RedskyNews Category: Europe

UK Swine Flu: 300 in Intensive Care

More than 300 people are in intensive care with flu in England, Government figures have shown. It is unclear how many of the 302 patients have swine flu but they are thought to be in the majority. Please follow and

Snow Chaos Causes Travel Backlog

Freezing conditions are continuing to bring misery for people using Britain’s airports and rail network – with forecasters predicting no respite until Boxing Day. Airport operator BAA has warned of more delays and cancellations at Heathrow, possibly until after Christmas

Harsh Winters Driven by Warming

Counter-intuitive but true, say scientists: a string of freezing European winters scattered over the last decade has been driven in large part by global warming. The culprit, according to a new study, is the Arctic’s receding surface ice, which at

Wikileaks: BP’s Other Oil Disaster

A BP offshore oil platform suddenly shows signs of a potentially devastating leak. Bubbles form in the seawater. Alarms sound. Panicked oil workers flee the rig. That may sound like the moments that preceded last April’s Deepwater Horizon explosion in

Snow Freezes European Travel

With less than a week until Christmas, Europe remains gripped by a big freeze which has left travellers stranded at airports around the continent. Arctic weather conditions are expected to continue for the next few days, causing more travel chaos

UK Snow Chaos: Heathrow Shut

Passengers have been forced to sleep overnight in airport terminals around the country as heavy snow continues to cause chaos across Britain’s transport networks. Heathrow airport has announced that it will not accept any new plane arrivals on Sunday and

Inside The Doomsday Vault

Video Report: You may have heard of the ‘Doomsday Vault’ hidden away in Norway – but do you know what’s inside? Time to find out… Please follow and like us:

Snow Brings UK To a Standstill

LONDON (Reuters) – Snow brought chaos to Britain’s transport network on Saturday on the last weekend before Christmas, normally one of the busiest days of the year for travel and shopping. Most of western Britain, Northern Ireland and northern Scotland

Danish Climate Arrests Illeagal

A Danish court ruled on Thursday that police illegally detained 250 demonstrators during last year’s U.N. climate summit in Copenhagen. Nearly 2,000 protesters were detained during the December 2009 summit, and 250 took their case to court claiming their civil

Strong Quake Jolts Greek Island

An alarming earthquake that measured 5.0 on the Richter scale hit the island of Milos. The quake has residents scared that more quakes will soon take place. The earthquake’s epicenter was in the sea region of the island. The focal