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

Saturday, January 07, 2017

London's famous red buses becoming greener

London's double-deck red buses are as familiar in the capital as the changing of the guards and the chimes of Big Ben.

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.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Flooding, power cuts as Storm Angus batters England, Wales with wind, rain

Parts of England and Wales woke up on Tuesday to flooded roads, power cuts and railway delays due to heavy winds and rain brought about by a powerful storm, according to British authorities.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Researchers urge more regulation over pharmaceutical pollution in Britain's rivers

Pharmaceutical pollution in some of Britain's rivers has reached a worrying level, and researchers urged more regulation to address the issue, according to a study released Wednesday by the University of Leeds.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Climate change may contribute to extreme cold winters

Warming in the Arctic appears to be exerting an influence on extreme cold winter weather in some parts of the world, according to a new study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

'Super ants' from Asia invading British gardens faster than ever

An invasive garden ant hailing from Asia continues to conquer new territory in England. The species, Lasius neglectus, is capable of building super colonies boasting dozens of queens and several thousand ants.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

ISS Crew Lands in Kazakhstan

A Soyuz capsule, carrying a crew from the International Space Station, made a successful parachute landing Saturday in Kazakhstan.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Storm Katie hits Britain, flights diverted or canceled

Storm Katie hit southern Britain, bringing gusts of up to 168 kph in England and Wales. Over 80 flights were diverted or canceled and major bridges closed.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Flood disrupts traffic in central England

Torrential rain and flooding has brought travel chaos to central England and caused a standoff between police and rail passengers in London, British media reported on Wednesday.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Storm-battered UK to get more extreme weather

As residents of northern England and Scotland rebuild their lives after the floods that devastated the UK over December and January, climate change experts have warned we should be prepared for further increases in the amount of such ‘extreme weather’ in future.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Storms in Britain leave 1,100 homes in Wales without power

The storms which battered the United States have migrated to Britain, bringing heavy rain and gusts and leaving more than 1,100 homes in Wales suffering outages on Tuesday.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

First British astronaut to walk in space is cut short

NASA cut short a spacewalk on Friday at the International Space Station after one of the astronauts reported a leak in his spacesuit helmet, the U.S. space agency said.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Storm Frank hits UK causing flooding fears and power cuts

 Heavy rain and gales are hitting Northern Ireland and Scotland as Storm Frank brings fears of further flooding.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Urgent action needed to improve air quality in London

London was named Saturday as one of six major cities in Britain where urgent action is needed to improve air quality.

Monday, July 06, 2015

Austria Files EU Complaint against UK Nuclear Plant

Austria has filed a legal challenge at the European Court of Justice against EU-granted state subsidies for a new nuclear power plant in Britain, government officials confirmed on Monday.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Friday, May 29, 2015

Three companies say discover oil north of the Malvinas Islands

Three oil companies said today they had discovered oil north of the Malvinas Islands, setting up potential further confrontation with Argentina which disputes British sovereignty over the islands.

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Sahara Dessert sand on its way to Britain

Sand blown more than 3,000 km from Africa's Sahara Dessert is expected to contribute to very high pollution levels across parts of England on Friday, the British government warned Wednesday.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Warning as toxic smog cloud heads to Essex - United Kingdom

A WARNING has been issued after a toxic smog cloud is heading to the UK - causing problems for asthma sufferers.

Health experts say the deadly pollution could put thousands of people with health problems at risk.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

UK braced for 'weather bomb'

 The UK is preparing to be hit by a "weather bomb" with freezing winds of up to 130 kilometers an hour and giant waves causing disruption to travel and power supplies.

The Met Office issued alerts on Wednesday as the deep, low-pressure system headed for the country.

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