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Climate change: Trump’s Paris withdrawal was ‘reckless’ – John Kerry

Climate change: Trump’s Paris withdrawal was ‘reckless’ – John Kerry

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Man United transfer news LIVE: Paul Pogba eyed by Paris Saint-Germain, Upamecano wanted, Lingard to Inter Milan

Man United transfer news LIVE: Paul Pogba eyed by Paris Saint-Germain, Upamecano wanted, Lingard to Inter Milan

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talkSPORT.com brings you the latest Manchester United transfer news, gossip and rumours. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side suffered a fourth straight semi-final defeat on Wednesday, losing 2-0 to rivals Manchester City in the Carabao Cup. However, they recovered on Saturday night to beat Watford in the FA Cup third-round, booking their place in the next stage of the competition. Solskjaer may look to the transfer market to give his squad a mid-season boost, with numerous players being linked to United. Keep up to date with all the latest Manchester United goings on in our blog below… Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT
Paris 2024: UK Sport funding decisions signals shift towards greater diversity and winning ‘the right way’

Paris 2024: UK Sport funding decisions signals shift towards greater diversity and winning ‘the right way’

Sports
UK Sport decisions on funding for Paris 2024 signal a move towards greater diversity and winning "the right way", says chair Dame Katherine Grainger. British sports will receive £352m for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris, split across 43 sports.New additions like surfing and skateboarding have been funded while some traditional sports have seen their budgets reduced."It is a really important and exciting moment," Grainger told BBC Sport."There are two key things - broader diversity and broader engagement and that winning is still important but how we win is equally crucial to everyone in the system."Everyone is on board to make sure that we win in the right way and that it isn't just a nice tagline to have."This isn't just a phase it is an evolution of the system and the how [we w
Police clash with protesters in Paris as violence flares at anti-security bill demos

Police clash with protesters in Paris as violence flares at anti-security bill demos

World
Police clashed with protesters in Paris as demonstrations over a new French security law turned violent.Thousands took to the streets of the French capital and other major cities on Saturday to protest President Emmanuel Macron's proposed legislation, which they claim would restrict civil liberties and increase surveillance. Demonstrators were also marching against police brutality, but officers were forced to fire tear gas when a small number of them burned cars, smashed shop windows and set fire to barricades.Part of Mr Macron's draft bill - that would have banned the filming of police officers - had to be rewritten earlier this week after it sparked a major backlash. Image: Thousands took to the streets for the protest against the 'global sec...
UN climate chief: pledges by big polluters boost Paris hopes

UN climate chief: pledges by big polluters boost Paris hopes

Technology
The U.N.’s top climate chief says deadlines set by some of the world’s top polluters to end greenhouse gas emissions have boosted hopes of meeting the Paris accord's ambitious goalsBy FRANK JORDANS Associated PressNovember 19, 2020, 9:51 AM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBERLIN -- The U.N.’s climate chief says deadlines set by some of the world's top polluters to end greenhouse gas emissions, along with president-elect Joe Biden's pledge to take the United States back into the Paris accord, have boosted hopes of meeting the pact's ambitious goals.The agreement signed in the French capital five years ago aims to keep global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) — ideally no more than 1.5 C (2.7 Fahrenheit) — compared to pre-industrial times by