Samsung scion fights back as legal appeal begins

SEOUL (Reuters) – The heir to South Korea’s Samsung Group, convicted of bribing the country’s former president, appeared in a packed court on Thursday for the first day of arguments in the appeal of his five-year jail term for corruption.

Oxford plans to be a zero-emission city by 2035

All fuel-burning vehicles could be barred from entering Oxford city centre under new plans designed to turn it into the "world's first Zero Emission Zone." In a bid to drastically cut air pollution, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council…

Tony Abbott needs to explain U-turn on climate change, Julie Bishop says

Foreign affairs minister tells ABC’s 7.30 program the former PM should be asked why his views now differ to those as prime minister

Statements by Tony Abbott suggesting that climate change is “probably doing good” are different to his opinion while he was prime minister and it is up to him to explain why he has changed his view, Julie Bishop has said.

Speaking from South Korea on the ABC’s 7:30 on Thursday, the foreign affairs minister rebuked Abbott by recounting his record of signing the Paris climate agreement and setting the renewable energy target.

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