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January 15, 2018 2:15 AM Weather warnings as Arctic winds, hail and snow set to sweep across Britain

Up to 20cm of snow is possible on high ground, with ice, strong winds and power cuts also possible, according to weather warnings. A yellow weather warning has been issued for snow and ice from Monday afternoon through to Wednesday evening. The warning covers Northern Ireland, most of Scotland and the far north of England, where Met Office spokeswoman 5

January 12, 2018 8:08 PM Justices to hear Washington appeal of salmon habitat order

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will review a court order that could force Washington state to pay billions of dollars to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration. The justices said Friday they'll hear the state's appeal of the ruling by the federal appeals court in San Francisco. That court affirmed a lower court order 6

January 10, 2018 3:00 PM New North Yorkshire road safety survey

POLICE and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan has announced a new survey to find out how the public want North Yorkshire’s roads to be policed this year, four years on from the last survey. The announcement is part of a report before tomorrow’s Police and Crime Panel meeting, which stated the average number of traffic violations on the regions roads had dropped 6

January 9, 2018 7:55 AM Driver arrested after testing positive for cocaine at the roadside

A MOTORIST was arrested for drug driving on the outskirts of York after allegedly testing positive for cocaine at the roadside. North Yorkshire Police received a call from a concerned member of the public about a motorist's manner of driving yesterday evening. A car was seen to be swerving all over the road, slowing down and speeding up for no apparent 5

January 5, 2018 12:00 AM New Zealand's North Island devastated by gales: TWO MONTHS of rain falls in just 24 hours

GALE-FORCE winds battered New Zealand's North Island today, tearing off roofs, bringing down trees, cutting power and forcing residents to flee flooded seaside towns. The storm, which began on Thursday, was easing in the upper part of the North Island but would continue to wreak havoc as it moved south and hit the capital, Wellington, forecasters said. A tree smashed 18

January 2, 2018 10:20 PM 48 killed after bus plunges off 'devil's curve' in Peru

It is thought the death toll from the crash will rise, with 57 people believed to have been on board the vehicle. The vehicle, which was travelling on a coastal highway about 25 miles north of the capital Lima, flew off the road after being hit by a tractor-trailer rig, officials said. Some 57 people were on board at the time of the crash, and Colonel 13

December 29, 2017 3:48 PM Storm Dylan's 80mph gusts could be a 'danger to life' on New Year's Eve

The Met Office warns high winds could send debris flying across Northern Ireland and southern Scotland on New Year's Eve. A series of weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office - and ahead of the arrival of Storm Dylan, a yellow "be aware" warning for ice is in force across much of Scotland and northern England. Forecasters are warning that icy stretches 6

December 29, 2017 6:30 AM What you need to know about NYE in Sydney

* Eight tonnes of fireworks including 13,000 shells and 30,000 shooting comets will light up Sydney harbour. * More than 5000 hours go into preparing for the firework displays and it takes 15 months to plan and bring the celebrations to life. * There will be 28,000 fireworks shot from 175 firing points on Sydney harbour with more than 100,000 individual 5

December 28, 2017 1:09 PM Met Office issues ice warning for Friday morning

Icy patches are expected to cause difficulties across the east of England on Friday morning. The warning from the Met Office runs from 2am until 9am tomorrow, so road users are advised to take extra care. The weather warning says: "Icy patches are expected to form for a time on Friday morning as a band of rain, sleet and snow pushes northeastwards across 9

December 27, 2017 4:17 PM Man, 21, fights for life after horror crash shuts A38 for seven hours

Police investigators sealed off the Devon Expressway until midnight A 21-year-old is fighting for his life after a crash which shut the A38 for seven hours and required an air ambulance helicopter. The single car crash happened on the Devon Expressway between South Brent and Buckfastleigh, shortly before 5.30pm yesterday. Today, a police spokesperson 11