Christmas jumper day goes green to cut down on plastic waste | Global development

Save the Children is calling on people to hold clothes swaps and scour vintage shops rather than buy new Christmas jumpers, after research found that 95% of the novelty items for sale contained plastic. The appeal for consumer “sustainability” comes ahead of the charity’s annual Christmas jumper day on Friday, when it encourages supporters to […]

General election: Corbyn expresses doubts about Trump’s NHS pledge ahead of possible meeting – live news | Politics

4.28pm GMT16:28 Swinson says Trump cannot be trusted when he gives assurances about NHS Jo Swinson, the Lib Dem leader, has said that she does not trust President Trump when he says that he does not want the NHS to be included in a UK-US trade deal. (See 10.15am.) Responding to what Trump said this […]

London ‘explosion’ – Hundreds woken by massive bang which ‘shook houses’ in capital and Home Counties – The Sun

HUNDREDS have been woken up by a “massive bang” which has been heard across London and the Home Counties. Some speculated the mystery noise may have been a sonic boom. Zoe Freeman tweeted: “Explosion 10 minutes ago. Sonic boom? Seems to be heard over East Herts and London…” Andrew Holding said: “Nice to get woken […]