The number of chinstrap penguins in some colonies in Western Antarctica has fallen by as much as 77 percent since they were last surveyed in the 1970s, say scientists studying the impact of climate change on the remote region.
The number of Chinese tourists to Iran has increased thanks to efforts by the Iranian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts and elimination of visa requirements for visitors from the East Asian country, said China’s ambassador to Iran.
The number of British citizens applying for Irish passports rose by 22 percent in 2018, Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said on Monday, more than doubling the total of annual applications since Britain voted to leave the European Union.
A record number of children in the UK are being excluded for racist bullying, a Guardian analysis found, prompting calls for an urgent government intervention to tackle bigotry and prejudice in schools across Britain.
The number of British households already in debt to their energy supplier before winter begins has grown by more than 300,000 in the past year, according to research, with a total of nearly £400 million owed to power companies.
A record number of 18,647 emergency and nonemergency children’s operations were canceled in the UK last year, according to new figures which Labour described as a ‘shameful’ indictment of the government’s handling of healthcare.