At Tuesday's cabinet meeting, the prime minister "said the government had a clear belief in "conserving what is good, and standing against the profligate use of resources - whether it be public money or natural resources", her official spokesman said.
"And with another truckload of plastic waste going into our oceans every minute, we just can't wait another 25 years before eliminating throwaway plastic".
Launched in June 2017, the Bill outlines plans for an outright ban on single-use non-recyclable plastics such as coffee cups and plastic cutlery by 2020.
In a speech later today Theresa May will say people will be "shocked" at how much plastic is wasted.
Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt dies
Whitehall had previously received a nine-year driving ban and racked up at least 10 convictions for driving while disqualified. On Thursday night a woman was killed and a five-year-old boy critically injured in a crash at Milton in New South Wales .
"Through this plan we will build on our reputation as a global leader in environmental protection, creating an environment everyone can enjoy and helping the next generation flourish".
Environment Minister Therese Coffey said the world's oceans were "some of our most valuable natural assets", and she was determined "we act now to tackle the plastic that devastates our precious marine life".
Among its proposals, the government intends to encourage supermarkets to introduce plastic-free aisles in which all the food is loose, giving consumers the choice of doing without the plastic wrapping.
The current 5p plastic bag charge only applies to companies of over 250 employees but May said, given its "inspiring" success in reducing the number of plastic bags by nine million, she will extend it to smaller shops.
The Government will also look at how the tax system or charges could further reduce the amount of waste with media reports suggesting a tax on takeaway containers was being considered.
TCL Announces Its 2018 UHD TV Lineup at CES
We recently learned that streaming company Roku is looking to branch out from TVs, and transition to smart assistants and systems. Users will be able to launch podcasts, playlists, movies and TV shows from their favorite services with a simple voice command.
Greenpeace said the announcements on plastics were "a missed opportunity", with a particular omission being no plans for a deposit return scheme for plastic bottles, which the group said was shown to work well.
In a speech in London, Mrs May will pledge "action at every stage of the production and consumption of plastic", targeting manufacturers and the supermarkets which sell thousands of items wrapped in single-use plastic.
"All shops, including small corner shops, have always been covered by the 5p carrier bag charge in Wales and Scotland, unlike England".
By leading the world in setting such a target for the end to plastic pollution, Mrs May will sat that the United Kingdom is "demonstrating global leadership [that] will also do more to help developing nations tackle pollution and reduce plastic waste, including through United Kingdom aid".
The Environmental Pillar - a coalition of 26 national environmental organisations - welcomed the move by the United Kingdom, and called on the Irish Government to show more urgency in bringing about policy change to tackle the "growing scourge of plastic pollution".
The automaker will introduce connected auto technologies across every vehicle segment by 2025, and on all models by 2030. The 2019 Niro EV will likely retain the smooth panel that replaces the brand's familiar "tiger nose" grille.
Firefighters in Redding were called to a home in here someone had used a large torch lighter to fight back against a spider. The residents unsuccessfully tried to quench the blaze using a garden hose but, before long, a fire was raging in the room.
The idea behind encryption is to muddle your messages so only you and the recipient can read texts you send. This will be possible without needing the group administrator's permission, according to the researchers.
Blustery, with an east northeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming north northwest 15 to 25 miles per hour after midnight. SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and frigid temperatures continue, with a low temperature of 10 degrees.
As you might imagine, Razer doesn't have an estimated price or release date as Project Linda is still very much a concept device. It sports a 13.3-inch display , with a Quad HD resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate which is also available on the Razer Phone .
YS VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is an epic RPG that was previously released on PS4, but will come to the Switch this summer. Overkill Software also announced that the release date for Payday 2 on the Switch is February 27th, 2018.
Something new the Bronze Edition of the KeyOne has is dual-SIM support, which is popular in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. TCL's also bringing the previously launched BlackBerry Motion to United States shores and pricing it at $449.99.
Three of those customers also reported property damage of almost $5,000, and one ended up with first-degree burns on their hand. If you want to check whether your HP laptop battery is affected, you can find out by visiting HP's website .
There's nothing official on the coaching front as the Browns continue to weigh their options and meet with candidates. Dorsey and Wolf, son of former Packers General Manager Ron Wolf, worked together for nine years in Green Bay.
They respond by sticking their nose above the surface at just the right moment, allowing the water to freeze around them. Apparently, the alligators have a natural instinct that kicks in that lets them know when the river is about to freeze.
Pak minor girl raped, murdered; protests break out
The 8-year-old disappeared on January 5 and four days later her body was found in the heap of trash by policemen. Her daughter sat on her lap as she made a powerful statement: "Today, I am not your news anchor Kiran Naz ".
No, it's not too late to get a flu shot
Symptoms include sudden onset of fever, headache, extreme fatigue, dry cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose and muscle aches. They've had consistent reports of flu, sinus infections and bronchitis. "Flu activity is increasing throughout our area".
Dark Souls Remastered will be announced today
Come May 25 though, Dark Souls: Remastered will be released, and it will bring support for 4K resolution at 60 FPS. Nintendo's packing everything it can into the Switch re-release of the Zelda-themed brawler Hyrule Warriors .
Google Pay launched, will be coming to Google Tez in India
What that means is users familiar with Google Wallet and Android Pay will see both services fall under the new moniker. Instead, Google opted to go a different path by launching Google Tez , an app that now lets you make bill payments.
Tarrant County reports its first 3 flu deaths
According to USA officials, the flu vaccine is still the best way to safeguard your immune system against influenza. When it comes to the flu, there's a lot you can do to reduce your risk (and the risk to those around you).
'All signs' pointing to Matt Patricia as Giants head coach
Peter King of Monday Morning Quarterback reports Patricia actually favors NY over Detroit contrary to earlier speculation. However, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News said that the #New York Giants might beat them for Patricia's services.