Tax on polluting vehicles not to begin until 2020

The government estimates that the new tax on polluting vehicles, part of the climate change legislation passed three years ago, will begin to be applied from 2020. That is according to the vice president...

Dancing around the truth


Activists try to block far-right event


UN demands entry to Chinese Muslim camps

The United Nations has demanded access to the “re-education camps” in Xinjiang province, where more than one million Uyghur Muslims are imprisoned. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet,...


Yemen and rebels reach prisoner swap deal

At peace talks between the government of Yemen and Houthi rebels, a prisoner exchange was agreed. Martin Griffiths, UN Peace Envoy, spoke of “optimism” about the war which is “the worst humanitarian...