British parents should not expect schools to police children's eating and exercise, or toilet train pupils, the boss of the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted), Amanda Spielman, will say this week.
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned the world is facing ‘a direct existential threat’ and must take action in the next two years to avert the disastrous consequences of runaway climate change.
The UK must recognize Palestine as a state, UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said, criticizing the British government for celebrating the 100-year anniversary of a document that paved the way for Israel’s creation.
The Iran-P5+1 commission monitoring the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal has emphasized the need for all relevant parties to honor their obligations under the accord, particularly those related to the lifting of anti-Iran sanctions.
Syria has called on the United Nations Security Council to adopt punitive measures against countries that support terrorism, in the wake of a string of bomb explosions that killed over four dozen civilians in the Arab country.
Climate scientists have bad news for governments, energy companies, motorists, passengers and citizens everywhere in the world: to contain global warming to the limits agreed by 195 nations in Paris last December, they will have to cut fossil fuel combustion at an even faster rate than anybody had predicted.