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UK officials tell migrants in France: You are being lied to

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British immigration officials have warned migrants in northern France they are being lied to by people smugglers promising them a better life in the UK. Their intervention comes at a time when the number of migrant crossings has been increasing, partly because of camps being cleared. There was another clearance on Tuesday, when almost a Read More

Citigroup stands by card strategy despite economic clouds

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Some Wall Street analysts have begun to question whether Citigroup Inc’s (C.N) big bet on credit cards will backfire if the U.S. economy enters a recession, despite the bank saying it is underwriting responsibly. Balance transfer envelopes are pictured in a Reuters office in New York, U.S., September 5, 2019. Picture Read More

Bahamas relief operation frustrated by approach of new storm

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NASSAU (Reuters) – A storm system threatening the Bahamas with more heavy downpours and strong winds on Friday hampered the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake of the worst hurricane in the nation’s history and a massive humanitarian operation to help survivors. FILE PHOTO: A volunteer of the NGO World Central Kitchen gestures Read More

Northern Bahamas brace for new storm, hampering Dorian relief

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NASSAU (Reuters) – The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake of the worst hurricane to ever hit the island nation and efforts to bring relief to survivors. FILE PHOTO: A volunteer of the NGO World Read More

Tropical storm nears northern Bahamas, complicating Dorian relief

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NASSAU (Reuters) – The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake of the worst hurricane to ever hit the island nation and efforts to bring relief to survivors. FILE PHOTO: A volunteer of the NGO World Read More

New storm hits hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, could become tropical storm

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NASSAU (Reuters) – A new storm brought rain and wind to the hurricane ravaged Bahamas early Friday, with the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) warning it could turn into a tropical storm. FILE PHOTO: A volunteer of the NGO World Central Kitchen gestures as a helicopter leaves after delivering food for distribution, after Hurricane Dorian Read More

Tropical storm warning issued for Bahamas; 1,300 still missing

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NASSAU (Reuters) – A tropical cyclone was forecast to move across the northwestern Bahamas in the coming days, potentially bringing more rain and wind to islands already devastated by Hurricane Dorian, the U.S. National Hurricane Center warned on Thursday. The Miami-based hurricane center issued a tropical storm warning for islands including hurricane-hit Abacos and Grand Read More

British supermarket Sainsbury’s vows to halve plastic packaging by 2025

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FILE PHOTO: Sainsbury’s signage is seen at a supermarket and petrol station in west London, Britain, November 8, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s second-biggest supermarket, Sainsbury’s, vowed on Friday to halve plastic packaging by 2025, promising to switch to alternative materials and refillable options to meet consumer demand for less waste. Having reduced Read More

Filipino villagers swap trash for rice in fight against plastics

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MANILA (Reuters) – A village in the Philippines is trying to tackle the scourge of plastic waste by offering rice to residents in exchange for their trash. Residents of Bayanan outside the capital, Manila, can get one kg (2.2 lb) of rice, the staple food for Filipinos, for every two kg of plastic waste, which Read More

Nestle institute aims to develop packaging of the future

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Nestle has set up a research institute to develop more environmentally friendly packaging for its products and reduce plastic waste, taking matters into its own hands rather than relying on its suppliers. Packagings made out of recycled or natural products are pictured during a media visit for the inauguration of the Read More