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COP26 president says 'coal must go' if planet is to meet climate targets

Key Points In a wide-ranging speech delivered on Friday, COP26 President-designate Alok Sharma emphasizes the importance of ending international coal financing."The days of coal providing the cheapest form of power are in the past, and in the past they must remain," Sharma says.

cnbc.com ,  2min 0
COP26 president says 'coal must go' if planet is to meet climate targets

Portugal confirms UK tourists will be able to attend Champions League final

Portugal has confirmed it will reopen its borders to UK tourists from Monday.That will be welcome news for Manchester City and Chelsea fans hoping to attend the rearranged Champions League final in Porto on May 29.Uncertainty remains, however, over travel guidance with a Portuguese government minister having said supporters attending the game would need to be in and out of the country within 24 hours.

gazetteandherald.co.uk ,  4min 0
Portugal confirms UK tourists will be able to attend Champions League final

How to get a Covid PCR test for travel and what else you need to go abroad

Everything you need to know about PCR swabs, prices and how many tests you'll need to travel While huge question marks linger over summer holidays abroad, one thing is clear: there will be Covid tests.Although some countries, such as Greece, have already suggested that fully vaccinated travellers will not have to provide proof of a negative test, many others may still demand evidence that holidaymakers are Covid-free.

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How to get a Covid PCR test for travel and what else you need to go abroad

Portugal travel rules: Portugal to welcome UK travellers, but what are the travel rules?

PORTUGAL has now lifted its travel ban meaning British holidaymakers will be able to visit the country from Monday.Portugal: UK 'still waiting on full travel rules' says expert Portugal is a hugely popular destination for British travellers.Britons were unable to visit the country last year, but this year they will be able to return restriction-free from next week, according to the latest travel advice.

express.co.uk ,  11min 0
Portugal travel rules: Portugal to welcome UK travellers, but what are the travel rules?

Most women under 40 have 'financial concerns'

It’s no surprise to hear that statistically speaking, women have less savings than men.Thanks to the gender pay gap (in which men earn more than their female counterparts) and society’s narrative that finance best lives in a male domain, research from pay provider Laybuy has found that 79% of women under 40 have financial concerns.

metro.co.uk ,  16min 0
Most women under 40 have 'financial concerns'

Does YOUR home look passé? Expert reveals the once popular design trends that have fallen out of fashion - from nautical-inspired interiors to wicker furniture

Households across the UK spent time in lockdown sprucing up their interiors But vertical blinds and word art are both on the way out, an expert told FEMAIL Wicker furniture was once chic, but is now an outdated classic best left outdoors When it comes to our homes, the last thing we want is for visitors to judge them as outdated.

dailymail.co.uk ,  17min 0
Does YOUR home look passé? Expert reveals the once popular design trends that have fallen out of fashion - from nautical-inspired interiors to wicker furniture

Migrants arriving in Dover after crossing English Channel are sent on three-hour 150m-mile trip to detention centre while still wearing wet clothes, report reveals

At least 8,400 people reached UK in small boats after crossing Channel last year Many are initially placed in short-term holding facilities (STHF) in Dover or Kent Can stay for up to seven days in these facilities before being 'processed' They are either bailed, sent to an immigration removal centre (IRC), released, or discharged to social services if under the age of 18 Officials at Yarl's Wood stated information coming from Dover is 'poor quality' Migrants have arrived at Yarl's Wood, which is 150 miles away, 'still dripping wet' Migrants who arrived in Dover after crossing the English Channel in small boats are often sent on a three-hour trip to a detention centre while still wearing wet clothes, a report has revealed.

dailymail.co.uk ,  19min 1
Migrants arriving in Dover after crossing English Channel are sent on three-hour 150m-mile trip to detention centre while still wearing wet clothes, report reveals

The worst Troubles events did not happen in isolation

The delivery of the findings of the Inquest into the deaths in Ballymurphy in August 1971 has reminded us that for the next thirty years, Northern Ireland will have to cope with the fiftieth anniversaries of some of the most notorious incidents in our history.These events will uncover raw emotions for the people directly involved and their relatives, but they will also be used for political purposes, often by some of the people who originally fed the conflict through their ideologies.

newsletter.co.uk ,  22min 0
The worst Troubles events did not happen in isolation

Aldi's new Specialbuy is fish caught in and around Plymouth

The supermarket chain will be selling fish caught by independent fishermen who sell their catches at Plymouth fish market Aldi is launching a new range of seasonal fish which has been caught in Plymouth waters to support the British fishing industry.From Thursday, May 13 from £1.49 there will be a selection of delicious fish caught on the south coast of Britain fished by independent fishermen who sell their catches at Plymouth fish market.

plymouthherald.co.uk ,  25min 0
Aldi's new Specialbuy is fish caught in and around Plymouth

Where to visit London's moving National Covid Memorial Wall

The UK’s Covid Memorial Wall is a place to reflect on those who’ve died due to the coronavirus pandemic.More than 150,000 people in the UK have sadly died from the disease.As a public mural, countless volunteers have contributed to the wall’s artwork by painting thousands of pink and red hearts along it – often writing names and messages inside.

metro.co.uk ,  26min 0
Where to visit London's moving National Covid Memorial Wall

Man says food poisoning on holiday left him paralysed

William Marsh, 58, is still unable to walk three years down the line and claims his life has changed dramatically A man is taking holiday firm TUI to court as he claims he was left paralysed after experiencing food poisoning while on holiday.William Marsh, 58, from Mountain Ash, suffered with symptoms including stomach cramps and diarrhoea towards the end of a week-long all-inclusive stay at the Riu Naiboa resort in the Dominican Republic.

walesonline.co.uk ,  27min 1
Man says food poisoning on holiday left him paralysed

Michael Caine's Brexit backing in fiery EU rant: 'Rather be poor master than rich servant'

SIR MICHAEL CAINE backed Brexit and tore apart the EU, stating that his reason for voting to leave the bloc was because he would "rather be a poor master than a rich servant".Known for his distinctive London accent, Sir Michael is considered a British film icon having appeared in more than 130 productions in a career spanning over 60 years.

express.co.uk ,  30min 0
Michael Caine's Brexit backing in fiery EU rant: 'Rather be poor master than rich servant'

What could the Indian Covid variant mean for lockdown lifting?

NHS leaders say lockdown lifting should be delayed if Indian variant spreads out of control The Indian Covid-19 variant is circulating on a community level in parts of the UK and four people are known to have died from B1.617.2, throwing plans to lift lockdown in June into question.

independent.co.uk ,  31min 1
What could the Indian Covid variant mean for lockdown lifting?

Portugal confirm UK tourists welcome from Monday after confusion

Tourists with a negative PCR test will be welcomed from Monday May 17 Portugal has confirmed it will reopen its borders to UK tourists from Monday May 17.The announcement follows concern that tens of thousands of trips booked after the country was put on the UK Government's green travel list would be cancelled.

liverpoolecho.co.uk ,  34min 2
Portugal confirm UK tourists welcome from Monday after confusion

UK Covid death toll rises as Boris Johnson prepares to address nation

The Prime Minister will address the nation as fears over the Indian variant grow The UK Covid-19 death toll has risen ahead of Boris Johnson's press conference at 5pm tonight.The Prime Minister will address the nation as fears over the Indian variant grow.Wales recorded zero deaths from Covid on Friday May 14, Public Health Wales confirmed, with 54 new cases recorded.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  35min 0
UK Covid death toll rises as Boris Johnson prepares to address nation

Tell us: have you been affected by UK high street banks shutting down?

Banks are being closed down at an alarming rate.More than a third of the UK’s bank branches have shut for good in less than five years, while hundreds of those that remain have reduced their opening hours.We would like to find out how this affects people from across the community.

theguardian.com ,  36min 0
Tell us: have you been affected by UK high street banks shutting down?

Boris Johnson set to hold Downing Street press conference at 5pm amid Indian variant concern

Boris Johnson will lead a press conference from Downing Street later today.The Prime Minister will hold a Downing Street press briefing at 5 pm on Friday (May 14).He will be joined by England’s chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty.It comes as UK cases of the Indian variant of coronavirus have more than doubled in the past week, according to data from Public Health England.

shieldsgazette.com ,  38min 2
Boris Johnson set to hold Downing Street press conference at 5pm amid Indian variant concern

Mapped: The hotspots for the Indian variant of Covid-19 in the UK

The Prime Minister has not ruled out local lockdowns for areas seeing surges in the Indian variant of concern Some 900,000 people in the UK now live in an area where the Indian variant may be the most common strain of Covid-19, data suggest.More than half of coronavirus cases detected in English local authorities with a combined population of 899,734 have been flagged as being the Indian variant of concern in the last fortnight, according to figures published by the Wellcome Sanger Institute and Public Health England.

telegraph.co.uk ,  39min 2
Mapped: The hotspots for the Indian variant of Covid-19 in the UK

Turkish Grand Prix CANCELLED and replaced by second Austrian race after Turkey was placed on Government's red list as 2021 schedule is reshuffled to keep record 23-round season

Formula One has cancelled the Turkish Grand Prix due to UK travel concerns The UK Government placed Turkey on its 'red list' of countries not to travel to Anyone travelling to Turkey would have to isolate for 10 days upon their return Seven Formula One teams on the grid for Turkey are based in the UK The event has been replaced with a second Austrian Grand Prix by F1 officials Formula One has announced the cancellation of next month's Turkish Grand Prix.

dailymail.co.uk ,  42min 0
Turkish Grand Prix CANCELLED and replaced by second Austrian race after Turkey was placed on Government's red list as 2021 schedule is reshuffled to keep record 23-round season

Depression is linked to inflammation in the body, study reveals in breakthrough that could boost treatment hopes for people with the mental health condition

People with depression have high levels of protein associated with inflammation This is even when accounting for other factors, including unhealthy behaviours The findings could pave the way for new targeted treatments for depression Inflammation – which is the body's natural process of fighting infection – may also be a key feature of depression, according to scientists.

dailymail.co.uk ,  45min 0
Depression is linked to inflammation in the body, study reveals in breakthrough that could boost treatment hopes for people with the mental health condition