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Joe Biden commits to slashing US greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 - nearly doubling its previous target
President Joe Biden has committed the US to halving its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
COVID-19: Coronavirus passports for foreign travel will be available 'as soon as possible'
Britons' prospects of booking a foreign holiday this summer have been given a boost, with the government saying coronavirus passports will be available "as soon as possible".
COVID-19: More than 11 million have had both jabs in UK - as coronavirus vaccine figures for local areas revealed
More than 11 million people in the UK have now had both doses of a coronavirus vaccine, new figures show.
Bay City Rollers singer Les McKeown dies aged 65
Bay City Rollers singer Les McKeown has died at the age of 65, his family has said.
House of Commons declares Uighurs are being subjected to genocide in China
MPs have declared that Uighurs and other ethnic and religious minorities in China's Xinjiang region are being subjected to genocide.
Accolade for retiring police dog Storm and his handler after heroic chase - 'a fitting end to an illustrious career'
A police dog and his handler have received an award after tracking down hit and run suspects more than two miles (3.2km) away from the incident.
'Pervasive racism' blamed for unequal treatment of black and Asian war casualties
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered an "unreserved apology" after a new report found up to 350,000 predominantly black and Asian service personnel have not been formally remembered in the same way as their white comrades.
MI5 reveals 'secret to successful spying' in first Instagram post
MI5 has revealed the "secret to successful spying" with the first post on its new official Instagram account.
George Floyd's killer Derek Chauvin held in isolation for 23-hours-a-day in maximum security prison
Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who was convicted of murdering George Floyd, is being held in isolation for 23 hours a day in a maximum security prison, authorities have revealed.
COVID-19: Ireland joins possible legal action against AstraZeneca over vaccine supplies
Ireland has joined European Commission plans for possible legal action against AstraZeneca over its "complete failure" to meet delivery and contractual agreements, its health minister has said.