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Britain to consider doubling charge on plastic bags

Britain to consider doubling charge on plastic bags

Since October 2015, large retailers in England have been legally required to impose the charge.

New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags

New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags

New Zealand uses "hundreds of millions" of single-use plastic bags each year, many of which end up harming marine life, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.

Plastic waste washes up on Australia's distant shores

Plastic waste washes up on Australia's distant shores

Some 8 million tonnes of plastic garbage - bottles, packaging and other waste - is dumped in the sea every year, killing marine life.

Sri Lanka bans plastic bags after garbage crisis

Sri Lanka bans plastic bags after garbage crisis

Many blamed the haphazard use of plastic, which was also cited in flash flooding in the capital after storm water drains became clogged.

West Ham appoint Croatian Bilic as manager

West Ham appoint Croatian Bilic as manager

West Ham United have appointed Croatian Slaven Bilic as their manager, the Premier League club said yesterday.