-stars and celebrity admirers have to say about him as screen legend turns 60

Will Young, Cheryl Hole and Megan Barton Hanson celebrate at Metro’s 50 years of Pride party

Will Young, RuPaul’s Drag Race UK star Cheryl Hole, and reality star Megan Barton Hanson were among the star guests of honour at a dazzling party to celebrate 50 years of Pride. Hosted by Metro, Thursday’s event featured music, dance, performances and activism, along with fundraising for vital LGBTQ+ charities.

metro.co.uk ,  3 days ago 0
Will Young, Cheryl Hole and Megan Barton Hanson celebrate at Metro’s 50 years of Pride party

Lewis Hamilton Has Backed Down Over Jewellery Ban Ahead Of British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton appears to have backed down in the face of a jewellery ban that could have kept him from driving in the British Grand Prix. According to the Metro, it looks like Hamilton has removed a nose stud that could have stopped him from racing this weekend.

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Lewis Hamilton Has Backed Down Over Jewellery Ban Ahead Of British Grand Prix

Why Chelsea missed out on Richarlison after last-gasp bid to sign Everton star before £60m Tottenham transfer

CHELSEA missed out on Tottenham new-boy Richarlison despite making a last-ditch bid. Prior to his move to Spurs the Brazilian was among the Blues' shortlist of potential Romelu Lukaku replacements. When Tottenham accelerated their interest this week, Chelsea made an attempt to gazump them. According to the Metro, the West Londoners' surge in interest prompted Spurs to up their bid.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  3 days ago 0
Why Chelsea missed out on Richarlison after last-gasp bid to sign Everton star before £60m Tottenham transfer

Rats infested Sainsbury’s bakery after scuttling up from sewers into shop ceiling

Customers vowed to never buy the croissants again after the video went viral Rats were able to infest a Sainsbury's bakery after scuttling up from sewers into the shop ceiling. A video of rats crawling over baked goods in Sainsbury’s on Essex Road, Islington, was widely shared in October 2021.

mylondon.news ,  3 days ago 11
Rats infested Sainsbury’s bakery after scuttling up from sewers into shop ceiling

Ajax star Lisandro Martinez prefers Manchester United move over Arsenal transfer

According to the Dutch outlet De Telegraaf (h/t Metro), Ajax star Lisandro Martinez prefers to join up with Manchester United instead of a potential transfer move to Arsenal this summer. This update would undoubtedly come as a great piece of news for those at Old Trafford in their attempt to improve their defence.

weallfollowunited.com ,  3 days ago 130
Ajax star Lisandro Martinez prefers Manchester United move over Arsenal transfer

Scotland's papers: Scottish budget hit by Ukraine aid and 'the hidden pandemic'

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bbc.com ,  3 days ago 12
Scotland's papers: Scottish budget hit by Ukraine aid and 'the hidden pandemic'