The proposal is designed to provide legal justification for weakening not only the rules on mercury emissions from coal-burning power plants, but also other pollution controls as well.
Proposal follows string of revelations about companies deducting money from serving staff
Restaurant owners will be banned from deducting money from tips earned by waiters and other staff, Theresa May will announce on Monday, more than two years after such a ban was first proposed in an official review.
The decision to back the measure follows a string of revelations about companies deducting money from serving staff, typically from card payments. The restaurants have included Bella Italia, Giraffe and Pizza Express, although they have since stopped the practice.
PM faces attacks from Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg over her Brexit plans on first day of conference
Deep divisions over Brexit overshadowed the opening day of the Conservative party conference on Sunday as Theresa May attempted to wrestle back the focus on to her domestic agenda.
The bitter infighting that has crippled the Conservative party was laid bare as Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg laid into the prime minister’s Brexit plans as thousands of delegates gathered in Birmingham.
Death toll expected to reach into the thousands after tsunami hit the cities of Palu and Donggala on island of Sulawesi
Authorities in Indonesia were preparing a mass burial for victims of the tsunami that hit the city of Palu as relatives of the missing searched body bags for their loved ones and the search for survivors intensified.
In a desperate attempt to stave off the spread of disease in the devastated region, Indonesia’s national disaster mitigation agency said on Sunday it was preparing a mass grave that would hold at least 300 bodies, but could be expanded.
Former prime minister says he will not hang around like his predecessors, and it is important not to be driven by hate
Malcolm Turnbull has described former prime ministers Tony Abbott and Kevin Rudd as “miserable ghosts” while delivering a brutal assessment of the federal government.
Speaking to young leaders in New York on Friday, Turnbull slammed the government over the “crazy” Liberal leadership crisis that led to his eviction in August and hit out at his predecessors.
In reference to the behaviour of Abbott and Rudd, Turnbull said it was important not to be driven by hate.
“When you stop being prime minister, that’s it,” he said. “There is no way I’d be hanging around like lipid Kevin Rudd or Tony Abbott. Seriously, these people are like, sort of miserable, miserable ghosts.”
Solo surfing, two-dog surfing and human/dog surfing were among the events held at Huntington Beach
The British designer’s latest muse is Annemarie Schwarzenbach – who was a ‘spectacular looking woman’
The British designer Clare Waight Keller scored the biggest fashion triumph of 2018 five months ago when the Duchess of Sussex walked down the aisle of St George’s Chapel in a boat-necked Givenchy wedding dress. No Paris catwalk show, even one that brings city traffic to a standstill on a Sunday evening and scores the starriest front row of the week, could hope to compete.