Liberal Democrats leader Ed Davey and Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley cast their votes in the local elections in south west London.
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Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey has called for a £9 billion “windfall” from the auction of offshore wind farm rights to finance an “emergency” programme to insulate every home in the country.In his address to the party’s virtual spring conference, Sir Ed said the proceeds of sale – which came in “far, far higher” than expected – could be used to invest in a new “sovereign green wealth fund” to finance further infrastructure investment.He said it could also pay for a 10-year programme home insulation programme bringing an end to fuel poverty while cutting damaging carbon emissions.
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Mark Drakeford has vowed to be “radical” and “ambitious” in government as his party remains in power in Wales. Labour has equalled its best ever Senedd election result by winning 30 seats - just one short of a majority - though it did not take any of the four regional seats declared on Saturday. With the final results in, the Welsh Conservatives have 16 seats, while Plaid Cymru has 13 and the Liberal Democrats have one. Mr Drakeford can now choose whether to form a minority government or invite members of other parties into a Labour-led administration, giving the party greater control of the Senedd.
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Ever since the pandemic began, people have come up with the most bizarre solutions for the virus, But this man's advertisement beats them all. It has Going viral on the social media after he suggested a foolproof solution to get rid of the Covid-19 virus by just changing the spellings. According to the man, who is from Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh, the pandemic will end if we start writing Corona as Caronaa and Covid-19 as Covviyd-19.
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In these challenging times of the COVID-19 crisis, Ludhiana-based steel company helping government and people with O2 cylinders. Amid COVID second wave, India is reeling under acute shortage of medical oxygen. The people across the globe are leaving no stone unturned and are being the backbone of each other. Immunity kits are also being arranged for the needy by Vardhman Special Steels Limited.
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia on May 09 slammed Central government over COVID vaccines exported to other countries. He said, "Govt of India exported COVID vaccines to 93 countries in last 3 months. It gave 6.5 crore doses to them. Around 1 lakh people have died of COVID during the second wave in India. If not exported, these vaccines could have saved the lives of these people." "Was it (export of vaccines to other countries) done just to improve the image of Central government?" he asked.
Hitting out at the Arvind Kejriwal government amid COVID crisis, Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta said when BJP and RSS are helping people during oxygen shortage, Delhi government and MLAs are involved in black-marketing. "At a time when people of Delhi are gasping for oxygen, BJP, RSS and other organisations are helping people, Delhi Governments ministers and MLAs are involved in black-marketing and hoarding of medicines and oxygen. Delhi Govt and AAP are responsible for this crisis," said Delhi's BJP president.
Pro-independence parties won a majority in Scotland's parliament on Saturday, paving the way to a high-stakes political, legal and constitutional battle with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the future of the United Kingdom. Jayson Albano reports.
Boris Johnson has visited Hartlepool after the Conservatives won the constituency from Labour in Thursday's by-election. The prime minister said the Tories' victory in the town is a mandate for the party to carry on delivering its policies to "build back better" after the pandemic. Visiting the constituency with the winning candidate Jill Mortimer, the Prime Minister told reporters: "If there is a lesson out of this whole election campaign across the whole of the UK is that the public want us to Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
During a visit to Hartlepool, Prime Minister Boris Johnson compared a giant inflatable blimp of himself to Superintendent Ted Hastings from Line of Duty. The prime minister was in the town following the Conservatives by-election victory. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon says she is feeling "extremely happy and extremely confident" that the SNP is on track for a fourth consecutive election victory. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel are among 12 countries and territories people in England can visit from May 17 without self-isolating on their return. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps told a Downing Street press conference that the removal of international travel restrictions was "necessarily cautious", adding: "We must make sure the countries we reconnect with are safe." The green list also consists of Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Brunei, Iceland and the Faroe Islands and the Falkland Islands. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Speaking after retaining her Glasgow Southside seat in the Holyrood election, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon said: "At this stage I am extremely happy that the SNP appears to be on course for a fourth consecutive election victory and to be on course to have the privilege of forming a government again." Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn