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Twelve arrested during protests in London after death of Mahsa Amini

Dozens assembled to call for an end to the Islamic republic, some of whom became involved in altercations with officers and one another Twelve people…

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What Charles the ‘Activist King’ Means for the Climate

With a long record of environmental campaigning as the Prince of Wales, how will King Charles III’s accession to the throne translate to public policies?…

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Queen Elizabeth II under medical supervision amid ‘concern’ for health

Prime Minister Liz Truss said the nation would be “deeply concerned.” Source: https://www.politico.eu/article/uks-queen-elizabeth-ii-under-medical-supervision-amid-concern-for-health/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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George Monbiot: New U.K. PM Liz Truss Has “Extreme Neoliberal” Anti-Labor, Anti-Environment Record

The United Kingdom’s Conservative Party has voted for Liz Truss to become its new leader, replacing Boris Johnson and making her Britain’s next prime minister….

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UK economy on brink of recession as Truss takes over, figures show

Activity in manufacturing and services fell last month as businesses struggle with soaring costs Liz Truss will become the UK’s next prime minister with the…

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Animal Rebellion activists stop milk supply in parts of England

More than 100 protesters block and climb on trucks at dairies in the Midlands and southern England More than 100 supporters of Animal Rebellion stopped…

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Extinction Rebellion protesters superglue selves at UK parliament

Climate change activists padlock themselves to gates outside parliament, saying ‘we cannot afford to go on like this’. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/9/2/extinction-rebellion-protesters-superglue-selves-at-uk-parliament Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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UK inflation hits 10.1%, driven by soaring food and fuel prices

ONS July figure shows further increase from 9.4% in June – rising to highest level since 1982 Analysis: A 13% peak for UK inflation looks…

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Why Do Brits Drink Warm Beer?

Traveling through mainland Europe on a British passport leads you to several predictable conversations. There’s Marmite of course, then all the fun of the Brexit…

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Prince Charles accepted £1m from family of Osama bin Laden, report claims

Future king allegedly accepted donation for his charity in 2013 but Clarence House disputes the claims The Prince of Wales received a £1m donation for…

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UK’s Supreme Court to hear Scottish independence case in October

The court will decide whether Scotland can hold a second referendum next year without Westminster’s approval. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/7/21/uk-supreme-court-to-hear-scottish-independence-case Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Beavers to be given legal protection in England

‘Nature’s engineers’ who create wetlands with their dams are recognised as native wildlife Beavers are to be given legal protection in England, meaning it will…

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108-degree heat expected to scorch England, smashing records

Temperatures in England are predicted to soar as high as 108º F (42º C), with 104º (40º C) forecast in London tomorrow. Records were already…

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First Thing: UK PM Boris Johnson to quit after extraordinary cabinet mutiny

Johnson to resign as party leader but push to stay on as PM until autumn. Plus, Biden planned to nominate an anti-abortion lawyer Don’t already…

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Boris Johnson begins cabinet reshuffle ahead of resignation speech – live updates

Greg Clark new levelling up secretary, James Cleverly made education secretary, Kit Malthouse appointed chancellor of duchy of Lancaster Boris Johnson to resign as Tory…

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Amazon starts making deliveries by e-bike and on foot in London

Amazon has started delivering packages by cargo e-bike and on foot in the UK for the first time as it makes more progress toward its…

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The royal sex chair of of Edward VII

It’s been dubbed Dirty Bertie’s Throne, aka the royal sex chair of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII of England (1841-1910). Edward…was…

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South American weevils released in UK waterways to tackle invasive weed

Non-native bugs will be first attempt at using biocontrol on floating pennywort, after years of research South American weevils have been released into Britain’s waterways…

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Bank of England raises interest rates as it warns of recession and 10% inflation

Rise to 1% is fourth successive increase and highest level since February 2009 The Bank of England has warned that the cost-of living crisis could…

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Ponyhenge is an enchanting rocking horse graveyard in New England

Ponyhenge aka the Rocking Horse Graveyard  is an outdoor rocking horse art installation in New England. Nobody knows where these mysterious rocking horses come from…

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Extinction Rebellion protesters vow to grind London to a halt

Several thousand XR climate crisis protesters rally in Hyde Park for the start of its latest campaign Several thousand supporters of the protest group Extinction…

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Trans people’s mental health is at crisis point in UK, warn experts

Helplines report rising demand, as conversion practices decision follows years of ‘negativity from government, media and others’ The mental health of the UK’s transgender community…

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