Extreme weather could kill 150,000 people each year in Europe by the end of the century, say scientists

More than 150,000 people could die as a result of climate change each year in Europe by the end of the century, shocking new research has found. The number of deaths caused by extreme weather events will increase 50-fold and two in three people on the continent will be affected by disasters, the study – that serves as a stark ...

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Every second we waste denying climate change exists is time we steal from the next generation who will suffer the terrible consequences

Our planet is being destroyed. But it is not only the forests and the oceans, the wildlife and the Arctic sea ice that is being wiped out – soon it will be the people, too. The Lancet has today published a report that lays bare the devastating impact climate change will have on populations across Europe. Between 1981 and 2010, extreme ...

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Immigration enforcement agents banned from labor offices in California amid fears for migrants trying to recoup wages

Immigration enforcement agents have been banned from labor offices amid fears undocumented migrants are being put off pursuing wages owed to them. And state workers have been ordered not to reveal workers’ whereabouts as lawyers and campaigners have warned migrants could have reason to fear attending labor dispute hearings under Donald Trump’s presidency. Multiple reported cases of Immigration and Customs ...

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Conservatives 'should have focused on change agenda' to avoid election disaster, says Theresa May's ex-adviser Nick Timothy

The Conservatives should have campaigned for change rather than “continuity” in the general election, Theresa May’s former chief of staff has said. Nick Timothy, who was the Prime Minister’s joint chief of staff alongside Fiona Hill, claimed the party’s electoral strategy was “wrong” on reflection. He told The Daily Telegraph Mrs May’s leadership had been based on the idea that the ...

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Fall in number of students taking up foreign languages prompts Brexit concerns

There are fresh concerns that not enough young people are learning foreign languages, as figures show a slump in applications to study the subject area at university. The numbers of applications for degree courses linked to European languages have fallen by almost a quarter in the past five years, while the numbers for other language courses have dropped by almost a ...

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Boy killed in Barking street stabbing named as Joshua Bwalya

A teenage boy stabbed to death in a “senseless” and “cowardly” attack in east London has been named by police. Joshua Bwalya, who was 16, was found dead in the street when officers were called to Movers Lane, Barking, at about 01:00 BST on Wednesday. Det Ch Insp Gary Holmes of the Met Police said the attack was “a senseless ...

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Chelsea’s Antonio Conte says this season will be most challenging of his career

Antonio Conte has aimed another swipe at Chelsea (Picture: Getty) Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has said this will be the most challenging season of his coaching career in another dig at his club over their lack of transfer activity. The Italian tactician has been unsettled at Stamford Bridge this summer due to his side’s slowness to get going in the ...

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Judges to rule whether Brendan Dassey of Making a Murderer should be freed

A number of judges believe Brendan Dassey should be freed (Picture: AP) Making a Murderer’s Brendan Dassey will face a full appeals court with 12 judges set to decide if he should be released from jail. Dassey was 16 when he confessed to helping his uncle Steven Avery rape and kill Teresa Halbach, a photographer, in a case made famous ...

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ITV4 just showed ‘the wrong’ Casino Royale and viewers were baffled

Which Casino Royale were ITV4 meant to be showing, exactly? (Picture: Rex Shutterstock) When ITV4 viewers settled down to watch James Bond movie Casino Royale on Friday evening, they got a bit of a surprise. Trisha Paytas has first Celeb Big Bro meltdown as she begs for a ‘washcloth for her butt’ Because while they certainly had the chance to ...

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Danny Drinkwater ready to push for Chelsea transfer after Leicester City blocked move last year

Antonio Conte wants to add Danny Drinkwater to his midfield (Picture: Getty) Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater is reportedly ready to tell the club he wants a transfer to Chelsea this summer after a move was blocked a year ago. The England international was apparently wanted by Antonio Conte’s side in a double deal alongside N’Golo Kante, who did make ...

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