5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Friday 11th June 2021

Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Friday 11th June 2021


5. Nearly half of of women's clothes for sale on some of the leading online websites are made entirely from new plastics, according to a study.

The research by the charity the Royal Society for the Arts (RSA) looked at 10,000 items being sold by Boohoo, Prettylittlething, Missguided and Asos.

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4. A co-founder of Brewdog has promised to listen and learn from savage criticism of the beer company by 60 ex-staff.

James Watt claims of a "culture of fear" and "toxic attitude" were tough to hear, but said they would help make him a better chief executive.

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3. Supermarket Morrisons has suffered a huge shareholder revolt over plans to award bumper pay deals to its bosses.

Just over 70% of shareholder votes were cast against the firm's remuneration proposals, which include paying chief executive David Potts a maximum £1.7m bonus despite a big fall in profits.

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2. Takeaway food and drink litter dominates ocean plastic, study shows

Just 10 plastic products make up 75% of all items and scientists say the pollution must be stopped at source.

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1. Boris Johnson has described US President Joe Biden as a "breath of fresh air" after they met for the first time on the eve of the G7 summit in Cornwall.

"There's so much that they want to do together with us, from security, NATO, to climate change," Mr Johnson said.

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