Plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds are to be banned in England from next year to tackle pollution and protect the environment.
Single Use Plastics
Single-use plastic drinks bottles will be barred from sale at Glastonbury Festival for the first time this year.
Single-use plastics are expected to be phased out of city council-owned buildings after the move received backing by councillors.
A north-east council has backed a government proposal to ban the sale of plastic-stemmed cotton buds.