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Darnell Christie

'Energy cafes' help Londoners cut bills and care for the climate

29 Sep 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Maria Soria, 52, a hospitality worker living in west London, sought advice from a community energy group to save money on her utility bills, after struggling to keep up with payments in her new home during the coronavirus pandemic.

FEATURE-'Energy cafes' help Londoners cut bills and care for the climate

29 Sep 2020

LONDON, Sept 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Maria Soria, 52, a hospitality worker living in west London, sought advice from a community energy group to save money on her utility bills, after struggling to keep up with payments in her new home during the coronavirus pandemic.

UK 'Love Island' star calls for revenge porn threats to be made a crime

24 Sep 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A British reality TV star who became a victim of revenge porn urged the government on Thursday to introduce a law making it a crime to threaten to share intimate images or videos.

Nigerian pop star Yemi Alade wants to help women in new U.N. role

24 Sep 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nigerian pop star Yemi Alade called on Wednesday for coronavirus recovery plans to focus more on women, particularly in her home country, saying she planned to use a new role as a United Nations goodwill ambassador to help vulnerable people.

Nigerian pop star Yemi Alade wants to help women in new UN role

23 Sep 2020

LONDON, Sept 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nigerian pop star Yemi Alade called on Wednesday for coronavirus recovery plans to focus more on women, particularly in her home country, saying she planned to use a new role as a United Nations goodwill ambassador to help vulnerable people.

Hate crime laws should protect women, UK legal regulator says

23 Sep 2020

LONDON, Sept 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Misogyny should be made a hate crime in England and Wales, the independent body that recommends legal change said on Wednesday, as it launched a consultation on updating hate crime laws.

London bus garage turns 'virtual power station' in world's largest trial

13 Aug 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A London bus garage is set to become a "virtual power station" in the world's largest trial of a new technology to help Britain meet its 2050 net-zero climate change target.

London bus garage turns 'virtual power station' in world's largest trial

13 Aug 2020

LONDON, Aug 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A London bus garage is set to become a "virtual power station" in the world's largest trial of a new technology to help Britain meet its 2050 net-zero climate change target.

Timeline: How LGBT+ issues became a flashpoint in Poland

10 Aug 2020

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - LGBT+ rights have become a flashpoint in Poland, pitching the conservative government against gay, bisexual and transgender activists.

Footballer who tackled poverty stars in British Vogue's Black 'hope' issue

04 Aug 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Footballer Marcus Rashford, whose campaigning pushed the government to change policy on free school meals, has won further recognition for his poverty-fighting efforts - starring on the cover of a British Vogue edition celebrating Black leaders.

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