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Alex Fraser

On the front lines of climate change in the world's northernmost town

03 Sep 2019

SVALBARD, Norway Icebergs float liked doomed islands past the small boat as it makes its way through a fjord filled with the slush of a melting glacier. Occasionally, as the warming waters dissolve the bottom of one of the icebergs, it becomes top-heavy and does a somersault, as if it were playing instead of dying. | Video

Snarling orange 'Trump baby' blimp to mock U.S. president in Britain, protesters say

20 May 2019

LONDON A blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby will fly outside Britain's parliament when the U.S. president makes a state visit next month if protesters can raise 30,000 pounds for advocacy groups.

Goldman Sachs, Bank of England and Treasury targeted by climate activists in London

29 Apr 2019

LONDON More than 300 environmental activists sowed chaos through London's financial district on Thursday, gluing themselves to the stock exchange and blocking roads outside the Bank of England and major banks such as Goldman Sachs. | Video

'Worse than Voldemort': Global students' strike targets climate change

15 Mar 2019

SYDNEY/LONDON Tens of thousands of school students around the world walked out of classes on Friday in a global strike to protest against government inaction on climate change. | Video

U.N. envoy urges Yemen combatants to withdraw from lifeline port

29 Jan 2019

DUBAI/LONDON The United Nations envoy for Yemen on Monday urged the warring parties to withdraw their troops from the port of Hodeidah quickly, and international aid agencies said conditions for thousands of starving people were deteriorating fast. | Video

Voters in one English town warn London - 'Do not betray our Brexit'

24 Jan 2019

CHESTERFIELD, England As Britain grapples with whether to leave the European Union, some voters in an ancient English town have a message for the politicians in London: Do not betray Brexit. | Video

'Star Wars' costumes sketchbooks seen fetching large sums at auction

07 Dec 2018

LONDON A sketchbook revealing early costume designs for Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and other "Star Wars" characters is expected to sell for more than 100,000 pounds ($130,000) at auction in London next week. | Video

'Star Wars' costumes sketchbooks seen fetching large sums at auction

06 Dec 2018

LONDON A sketchbook revealing early costume designs for Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and other "Star Wars" characters is expected to sell for more than 100,000 pounds ($130,000) at auction in London next week. | Video

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