Showing posts with label London. Show all posts
Showing posts with label London. Show all posts

Friday, January 14, 2022

Londoners warned against outdoor activity — RT World News

London’s air pollution

Londoners have been told to reduce any strenuous physical activity on Friday as pollution levels in the capital soar. The government’s air pollution website had forecast the worst possible rating.

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

London tightens emissions standards for heavy vehicles -

London tightens emissions standards for heavy vehicles

Buses, coaches and heavy trucks will have to pay 300 pounds a day (418 U.S. dollars) to enter Greater London if they don't meet low emission levels, the capital's mayor announced Monday.

Friday, June 15, 2018

One year on, London remembers victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower fire
London fell silent on Thursday as the British capital paid tribute to the victims of one of the biggest fire tragedies in Britain since World War II -- the fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower high-rise apartment block.

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.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

London named again worst in UK for traffic jams, report says

London  traffic jams
For the tenth year in a row, London was named on Saturday the worst in the UK for traffic jams, with Londoners spending an average of 74 peak travelling hours sitting in queues every year.

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 30, 2017

At least 149 British high-rise buildings fail safety tests after Grenfell fire

Some 149 high-rise buildings have failed safety tests introduced after a deadly tower block fire in west London, a spokeswoman for British Prime Minister Theresa May has said.

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.

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.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Heavy polluting vehicles face charges to enter major city centers in Britain

Polluting vehicles will have to pay to enter special zones in the city centers of five major British cities under an air quality drive announced Thursday by the government.

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.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

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