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McCarthy voices ‘concerns’ with Cheney after impeachment vote

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Rep. Liz Cheney would have some explaining to do before…

Chuck Schumer’s 99 problems

Chuck Schumer has finally realized his dream of becoming majority leader. And given the circumstances, it’s…

Green homes: how to shut out the winter cold and save cash

Some households could be wasting £330 a year because of poor heating and insulation With storms…

How creating wildlife crossings can help reindeer, bears – and even crabs

Sweden’s announcement this week that it is to build a series of animal bridges is the…

Buyers of brand-new homes face £20,000 bill to make them greener

Critics say the costs could have been avoided if ministers had agreed to bring in low-carbon…

Heavy rain helps England’s chalk streams flow again

Rebirth of streams can cause flooding in some areas, as human needs and nature collide Groundwater…

Country diary: a witchy barn owl swoops across a wintry landscape

Thixendale, North Yorkshire: In the hazy winter light, hares and partridges blend into the grass and…

Delay in power-sharing pact leaves Senate in limbo

Democrats are in control of the Senate. But Sen. Ron Johnson is still leading the Homeland…

In the early days of Covid-19, we stopped consuming and rather loved it. But it didn’t stick | Sarah Wilson

In April of last year, Australians stopped spending – but where some label current highs in…