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Fast fashion: ‘Penny on a garment’ to drive clothes recycling

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption MPs want to see more sustainable designs and repair services Clothing brands and retailers should pay a penny on every garment they sell to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme. That’s the view of MPs, who say “fast fashion” is a major contributor to greenhouse gases, water pollution, air […]

Seven MPs leave Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership

Media captionMPs resign from Labour over Brexit and anti-Semitism Seven MPs have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism. They are: Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey. Ms Berger said Labour had become institutionally anti-Semitic and she was […]

Fast fashion: ‘Penny on a garment’ to drive clothes recycling

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption MPs want to see more sustainable designs and repair services Clothing brands and retailers should pay a penny on every garment they sell to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme. That’s the view of MPs, who say “fast fashion” is a major contributor to greenhouse gases, water pollution, air […]

LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz ‘racially attacked’ in London

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Maajid Nawaz is a presenter for LBC and an anti-extremism activist An anti-extremism campaigner said he was “racially attacked” and hit in the face outside a theatre. Maajid Nawaz said a white man attacked him while he was standing alone outside the Soho Theatre in central London. The LBC […]

Premature baby born in Vietnam arrives home in Wales

Image caption Aurelia is out of hospital but will still need treatment A couple whose baby was born prematurely at 27 weeks in Vietnam have arrived back in Wales. Aurelia, the daughter of Jessica Jones, from Borth y Gest near Porthmadog, and Alfredo Duenas was born by emergency Caesarean in Hanoi in October. She weighed […]

Shamima Begum: ‘I didn’t want to be IS poster girl’

Media captionShamima Begum: ‘The poster girl thing was not my choice’ Shamima Begum – the schoolgirl who fled London to join the Islamic State group in Syria – has said she never wanted to be an IS “poster girl”. Ms Begum, who has just given birth, said she now wants the UK’s forgiveness and supports […]

Seven MPs leave Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership

Media captionMPs resign from Labour over Brexit and anti-Semitism Seven MPs have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism. They are: Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey. Ms Berger said Labour had become institutionally anti-Semitic and she was […]

Seven MPs leave Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership

Media captionSeven MPs resign from Labour party over Brexit and anti-Semitism Seven MPs have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism. They are: Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey. Ms Berger said Labour had become institutionally anti-Semitic and […]

Honda set to close Swindon car plant

Image copyright Getty Images Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon plant in 2022, putting 3,500 jobs at risk, sources say. The Japanese carmaker will shut the plant in 2022 but retain its European headquarters in Bracknell, Berkshire. Sources say Honda will make an announcement on the future of the […]

Shamima Begum: ‘I didn’t want to be IS poster girl’

Media captionShamima Begum: ‘The poster girl thing was not my choice’ Shamima Begum – the schoolgirl who fled London to join the Islamic State group in Syria – has said she never wanted to be an IS “poster girl”. Ms Begum, who has just given birth, said she now wants the UK’s forgiveness and supports […]