Sunak pledges 'energy sovereignty' by 2045, as UK reckons with heatwave chaos

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Rishi Sunak, Lizz Truss and Penny Mordaunt have all backed the UK's 2050 net zero target | Credit: Ready4Rishi
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Rishi Sunak, Lizz Truss and Penny Mordaunt have all backed the UK's 2050 net zero target | Credit: Ready4Rishi

Public polls point to strong support for climate action, as Tory leadership race enters the final straight with Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss, and Penny Mordaunt all hoping to make the cut

As record heat triggered chaos and disruption up and down the country yesterday, the remaining three candidates in the race to become Britain's next Prime Minister have faced increasing pressure to flesh...

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