Richard Ratcliffe, who met Mr Hunt on Monday afternoon, described how his wife was told by members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard that she would be "safer afterwards" if she spied on the UK Department for International Development and London-based organisation Small Media. … [Read more...] about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Iran ‘tried to get jailed mum to spy on UK’
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"We didn’t really know what to expect when she was born but I was prepared for the worst scenarios. I accepted that she may be born blue and quiet but I really hoped that this wouldn’t be the case," said Sophie. "What I didn’t expect her to be born on a bank holiday in the middle of a pandemic." … [Read more...] about Mum’s ‘beautiful lockdown baby’ dies at 11 days after ‘silence in room’ at scan
It’s feared that the poor creatures, thought to be about eight weeks old, were imported into the UK from a puppy farm, and were dumped when they fell ill. … [Read more...] about Three puppies die after being dumped in lay-by in cardboard box during 32c heatwave
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The result of official inaction is that air pollution has barely improved in 20 years and legal limits for NO2 are being regularly breached in most urban areas. Government does not expect EU targets to be met until 2025 in London and 2020 in the West Midlands, Greater Manchester, Glasgow, West Yorkshire, Teesside, the Potteries, Kingston Upon Hull, Southampton and seven other conurbations. "It's a disgrace the UK is failing so badly on air pollution – tens of thousands of people die every year. Action by the government to clean up our dirty air is too little too late – and road-building plans will simply make the situation worse," said Friends of the Earth air pollution campaigner Jenny Bates. … [Read more...] about UK air pollution: why are we only now waking up to this public health crisis?