UK jumps on hydrogen railwagon

By |junij 18th, 2020|electrification, News, United Kingdom|

The UK government will fund the development of hydrogen trains, with researchers zeroing in on the final stages of a project aimed at cleaning up isolated parts of the British railway network.

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Protests roll on against ‘worldwide’ racism

By |junij 8th, 2020|anti-racism, Belgium, Italy, News, United Kingdom, United States|

Demonstrators in Rome held their fists in the air and chanted “No Justice! No Peace!” on Sunday (7 July), while in London people defying official warnings not to gather lay down outside the US Embassy as part of a rolling, global anti-racism movement.

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UK in 5G talks with suppliers from Japan, South Korea

By |junij 4th, 2020|5G, Boris Johnson, China, geopolitics, Huawei, Japan, News, South Korea, United Kingdom, United States|

British officials have discussed supplies of 5G networking equipment with companies in South Korea and Japan as part of a bid to develop alternatives to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a person with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

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Car emissions spike, as countries plan ‘cash for clunkers’ redux

By |junij 3rd, 2020|Fiat-Chrysler, France, Germany, News, United Kingdom|

Europe’s average CO2 emissions from new cars and vans increased again in 2018, according to data released on Wednesday (3 June) by the EU’s environment agency. National plans aimed at stimulating the sector could worsen those figures further.

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UK proposes own carbon market, remains coy on link with EU ETS

By |junij 2nd, 2020|News, United Kingdom|

The United Kingdom has put forward its own new UK-wide Emissions Trading System (ETS) to replace the European Union’s system for trading carbon emissions, which Britain will leave at the end of this year as the Brexit transition period ends.

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Putin and Trump discuss G7 summit

By |junij 2nd, 2020|arms control, Canada, Crimea annexation, Donald Trump, G7 summit, News, OPEC, Russia, United Kingdom, United States, Vladimir Putin|

US President Donald Trump told President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday (1 June) about his idea of holding an expanded Group of Seven summit later this year with a possible invitation for Russia, the Kremlin and the White House said.

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World COVID-19 cases top 6 million as leaders disagree on pandemic response

By |junij 1st, 2020|Brazil, China, coronavirus, Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, News, Pope Francis, United Kingdom, United States, World Health Organisation|

The number of coronavirus cases worldwide topped six million Sunday (31 May), with Brazil registering another record surge in daily infections as divisions deepened on how to deal with the pandemic.

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UK researchers try to crack genetic riddle of COVID-19

By |maj 13th, 2020|coronavirus, human genetics, News, United Kingdom|

British researchers will study the genes of thousands of ill COVID-19 patients to try to crack one of the most puzzling riddles of the novel coronavirus: why does it kill some people but give others not even a mild headache?

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UK could suffer 66,000 death toll from COVID-19, US study forecasts

By |april 8th, 2020|coronavirus, News, statistics, United Kingdom|

The UK could be the European country worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, suffering a death toll over 66,000 by August, according to a study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) in Seattle released on Tuesday (7 April).

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‘We’ll meet again’: Queen Elizabeth invokes WW2 spirit to defeat coronavirus

By |april 6th, 2020|coronavirus, monarchy, News, Queen Elizabeth, United Kingdom|

Queen Elizabeth told the British people on Sunday (5 April) that they would overcome the coronavirus outbreak if they stayed resolute in the face of lockdown and self-isolation, invoking the spirit of World War Two in an extremely rare broadcast to the...

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