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Poo bus: Britain`s first bio-bus which uses human waste to run to hit roads on March 25

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A major step towards sustainable development has been taken by Britain which is set to launch its first ever bus which uses sewage and food waste to run. The bus, nicknamed ‘Poo bus’ will be operated by First West of England and run on biomethane gas from the waste of more than 32,000 households.

The bus which can seat 40 passengers and cover 300 Kms on one tank of gas will start running from the 25th of this month, making four trips every week between Cribbs Causeway and Stockwood in Bristol, the Independent reported.

The bus service company will start more such poo-buses, if this bus is a success.

‘The very fact that it’s up and running in the city should help to open up a serious debate about how buses are best fuelled, and what is good for the environment.’ Managing Director of First West of England,  James Freeman told Independent.

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Britain Firmly Committed to Ensuring Iran Nuclear Deal

The two leaders also condemned the Iranian rocket attacks against Israeli forces earlier this week and agreed on the need for calm on all sides

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British Prime Minister Theresa May has told US President Donald Trump that her government remains firmly committed along with her European partners to maintain the Iran nuclear deal, media reported on Saturday.

During a phone call on Friday, May said she was “firmly committed to ensuring the deal was upheld, as its the best way of preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon”, Xinhua News agency reported quoting Downing Street spokesperson.

May raised the potential impact of US sanctions on those firms which were currently conducting business in Iran.

The two leaders also condemned the Iranian rocket attacks against Israeli forces earlier this week and agreed on the need for calm on all sides.

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The spokesperson said May and Trump also discussed the relations between the US and North Korea, as May began the call by congratulating Trump on the safe return of three US citizens who had been held in North Korea.

“The two leaders looked forward to the summit which will take place between President Trump and Kim Jong-un in Singapore,” the spokesperson said, adding that Britain would continue to work with the US to keep up the pressure for denuclearisation of North Korea.

According to the spokesperson, May and Trump were looking forward to Trump’s visit to Britain in July. (IANS)

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