COP25: Thousands gather for change climate protests in Madrid

Image copyright AFP Image caption Organisers estimate that half a million people are demonstrating Thousands of demonstrators are gathering in Madrid as the Spanish city hosts climate negotiations by the UN. They are calling for more ambitious climate change policy. The rally was joined by speakers including actor Javier Bardem…

Lloyd’s of London staff told to behave at Christmas parties

Image copyright Getty Images Workers at insurance market Lloyd’s of London have been told to behave during the Christmas party season. Chief executive John Neal told trade magazine Financial News that staff have been emailed warning them to be “particularly careful”. The move by Lloyd’s comes after it vowed in…

(and Worst) Mince Pies of 2019

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New South Wales bushfires: Huge blazes rage near Sydney

Image copyright EPA Image caption Officials have issued fresh warnings for blazes around Sydney About 100 bushfires are raging in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW), with the most severe burning on the outskirts of Sydney. More than 2,000 firefighters are battling huge blazes, which escalated in intensity…

China Offers Official Reassurance on Trade Talks With U.S.

Updated Dec. 5, 2019 2:52 pm ET BEIJING—China’s trade negotiations with the U.S. remain on track, Beijing said, offering official reassurance after tensions flared between the world’s two biggest economies over human-rights issues in China. China’s Commerce Ministry said Thursday that the negotiating teams from both sides have maintained close…