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→  June 26, 2013

By Jon Craig, Chief Political Correspondent George Osborne will today take the axe to public spending and claim the Government’s tough policy of cuts is leading to economic recovery. The Chancellor will announce his spending review, setting out limits for 2015/16 and slicing £11.5bn off the budgets of Whitehall departments, an average of eight per […]

→  June 25, 2013

Asteria, the rugged, luxurious 49m explorer superyacht, now offers the Yacht Carbon Offset service as an option to all charter clients.  A genuine world-capable expedition yacht, Asteria attracts adventurous clients with a passion for the spectacular natural environment.   Yacht Carbon Offset enables such guests to counteract Asteria’s emissions impact, whilst preserving cruising freedom. The charter […]

→  June 25, 2013

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→  June 25, 2013

Taliban gunmen have attacked the presidential palace and other buildings in the Afghan capital Kabul. The assault, in the central Shash Darak district, took place at around 6.30am local time. Targets also included the CIA’s Afghan headquarters. An Afghan official said five attackers had been killed along with two Afghan guards. The attack began on […]

→  June 25, 2013

By Thomas Moore, Health Correspondent Half a million women with a family risk of breast cancer are to be offered drugs to prevent the disease, in a ground-breaking move by the NHS watchdog. The drugs, which cost as little as £25 a year, can reduce the risk of the cancer by a third, potentially saving […]

→  June 24, 2013

Earlier this week China held its first ever National Low Carbon Day (全国低碳日). Several of the mainland’s megacities instituted cap and trade programs aimed at limiting pollution levels. Yunnan, although not required to participate by Beijing, launched a carbon sequestration program of its own. In a provincial first, the Yunnan Development and Reform Commission has […]

→  June 24, 2013

Buy offsets or pay Alberta’s carbon offset market hits a bumpy road Some of Alberta’s regulated greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters might have to pay twice for their carbon emissions, as several low-tillage carbon credit projects have failed a government audit. The potential failures could influence how emitters choose to comply with government emissions targets in […]

→  June 24, 2013

An ex-undercover police officer claims he was part of an operation to “smear” the family of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence. Peter Francis said he was told to find “dirt” that could be used against members of the Lawrence family, shortly after the 18-year-old was killed in a racist attack in April 1993, the Guardian reported. […]

→  June 24, 2013

The departure of whistleblower Edward Snowden from Hong Kong to Moscow threatens to strain diplomatic relations between the US and Russia and China. The former US spy agency contractor sought asylum in Ecuador after leaving the Chinese territory on Sunday morning – scuppering Washington’s efforts to extradite him on espionage charges. The US has already […]

→  June 23, 2013

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