Home | Environment (page 137)


State of Europe’s environment scrutinised

In a major new report, the European Environment Agency (EEA) says progress has been made toward cleaning Europe’s air and water and reducing waste disposal, but that major environmental challenges remain. It says fundamental changes to the systems of production ...

Read More »

Obama hails Selma march ‘heroes’

US President Barack Obama has marked the 50th anniversary of the Selma civil rights march in Alabama by paying tribute to the “heroes” who took part,reports BBC.  He delivered a speech commemorating “Bloody Sunday” on 7 March 1965, when security ...

Read More »

Plane skids off New York runway

A passenger airliner has skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport in New York City, as a major winter storm bears down on a large part of the US,BBC reports.    Emergency officials helped 127 passengers and five crew off the ...

Read More »