UK Government Ministers today kickstart the first ever UK World Trade Week- a series of events and meetings highlighting the importance of trade as a tool for recovery from the global economic downturn.
London’s waterways are being used to create a new low carbon route to the 2012 Olympic Games; old canals are being restored to open up green gateways for freight barges.
Renewable energy, reducing carbon emissions, alternative power sources: all themes at a major new Carbon Exhibition show and conference in Britain this week. The meeting coming only months before the UN Copenhagen Summit on climate change.
The very latest designs in gold and silver jewellery in the UK have gone on display at a special event at the Goldsmith’s Fair in London. Some 160 jewellers and designers showing off their wares.
A new environmental book from the Commonwealth gives an update on endangered marine fish stocks around the globe; and what needs to be done to further promote sustainable management of fishing.
A new UK-based environmental coalition of businesses, charity organisations and others is calling for the G-20 nations to accelerate the move to a green economy and ensure a new global climate change deal.
The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, has been giving a speech on Parliamentary reform in Britain. BSN has a full new report.
The greatest and most comprehensive collection of ceramics from around the world has gone on display in London. The collection includes early Chinese pottery to contemporary European ceramic art.
The British Prime Minister, Mr.Gordon Brown, has been addressing the general assembly of the United Nations in New York. World leaders have ben gathering there for the past week to discuss a wide range of subjects, from climate change to nuclear weapons.
The famous World Cup soccer trophy has begun a journey around the globe to help further promote the World Cup tournament in South Africa next year. The trophy should be coming to Britain in March, 2010.