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Europe drought: France forced to call reinforcements to tackle wildfire

France has been forced to call in reinforcements from across Europe to help battle a huge wildfire that has been burning in the south...

Germany: Rhine water level expected to fall further | UKTN | 11.08.2022

German authorities are bracing for further disruptions to shipping due to low levels in busy waterways. The Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG) has predicted...

European firefighters come to the rescue of France as forest fires rage | UKTN | 11.08.2022

Firefighters from Germany, Greece, Poland, Austria and Romania are being sent to France to fight a fire south of Bordeaux that has rekindled after...

French villages rely on truck deliveries for water as taps run dry while 10,000 flee ‘ogre’ wildfire

France is gasping from a dire water shortage with hundreds of towns and villages left with no tap water as 'ogre' wildfires rip across...

More than SIXTY per cent of Europe is under drought warning as the Rhine runs dry

More than half of Europe is now under a warning for drought that is on course to become its worst in 500 years as Germany's...

Rhine almost dry in German energy nightmare

The German Rhine will become impassable for barges carrying coal, oil and gas later this week, dealing a devastating blow to factories upstream. According to...

Germany announces tax plan to ease inflationary pressures | UKTN | 10.08.2022

German Finance Minister Christian Lindner announced measures on Wednesday to raise tax thresholds and slightly increase child benefits. The plans aim to ease the...

Lost dog with Gilroy license tags found 5,600 miles away in small German village

GILROY (UKTN SF) -- Police are trying to figure out how a Gilroy-licensed dog got lost in a small German...

Woman dies in her sleep on flight to UK, family says

<!-- -->Helen Rhodes was unable to perform CPR on board the plane.A woman died in front of her children and husband after failing to...

Almost half of the EU is in danger of drought this summer

Almost half of EU land is currently under a drought warning or worse because of a combination of heatwaves and a 'wide and persistent' lack...

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