An activist holds a sign as he stands on the roof of a car during the Extinction Rebellion protest at Trafalgar Square in London, Britain October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Marika Kochiashvili LONDON (Reuters) – London’s Metropolitan Police said on Monday it had so far arrested 267 people taking part in demonstrations organised by the climate change
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LONDON (Reuters) – Consumer goods giant Unilever vowed to halve the amount of new plastic it uses over the next five years, by shifting to more recyclable and alternative materials and refillable options to meet consumer demand for less waste. FILE PHOTO: Unilever headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands August 21, 2018. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw The
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(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a bone-building drug from Pfenex Inc to treat osteoporosis in certain patients at high risk for fractures, giving the company its first commercial product. The company said it is seeking the FDA’s authorization to designate the drug, PF708, as therapeutically equivalent to Eli Lilly
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FILE PHOTO: A company logo is pictured outside a Tesco supermarket in Altrincham northern England, April 16, 2016. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo (Reuters) – Tesco’s (TSCO.L) financial arm confirmed on Monday that it has appointed John Kingman, the businessman who oversaw Britain’s bailout of its banks in the financial crisis, to its board as a non-executive
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FILE PHOTO – French President Emmanuel Macron accompanies British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after a meeting on Brexit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Boris Johnson urged French President Emanuel Macron on Sunday to “push forward” to secure a Brexit deal and told him the
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FILE PHOTO: Logo and flags of Bayer AG are pictured outside a plant of the German pharmaceutical and chemical maker in Wuppertal, Germany August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A pending U.S. lawsuit over claims related to Bayer’s (BAYGn.DE) glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup has been delayed, the company said on Sunday. “The Oct.
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is open to some flexibility on the proposed mechanism that would allow lawmakers in post-Brexit Northern Ireland to decide whether the British province remains in regulatory alignment with the European Union, its Brexit minister said. Britain’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Stephen Barclay leaves the BBC Headquarters after
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Police officers stand guard outside Lambeth County Court, during a raid on an Extinction Rebellion storage facility, in London, Britain October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – British police arrested climate change activists in London ahead of planned protests by Extinction Rebellion on Monday, the group and police said. “Pre-emptive arrests are taking place
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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Six wild elephants have died after falling into a waterfall at the Khao Yai National Park in Thailand. Two others were saved in the incident on Saturday at the Haew Narok Waterfall in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, officials said. The dead elephants included a three-year old calf, said park chief
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s latest proposal for an agreement on the terms of its divorce from the European Union has been widely rebuffed in Brussels because it does not meet the objectives of the so-called Irish border backstop. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Below
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