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Swedish teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg, whose Friday school strikes protesting government inaction over climate change helped spark a worldwide movement, has received the first Freedom Prize in France. Flanked by two WWII veterans who sponsor the prize, the 16-year-old accepted the award at a ceremony in the northwestern city of Caen, Normandy, on Sunday. "This prize is not only for me," Greta said. "This is for the whole Fridays for Future movement because this we have achieved together.". Greta Thunberg with D-Day veteran Charles Norman Shay at the 2019 Freedom Award Ceremony. Getty. She said she would donate the AU$28,000 prize money to four organisations working for climate... Full story

22 July