#Britain

  • Article: Sainsbury's Pledges to Cut Plastic Packaging Use in Half by 2025

    Sainsbury's Pledges to Cut Plastic Packaging Use in Half by 2025

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 13, 2019

    It starts this month, with eliminating plastic bags for fruit and veg and bakery products. Read more

  • Article: London Mayor Sadiq Khan Has Written to Every Headteacher Backing LGBTQ+ Education

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan Has Written to Every Headteacher Backing LGBTQ+ Education

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 13, 2019

    “Young people should be able to learn about healthy relationships of all kinds." Read more

  • Article: Outrage in Britain as LGBTQ+ Hate Crimes Double — While Prosecutions Plummet

    Outrage in Britain as LGBTQ+ Hate Crimes Double — While Prosecutions Plummet

    Sept. 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Campaigners have called for a public enquiry. Read more

  • Article: Female Genital Mutilation Support Clinics Set to Open Across England

    Female Genital Mutilation Support Clinics Set to Open Across England

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 12, 2019

    Over 1,300 women could benefit from the specialist services. Read more

  • Article: This London-Based Organisation Has Helped Nearly a Million People Access Clean, Reliable Energy
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    This London-Based Organisation Has Helped Nearly a Million People Access Clean, Reliable Energy

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 11, 2019

    The UK is a leader in the fight against climate change — and organisations like BBOXX are vital. Read more

  • Article: Glasgow to Host the Most Important Gathering on Climate Change Since the Paris Agreement

    Glasgow to Host the Most Important Gathering on Climate Change Since the Paris Agreement

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 11, 2019

    COP26 is officially coming to Scotland in 2020. Read more

  • Article: Asda Is Trialling a New Plant-Based Coating for Fruit and Veg That Could 'Drastically' Cut Food Waste

    Asda Is Trialling a New Plant-Based Coating for Fruit and Veg That Could 'Drastically' Cut Food Waste

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 10, 2019

    It works kind of like an extra layer of peel to help keep produce fresher for longer. Read more

  • Article: A ‘No Deal’ Brexit Could Stop Child Refugees Being Reunited With Families in the UK

    A ‘No Deal’ Brexit Could Stop Child Refugees Being Reunited With Families in the UK

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 10, 2019

    Britain’s future is uncertain — and the most vulnerable could be set to suffer the consequences. Read more