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United Kingdom

Adela Suliman

In a jam: how traffic slows urban economies

23 May 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Spiraling traffic and poor urban planning could rob developing countries of opportunities and jam economic progress in fast-growing cities, a study published on Thursday found.

In a jam: how traffic slows urban economies

23 May 2019

LONDON, May 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Spiralling traffic and poor urban planning could rob developing countries of opportunities and jam economic progress in fast-growing cities, a study published on Thursday found.

Europe's first eco-mosque invokes God to fight climate change

23 May 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Europe's first green mosque is hoping to harness the power of Islam to tackle climate change, urging Muslims who worship in the British newbuild to do more to protect the planet.

Europe's first eco-mosque invokes God to fight climate change

23 May 2019

LONDON, May 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Europe's first green mosque is hoping to harness the power of Islam to tackle climate change, urging Muslims who worship in the British newbuild to do more to protect the planet.

Dying for space, Oxford proposes shared graves

22 May 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - While millions are struggling to buy homes in Britain, the dead are grappling with their right to find rest in cemeteries, as the overcrowded city of Oxford has proposed shared burial plots.

From camel to cup: Camel milk froths hopes in drought-hit Kenya

16 May 2019

WAJIR, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As day breaks over the sandy stretch of Kenyan desert, Salah Abdinoor Issack finishes his dawn prayers and will now spend the hours until sunrise with his closest companions - his camels.

FEATURE-From camel to cup: Camel milk froths hopes in drought-hit Kenya

16 May 2019

WAJIR, Kenya, May 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As day breaks over the sandy stretch of Kenyan desert, Salah Abdinoor Issack finishes his dawn prayers and will now spend the hours until sunrise with his closest companions - his camels.

Does my life look good in this? The London homes that make a perfect selfie

29 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing on black and white steps - chequered like her Chanel handbag - Helen Schweitzer poses elegantly on a London doorstep to capture the winning photograph for her Instagram page.

FEATURE-Does my life look good in this? The London homes that make a perfect selfie

29 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing on black and white steps - chequered like her Chanel handbag - Helen Schweitzer poses elegantly on a London doorstep to capture the winning photograph for her Instagram page.

World's forests 'in emergency room' after years of losses

25 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world lost 12 million hectares (30 million acres) of tropical tree cover last year - the equivalent of 30 football pitches a minute - researchers said on Thursday, warning the planet's health was at stake.

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Europeans vote, with EU future in balance

Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy.