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Robot pirate ships set sail to launch biggest clean-up of UK’s rivers

Two robot pirate ships set sail in London’s Docklands today to mark the launch of the UK’s largest ever collaborative push to prevent and reduce…

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New UK law aims to end financial abuse in relationships. Can it work?

Does your partner take your pay, pinch the kids’ pocket money or rack up debts in your name? People usually think of domestic abuse as…

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Single-use plastic bans could differ across UK

The sale of several single-use plastic items including plates and cutlery could be banned in Northern Ireland – but not in the rest of the…

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Rights experts condemn UK racism report attempting to ‘normalize white supremacy’

UN independent human rights experts on Monday denounced a government-backed report into racism in the United Kingdom, saying that it further distorted and falsified historical…

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UK Government may ban oxo-degradable plastics following consultation

The UK Government says it may introduce a ban on oxo-degradable plastics, following its consultation seeking evidence to develop standards for biodegradable, compostable and bio-based…

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EU launches legal action against UK over Brexit protocol

The EU Commission sent the UK a letter of formal notice Monday for breaching provisions of the Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland, as well…

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Brexit: the Commission proposes the creation of a Brexit Adjustment Reserve

The European Commission has put forward today its proposal for a Brexit Adjustment Reserve, as agreed by the European Council in July, to help counter…

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Relief, but little certainty, as EU-UK agree historic trade deal

Four and a half years after the 2016 Brexit referendum, the British Government and the EU Commission agreed Thursday a historic trade and security deal…

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Labour: UK must use Biden victory to spark green recovery efforts

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British Beauty Council calls for ‘responsible consumption’ in the beauty industry

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