Boris Johnson

I lost career to racism: Ex-cricketer Rafiq

Former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq fought back tears as he told British lawmakers on Tuesday he had lost his career to racism, detailing widespread discrimination within the English game in a ...

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq fighting back tears while testifying in front of a Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee in London on 16 November, 2021

COP deal 'tinged with disappointment': UK PM

British prime minister Boris Johnson on Sunday hailed a global accord to speed up action against climate change as "truly historic" and "the beginning of the end for coal power"

British prime minister Boris Johnson

Climate change

COP26 strikes hard-fought deal but UN says ‘not enough’

The deal called on all countries to accelerate their emissions cuts by submitting new national plans by 2022, three years earlier than agreed in Paris

Britain's President for COP26 Alok Sharma speaks at a press conference at the close of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on 13 November 2021

COP26

PM attends bilateral meeting with Boris Johnson

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday held a bilateral meeting with her British counterpart Boris Johnson on the sidelines of COP26

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) meets with Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina Wazed during a bilateral meeting during the COP26 Climate Conference at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow, Scotland on 2 November, 2021

'Digging our own graves': COP26 leaders told take climate action

World leaders were told to help "save humanity" on Monday at the COP26 climate summit and warned that failure was "immoral" and would sow bitterness for generations.

'Digging our own graves': COP26 leaders told take climate action

G20

World leaders to talk climate, economy, vaccines at G20

Climate change and the relaunch of the global economy will top the G20 agenda as leaders of the world's most advanced nations meet Saturday, the first in-person gathering since the pandemic

In this file photo taken on 24 June 2021 secretary-general of the United Nations Antonio Guterres addresses media representatives as he arrives on the first day of a European Union (EU) summit at The European Council Building in Brussels.

Putin will not attend COP 26 climate summit: Kremlin

Putin’s withdrawal comes with major question marks over the attendance of Chinese president Xi Jinping and India’s prime minister Narendra Modi

Russian president Vladimir Putin speaks during a joint news conference with German Chancellor after their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow, 20 August, 2021

In UN climate push, UK PM disputes Kermit

Ahead of a critical climate conference in Glasgow, which kicks off on 31 October, Johnson told the UN General Assembly, "We have an awesome power to change things and to change things for the better, ...

In UN climate push, UK PM disputes Kermit

UK PM Johnson calls on rich countries to meet $100 billion climate pledge

In messaged comments from his climate round-table speech on Monday, Italian prime minister Mario Draghi said the $100 billion pledge had to be fulfilled

UK PM Johnson calls on rich countries to meet $100 billion climate pledge

Biden asks world leaders to cut methane in climate fight

Biden made the remarks during a virtual meeting of the Major Economies Forum (MEF), a follow-up to an Earth Day meeting he hosted in April to unveil new US greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets ...

Biden asks world leaders to cut methane in climate fight
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