June was Europe’s hottest ever, EU satellite agency says
05 July 2019 | 1:40 pm
The continent's average temperature for June 2019 was the highest on record, according to the European Union's satellite agency. International researchers have warned Europe faces more frequent and intense heat waves.
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Senator Elisha Abbo who is standing trial on charges bordering assault was on Tuesday absent from a Magistrate Court in Zuba due to ill health.
28 Nov 2019
A new report has revealed the extent to which Germany has already been affected by climate change. Temperatures have risen markedly in the past five years and it is expected to get worse.
24 Jan 2020
Satellite Town, Lagos is a community and state housing estate located along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Amuwo-Odofin local government area of Lagos State. The once pride of Lagos is not fast becoming a shadow of itself. GuardianTV looks at the fading glory of Lagos's Satellite Town.
28 Jan 2020
Iran is preparing to launch several civilian satellites, the country's information minister confirmed, after three failed attempts last year. The US claims Iran is using civilian launches to develop missiles.
7 Dec 2020
Satellite images show the world's largest iceberg, calved from the western Antarctic Peninsula in 2017, now on a collision course with a remote South Atlantic island that is home to thousands of penguins and seals.
11 Dec 2020
A green coronavirus-induced recovery could help close the emissions gap, but it is not enough for world leaders to meet their goal of limiting warming to well below 2C.
27 Mar 2021
In tonight's edition: The main opposition challenger in Congo Brazzaville's elections dies of Covid-19 on polling day. Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas' death overshadows the weekend's vote, which is expected to return incumbent President Denis Sassou Nguesso to power. Also, in Kenya, Lamu's fishermen protest over a border dispute with Somalia. And Tunisia has an out of this world day by launching its first satellite, named "Challenge One".
4 Jul 2021
The US National Weather Service has said the heat wave "will likely be one of the most extreme in recorded history" for parts of the region, as people are warned to take precautions against "life threatening" heat.
12 Aug 2021
An Indian rocket failed to place an Earth observation satellite into low orbit just five minutes after liftoff. The failure was a big setback for the space agency whose missions have been delayed due to the pandemic.
22 Aug 2021
The World Meteorological Organisation's head of applied climate services Bob Stefanski says the organisation is seeking to verify a temperature record in Sicily of 48.8 degrees Celsius and that temperature records for continental Europe may exceed 50 degrees Celsius in the future.
24 Aug 2021
Satellite imagery shows Tropical Storm Henri on course to make landfall on the US east coast, with millions in New England and New York's Long Island preparing for flash flooding, violent winds and power outages.
16 Nov 2021
Russia has acknowledged destroying a satellite in a missile test, as the US had reported. But the Kremlin denies creating a risk to others in space — and says the US is being hypocritical on space safety.
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Earlier this month, a leaked draft majority opinion suggested that the US Supreme Court was set to strike down the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, which affirmed the legality of a woman's right to an abortion under the US Constitution. The news sparked protests in cities across the United States, with hundreds of demonstrations taking place again over the weekend. Gail Sredanovic, a member of the Raging Grannies activist organisation, joined us on Perspective to express her concerns.
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A man has been sentenced to over 17 years in federal prison in connection with Mac Miller's death in September 2018.
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Ethiopia has agreed a reconstruction and recovery grant with the World Bank, to be used to rebuild basic services in conflict-hit regions of the country.
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We look at reactions to the nomination of Elisabeth Borne, France's first female prime minister in 30 years. How politically strategic is Emmanuel Macron's choice? Also, British footballer Jake Daniels comes out as a gay in a historic moment and is lauded by the British press. Finally, after manterrupting and mansplaining, beware of "hepeating" – when men get credit for women's ideas!
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An annual surf competition was held at the weekend on Liberia's coast, in a fishing town that is gaining worldwide recognition for the quality of its waves.
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The fast food giant said it was leaving because of the "unpredictable operating environment" and "humanitarian" reasons. McDonald's was quick to set up shop in the Soviet Union in the waning embers of the Cold War.