Climate crisis: UK ‘to set tougher emissions target ahead of Cop26’

Reported move comes ahead of major US summit on climate change this week


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Fred West detectives 'find bones and material matching a coat' in Gloucester cafe basement dig
Officers have now discovered dark blue material that could be a match for the coat Mary Bastholm was wearing when she vanished, along with the suspected bones.
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Innocent series 2 episode 1 recap: Did Anna Stamp lie about Sally Wright’s relationship with murder victim Matty Taylor?
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Trump sent bizarre secret memo after losing election urging Pentagon to immediately remove troops overseas
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Raul Jimenez unlikely to be risked in Wolves' last game as focus turns to comeback next season
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Tottenham issue statement in response to reports Harry Kane has asked club to leave this summer
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TV presenter claiming damages over ‘crash test dummy’ injuries
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Cancer survivor visits pub after 14 months as barman asks 'are you still alive?'
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World’s new net zero roadmap: What does it mean for fossil fuels in the UK?
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As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues, where exactly is Joe Biden?
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‘In Scotland, she’s huge’: Why was Joan Eardley forgotten by England?
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Idaho seeks to kill more than 1,000 wolves as scientists urge Biden to restore animals’ endangered status
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Bill and Melinda Gates lived in ‘separate wings of mansion’ for last five years, says ex-employee
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Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua off as Deontay Wilder trilogy ordered
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Upcoming Loki series was inspired by the Teletubbies, says director Kate Herron
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Piers Morgan viciously brands Prince Harry a 'whiny little brat' for 'preaching'
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The Reagan Foundation demands ‘Trump Train’ get rid of image of late Republican president in MAGA cap
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Eurovision 2021 host Rylan Clark-Neal grills UK hopeful James Newman in Line Of Duty parody 
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‘Very little funny’ about pandemic – comedian Steve Royle
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