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Gordon Sondland: 'Was there quid pro quo? … The answer is yes'

In bombshell testimony, Sondland says he and others worked with Giuliani on Ukraine at 'the directions of the president'

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Paris climate goals are not being met, amid record global heating

Paris climate goals are not being met, amid record global heating

'Production gap' is growing between emissions targets and countries' planned consumption of fossil fuels.

Russian economic growth picks up due to strategic spending

Russian economic growth picks up due to strategic spending

While economic growth rose in October, Moscow officials are divided on Vladimir Putin's plan to further boost growth.

After Grenfell fire, UK building insurance costs are surging

After Grenfell fire, UK building insurance costs are surging

Higher insurance costs could affect government targets to increase housebuilding, sources told Reuters.

Nigeria's ex-attorney general arrested in Dubai over oil deal

Nigeria's ex-attorney general arrested in Dubai over oil deal

Interpol arrested Mohammed Adoke over $1.3bn oil deal; at the time, he travelling to Dubai for a medical appointment.