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Greta Thunberg leaves carbon offsetting meeting urging attendees to ‘stop greenwashing’ – video

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A video of Greta Thunberg leaving a meeting on improving the integrity of the voluntary carbon market has appeared from Cop26. As the climate activist leaves, Thunburg tells those in attendance to 'stop greenwashing'....

Dozens of MPs sign letter urging UK to evacuate all Kabul embassy guards

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Dozens of cross-party MPs have signed a letter to the defence secretary calling on him to evacuate all the guards who provided security for the British embassy in Kabul. Despite a commitment from the Foreign Office on...

Amanda Gorman and Kate Winslet join advocates urging Biden to protect Afghan women

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Dozens of women’s rights advocates and high-profile figures, including the poet Amanda Gorman, are calling on the Biden administration to protect and support Afghan women and girls. In an open letter titled “Do Not Ab...

Singing celebrities make film urging Britons to get Covid jab

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Celebrities including the comedian David Walliams and actor Jim Broadbent have called on their fellow Britons to “get back to the rhythm of life”, by getting vaccinated against Covid. In the film, which is to the tune...

Myanmar: Facebook promotes content urging violence against coup protesters – study

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Facebook is promoting content that incites violence against Myanmar’s anti-coup protesters and amplifies junta misinformation, despite promising to clamp down on the misuse of its platform, according to a study. An in...

Klopp: Old Trafford scenes show pundits must calm down when urging protests

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Jürgen Klopp has supported Manchester United fans’ right to protest at Old Trafford last Sunday but felt the actions of some crossed the line. With pundits such as Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher calling for mobilis...

If we’re urging girls to report rape in schools, we need to fix the legal system

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Suddenly everyone is talking about a “rape culture” in schools. Not for the first time, it has to be said, but influential MPs, headteachers and senior police officers are urging anyone who has been attacked to report...