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Macron announces crackdown on anti-Semitism in France

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Macron was addressing the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions of France (CRIF) in Paris French President Emmanuel Macron has announced new measures to tackle anti-Semitism, following a spate of attacks. He told Jewish leaders that France would recognise anti-Zionism – the denial of Israel’s right to exist – as […]

US & World

Dhaka fire: Blaze kills dozens in building

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The blaze broke out in residential building also used as a chemical warehouse A fire in the old town of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka has killed at least 60 people. The blaze broke out Wednesday evening in a residential building partly used as a chemical warehouse. According to local media, the […]

Science/Nature

CO2 emissions from UK housing ‘go up’

Image copyright Andrew Aitchison Greenhouse gas emissions from your heating boiler are fuelling climate change, a report by MPs has said. UK government advisers warn that emissions from housing have actually gone up last year. This is despite attempts to drive down emissions from the housing sector. The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report says […]