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May 21 headlines
California oil spill sparks state of emergency
A state of emergency has been declared in southern California in the US after two oil slicks, stretching nine miles, formed off the coast. BBC
Revealed: BP’s close ties with the UK government
Documents show the extent of BP’s influence on government policy and how their intimate relationship is at odds with UK commitments to reduce carbon emissions. The Guardian
MPs took tobacco firms’ gifts before packaging vote
MPs and peers accepted gifts from the tobacco industry, such as tickets to the men’s final at Wimbledon and the opera at Glyndebourne, before voting against plain packaging, an investigation has found. The Telegraph
El Nino could ‘disrupt food markets’
Global food markets could be disrupted by the El Nino event predicted for later this year. BBC
Scientists will consider rules on genetically altered humans – Empire State Tribune
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