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Climate change: COP25 talks open as ‘point of no return’ in sight

Climate change: COP25 talks open as ‘point of no return’ in sight

Science
Political leaders and climate diplomats are meeting in Madrid for two weeks of talks amid a growing sense of crisis.According to UN Secretary General António Guterres, "the point of no return is no longer over the horizon". Meanwhile, Save the Children says that climate shocks have left millions in Africa facing hunger. The charity says 33 million people are at emergency levels of food insecurity due to cyclones and droughts.This conference of the parties, or COP25, was due to be held in Chile but was cancelled by the government due to weeks of civil disturbances. Spain then stepped in to host the event, which will see 29,000 attendees over the two weeks of talks. Speak
Steve Bruce mocked by Aston Villa fans on return to Villa Park as Newcastle United lose to Villans for the first time since April 2011

Steve Bruce mocked by Aston Villa fans on return to Villa Park as Newcastle United lose to Villans for the first time since April 2011

Sports
Aston Villa made it a miserable return to the Midlands for Steve Bruce as they comfortably beat his Newcastle United side 2-0 on Monday night. Bruce, who was sacked by the Villans 14 months ago, is still yet to win the Magpies’ supporters over after succeeding Rafael Benitez in the summer. Getty Images - Getty Steve Bruce could not get the better of his successor, Dean Smith And if his side continue to perform as they did at Villa Park on Monday night, the former Sunderland boss will continue to see his popularity tumble on the Toon. For Villa, the three points conveniently coincided with captain Jack Grealish’s return to the side and moves them above West Ham United and Everton in the Premier League table. With games against Manchester United and Ch
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola linked with return to Bayern Munich after stuttering start to fourth Premier League season

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola linked with return to Bayern Munich after stuttering start to fourth Premier League season

Sports
Pep Guardiola has been linked with a shock return to former club Bayern Munich, according to reports in Germany. The Bundesliga champions parted company with head coach Niko Kovac after 18 months at the helm and currently have Hans-Joachim Flick in charge on an interim basis. Bild The German publication reports Guardiola is being considered for the Bayern job Bayern had drafted up a shortlist of potential managers, including Ralf Rangnick, Erik ten Hag, Max Allegri and ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. According to SportBild, Guardiola still owns a flat in the city centre and recently visited Bayern’s training ground and directors. He is still held in high regard by the club and won seven trophies, but failed to win the Champions League, reaching three
Thomas Cook: Remaining 4,800 passengers set for return

Thomas Cook: Remaining 4,800 passengers set for return

Business
Flights repatriating the remaining 4,800 Thomas Cook holidaymakers are due to take off on Sunday as the return of almost 150,000 people nears its end.The Civil Aviation Authority, which launched its Operation Matterhorn plan after the tour firm collapsed, said 24 flights would operate today.The final passengers are due to land in Manchester early on Monday on a flight from Orlando, in the US.Matterhorn involved more than 700 flights over two weeks, the CAA said.Richard Moriarty, chief executive at CAA, said: "In the first 13 days we have made arrangements for around 140,000 passengers to return to the UK and we are pleased that 94% of holidaymakers have arrived home on the day of their original departure."Anyone not returning on these aircraft will have t...
Spitting Image show plots return to TV after 23 years

Spitting Image show plots return to TV after 23 years

Entertainment
Satirical puppet show Spitting Image hopes to return to the small screen, 23 years after it last aired. New episodes of the comedy, described as "public service satire" by co-creator Roger Law, will take on Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, among others."It's pretty chaotic out there. As far as I'm concerned, it's better than shouting at the television set," he told the Guardian.A pilot for the resurrected show has already been filmed, Mr Law added.The pilot will also feature the Duchess of Sussex wearing a glittery top with the word "Princess" printed on the front. Unlike its 1980s heyday, Mr Law said the new series would not focus on the lower ranks of British politics,...