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In the papers today - 24 November

Three men have been arrested after a man died in a collision with a London Underground train. Two men, aged 25 and 17, fell on to the track from the eastbound platform of the Piccadilly Line of the London Underground at Earls Court station at 4.10pm yesterday. The 25-year-old was killed and the 17-year-old was seriously injured and is being treated in hospital - The Metro
Doubt was cast on Gordon Brown's green credentials yesterday after figures showed that environmental taxes had fallen to their lowest level as a share of government revenue for at least 18 years. Environmental campaigners said the figures showed that the government needed to follow up its tough talk about the Stern report on climate change with action - The IndependentPeople who want the world to change can make a start by changing their own habits, a contender for the Labour Party's deputy leadership said yesterday. Hilary Benn, the international development secretary, called for a 'new type of politics' to tackle climate change, but skirted cautiously around the question of whether new government policies are needed too - The Independent The French and Italian leaders will have talks today in Paris about the future of Alitalia, the Italian national carrier, after Air France announced yesterday that it is exploring the possibility of a merger of the two airlines - The Independent A former government minister called on Christians to boycott British Airways flights yesterday as the backlash grew over its decision to ban a Heathrow check-in worker from wearing a cross round her neck. Ann Widdecombe, a former Home Office minister and devout Roman Catholic, said that if BA had not reversed its 'crazy' policy by Monday evening, she would cut up her BA executive club card and refuse to fly with the airline - The Daily TelegraphUS airline Delta has been targeted by protesters dubbing themselves 'lactivists'. Mothers are demanding the right to breast-feed their infants in public after one nursing mum was ordered to leave a Delta plane last week. Groups of more than 30 women are staging 'feed-ins' at Delta check-in desks - The Guardian It is feared that the River Yangtse's freshwater dolphin has been driven to extinction by China's rapid industrial development. The dolphins, or baiji, inhabit the lower reaches of the Yangtse, which are intensely polluted. Construction of the Three Gorges Dam has reduced populations of small fish on which the baiji feed, plus the transportation of sediments. This means that the sandbars that form an important part of the dolphins' habitat are depleting. Baiji numbered in the thousands in the 1950s. A search has failed to find a single baiji - The Guardian

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