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Russia risk ‘radioactivity release’ as Zaporizhzhia strike sparks Europe nuclear warning

Former IAEA official Laura Rockwood reacted to Russia’s attack on Europe’s largest atomic plant in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia over the weekend and warned there is “a very real possibility of some kind of release of radioactivity”. She urged for independent nuclear experts to be allowed into the plant now under Russian control as […]

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US

News 4 Investigates: 23 Jefferson County families forced to leave homes with no warning

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) — Nearly two dozen families living in a Jefferson County mobile home park say they were told to leave their homes Friday afternoon with no warning. News 4 Investigates learned this comes amid a long running dispute over a sewer line between the property owner and the city of Arnold, leaving families […]

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Travel

Martin Lewis shares warning over EU mobile roaming charges – how to avoid ‘scary bill’

“It varies depending on the provider,” she explained. Alice continued: “Next, and this is very important, put a spending cap in place. You can choose to set your cap at zero, so your phone is suddenly going to stop working but you are not going to get a scary bill when you get home and […]

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Finance

‘Can happen anytime!’ Nationwide issues warning as Briton targeted for £18,000 in scam

Nationwide is on the lookout in attempts to help protect people from being victimised by scams. The building society shared the story of one individual who was having building work completed on their property, when they became attacked in this way. The company in question had already completed some of the work, for which the […]

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World

Drought warning: Nearly half of EU facing emergency amid crop failure and relentless fires

The Continent has faced unusually dry weather this year followed by intense heatwaves in the summer that have caused a severe drought to sweep the continent. The European Drought Observatory (EDO) has new research to show that 45% of the European Union’s land is under drought “warning” conditions which means the soil has been impaired […]

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Science

Barrie residents beat the heat under Environment Canada warning

Environment and Climate Change Canada have a heat warning in effect for Barrie and much of the surrounding area Sunday, with temperatures touching 32 degrees.  “A big high-pressure area often called a Bermuda high is sitting and just pumping like a heat pump all of this warm air northward. A good part of the eastern […]

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Sports

Lewis Hamilton sends urgent warning to Mercedes engineers with ‘forever rely’ message

Lewis Hamilton has said Mercedes “can’t forever rely” on hardiness being their biggest strength as part of a plea to improve performance. The Silver Arrows are not quite in Formula 1’s title fight this season, but they’ve been consistent in finishing races and recorded just one retirement from 26 combined race starts thus far. George […]

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World

‘Eurozone collapse!’ Recession warning with ‘biggest financial crisis in its history’ near

Last week, the European Union faced a new crisis when it was revealed eurozone inflation had skyrocketed to a record high, piling yet more pressure on the ECB as surging prices show no sign of slowing. In July, eurozone inflation jumped to 8.9 percent, up from 8.6 percent in June and 8.1 percent in May. […]

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UK

Farage issues migration warning if ‘weather stays warm’ – ‘numbers will be huge’

The Brexiteer took to Twitter to warn about the potential surge as GB News reported more than 1,400 people had attempted to make the crossing last week. The numbers included 696 people who arrived on Monday (August 1), the largest number to cross in a single day in 2022. Mr Farage said: “If the weather […]

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Finance

Pensions scam warning: Look out for these hoax schemes that ‘ruin people’s lives’

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has unveiled a list of seven ploys that scammers use to lure people into handing over their cash. Nicola Parish, executive director of Frontline Regulation Criminals at TPR, said: “Criminals who steal people’s pensions ruin lives. It’s plain and simple. “And as the regulator for workplace pensions, our primary focus must […]