Stars come out to support London and Whipsnade zoos
A host of celebrities are lining up behind Sir David Attenborough to support ZSL London Zoo in its hour of need in a new video conference call-themed campaign.Top talent including Jonathan Ross, Catherine Tate and Alan Carr voice zoo animals plotting ways to save the zoo.
Drinkers in England have faced the first evening of new measures aimed atpreventing the spread of coronavirus. From Thursday, all pubs, bars andrestaurants had to shut by 10pm – meaning time at the bar will be calledsomewhere around 9pm. Many people were not put off a midweek tipple or two bythe new restrictions on Thursday, with pub-goers still heading to Soho,central London.
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Robots that can kill the coronavirus with ultraviolet light have been brought in at one of London's biggest train stations, St Pancras International, as it tries to restore customer confidence in the safety of travel hubs.
As tougher restrictions on British bars and restaurants are brought in to try and curb virus infections, London venue owner Thomas Kidd says the move could lead to a sector full of 'zombie companies'. Ciara Lee reports
German tennis star Boris Becker is due in court accused of not complying withobligations to disclose information after being declared bankrupt in 2017.Becker, 52, who lives in London, is being prosecuted by the InsolvencyService.
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Sir David Attenborough has joined Instagram, using his debut post to warn“saving our planet is now a communications challenge”. The veteranbroadcaster, 94, shared a video message on Thursday in which he explained hisreasons for joining the social media platform after a 60-year career in TV andradio.
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Sir David Attenborough's extraordinary life and career is celebrated in a newfilm premiering in theaters in September and on Netflix. Attenborough alsooffers a stark warning about the destruction to natural habitats and fragileecosystems he's witnessed across the decades and the devastating impactclimate change is having on the planet. The film - created by SilverbackFilms, the team behind Attenborough's acclaimed "Planet Earth" and "BluePlanet" series, and WWF, the world's leading conservation organisation - wasoriginally supposed to premiere in theaters in April 2020 but had to bepostponed because of the pandemic.
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Sir David Attenborough recalls the early days of his career as “the best timeof my life” in the first footage from his forthcoming Netflix film. Theminute-long video features archive footage of the 94-year-old broadcastertraversing the globe as a young man. The documentary film, titled A Life OnOur Planet, is being released alongside a book detailing Sir David’s careerand the decline of the planet’s environment and biodiversity he has observedfirst-hand.
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