Food scraps could be turned into environmentally friendly plastic packaging – GOV.UK

Food scraps could be turned into environmentally friendly plastic packaging – GOV.UK

UK to lead the world in development of sustainable packaging thanks to up to £60 million of new government funding, including food scraps potentially being transformed into environmentally-friendly plastic bags and cups smart labels on packaging could end confusion over what rubbish goes in which recycling bin and sustainable packaging with a living sell-by-date could […]

Windrush: Home Office criticised after deportees not contacted – BBC News

Windrush: Home Office criticised after deportees not contacted – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Caroline Nokes, immigration minister, said deportees can ring the Windrush helpline or visit the government website Campaigners have accused the Home Office of a lack of “decency” after it emerged dozens of people deported to Commonwealth countries have not been contacted by the Windrush task force. Ministers said “no […]

Brexiteer Tory MP brands Theresa May’s Brexit deal ‘ILLEGAL’ and needs to be STOPPED – Express

Brexiteer Tory MP brands Theresa May’s Brexit deal ‘ILLEGAL’ and needs to be STOPPED – Express

Chairman of the House of Commons European scrutiny committee Sir Bill Cash wrote in the Telegraph that the proposed withdrawal agreement is “illegal” because it violates a new UK law passed earlier this year. He wrote: “The Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement is incompatible with the Withdrawal Act 2018. This act, enacted on 26th June, converts […]

Want to shop online? Best have a mobile signal – BBC News

Want to shop online? Best have a mobile signal – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images As millions start their Christmas shopping online, there’s a warning that consumers may need to have a mobile phone, and a decent signal, to make sure their transactions go through. UK banks are starting to introduce a new layer of security, involving passwords sent to your mobile phone. That could be […]

UK weather forecast: Britain braced for TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS – 21 flood WARNINGS issued – Express.co.uk

UK weather forecast: Britain braced for TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS – 21 flood WARNINGS issued – Express.co.uk

At-risk communities have been urged to take ‘immediate action’ as relentless, heavy rain pummels the nation through the next couple of days. Freezing air poised to flood in on Monday will see the mercury plummet more than 10C bringing wintry showers to Scotland, central and parts of southern England. Met Office meteorologist Mark Wilson said: […]

The French village that fears for its British community – BBC News

The French village that fears for its British community – BBC News

Alet-les-Bains in southern France may be a long way away from the UK, but Brexit looms large there. And it’s not just the large number of Britons among its 440 residents who worry about the future. “Our English friends have done a lot for the village,” says resident Annick Van Mairis. “Thanks to them, dilapidated […]