Image copyright Canal and River Trust Image caption The Canal and River Trust wants people to take action to “help tackle the global plastics crisis” The canals and rivers of England and Wales could be plastic-free in a year if every visitor picked up one piece of litter, a charity says. The Canal and River…

Image copyright PA Image caption About 40,000 vehicles a day are expected to be affected by the charge More than 70% of vehicles driving into London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in its first month were compliant with new standards, a report has revealed. Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles have been charged to enter…

Image caption Ella Kissi-Debrah lived near the South Circular Road in Lewisham, south London A fresh inquest will be held into the death of a nine-year-old girl whose fatal asthma attack may have been linked to air pollution near her home. Ella Kissi-Debrah, who lived 25 metres from the South Circular Road in Lewisham, south…