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Storm UK – Google News

Rosamund Urwin: A media storm won’t cleanse British sexism – Evening Standard


Evening Standard

Rosamund Urwin: A media storm won't cleanse British sexism
Evening Standard
Professor Rashida Manjoo, the UN's special rapporteur who is currently jetting around the world to research violence against women, simply said that sexism is more overt in the UK. She was comparing Britain with a small pool of countries she has

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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 11:54 am

Mobile Streams has ‘weathered storm’, says N+1 – Proactive Investors UK


Mobile Streams has 'weathered storm', says N+1
Proactive Investors UK
Shares in Mobile Streams (LON:MOS) are looking more than a little oversold if latest revenue and profit forecasts from the company's broker N+1 Singer prove accurate. Analyst Jonathan Barrett is predicting the Latin America-focused tech group, which …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 8:00 am

Wirral MP Esther McVey in social media storm after sending out party-political … – Liverpool Echo


Liverpool Echo

Wirral MP Esther McVey in social media storm after sending out party-political
Liverpool Echo
Wirral West MP Esther McVey was at the centre of a social media storm after sending out a party-political Twitter message during the Hillsborough memorial service . Ms McVey took to Twitter to attack the Wirral Labour Party just as shadow health
Esther McVey in social media storm after sending political tweet during Wirral Globe

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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:35 am

Storm-hit Dawlish rail line compensation payout revealed – BBC News


BBC News

Storm-hit Dawlish rail line compensation payout revealed
BBC News
Compensation of up to £16m will be paid to train and freight operators following the destruction of the main railway line at Dawlish in the south-west of England. Network Rail said the money would be paid because services could not run through Dawlish

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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 3:34 am

Asian air pollution strengthens Pacific storms – BBC News


BBC News

Asian air pollution strengthens Pacific storms
BBC News
Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests. Researchers have found that pollutants are strengthening storms above the Pacific Ocean, which feeds
Air pollution in Asia impacts weather and health across the world – studyThe Voice of Russia

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Posted on 15 April 2014 | 10:12 am

Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian activists storm police station in Horlivka – Telegraph.co.uk


International Business Times UK

Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian activists storm police station in Horlivka
Telegraph.co.uk
Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian activists storm police station in Horlivka. Pro-Russian protesters break into a police station in the city of Horlivka not far from the border with Russia, while hundreds of onlookers cheered them on. 11:55AM BST 14 Apr 2014.
Armed men storm city's police HQBelfast Telegraph
Deepening tensions: Pro-Russian militants armed with pistols and rifles storm Daily Mail
Ukraine Army Launches 'Anti-Terror' OperationYahoo News UK
Scottish Daily Record -International Business Times UK
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Posted on 14 April 2014 | 12:18 pm

Cyclone Ita: Queensland hit by ‘very destructive’ storm – BBC News


BBC News

Cyclone Ita: Queensland hit by 'very destructive' storm
BBC News
Cyclone Ita, a category-three storm packing "very destructive" winds of up to 170km/h (105mph), has hit northern Queensland in Australia. The storm has crossed the coast near Cape Flattery and is expected to head south-south-west overnight, Australia's …
Cyclone Ita Bears Down On Northern AustraliaYahoo News UK
Tropical Cyclone Ita: Emergency Advice Issued as Storm Batters Queensland International Business Times UK
Powerful cyclone closes in on Australia's northeast, evacuations orderedReuters UK

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Posted on 11 April 2014 | 1:54 pm

Dawlish’s storm-damaged railway line reopens – BBC News


BBC News

Dawlish's storm-damaged railway line reopens
BBC News
… line through Dawlish in Devon has reopened after part of the track was destroyed during winter storms. The track was swept away with part of the sea wall in early February, cutting off the service linking Cornwall and much of Devon with the rest of
Dawlish Railway Line Reopens After UK StormsHuffington Post UK
Dawlish railway reopens after being closed for months by storm damageExpress.co.uk
Dawlish rail line reopens in time for Easter after storm damage repairedThe Guardian
The Construction Index -Western Daily Press
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Posted on 5 April 2014 | 10:24 am

Pollution and dust storm could trigger health problems ‘lasting weeks … – Telegraph.co.uk


The Independent

Pollution and dust storm could trigger health problems 'lasting weeks
Telegraph.co.uk
Dr Keith Prowse, honorary medical adviser to the British Lung Foundation, said: "Heavy air pollution of the kind we're seeing in several places across the UK at the moment can have a significant impact on people with pre-existing respiratory conditions
UK smog and air pollution: spike in 999 calls over breathing problemsThe Independent
UK smog alert: vulnerable people advised to stay indoorsThe Guardian
Smog coats Britain as dust from Sahara creates 'perfect storm'ITV News
Daily Post North Wales -courier.co.uk -Metro
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Posted on 2 April 2014 | 3:56 pm

You Can Barely See Through the Smog in the UK and France Right Now – Mashable


You Can Barely See Through the Smog in the UK and France Right Now
Mashable
A satellite operated by the European satellite agency EUMETSAT captured the Saharan dust being swallowed up by a storm that swept into northwest Africa, Spain, France and the UK during the last three days of March. The winds associated with this storm …

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Posted on 2 April 2014 | 3:28 pm

Storm UK – Yahoo News Search Results

St Jude's Day storm causes travel disruption across southern Britain

Trains across much of south cancelled or running on amended timetables, roads and bridges closed and flights cancelled Commuters face rush-hour chaos on Monday morning as a powerful Atlantic storm sweeps across southern Britain. Rail services across most of the south of the country have been cancelled or are running to amended timetables because of fears for passenger safety, debris on railway …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 10:45 am

Blunders by British generals allowed Taliban to carry out attack on Camp Bastion while Prince Harry was in Afghanistan

Complacency by senior officers meant security was inadequate, allowing heavily-armed insurgents to storm the supposedly impregnable UK base in 2012.

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 2:16 am

UK storms should be catalyst for climate change treaty, says Ed Davey

Energy change secretary hopes extreme weather 'will stiffen the arm of British people' arguing for action on climate change The energy and climate change secretary, Ed Davey, has warned that the floods should act as a catalyst for a new international treaty to tackle global warming. While the link between the current UK storms and climate change remains under dispute, Davey said that extreme …

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 12:20 am

Surrey Storm stay unbeaten

Rachel Dunn: Goals helped Surrey Storm finish season unbeaten Surrey Storm warmed up for next week’s 2014 ZEO Superleague semi-finals with a 69-43 victory over… via Emag.co.uk

Posted on 14 April 2014 | 8:58 pm

Southern Britain sees death, flooding and disruption as storm-force winds hit

Two killed by falling trees while 220,000 homes are left without power and roads, railways and airports in chaos Storm-force winds gusting up to 99mph have battered southern parts of the UK, bringing death, widespread travel disruption, flooding and power cuts. A 17-year-old woman died after a tree fell on to her static caravan at Hever, Kent, and a man in his 50s died after a tree fell on to …

Posted on 12 April 2014 | 9:18 pm

Britain awaits worst storm in five years

Heavy rain and high winds expected to bring flooding and major disruption to transport across England and Wales from Sunday The worst storm in five years is forecast to hit England and Wales on Sunday night, bringing heavy rain, high winds and the threat of flooding and travel chaos. Winds of more than 80mph could leave a trail of destruction across a large swathe of the UK, knocking down trees …

Posted on 10 April 2014 | 4:15 pm

UK storm leaves trail of devastation in its wake

Residents of Manchester street evacuated after hurricane-force winds rip the front off three houses As Dean Hope battled his way back to Manchester from Gloucestershire on Wednesday, he didn't expect a scene of devastation on his own doorstep. "On the roads I saw lorries overturned, uprooted trees and severe flooding. It was like a disaster movie," said Hope, a sales manager from Ashton-under …

Posted on 10 April 2014 | 2:29 pm

UK trains set to resume full service on Tuesday after St Jude storm disruption

Network Rail optimistic full service will resume on Tuesday morning after storm hits services across southern England Network Rail was optimistic that a full service would be restored across the railways on Tuesday morning after services across much of southern England were wiped out by Monday morning's storm. A decision to cancel most trains before the morning peak appeared to be vindicated …

Posted on 8 April 2014 | 1:11 pm

Storm chasing in the UK: Britain's wild weather enthusiasts

As fierce weather batters the UK, a growing number of storm hunters are taking to their cars to chase the wildest conditions. Why? To pit their wits against mother nature As soon as he was old enough to ride a bike and get it up a hill, David Vicary began watching the weather, waiting for dramatic thunder and lightning, then going out to watch it – "chasing" storms. "As a kid I would look out at …

Posted on 8 April 2014 | 1:11 pm

Sahara Rain Pollution Smog Could Harm Asthma Sufferers, Experts Warn

Record levels of air pollution will continue to plague the UK, and could cause problems for asthmatics, experts have warned. A perfect storm of dust from the Sahara, emissions from the Continent, low south-easterly winds and domestic pollution has caused air quality to plummet and the smog-like conditions are not expected to clear until tomorrow. Pollution levels have already reached level 9 …

Posted on 3 April 2014 | 6:55 am