December 6, 2021 6:09 pm

As COVID cases rise, some activists fearful of climate talks

LONDON (AP) — Climate activist Lavetanalagi Seru has been watching COVID-19 case numbers rise in the U.K. ahead of the U.N. climate conference beginning Sunday, and it scares him — even though he’s been vaccinated and is only 29.But the campaigner from the Pacific Islands Climate Action Network is determined to travel from his home…

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UK government holds emergency talks to bolster energy firms

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s business secretary said on Monday that there is no danger that people won’t be able to heat their homes this winter after a surge in natural gas prices forced him to hold emergency talks with energy suppliers and consumer groups. Kwasi Kwarteng also assured lawmakers that the government wouldn’t bail out…

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Prince Andrew served with U.S. civil suit, lawyers say

LONDON — Lawyers for an American woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by Prince Andrew say they have served him with legal papers in a U.S. civil suit. Attorneys for Virginia Giuffre say the documents were handed over to a Metropolitan Police officer on duty at the main gates of Andrew’s home in Windsor…

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