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Travel disrupted and schools shut as hurricane-force winds pound northern Europe

Hurricane-force winds and heavy rain have battered northern Europe as the continent felt the impact of Storm Ciara. The weather brought travel disruption to a...

Record high temperature of more than 18C recorded for Antarctica

The continent of Antarctica has experienced its hottest temperature on record, with a research station provisionally recording 18.3C (64.94F) The reading beats the previous record...

Climate change moment of crisis has come, warns Attenborough

David Attenborough has warned that “the moment of crisis has come” and “life-or-death decisions” must be made to tackle climate change. The renowned naturalist and...

Seven people appear in Scottish court after climate activists board gas rig

Seven people have appeared in court after climate activists boarded a gas rig in a bid to prevent it heading out to the North Sea. Three...

Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires

Australia’s government has said it is willing to pay “whatever it takes” to help communities recover from deadly wildfires that have ravaged the country. Prime...

Navy ships and military aircraft called in to Australia’s wildfire crisis

Australia deployed military ships and aircraft on Wednesday to help communities ravaged by apocalyptic wildfires that destroyed homes and sent thousands of residents and...

Raging wildfires trap 4,000 on Australian town’s waterfront

Wildfires burning across Australia’s two most populous states have trapped residents of a seaside town in apocalyptic conditions, destroyed many properties and caused at...

Record late December temperature ‘goes unnoticed’ in Scottish Highlands

The UK witnessed a record temperature for late December today – but it was so early that many people slept through it. A British Met...

Wildfire-ravaged areas of Australia get Christmas respite

Areas of Australia that have been ravaged by deadly wildfires experienced temporary relief on Wednesday, but oppressive conditions are expected to return this weekend. About...

‘Tornado’ damages homes as severe weather hits UK

Firefighters have been called to reports of a tornado as heavy rain disrupted the Christmas travel plans of millions. The south of England has been...

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World has 20% chance of exceeding 1.5C in next five years – climate forecast

There is a one-in-five chance annual global temperatures will be at least 1.5C warmer than in pre-industrial times in the next five years, experts...

Zendaya and John David Washington ‘secretly filmed a movie during pandemic’

Hollywood stars Zendaya and John David Washington secretly filmed a feature-length movie during the coronavirus pandemic, it has emerged. The actors star together in Malcolm...

Space agencies seek ideas on how 5G and technology could boost logistics

Companies are being asked to share ideas on how 5G terrestrial and space technology could be used to support the UK’s logistics businesses. The call...

Donald Trump claims improved ties as he hosts Mexico’s president

President Donald Trump, who has denigrated Mexican migrants and threatened the US ally with crippling tariffs, welcomed President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to the...

Task force makes policy recommendations for Joe Biden’s presidential bid

Political task forces Joe Biden formed with one-time rival Bernie Sanders to solidify support among the Democratic Party’s progressive wing recommended that the former...
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