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Day: May 3, 2019

Brits unwilling to cut back to fight climate change
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Brits unwilling to cut back to fight climate change

    The majority of Britons are unwilling to significantly reduce the amount they drive, fly and eat meat in order to combat climate change, a Sky Data poll reveals. Just over half 53% say they would be unwilling even in principle to significantly reduce the amount they fly, while 28% say they would be willing to give up travelling by plane or reduce the amount they do so significantly (19% say they never fly anyway). People responding to polls often overclaim their willingness to change their behaviour in ways considered socially desirable but despite this some 52% say they would be unwilling to reduce the amount of meat they eat much (31%) or at all (21%) to help reduce global warming. Four in ten say they would be willing to either reduce their meat consumption sign...
IS bride Shamima to be hanged if she enter to Bangladesh: BD Foreign Minister says to ITV News
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IS bride Shamima to be hanged if she enter to Bangladesh: BD Foreign Minister says to ITV News

    Bangladesh's Foreign Minister has told ITV News that Shamima Begum is not his country's problem. Abdul Momen said if she did go to Bangladesh after being stripped of her British citizenship she could be hanged for terrorism. Shamima Begum was one of three schoolgirls to leave Bethnal Green to join the terror cult in 2015 and resurfaced at a Syrian refugee camp in March. Now 19, Ms Begum was stripped of her British citizenship in February by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. The government's official reason for depriving Ms Begum of her British passport has never been made public, but it is believed that the fact her father was from Bangladesh meant she could be made a Bangladeshi citizen. The comments from Bangladesh's chief diplomat on Thursday is the firs...