BORIS Johnson will today warn US President Joe Biden and other leaders they must slash emissions this decade or be remembered as the people who failed the planet. The PM will urge them to match the UK's target of net zero by 2050 at the President's major climate summit this afternoon. Speaking on Earth Day, he will say: "The UK has shown it's possible to slash emissions while growing the economy. If we want to stop climate change, then this must be the year." It comes as MPs from across the political spectrum have today come together to vow new green goals to help save the planet. To celebrate Earth Day with an international day of action, Britain's politicians have vowed to go even greener to combat the climate emergency. Later today the US President will host a huge international summit online to address world leaders and call on them to do more to save the world before it's too late. He and the PM will push others to match the UK's ambitious climate targets, … [Read more...] about Earth Day 2021: Boris Johnson leads climate calls as MPs come together to make pledges to save the planet
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BORIS Johnson today vowed to block the European Super League, insisting it would not be "good news for fans". The PM said he'll work with the football authorities "to make sure this doesn't go ahead in the way that it's currently being proposed". ⚽ Read our Football live blog for the very latest news from around the grounds Speaking during a visit to Gloucestershire, he said clubs are more than "great global brands" and must have a link with their fans and communities. And he even refused to rule out drastic measures, such as making those teams that break away repay state-backed Covid loans. The PM said: "We are going to look at everything that we can do with the football authorities to make sure that this doesn't go ahead in the way that it's currently being proposed. "I don't think that it's good news for fans, I don't think it's good news for football in this country. "These clubs are not just great global brands - of course they're great global brands … [Read more...] about European Super League: Boris Johnson vows ‘I’ll make sure’ new league doesn’t go ahead
MARVEL Studios have sparked more excitement among its hardcore fanbase following the teaser trailer of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Shang-Chi will become the first major superhero movie backed by an American studio to star a predominantly Asian cast, the film aims to break ground for Asian representation on a blockbuster scale. Who is Shang-Chi? Shang-Chi has actually been a character within the Marvel universe dating as far back as 1972, first introduced as a way for Marvel to capitalise on the growing popularity of the popular TV show "Kung Fu". He goes on to become a master of the martial art of kung fu, with the teaser trailer recently dropped showcasing the brutal training regimes he was forced to go through to achieve that title. This makes his decision to leave it all behind for a life of anonymity in San Francisco all the more shocking, though it is there he meets best friend Katy, who is inevitably embroiled in his superhero drama. Who is … [Read more...] about Who is Shang-Chi?
EASTER this year is about two things - chocolate eggs and brilliant movies. There are dozens of great films available to stream and watch on the television this weekend - and here are 13 of the very best. Yes Day (Netflix) Jennifer Garner stars as a mother who agrees to do everything her kids want in this fun-filled comedy-drama. BlacKkKlansman (Saturday, Channel 4, 9pm) Spike Lee's 2018 American biopic is a must-see for all true crime fans. The story is based on the memoir of Ron Stallworth, the first African-American detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department, who infiltrated the ranks of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s. It features John David Washington - the son of Denzel - as Stallworth, as well as Adam Driver and Topher Grace. The Simpsons Movie (Sunday, Channel 4, 3:40pm) This 2007 classic, featuring Homer Simpson and his iconic 'spider' pig , is always worth another watch. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Netflix) This drama on Ma Rainey, an … [Read more...] about The 13 best Easter movies to watch and stream
Warm jackets, gloves and hiking boots with ice crampons are part of the basic equipment for a tour on Vatnajökull. And a camera — because if you're out and about on the eternal ice of Iceland, you'll see spectacular scenery every few meters. From gigantic glacier ridges and lagoons full of swimming icebergs to waterfalls fed by meltwater, the dramatic landscape, which glows in shades from radiant white to azure blue, seems almost magical. Ice, snow and the forces of nature A trip to these impressive surroundings can also be quite challenging. DW reporter Hendrik Welling has experienced this first-hand. He regularly explores extreme places for the series "Europe to the Maxx" on DW's magazine "Euromaxx". The tour to Vatnajökull was definitely his most difficult assignment because snowstorms can occur here at any time, especially in the winter season. Watch the video to get to know more about his adventure. Glaciers: beauty under threat The Vatnajökull, located in the … [Read more...] about Exploring the eternal ice