A rogue recycler accused of blighting a village by allowing a mountain of mattresses to build up has been found guilty of breaching environmental laws in England.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
Wind and rain will continue to blight parts of Britain threatening further travel chaos after torrential downpours caused flash-flooding and disruption across most of the country.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
Update 6pm: Eleven crew members have been evacuated after the Saga Sky cargo ship took on water off the English coast today.
Sun, 20 Nov, 2016
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Tue, 29 Dec, 2015
A bride who worried that her wedding was in jeopardy of being washed-out due to rising flood waters has managed to tie the knot in England.
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Met Eireann has issued a weather warning for parts of the east and south of the country, while the UK is bracing itself for high winds and flash floods as Hurricane Bertha moves in.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2014
One of the UK’s main underground oil pipes has been shut down as police investigate whether tens of thousands of litres of fuel have been extracted from it.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2014
A swarm of Asian predatory wasps is set to invade Britain according to media reports.
Thu, 17 Apr, 2014
Some of the damage from the recent floods in the UK could have been prevented if the correct water management techniques had been used, a group of experts has said.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014
Battered Britain has been told to expect a triple threat from the elements, with warnings in place for heavy rainfall, gale-force winds and snow.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2014
We were allegedly responsible for the bust. Are we now to be deemed responsible for the floods as well? Flooding at local level has been with us for a very long time. Every year certain areas are guaranteed to flood and do so, on cue.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014
Thousands of homes along the River Thames have been told to prepare for “significant flooding”, as the number of severe flood warnings in the south of England swelled to 16.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2014
An angry businessman whose village has been affected by flooding in England that has devastated the Somerset Levels said he was “bloody mad” that Lord Smith had refused to apologise to him personally.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron wants the use of premium rate telephone helplines for flooding victims to be ended “as quickly as it possibly can be”, Downing Street has said.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2014
The UK's Environment Agency is facing a furious backlash as communities in the south west already hit by flooding were warned that more could be on the way.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2014
Britain remains at risk of more flooding as rain continues to plague the south of the country and tidal surges batter the coast.
Tue, 07 Jan, 2014
Strong winds and large waves are causing further coastal flooding in the UK today.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2014
Strong winds and large waves are expected to cause further coastal flooding today.
Storms, high tides and gale-force winds have left a trail of devastation around the UK, with warnings that conditions are set to worsen over the weekend.
Sat, 04 Jan, 2014
One of the UK's biggest power distributors has promised to almost triple compensation for people affected by long-term power cuts following the Christmas storms which swept Britain.
Sat, 28 Dec, 2013
Hundreds of flood warnings remain in place across the UK as more showers are likely to delay further the clean-up operation at flood-hit homes this weekend.
Heavy rain and gales of more than 100mph returned to Britain overnight - just days after the last storm caused Christmas misery for tens of thousands of people.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2013
Gatwick Airport chiefs face a possible investigation over the Christmas travel misery as more stormy weather is set to hit the UK.
Thu, 26 Dec, 2013
Flood waters are reported to be receding after the worst tidal surge for more than 60 years hit coastal towns along the east coast of Britain.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2013
Dog blamed for apartment fire
Mon, 28 Oct, 2013
Hurricane-force winds are forecast to disrupt road, rail and airport networks today as one of the strongest storms in decades is set to hit the southern half of Britain during rush-hour.
Torrential rain, thunder and lightning is blighting the first weekend of the school holidays, as thousands set off across the UK for their summer break.
Sun, 28 Jul, 2013
Eighty swans have been removed from the River Thames due to a mystery oil spill which is baffling authorities.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2013
Many people were waking up in fear of flooding this Christmas morning, as downpours of heavy rain continued to bring misery to parts of Britain.
Tue, 25 Dec, 2012
UK race track Southwell will be closed for at least a month as repairs are carried out to damage caused by recent flooding.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2012
The first new site licence for a British nuclear power station for 25 years has been granted for EDF Energy’s planned Hinkley Point plant in Somerset.
Britain’s beleaguered towns and villages were dealt a further blow today as more rain battered the country and 200,000 householders were warned they could lose their home insurance policies.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2012
Winds and torrential rain left one person dead and forced hundreds from their homes — as David Cameron promised the Government would “ensure everything is being done to help”.
A woman has died and two others were seriously injured after a tree fell on them as floods and high winds battered the South West.
Sun, 25 Nov, 2012
The persistent heavy downpours that have swamped much of the UK will continue today and cause some areas to experience a whole month’s rainfall in just 24 hours, weather experts say.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2012
A climate change consultancy that advised the White House today warned shareholders would be left with “little or no value” as it considers its future after failing to find a solution to its balance sheet woes.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012
Large swathes of Britain remain on flood alert with more heavy and persistent downfalls forecast to further dampen the summer season.
Sat, 14 Jul, 2012
Much of the UK remains on flood alert this morning as heavy rain throughout the night has continued to wreak havoc.
Sat, 07 Jul, 2012
A severe flood warning was issued in the UK as forecasters said up to a month’s rain could fall over 24 hours.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2012
Environmental officers are today working to safely remove 40,000 litres of fuel from a stricken cargo ship which ran aground in rough seas off the coast of Wales, sparking the rescue of seven crew members.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
Fierce storms battered Britain today with heavy rain and winds gusting over 100mph.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2012
The Met Office in the UK has issued a severe weather warning for London and surrounding areas, saying there is a risk of localised flooding.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2011
THE English counties of Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire and parts of Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Norfolk are still in a drought, the Environment Agency said in a report on its website.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2011
East Anglia: Britain, the European Union’s third-biggest wheat producer, declared a drought in the grain- growing East Anglian region and said other areas are also under threat after the driest spring on record.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2011
A major clean-up was under way today as flood-battered Cornwall recovered from devastating torrential rain.
Thu, 18 Nov, 2010
More flooding was predicted tonight as heavy rain is expected to hit an already storm-battered Cornwall in the UK.
Wed, 17 Nov, 2010
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron today promised flood-battered Cornwall as much help as it needs getting back on its feet.
A total of 192 quangos are to be scrapped under plans set out today by the British government.
Thu, 14 Oct, 2010
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