Birmingham could ban private cars from driving across the city centre under new plans drawn up by the council in a move to cut air pollution levels.
Air pollution is making the NHS winter crisis worse, 175 doctors and health professionals have warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a letter.
Climate change activists wearing gas masks blocked a central London road to demand the next government tackles “deadly levels of air pollution” in the capital.
Living in the UK’s most polluted cities and towns increases the risk of an early death by the equivalent of smoking 150 cigarettes a year, a charity has warned.
Living within 50 metres (164 feet) of a major road can increase the risk of lung cancer by up to 10%, a report has said.
Air pollution levels on Bonfire Night were up to four times the daytime level, scientists have said following a major urban study.
A health emergency has been declared in India’s capital by an expert panel due to air pollution choking the city, with authorities ordering schools closed until November 5.
The rhythmic process of breathing is at the centre of our daily lives, controlling everything we say, do and feel.
Every organ in our bodies is being damaged by poisonous fumes from air pollution, according to experts
Every organ in the body is damaged by air pollution, according to a major new study.
Roads in the centre of Edinburgh closed to traffic for the first time as the city joined the worldwide Open Streets movement to reduce air pollution.
Cars should be banned from idling near schools in a bid to cut pollution, health experts have said.