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World's clean energy transition 'too slow': IEA

In its annual World Energy Outlook report - published just weeks before the COP26 summit in Glasgow - the IEA calculated that investment in clean energy projects and infrastructure would need to be more than trebled over the next decade if those pledges are to be met.

UK worker shortage threatens Christmas turkey supply

Faced with a labour shortage in the poultry sector, UK farmers across the country have been advertising for workers. But applications are extremely rare and this could threaten the country's Christmas turkey supply.

Germany's CureVac ditches first-generation COVID jab

The decision comes after final trial results in July confirmed that CureVac's first vaccine had an efficacy rate of just 48%, well below that of faster rivals Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, whose vaccines are based on the same mRNA technology.