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Cold snap blamed for up to 85 deaths in Taiwan

An unusually cold weather front has been blamed for killing up to 85 mostly elderly people in Taiwan. The semi-official Focus Taiwan news website reported...

Britain set for a taste of spring as a big freeze hits the US

Britons will bask in unseasonably warm weather of 15C (59F) this weekend – while across the Atlantic 50 million Americans face a massive winter...

Seven dead as massive snow storm hits eastern United States

At least seven people have died in a massive snow storm that has hit the eastern United States. Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, the...

Barack Obama: Climate deal needs legally binding periodic reviews

US president Barack Obama has said the emerging global climate agreement must have transparency provisions and periodic reviews of carbon-cutting targets that are legally...

200 people arrested at Climate Change protests in Paris

More than 200 people have been arrested at Climate Change protests in Paris described as 'scandalous' by President Hollande. He has blamed far left activists...

Japan whaling fleet set to leave for Atlantic

Japan’s whaling fleet is preparing to leave for the Antarctic for a three-month hunt, despite protests from opponents who say Tokyo has not proved...

US airlines ban shipment of hunting trophies after Cecil the lion’s killing

The big three US airlines have all banned the shipment of hunting trophies following the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. Delta Air Lines...

Scientists are developing a vaccine to tackle the cancer killing off Tasmanian devils

Scientists are hoping to develop a vaccine against an infectious cancer that is threatening the survival of the Tasmanian devil – made famous by...

Earth temperatures soar to new records

Earth dialled up the heat last month, smashing temperature records for June and the first half of the year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

750 dead amid India heatwave

More than 750 people have died in southern India since the middle of April as soaring summer temperatures scorch the country. The south-eastern states of...

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