Almost half of UK offshore wind capacity owned by state-owned foreign entities, analysis shows | Climate News

Almost half of UK offshore wind capacity owned by state-owned foreign entities, analysis shows |  Climate News

Almost half of the UK’s offshore wind capacity is owned by state-owned or majority-owned foreign entities, according to new analysis shared exclusively with Sky News. Denmark’s Orstead, which is majority owned by the Danish government, and Norway’s Equinor top the list of public entities with the largest stakes in UK offshore wind, with 20% and … Read more

Protesters clash with police outside Iranian embassy in London amid outcry over death of Mahsa Amini | Global News

Protesters clash with police outside Iranian embassy in London amid outcry over death of Mahsa Amini |  Global News

Protesters and police clashed outside the Iranian embassy in London, with some chanting “Death to the Islamic Republic”. Dozens of protesters gathered in Knightsbridge on Sunday afternoon to protest against the Iranian regime death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody. The Met Police said five officers were seriously injured and 12 people were arrested … Read more

Labor pledges to ‘build British industry’ through sovereign wealth funds | Political News

Labor pledges to ‘build British industry’ through sovereign wealth funds |  Political News

Labor will pledge to “build British industry” through the use of a sovereign wealth fund during the second day of the party’s conference in Liverpool on Monday. In her speech tomorrow, Rachel Reeves, the shadow chancellor, will set out the party’s industrial strategy, which includes promises to invest in national projects from battery factories to … Read more

Sir Keir Starmer faces fresh calls to let Jeremy Corbyn stand as Labour’s candidate at the next election | Political News

Sir Keir Starmer faces fresh calls to let Jeremy Corbyn stand as Labour’s candidate at the next election |  Political News

Sir Keir Starmer faced fresh calls to allow Jeremy Corbyn to stand as Labour’s candidate at the next general election on the first day of his party’s conference in Liverpool. Some party representatives forced a vote on the proposed rule change in a bid to allow the Islington North MP to be re-elected as Labour’s … Read more

UK ministers review green subsidy scheme for farmers after Brexit

UK ministers review green subsidy scheme for farmers after Brexit

Ministers are reviewing plans to grow England’s farm subsidy program after Brexit as Liz Truss’s government looks for ways to boost economic growth and retain the rural vote, people briefed on the situation said. The review of scheduled payments for environmental work, a big part of the previous Tory governments’ post-Brexit agenda, follows concerns that … Read more