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UK records hottest day

London/UNI: UK on Tuesday recorded the hottest day as temperatures hit 39.1 Celsius.

Record 40°C UK temperatures linked to climate change: WMO

New York: The chances of seeing unprecedented temperatures of 40 degree Celsius (40°C) or more in the UK could be up to 10 times more likely in the current climate than under a “natural climate unaffected by human influence,” the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) declared on Monday.

UK: Boris Johnson warns of 'doomsday' if no action taken to stop climate change

London/UNI/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday compared world leaders attending the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Summit (COP26) in Glasgow to fictional movie character James Bond, saying that like the famous British spy, they are now strapped to a “doomsday device” with just little time to save the Earth.

US, UK fund for reducing Bangladesh river pollution

The USA and the UK have co-founded a USD 297,000 advocacy project to reduce pollution caused by different rivers in Bangladesh’s Dhaka district.

UN chief and UK premier announce December climate summit

New York: With the COVID-19 pandemic having disrupted plans to hold the annual international UN climate meeting - known as the COP - this year, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom have announced that they will instead co-host a “landmark global event” on 12 December, the fifth anniversary of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement.

UK reports 1st confirmed case of COVID-19 in animal

London/Xinhua: Britain's Chief Veterinary Officer Christine Middlemiss confirmed Monday that the virus responsible for COVID-19 has been detected in a pet cat in the country.

Parts of UK may run out of water in 20 years due to mismanagement - Parliament Report

Moscow/Sputnik: Parts of the United Kingdom could be left without water in 20 years because of mismanagement of the private corporations responsible for the country’s water supply, a report from the parliament stated.

West Bengal and the UK join hands to tackle degradation in the Sundarbans delta

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal government's environment department  together with the British Deputy High Commission Kolkata and the Newcastle University, UK have joined hands as a ‘force for good’ to launch Living Deltas Transdisciplinary Research Hub funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) under the Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF).

New UK-U.S. joint Antarctic programme to study future sea level rise

London, Apr 30 (IBNS): A new UK-U.S. Antarctic research programme to improve the prediction of future sea-level rise is launched this week (Monday 30 April 2018) at British Antarctic Survey (BAS), Cambridge.

UK and India research partnership reaches £400 million: UK Science Minister

London, Apr 18 (IBNS): Science Minister Sam Gyimah on Wednesday announced that as part of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK, the latter country will continue to grow its already strong research partnership with India with tech-focused investments that focus on issues of global importance including agriculture, clean energy, global health and the environment.

UK-India science ministers announce joint research projects to address shared challenges

London, Nov 2 (IBNS): UK Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Jo Johnson and Indian Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Y S Chowdary together announced new UK-India joint research projects and saw high-impact current Research Councils-India collaborations succeed at the first ever Newton Prize award ceremony at the National Science Centre in New Delhi.

UK: Spider presumed extinct discovered in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire, Oct 5 (IBNS): Beware arachnophobes! A spider presumed to be extinct was found in the UK's Nottinghamshire nearly after 50 years, reports said.

Massive cyber-attack hits at least 99 countries

Mumbai, May 13 (IBNS): A massive ransomware has hit at least 99 countries, retarding operations by locking down computers, reports said.