Showing posts with label Britain. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Britain. Show all posts

Friday, May 11, 2018

Amid Prince Charles' visit, Greece demands return of Elgin Marbles looted by Brits 200yrs ago

Elgin Marbles looted by Brits 200yrs ago
Hosting Prince Charles and his spouse, the Greek president demanded that the UK return the precious Parthenon Marbles, which were seized in the early 19th century by Thomas Elgin and exhibited in the British Museum since then.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

'The Beast from the East' Vol.2: Heavy Snowfall Hits UK Again

Heavy Snowfall Hits UK Again
According to forecasters, another snowstorm has brought 70 mph icy blasts and up to 25 cm (10 inches) of snowfall, painting Britain white, as temperatures dropped to 5 degrees below zero Celsius.

Friday, March 02, 2018

10 die, thousands stranded as arctic storms blast Britain

arctic storms blast Britain
A seven-year-old girl died in Looe, Cornwall in South West England when a car careered off the road into a house as arctic storms swept Britain Thursday, bringing the death toll to 10.

Monday, February 12, 2018

L'aéroport de Londres-City encore fermé lundi soir, sa réouverture prévue mardi matin

L'aéroport de Londres-City encore fermé lundi soir
L'aéroport de Londres-City, le plus proche du centre de la capitale britannique, reste fermé encore toute la journée de lundi après la découverte d'une bombe datant de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. L'engin explosif, intact, a été reperé non loin, dans la Tamise, tôt dimanche matin.

Friday, December 29, 2017

British trade group weighs domestic shale against Russian LNG

British trade group weighs domestic shale against Russian LNG
A British trade group said it's better to tap inland gas than be vulnerable to foreign suppliers, as a vessel docked with its first-ever cargo of Russian LNG.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Liquify your loved ones? New eco-friendly burials could replace cremation

resomation
British families could soon opt to have their late loved ones liquefied and poured down the drain in environmentally friendly sendoffs. The technique is thought to be more efficient than burial or cremation.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Gazprom ready to cover growing gas demand in Europe

Gazprom reduced gas supplies to the United Kingdom by 6.4% to 8.7 bln cubic meters in the first half of 2017.
Gazprom is ready to meet Europe’s growing gas demand, including for the United Kingdom, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Russian gas holding Alexander Medvedev told reporters on Wednesday.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

More than 100 firefighters tackling huge fire in northern London

fire in northern London
More than 100 firefighters are trying to tame a huge fire at a warehouse in north London on Monday evening, local media reported.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

UK to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Heavy polluting vehicles
The UK government is set to announce a complete ban on the sale of all petrol and diesel fuelled cars from 2040, when all vehicles must be fully electric.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Manslaughter charges considered in Grenfell fire inquiry

Manslaughter charges are being considered by detectives investigating the Grenfell Tower fire in London as it emerged the structure had failed fire safety tests.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Britain left 'somber' by tower inferno, says Queen

Queen Elizabeth II said Saturday that Britain had been plunged into a somber mood after the deadly London tower block inferno, as public anger swelled and dozens were still reported missing.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 17

The death toll from the devastating tower block fire in west London has risen to 17 and police have warned it is expected to rise further.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

At Least Six Die in Grenfell Tower Blaze but Death Toll Expected to Rise

At least six people have been confirmed killed in a huge fire that ripped through a west London tower block, but police expect the death toll to rise.

27-story apartment building on fire in western London

A huge fire broke out at a 27-story apartment building in western London in the wee hours of Wednesday, with flames observed from the second floor to the top of the building, according to information from the London Fire Brigade.

Friday, May 05, 2017

EU CO2 emissions decrease slightly in 2016

Eurostat said on Thursday that compared with 2015, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the European Union (EU) slightly decreased by 0.4 percent in 2016.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Post-referendum boom time for overseas tourism to Britain

The number of overseas visitors heading to Britain increased in the three months immediately following the Brexit referendum, figures revealed Thursday.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Storm 'Egon' brings chaotic winter weather to Europe

Flooding, snowfall and high winds have swept across the UK and continental Europe. Airport cancellations and power outages have resulted from the wintry conditions.

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Parts of Britain prepare for coldest November spell for 25 years

A level 2 cold weather warning was issued by meteorologists at the Met Office Monday saying all parts of England should be braced for several days of prolonged temperatures.

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