Brexit worries from the Irish border- a photo essay

Amid the growing tensions over Brexit and the border, photojournalist Charles McQuillan gratified people whose run takes them across the frontier. Many expressed fears about the future and the possible return of old divisions In June 2016, Britain voted to leave the EU by 52% to 48%, but Northern Ireland voted by 56% to remain. […]

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Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol automobiles and vans from 2040

Plans follow French commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road owing to a lack of effect of poor air quality on peoples health Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising different levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health. The […]

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Brexit frets from the Irish border- a photo essay

Researchers at the University of Florida( UF) are boldly running where no one has gone before- figuratively speaking, that is. In a study published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, astronomers with the Dharma Planet Survey, a project be concentrated on low-mass planets around bright stars, have pinpointed Star Trek’s famous planet […]

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Could Chicago’s floating cycle track defy the doubters and reconnect the city?

Plans for a continuous route along the Chicago River include cycling on floating pontoons like the controversial Thames Deckway in London. But with the US citys cycle numbers growing, this long-held ambition could yet be realised Cycling is no stranger to invention, from the steady swell of Kickstarter campaigns to the almost innumerable cycleways dreamed […]

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‘I was nothing more than a common thief’: master of Fleet Street’s dark arts reveals trade secret

Named in the Leveson inquiry into press ethics, and mentioned in volumes on blagging, John Ford speaks out for the first time about how he thought he was working in the public interest for the Sunday Times but now regrets much of what he did It was a passion that John Ford first cultivated around […]

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Britain to ban sales of all diesel and petrol autoes and vans from 2040

Plans follow French commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road owing to a lack of effect of poor air quality on people health Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel autoes and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxides pose a major hazard to public health. The commitment, […]

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The 20 photographs of the week

Pollution in China, Europes refugee crisis, the aftermath of Storm Desmond the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week Read more: www.theguardian.com

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Cyclist Charlie Alliston jailed for 18 months over death of pedestrian

Alliston incarcerated over death of Kim Briggs, who sustained catastrophic head injuries in east London collision last year A former cycle messenger who knocked over and killed a woman in east London while cycling on a motorcycle without front brakes has been to imprisonment for 18 months. Charlie Alliston, 20, was told by the magistrate […]

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