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Obama: No challenge greater threat than climate change

Obama: No challenge poses greater threat to future than a change in climate Credit: Reuters

President Obama has told a press conference that "no challenge poses a great threat to the future than climate change".

He said that if the world does not get climate change right, it may not be able to reverse it.

The US President added that a new power plan would ultimately save Americans money on their energy bills.


Postmortem takes place in Spain after death of Cilla Black

A postmortem has taken place in Spain after the death of the TV star Cilla Black at her holiday home on the Costa del Sol.

Reports suggest she may have collapsed, suffering a 'dizzy spell' after leaving an air conditioned room to go outside.

Meanwhile a book of condolence has opened in her home city of Liverpool.

Watchdog examines police 'failure to investigate' Heath

The police watchdog is looking into claims that officers failed to investigate allegations of child sex abuse made against the late Prime Minister, Sir Edward Heath, during the 1990s.

It is looking into allegations Sir Edward was threatened with being named in connection with offences concerning children.

The new investigation was prompted after a complaint by a retired senior police officer. The IPCC will now look at whether any legal action should have been taken at the time.

ITV News correspondent Rupert Evelyn reports from Sir Edward's former home in Salisbury:

Cilla makes chart comeback: Anyone Who Had A Heart

The late Cilla Black looks set to make a charts comeback as one of her hit singles and an album re-enter the mid-week charts following her sudden death.

Cilla makes chart comeback with Anyone Who Had A Heart. Credit: PA

The single that saw her make a breakthrough, Anyone Who Had A Heart, has re-entered the mid-week Official Singles Chart.

Her death at her home in Spain, aged 72, has shocked and saddened the nation. The song topped the Official Singles Chart back in 1964 and it spent three weeks at number one.

Hauliers may have to wait for PM to respond to invite

David Cameron has been invited to travel to Calais to witness the impact of the migrant crisis. Credit: PA

An invitation by the Road Haulage Association for the Prime Minister to visit Calais to witness the "appalling conditions that drivers are facing" is unlikely to get an immediate response as he is on annual leave.

David Cameron is on holiday in the UK and is not due back at his desk in Downing Street until Thursday.

He is then is expected to spend much of August away from work, with trips to Portugal, Scotland and Cornwall planned.

However Downing Street has insisted Mr Cameron will continue to run the country throughout August.

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