Business leaders have called for new taxes and regulations to tackle climate change. The CBI climate change task force has published a report calling for 12 new nuclear power stations and 3,000 wind farms to be built by 2030.
British tourists rescued after the Explorer cruise ship sank in Antarctica have been flown to Chile. Passengers have spoken of their last minutes on the ill-fated ship.
Community leaders in Bradford say two new TV dramas are portraying their city in a negative light. BBC2 has commissed a series of dramas and documentaries for its winter season under the title ‘White’ which explore why working class people feel ‘under siege’. Two of the dramas are set in Bradford.
British Airways is trying to garner support for Heathrow’s third runway by getting its club passengers to endorse the proposals. A letter from chief executive Willie Walsh appears on its website asking customers to fill in a form and express their support.
Hollywood stars have been forced to abandon their homes as wildfires continue to rage in California. Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea has had his £2.6million Malibu mansion destroyed.