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Finance Secretary Kate Forbes urges MSPs to back 'bold and ambitious' Budget
Scottish Finance Secretary Kate Forbes is urging MSPs to back her "bold and ambitious" spending plans for next year in a key vote at Holyrood.
Government 'concerned' about impact of Russian navy exercises on Irish whales
An Irish junior minister has written to the Russian ambassador to warn that planned naval exercises could threaten to damage marine life.
Green revolution of homes 'slowed down by flaws and gaps in government support'
Homes are not becoming green quickly enough due to flaws and gaps in government support, councils and environmental groups have said.
So you want to be the landlord-king of a remote English island
The Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council is looking for the next landlord of Piel Island, about half a mile off England's northwestern coast.
The Guardian view on a bad prime minister: how to get rid of Boris Johnson | Editorial
f a British minister knowingly misleads parliament, they are expected to resign as a constitutional convention.
Tax on parking: UK cities to impose levy on cars in bid to cut pollution
Councils across the UK are using radical strategies to cut the number of polluting vehicles on their streets in response to the climate emergency.
Sunk Costs: Seawalls Alone Won't Save a Sinking Jakarta from Future Floods - 99% Invisible
Jakarta is a coastal city run through with rivers, yet paradoxically: the city is sinking in no small part due to a lack of water as well.
Trump is requesting for more gold toilets
Former President Donald Trump, who once called the White House a dump, won permission to build more toilets at Mar-a-Lago Club.
The Guardian view on dual mandates: double trouble in Northern Ireland | Editorial
his spring's elections are getting an unusual amount of advance publicity. The cause, regrettably, is not a great revival of enthusiasm for local government.
'For the first time, I felt free': Pakistan's women-led livestock market
On Saturday, Rozina Ghulam Mustafa arrived at the market in Tando Allahyar city, Pakistan's Sindh province, to sell the goats she had raised, milked and fed.