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Nature’s emergency: Where we are in five graphics

Nature’s emergency: Where we are in five graphics

Science
The felling of forests, the plundering of seas and soils, and the pollution of air and water are together pushing the natural world to the brink.That's the warning more than 500 experts in 50 countries are expected to give in a major UN-backed report, due to be published on Monday.The assessment will highlight the losses that have hit the natural world over the past 50 years and how the future is looking bleak for tens to hundreds of thousands of species.The document, from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), is also expected to set out an urgent rescue plan for nature.So what do we know about the health of the planet in terms of biodiversity (the variety of living things o...
Wolves 2-1 Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants five wins for top-four spot

Wolves 2-1 Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants five wins for top-four spot

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester United need to win five of their last six league games to finish in the top four of the Premier League, says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.A 2-1 loss at Wolves left United fifth, two points behind third-placed Arsenal, level with Tottenham who are fourth and one point clear of Chelsea in sixth.However, United have now played one game more than the three London clubs. "We needed 15 points from seven games, now it is 15 from six - we don't have room for many losses," said Solskjaer. "It is harder than it was before...
Hamilton leads with five wins at What's On Stage Awards

Hamilton leads with five wins at What's On Stage Awards

Entertainment
Hamilton was the biggest winner at the What's On Stage Awards, taking home five prizes on Sunday night.This included best actor in a musical for its star Jamael Westman and best supporting actor in a musical for Jason Pennycooke.Little Shop of Horrors and Heathers the Musical also took home three and two awards each at the London ceremony.The awards are decided by members of the public as opposed to critics.Sophie Okonedo and Aidan Turner won best actress and best actor in a play - Okonedo for Antony and Cleopatra at the National Theatre and Turner for Michael Grandage's production of The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Hamilton, the musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda, which tells ...
Herbal history: Five garden plants with a hidden past

Herbal history: Five garden plants with a hidden past

Science
Many garden plants we're familiar with today have a hidden history.Grown centuries ago for their reputed healing powers, they became garden staples, valued for their beauty, form or scent.Pulmonaria, with its spotted leaves, was thought to symbolise diseased lungs, and used for chest infections.And the mint now found in a pot by the door was recommended to "stayeth bleeding" by early herbalists and apothecaries.There's more to garden plants than just their aesthetics, says Fiona Davison, head of libraries and exhibitions at the Royal Horticultural Society, RHS. Plants generally don't get into gardens by accident, she says - they have a long relationship with people. ...
West Ham United 1-1 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s men miss the chance to extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table to five points

West Ham United 1-1 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s men miss the chance to extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table to five points

Sports
OPPORTUNITY MISSED? The Hammers were unlucky not to get all three points, with contentious decisions appearing to go the way of the visitors Liverpool were frustrated by a resilient West Ham United, who showed tremendous fight to gain a 1-1 draw at London Stadium. The result means the Reds are now three points ahead of rivals Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Michail Antonio levels the scoring for the hosts The hosts started in a lively manner despite their recent poor form, and had the pick of the early chances. Javier Hernandez forced Alisson Becker into a diving save and dragged an effort wide, while Aaron Cresswell also drove one narrowly past the post from 25 yards as the Hammers started on the front foot. H...