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Potential Record-breaking Heatwave Sweeps Across Southern Europe and North-west Africa

A heatwave is sweeping across parts of southern Europe and north-west Africa, with potential record-breaking temperatures in the coming days. Temperatures are expected to surpass 40C in parts of Spain, France, Greece, Croatia and Turkey. The Cerberus heatwave – named by the Italian Meteorological Society after the three-headed monster that features in Dante’s inferno – […]

Death toll from Greece train crash rises to 57

The death toll from Tuesday’s train crash in Greece has increased to 57. Eleni Zaggelidou, one of ten coroners working on the investigation, said DNA had been taken from 57 intact bodies. Rail workers held a one-day strike on Thursday following the disaster, blaming government neglect. While Zoe Rapti, Greece’s deputy minister of health, said […]