The urgency of climate action has been brought home this month by deadly floods in Europe, fires in the US and sweltering temperatures in Siberia. Photograph: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq

The world must raise its ambitions for climate action ahead of the G20 leaders’ summit in October, US climate envoy John Kerry said after ministers fr(...)

Mario Draghi has said he will make the coronavirus vaccine programme a priority. File photograph: Getty

Former head of the European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi took charge of Italy’s new government on Friday and unveiled a cabinet that mixed un(...)