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Death toll climbs as fires continue to rage in US

At least 31 people have died as wildfires continue to rage across the West Coast of the United States. Authorities are expecting more fatalities, and...

Dozens missing as firefighters battle two large Oregon fires

Hundreds of firefighters battled two large wildfires on Friday that threatened to merge near the most populated part of Oregon as the governor said...

Change in weather threatens further wildfires in California

Firefighters in northern California who have battled wildfires for nearly a week were bracing themselves for a rise in temperatures, higher winds and lightning...

California wildfires some of largest in state history

Lightning-sparked wildfires in Northern California spread on Friday to become some of the largest in the state’s history. The rapid spread of the blazes forced...

Huge wildfire near Los Angeles prompts evacuations

Light winds and scattered thundershowers early on Thursday helped to calm the flames of a huge wildfire that has prompted evacuations north of Los...

Wildfires force evacuations in Florida

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from areas of north-west Florida as several major wildfires burn through the area. Authorities said several blazes had scorched...

Fire damages Greek island refugee centre

A fire broke out at a refugee centre on the Greek island of Lesbos on Sunday, causing considerable damage to a warehouse but no...

After the fires come the floods as Australia’s wild summer continues

Australia’s wild summer weather has continued over the weekend with torrential rain lashing the east coast, extinguishing a major wildfire but causing widespread flash...

Australian wildfires merge into massive inferno

Two wildfires have merged to form a massive inferno in south-eastern Australia and a man suffered serious burns protecting a home during a night...

Pink donates half a million dollars to Australian services amid wildfire crisis

Singer Pink has donated half a million US dollars to local fire services in Australia amid the country’s worsening wildfire crisis. More than 20 people...

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President Donald Trump has cast his ballot in the US election, telling reporters afterwards: “I voted for a guy named Trump.” Mr Trump voted in...

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